BT crews used a Grundram Pipe ramming machine.

Pipe Ramming Proves Golden for HDD Project in Colorado: BTrenchless Beats the Bedrock

Pipe ramming and horizontal directional drilling may seem like an odd combination, but many times you can find the two trenchless methods on the same project, often being used in a most complimentary manner.  Over the years, the two methods have teamed up on countless pipeline installation projects for many different industries.  Recently pipe ramming […]

Hurst Mini-Grundoburst 400 G Static Pipe Bursting System

Home Town Team! Hurst Excavating Completes “Hall of Fame” Burst

The city of Knoxville, Tenn., is somewhat of a sports mecca.  In addition to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is also home to the Knoxville Bears SPHL professional hockey team, the Knoxville Knight Hawks indoor football team and the NCAA Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, located in downtown Knoxville on Hall of Fame Drive.  There […]

AGI Construction crews are using 3- and 4-inch diameter Grundomat piercing tools for a significant gas service line replacement program in Rhode Island.

Committed to Being the Best: AGI Construction Reaches High Levels of Piercing Tool Productivity

AGI Construction, Smithfield, RI, is one of the premier underground utility contractors in the northeastern United States. For over 25 years the construction company has provided a comprehensive range of contracting services for natural gas, telecommunications, and electric underground utility installations. With almost 200 skilled employees, the Rhode Island-based company’s service area includes all of […]

Mastec using a Grundomat piercing tool.

Piercing Tool Power! MasTec Achieves High Production Through Horizontal Boring

The pace of upgrading fiber networks in Florida and around the United States continues to pick up pace as large media companies push to offer faster and faster service.  One major service provide, for example, has invested nearly $900 million in their Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County wireless and wired networks from 2013 to […]

The static pipe bursting unit position in the exit pit.

Lake Tahoe Steel Water Main Replacement via Pipe Bursting

Incline Village General Improvement District (IVGID) out of Lake Tahoe, NV designed a 2,500 linear feet steel water main distribution system replacement project.  The project included pipe bursting (splitting) existing 6- and 8-inch steel water mains and replacing with new 8-inch Fusible C 900 PVC pipe. The pipe bursting system utilized specialty cutters and expanders […]

Grundoram-Mocon

Precision Ramming: Mocon Trenchless Provides Pipe Ramming Solution in San Diego

While many pipe ramming projects have been celebrated for their sheer magnitude, large diameter pipe, difficult conditions or extreme distances, the pipe ramming method is often used in situations where precision is the key requirement to getting the project done. Recently, Mocon Trenchless, Indio, Calif., completed a line- and grade-critical pipe ram in tight working […]