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FERC moved closer to approving construction of one of the three big Oregon LNG projects as well as a major new pipeline in the Southeast.

Questions are beginning to arise from states and localities about the requirements for spending the water infrastructure funds in the stimulus bill, called the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.

This issue contains the 2009 edition of Underground Construction’s annual horizontal directional drilling survey. This industry-exclusive research always provides an insightful perspective as to the direction and health of this vibrant young industry.

The new Cat 314D CR and 314D LCR hydraulic excavators are compact-radius models with a new fuel-efficient Cat C4.2 ACERT engine.

Kennametal Inc. has introduced new trenching and surface mining tool blocks, designated MTB1 and MTB2S MyT Blocks.

TT Technologies' Grundomat pneumatic piercing tool is economical, versatile and environmentally friendly.

The Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada recently held its 55th annual convention at the historic Fairmont Empress Hotel located along the scenic inner harbor of Victoria, BC, Canada.

That the United States (and world) economies are mired in a deep recession is old news. For the horizontal directional drilling industry, this recession is much broader than in 2001 when the telecommunications market imploded.

Vanguard ADA Systems introduces a larger, 17-inch DisposaCone made out of renewable resources that provides a weather resistant, portable and temporary barricade.

Downhole tools are critical components of the horizontal directional drilling (HDD) process—no project can be completed without them. The wrong tools for soil conditions can result in excessive equipment wear and slow production—or even make it impossible to complete a job.