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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, […]

Grundoram HDD Assist Methods from TT Technologies

AURORA, Ill. – TT Technologies has developed several pipe ramming techniques to help prevent and salvage failed directional drilling bores. Properly configured Grundoram pneumatic pipe ramming tools can be used to salvage product pipe after a failed bore, remove stuck drill stems and assist drills during product pullback, preventing hydrolock.

New Trenchless Keyhole Mini-Directional Drill from TT Technologies

TT Technologies recently unveiled its new Grundopit-K keyhole mini-directional drill. The new Grundopit-K is designed to operate out of a keyhole excavation for the trenchless installation of gas and water service connections. The unit is fully automated and able to work in a 24-inch diameter excavation. The unit is able to install service installations up […]