UCT@ICUEE announces the 2009 conference program

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8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 5
Description: This special day-long session will provide valuable tips and insights into the application and efficient operations of HDD projects. The presentation is structured to aid contractors, utilities and engineers in understanding the advantages, limitations and applications of a technology that increasingly is becoming the preferred installation method for underground construction. This special program is also applicable for seasoned drillers seeking a refresher course/update or inexperienced operators seeking to better understand the role of HDD in modern construction. After this workshop, attendees can then visit HDD equipment suppliers booths with an educated eye.
Course Coordinators 1) Richard Levings
Trenchless Product Manager
The Charles Machine Works
P.O. Box 66
Perry, OK 73077-0066
(580) 336-4426, ext. 1-3384
E-mail: rlevings@ditchwitch.com
2) Marvin Klein
Global Accounts Manager
Vermeer Manufacturing Co.
Pella, IA
(641) 621-7425
E-mail: mklein@vermeermfg.com
3) Carl Seeliger
Astec Underground
9600 Corporate Park Drive
Loudon, TN 37774
(865) 408-2166
E-mail: cseeliger@astecunderground.com
Course Curriculum
8 – 8:15 a.m. Introduction
Speaker: Robert Carpenter
Editor
Underground Construction magazine
P.O. Box 941669
Houston, TX 77094-8669
(281) 558-6930, ext. 220
E-mail: rcarpenter@oildom.com
8:15 – 8:45 .m. Safety Considerations
Speaker: Ralph Miller
Vice President of Human Resources
Miller Pipeline Corporation
8850 Crawfordsville Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46234
(317) 293-0278; fax (317) 293-8502
E-mail. ralph.miller@millerpipeline.com
8:45 – 9:45 a.m. Designing and Managing a Job for Success
Speaker: Marvin Klein
Vermeer
9:45 – 10 a.m. Break
10 – 10:30 a.m. Equipping a Job Site for Success
Speaker: Marvin Klein
Vermeer
10:30 a.m. – Noon The Nature of Drilling Fluids/Proper Operation Of Mud Cleaners
Speaker: Tom Tibor
Baroid Drilling Fluids
1721 Crested Butte St
Guthrie, OK 73044-3505
(405) 850-3161

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