Monthly Archives: June 2019

What is the Safest and Most Cost-Effective Method of Potholing for Utilities?

Potholing is a process of digging a test hole to expose existing subsurface utilities. It is intended to determine the vertical and horizontal location of a facility that may be present along a planned bore path to avoid causing damage to underground utilities. The installation of underground pipelines and cables prompted most states to consider [...]

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Horizontal Directional Drilling – What Makes this Technique Useful?

Directional drilling which is also known as horizontal directional boring, is a method of installing sub-surface pipelines, service conduits, and cables that uses trenchless technology. It is an operation that involves the use of a surface-launched directional drilling machine and related equipment. It’s objective is to drill a chosen bore path underground to make way [...]