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Compact HDD Connects Old with New: Michels Corporation Updates Gas Service Lines in Minneapolis

Throughout Minnesota, and around Minneapolis specifically, natural gas service lines are being replaced. In most instances, decades-old lines are being replaced with new polyethylene lines. As the age of the service lines indicates, their location is often in the older, more established neighborhoods.  Of course, those are prime locations for trenchless technology. Michels Utility Services, […]

Gas & Water Markets Ready for Static Pipe Bursting In North America

After being field tested and developed in Europe by Tracto Technik, the Grundoburst was recently launched in North America at the UCT show in Houston, Texas by TT Technologies, U.S.A. The hydraulic pipe bursting system, which has the ability to split ductile iron and steel lines, has already been involved in several high profile jobs […]

The Expanding World of Pipe Bursting: An Inside Look

In the trenchless industry, innovation and creativity flourish. Contractors are constantly finding new uses for established tools. Engineers and manufacturers are continually developing new and more efficient tools and methods. The industry is also need driven, with no two jobs ever quite the same. In the early 1980s, these factors contributed to the development of […]