Vermeer Corporation

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Energy pipeline construction often brings to mind big, powerful machines moving across frequently rugged open country digging trench in which pipe is placed.

Ground penetrating radar from McLaughlin, Sensors & Software, Vermeer,
Geophysical Survey Systems Inc. (GSSI) and Ditch Witch.

Vermeer will introduce a new 240,000-plus pound pullback horizontal directional drill (HDD) at the 2013 ICUEE show in Louisville, KY. The D220x300 Navigator is projected to be available during the first quarter of 2014.

HDD Rigs from TT Technologies, Toro, Vermeer, Ditch Witch, Barbco, American Augers and Universal HDD.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Long, deep directional drilling installations are never routine – each project is different with its own set of challenges.

Piercing tools from TT Technologies, HammerHead Trenchless Equipment, Vermeer, Hudco Mfg. and Footage Tools.

Mini skid steers from Ditch Witch, Vermeer and Bobcat.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Over the past decade, new technologies have unlocked a tremendous amount of domestic oil and gas reserves and a surge in development is taking place in shale fields of the Marcellus play in the Eastern United States; Bakken in North Dakota, Montana and Southern Canada; and Eagle Ford in South Texas.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Horizontal directional drilling (HDD) continues to solve problems for utility owners and operators by completing difficult installations of underground infrastructure that many times can be addressed by no other method of construction.

Rock tools from Underground Tools, Inc., INROCK, Ballantine, Doosan, Barbco,
Ditch Witch, Kenco, Sharewell HDD, Vermeer, Melfred Borzall, Bor-It Mfg., Railhead Underground Products, Radius HDD and Kennametal.

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