Vermeer Sales Southwest Inc. (VSSW) announces its Albuquerque location has moved to a new, expanded facility. The previous facility, which opened in 2000, was only 6,000 square feet, and the new building is 13,000 square feet on 2.5 acres of land.
There’s a pipeline installation boom under way in South Texas, yet despite the promising outlook for steady work, contractors are still struggling with challenges -- many of which are situations they’ve faced before.
The old adage “don’t muddy the water” doesn’t apply to horizontal directional drilling (HDD) where the water is supposed to be muddy. Drilling fluid (mud) extracts particles and cuttings from the bore hole, as well as stabilizes the hole itself. Mud has always been an essential element to a successful drilling operation.