GrundoBurst Static Pipe Bursting Machine

Make it Double…Upsize AUI, Inc. Successful at 100% Static Pipe Bursting Upsize in Farmington, NM

Pushing boundaries has been one of the consistent story lines in the evolution of trenchless technology and the growth of trenchless contractors and engineers. The drive to see what’s possible is in many ways responsible for the expanding capabilities of trenchless methods, the development of new ones and the widening exposure and acceptance of trenchless […]

Grundoram pipe ramming methods

Tech Forum Pneumatic Pipe Ramming: Basics and Beyond

The first and most common use for pipe ramming is casing installation.  With a variety of pipe ramming tool sizes available, pipe ramming can be effective for installing pipe with diameters between 4 and 80 inches.  But there have been plenty of projects that have gone beyond that range and ventured near 150 inches in […]

Baltazar crew starting to get pit ready for the day

Utility Connections in Connecticut: Baltazar Contractors, Inc Proves Pipe Ramming Proficiency!

Utility contractors face some of the most challenging job site conditions and restrictions.  Baltazar Contractors, Inc., Ludlow, Mass., is used to taking on tough utility projects.  The multi-facetted contractor is experienced in deep utility installations, including large diameter pipe, manhole structures and more.  A recent project in Newington, CT put the Baltazar team to the […]

Grundoram in action

Trenchless Minimizes Disruption at O’Hare Airport: L.J. Keefe Co. Combine Guided Boring & Pipe Ramming

O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Ill., is one of the world’s busiest airports, which made the use of trenchless technology the ideal choice for limiting disruption during a recent casing installation project.  As part of a modernization program, new, upgraded utilities are being installed at locations throughout the airport grounds.  The initial phase of the project […]

RDJE crew with Grundoburst 1250 Static Pipe Bursting System

Bursting Back to School: RDJE Inc. Gives Master Class in Pipe Bursting Proficiency at Kennesaw State U

Kennesaw State University (KSU), Kennesaw, GA., is a fast growing university with an enrollment eclipsing 35,000 students and two metro Atlanta campuses.  Located in the third most-populous county in the state, Cobb County, KSU is also Georgia’s third largest university.  Continued growth has put pressure on the infrastructure used by the university, namely the county’s […]

Grundopit K Keyhole Drill

Trenchless to the Core! National Grid Combines Core-Keyhole with Mini-Directional Drilling

When it comes to leadership and pushing the boundaries of trenchless technologies, it’s hard to match the impact that the gas industry has on the usage and development of new tools and the acceptance of a variety of trenchless methods.  Gas utilities have been on the forefront of trenchless technology for decades, starting with live […]