More often than not, trenchless technology is leveraged for the installation of underground utilities, creating the least amount of surface disruption possible. But what happens when installed pipelines actually need to be removed? This situation occurs more than one would think and when it comes to directional drilling projects, the pneumatic pipe rammer can be […]
The city of Spring Park, MN is located in the heart of Lake Minnetonka, one of Minnesota’s largest lakes. Known for its big recreational opportunities and big dollar homes, the sprawling Lake Minnetonka area represents one of the more exclusive tracts of real estate in the state. But as is the case around the country, […]
BOOTH: K108. TT Technologies will be displaying the latest compact directional drilling equipment at the Utility Expo, the Grundodrill 5X. The Grundodrill 5X represents the most advanced directional drill rig in its class.
At the very core of trenchless technology is the idea that subsurface pipes and utilities can be replaced, rehabilitated or installed without having to dig…much, and sometimes not at all. Sometimes that means trenchless technology lives in the spotlight and carries all the weight of success or failure on a job. This is never truer […]
Fibre optic cable installation work continues to be a hot topic throughout North America. In Canada, and specifically Ontario, several telcom providers are working diligently to bring fibre to the home and that means compact directional drills are becoming more frequently seen in neighborhoods across the province. The work has created demand for skilled directional […]
Providing solutions for difficult projects is one of the hallmarks of trenchless technology and the advancement of the trenchless industry. And sometimes that means looking beyond the familiar and trying something new. When tasked with figuring out a way to reroute a PVC water line under a major intersection, water utility WaterOne, Lenexa, Kansas, was […]