Excavation


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All pumps are not created equal. The right pumping equipment can reduce dewatering time, ensure pump longevity, and minimize construction...

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Curved drives are more complicated than a straight drive and require special guidance systems to correctly steer the cutter head. Learn...

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The COVID-19 pandemic is paving the way for AI to be integrated into trenchless technology. But, can AI be effectively incorporated into...

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With the up-gradation of infrastructure, there’s a major need to upgrade sub-surface infrastructure to meet the needs of India's...

All About Potholing: What Utility Exposure Method Is Right for You? All About Potholing: What Utility Exposure Method Is Right for You? All About Potholing: What Utility Exposure Method Is Right for You? All About Potholing: What Utility Exposure Method Is Right for You?


If there isn't proper care while exposing utilities, there could be severe consequences that affect construction workers, end-users,...

Hydro Excavation: Past, Present and Future Hydro Excavation: Past, Present and Future Hydro Excavation: Past, Present and Future Hydro Excavation: Past, Present and Future


Today, the hydro excavation industry is certainly mainstream in North America. It is no longer questioned as whether or not it should be...

Excavation Safety First: Top 5 Digging Disasters Excavation Safety First: Top 5 Digging Disasters Excavation Safety First: Top 5 Digging Disasters Excavation Safety First: Top 5 Digging Disasters


We've put a spotlight on some of the most catastrophic digging disasters to occur in the last two decades to highlight the need for proper...

3 Reasons Slot Trenching Is the Preferred Excavation Method 3 Reasons Slot Trenching Is the Preferred Excavation Method 3 Reasons Slot Trenching Is the Preferred Excavation Method 3 Reasons Slot Trenching Is the Preferred Excavation Method


Slot trenching is a more environmentally and worker-friendly way to lay new subterranean utility lines.

Effectively Using Utility Detecting Devices Effectively Using Utility Detecting Devices Effectively Using Utility Detecting Devices Effectively Using Utility Detecting Devices


Science and technology have played an important role in making utility detection precise, efficient and easy to use. The importance of...

Cross-Boring Can Be Deadly: Avoid Tragedy with These Important Work Practices Cross-Boring Can Be Deadly: Avoid Tragedy with These Important Work Practices Cross-Boring Can Be Deadly: Avoid Tragedy with These Important Work Practices Cross-Boring Can Be Deadly: Avoid Tragedy with These Important Work Practices


A cross-bore can threaten not only the lives of your crew, but the lives of nearby people who've never even heard of cross-bores or...

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...

Calculating Labor for Trenchless Projects Calculating Labor for Trenchless Projects Calculating Labor for Trenchless Projects Calculating Labor for Trenchless Projects


Before you take the grand leap and say, “The labor costs for this project are X,” you must remember that you have to charge an hourly rate...

An Overview of Hydrovac Excavation An Overview of Hydrovac Excavation An Overview of Hydrovac Excavation An Overview of Hydrovac Excavation


Imagine having the ability to remove soil above underground utility lines without damaging the underground lines through the use of...

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Jet cutting, also known as water jetting, uses a high-pressure pump to boost the volume of water, raise its pressure to hundreds of...

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Directional boring is a trenchless way to put drains and pipe into the ground that uses a directional bore between two access pits (one at...

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Building and installing a sewer requires planning, and now, there are several trenchless constructions methods that allow the installation...

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Construction traffic diversions are often needed during conventional trenching, however, during trenchless projects, traffic may or may not...

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When a blockage occurs, is it a line belly or channeling? Line belly cannot be repaired using trenchless methods, but channeling can....

Why Replace Conventional Trenching with Trenchless Technology? Why Replace Conventional Trenching with Trenchless Technology? Why Replace Conventional Trenching with Trenchless Technology? Why Replace Conventional Trenching with Trenchless Technology?


Trenchless rehabilitation is cheaper, less disruptive and requires less time to complete as opposed to conventional trenching projects,...