Southeast Directional Drilling: HDD Assist Keeps Big Pullbacks Moving

With some of the largest, including the largest, and difficult directional drilling projects already in its portfolio, Southeast Directional Drilling (SEDD), Tempe, AZ., continues to complete spectacular gas and oil pipeline projects in some of the most difficult locations in the world. But that doesn’t mean it all comes easy. SEDD relies on years of […]

Assisting Directional Drilling With Pneumatic Pipe Ramming

Some of the most spectacular trenchless projects have been accomplished through the use of directional drilling. Drill operators and manufacturers are finding new and creative ways of tackling tough projects and difficult situations by utilizing pipe ramming technology to assist directional drills. Recently, trenchless equipment manufacturer TT Technologies, Aurora, IL introduced several pipe ramming techniques […]

Teaming Up Trenchless Techniques: Pneumatic Pipe Ramming Assists Directional Drilling

Certainly not the oldest of the trenchless methods, directional drilling is arguably the best known and celebrated. The method has transcended the utility construction arena and gained the attention, to an extent, of the general population. That fact alone speaks volumes about the method’s capabilities and its impact in the construction world. One large reason […]

Arrow Directional Boring Overcomes Tough HDD Project With Percussive Pipe Ramming Power

Over the last several years, the EPA and other organizations have taken a very aggressive stance when it comes to sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) and correcting the problems of inflow and infiltration (I & I). The EPA has issued several high profile administrative orders regarding these problems. Recently, the city of West Palm Beach, Fla. […]

Pipe Ramming Percussive Power Assists During Giant Pullback: Laney Directional Drilling Tackles the Gulfstream Pipeline

Laney Directional Drilling, Inc., Humble, TX has been involved in some of the most celebrated directional drilling projects in the industry. That reputation was enhanced with their recent role in the Gulfstream Pipeline project. Working to meet an aggressive timeline, the Laney crews were put to the test when they encountered extremely difficult directional drilling […]