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When is it time for a trencher?

Trenchers are far from one-size-fits-all machines and feature a variety of sizes and capabilities. That’s why it’s critical to match the right-sized machine with the specific job you’re taking on.

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6 steps to help prevent cross bores

There’s no room on a horizontal directional drilling (HDD) jobsite for shortcuts. That’s especially true when it comes to preventing cross bores. Learn these steps to help keep your crew and jobsite safe.

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Stay on target with an HDD locator system

On the job, it may look like a beefed-up metal detector and strike you as something of minimal importance to a horizontal directional drilling (HDD) operation. But an HDD locating system is a key component of a precise, effective and efficient HDD job.

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Upgrading Minneapolis’ natural gas infrastructure

After years of preparation, work on the Cedar Station Upgrade Northern Natural Gas (NNG) in Dakota County, Minnesota, was completed this past fall. The bulk of the work on the project was done using horizontal directional drills (HDD) — 22 bores in total.

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