Replace, Remove & Repeat: Directional Service South Pulls Off Pipe Extractions in Texas

Much in the same way as Europe’s narrow streets, historic structures and aging infrastructure led to the rise of trenchless technologies like pipe bursting and horizontal boring, the long stretches of installed underground transmission lines has led to the development of new trenchless techniques, namely pipe extraction. The pipe extraction process is used to remove […]

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Static Pipe Bursting, The Perfect Approach: Roper Brothers Minimize Disruption at Golf Course

Static pipe bursting continues to be a popular trenchless choice throughout the United States and Canada. The method has become a mainstay for trenchless contractors and municipalities alike. The method’s versatility when it comes to utilizing a variety of product pipes along with its ability to upsize existing lines has made it a preferred trenchless […]

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Gas Main Extraction: Percussive Pipe Ramming Pulls (and Pushes) Its Weight

Pipe extraction is not a new process, but one that has been refined over the last 20 years. Through the combination of several techniques and tools, including pneumatic pipe rammers, contractors have become skilled at removing significant lengths of pipe from the ground. On a recent project in Ohio, a 12-inch diameter steel gas main […]

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Bursting in the Bay: Static Pipe Bursting Overcomes Difficult California Conditions

Trenchless technology is no stranger to difficult working conditions. Often, various trenchless methods are employed specifically because conditions are challenging both above ground and below ground too. That was the case on a recent project for a California bay area airport. An existing 15-inch VCP pipe sanitary sewer main serving the local municipal airport needed […]

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Basaraba’s Excavating and Dirt Works: Finding the Perfect Fit with Pipe Bursting in North Dakota

Brent Basaraba is a self-made man. A founding member if Basaraba’s Excavating and Dirt Works, LLC., Wilton, ND, it’s been hard work, perseverance and dedication that has taken him from the farm to the construction site to successful trenchless pipe bursting contractor. Now he’d argue that much of his success is a result of his […]

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Grundoburst Pipe Bursting System Pulls in a Variety of Pipe

AURORA, Ill. – Burst and replace water, sewer, gas and other pipes with the Grundoburst static pipe bursting system from TT Technologies. The Grundoburst can pull in a variety of replacement pipe including PVC, DIP, ABS, cast iron, fusion welded HDPE and VCP jacking pipe. Pulled by a hydraulic bursting unit, the cutter head’s special […]