Augers, earth

Auger boring equipment from The Robbins Company, McLaughlin Group, ICON Tunnel Systems, American Augers, Akkerman, Bor-It Mfg. and Barbco.

The Robbins Company

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

When he took the telephone call, Jim Lee was busy preparing to leave town.

He was at home in the Jackson, MS, suburb of Brandon and would leave the next day for an extended trip that would take him to auger boring job sites in New York, Wisconsin and Canada. Such a schedule is routine for Lee, a field service technician for American Augers.

Auger boring equipment from McLaughlin Group, American Augers, ICON Tunnel Systems/Bohrtec, Akkerman, Bor-It Mfg., The Robbins Company and Barbco.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

The McLaughlin Group has introduced a new auger boring steering system that provides both left/right control as well as vertical grade control.

Kirk Lewis knows a thing or two about horizontal auger boring. Lewis, vice president and co-founder of L&L Utilities, based in East Dublin, GA, was first exposed to this century-old trenchless installation method at a young age while working with his father at their family-owned contracting business.

During the more than 40 years since Arvid Veidmark Jr. founded Specialized Services Company (SSC) a leading trenchless installation contractor based in Phoenix — members of the Veidmark family have celebrated many accomplishments. They now have another success story to attach to the list of firsts on the company’s well-documented resume.

The new line of TCT Series augers for heavy duty drilling projects work with General Equipment’s full line of DIG-R-TACH hydraulic earth auger attachments as well as competitive models.

The 36-600 NG Horizontal Earth Boring Machine from American Augers features: DEUTZ F6L914 114-hp turbo diesel engine...

Day 2 at ICUEE started out chilly but clear and sunny, and the convention breathed a collective sigh of relief. Since it was a little slow to warm up, though, most of Underground Construction started the day off indoors.

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