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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, […]

Directional Service South: Pipe Extraction in the Lone Star State!

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 […]

Underground Construction Company, Inc. Doubles Down with Trenchless Tools and Methods to Install Gas Services in Arizona

While it is often assumed that individual methods of trenchless installation tools and technology compete for projects, that’s not always the case.  Many times, on many projects, several pieces of trenchless equipment can be used in harmony with greater results. On a recent gas main and service replacement project, Underground Construction Co Inc..(a Quanta Services […]

Laney Directional Drilling Uses Percussive Force to Extract 60-year-old Pipe from Under the Colorado River

Pneumatic pipe ramming continues to be utilized in a wide range of applications, both for primary pipe installation and as a method to help facilitate the installation or removal of other pipes or products.  The advancement of pipe ramming continues to develop into new applications with innovative ideas and techniques for achieving trenchless outcomes on […]