Every workday morning, five Global Underground Solutions horizontal directional drilling (HDD) crews are busy installing underground utilities for a broad range of clients. Based in Chesapeake, Va., Global Underground Solutions serves electrical and telecommunications service providers, water and sewer companies and general contractors in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, and North Carolina.
Whether you’re a business owner, a heavy equipment operator, or both — if your work involves using big machinery in the United States, you’ve probably been paying pretty close attention to the introduction of the Tier 4 emissions standards by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Engineers are a distinctive, creative and somewhat mysterious group — who are they really? The comic strip character Dilbert comes to mind when I try to describe the stereotypical engineer. Not really fair to the profession! But in the real-world, these individuals are critical to all construction projects — they are incredibly smart, problem-solving, solution-oriented people who seemingly can untangle any tangled knot they come across.
TT Technologies has literally grown up with the trenchless technology industry, coming into being before the term “trenchless” became synonymous with the rehabilitation of underground infrastructure that it is today.This Aurora, Ill.-based business is one of a handful of companies that drew its first breaths at the onset of the trenchless technology revolution…
At Trenchless Technology magazine, one of the annual rites of spring is the Editorial Roundtable. These open-ended discussions involving leading trenchless professionals began back in 1993 with a panel at the San Jose No-Dig Show.
John Milligan sets goals and challenges that push him to be a stronger person and to live life without regret — a credo he encourages others to follow as they navigate through their lives.
The cliché “bigger is better” has been drilled into our brains.Over the years, marketing gurus have become genius at burning ideas into our psyches that we need a bigger car, a bigger TV, a bigger house — a bigger piece of the proverbial pie to get ahead.But in the world of technology, it’s a total opposite dynamic: Everything that is cutting-edge and innovative is getting smaller, such as cameras, phones and computers.
Forty years ago, the rehabilitation of an egg-shaped sewer was successfully completed in the London Borough of Hackney.
As Ted DeBoda prepares to take over as NASSCO’s new executive director in August, Trenchless…
When Dale Michels created Michels Pipeline Construction in 1959, he wanted it to embody one simple philosophy: Work hard and take care of your customers and you’ll be successful.
Engineering students from across the country discuss their interest and future in trenchless technology.
Figuring out what a project costs is more than just slapping down a number that represents your best guess. It is a much more intricate and precise processthat is critical to keeping a business running and, yes, even making a small profit.