As featured in Trenchless Technology Horizontal directional drill (HDD) operators know that drilling fluid is a key element to jobsite success. However, clean drilling fluid is an operator’s bread and butter. Drilling fluid, or “mud,” is used to lubricate downhole tooling, cool electronics, carry cuttings to the surface and stabilize the borehole. However, if the […]
As featured in Dig Different Florida’s Earth View takes on a directional drilling job with a wet exit to install seawater intake lines for a nature center’s sea turtle habitat. Earth View is accustomed to challenging directional drilling jobs. But no matter the obstacles a given job may present, typically the company has a bore […]
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The demand for electric vehicles isn’t limited to passenger vehicles. The drive to be more environmentally friendly has reached the underground construction industry, too. Especially in Europe, where regulations aimed at reducing a crew’s carbon footprint are rising, and the public is valuing, more than ever, underground construction crews who look for green options. One […]
The construction industry is seeing the beginnings of change. Electrical equipment is starting to gain traction in many parts of the world.
Horizontal directional drilling — better known as HDD — is now 50 years old. Hard to believe there was a time that such an integral component of the arsenal of trenchless tools was unheard of or not commonly used. Martin Cherrington — commonly referenced as the Father of HDD — crossed the Pajaro River in […]