Directional Drilling

Advance Line Systems’ Safety Practices When Doing Horizontal Directional Drilling

When you’re working on a project that requires trenchless underground boring such as installing utility lines, you need to do it without causing damage to existing utility lines. As such, you would be needing the help of experienced directional boring contractors like the directional boring company Utah utility companies prefer for their digging projects.    [...]

How We Avoid Underground Utilities During Our HDD Operations

Directional boring, which is also known as horizontal directional drilling, is a time and money-saving technology that makes possible what can’t be done with traditional digging methods. In fact, good directional boring contractors can accomplish the job without causing much disturbance to the surface and the surrounding environment.       However, horizontal directional drilling, like other drilling [...]

Digging with a Trencher or Horizontal Directional Drill Which Method is Better?

The traditional trenching and horizontal directional drilling are the two most debated methods when a digging project is at hand.  For people who understand the intricacies of machines for digging in the ground, this may not really be an issue. Both methods have strengths and weaknesses and not one of them has the monopoly of [...]

3 Best Times To Choose Directional Boring Over Traditional Trenching For Your Project

Traditional trenching is a typical method used for various pipe and utility installation projects or plumbing repairs.  The contractor digs a trench into the ground, then lays down and buries the wires and piping.  Though it's cheaper than the more modern directional boring, it's not always the best option for projects.   On the other hand, [...]

5 Advantages of Having a Drilling Consultant Firm

Directional drilling/boring is a drilling method used for installing utility lines under obstacles like roads, buildings, or wetlands.  It works around these obstacles by eliminating the need for trenching or excavating, reducing destructive installation, and disruption to surface traffic and infrastructure.  Though directional drilling has developed over the years to increase accuracy and safety, this [...]

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