Ditch Witch has introduced a new compact horizontal directional drilling model for making short trenchless installations of service lines and placing cable and small-diameter conduit under sidewalks, streets and other surface obstructions.
Vacmasters has introduced a new air vacuum excavation system which becomes the most powerful model in the Vacmasters product line. It also is the largest commercially available air vacuum system on the market, said Trevor Connolly, Vacmasters vice president of marketing.
Laney Directional Drilling Co. (Laney), a leading provider of horizontal directional drilling services to the energy, telecommunications and infrastructure sectors, announced March 15 that Alan P. Snider, PE and David “Paul” Bearden, Jr. have joined the Laney team.
Growth in ground source heat pump systems hold promise for steady work and additional income. It’s a situation that all too many installation contractors throughout the country have likely experienced firsthand.
After three years on the road, the Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exposition returned “home” to Houston and posted a 21 percent increased in attendance over the 2010 show.
In a report written by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, it was revealed that federal analysts that they don’t believe it will be economical to build a major natural gas pipeline through Alaska to the Lower 48 states for at least the next 20 years.