Tunneling


Daylighting to Avoid Cross Bores Daylighting to Avoid Cross Bores Daylighting to Avoid Cross Bores Daylighting to Avoid Cross Bores


If there is any question as to whether or not a pipeline lies along the path of your planned bore, use daylighting to confirm. The time and...

The 7 Types of Tunneling Methods to Know The 7 Types of Tunneling Methods to Know The 7 Types of Tunneling Methods to Know The 7 Types of Tunneling Methods to Know


Trenchless tunneling methods have literally changed the shape of laying and maintaining underground piping and utilities over the last 50...

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The efficient modern tunnel boring machine (TBM) that smoothly slices through clay, rock and shale is a result of many failed attempts at...

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Microtunneling is a trenchless construction technique that allows an operator to bore small diameter holes over great distances. The new...

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The Elon Musk tunnel boring machine (TBM) is surprisingly a used one he named Godot, which is 14-feet in diameter and about 400-feet long....

Choosing Drill Rods for Trenchless Tunneling Choosing Drill Rods for Trenchless Tunneling Choosing Drill Rods for Trenchless Tunneling Choosing Drill Rods for Trenchless Tunneling


For trenchless projects, managers select one of three main drill rod categories, A-series, D-series, or O-series. A-series rods are made of...

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The simplest form of jet grouting consists of two nozzles diametrically opposite from each other just above the drilling tool. High...

Balancing Soil Pressure During Microtunneling Balancing Soil Pressure During Microtunneling Balancing Soil Pressure During Microtunneling Balancing Soil Pressure During Microtunneling


Soil pressure is a measure of the tendency of the soil at the face of the excavation to collapse. It differs depending on the type of soil...

Cased Boring Vs. Uncased Boring Cased Boring Vs. Uncased Boring Cased Boring Vs. Uncased Boring Cased Boring Vs. Uncased Boring


Uncased boring is similar to the cased method. However, instead of having a casing pushed into the hold made by the auger, there is nothing...

A Look at Hydro Excavation A Look at Hydro Excavation A Look at Hydro Excavation A Look at Hydro Excavation


A water jet that’s steered is an effective way of producing a tunnel that follows a project design path almost perfectly. Add suction to...

Planning a Microtunneling Project: What You Need to Know Before You Begin Planning a Microtunneling Project: What You Need to Know Before You Begin Planning a Microtunneling Project: What You Need to Know Before You Begin Planning a Microtunneling Project: What You Need to Know Before You Begin


Advancements in trenchless technology have made underground pipe installation easier, faster, and cheaper. Failing to plan can mean heavy...

An Overview of Trenchless Tunneling An Overview of Trenchless Tunneling An Overview of Trenchless Tunneling An Overview of Trenchless Tunneling


Trenchless tunneling utilizes a variety of tunneling methods like microtunneling, Directional Drilling, Auger Boring, Moling, etc....