Going Under: HDD Rigs Allow Pipeliners to Get Below Difficult Terrain
Whether crossing a river or navigating environmentally sensitive areas, HDD rigs allow contractors to install pipelines below the surface without disturbing what’s aboveground. These machines continue to rack up longer and longer crossings as the technology and capabilities improve. Many contractors have brand favorites but this guide gives the reader a well-rounded view.
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The Big Equipment Handbook is the biggest spec guide dedicated solely to the large-scale machinery used in pipeline installation from cradle to grave. The Big Equipment Handbook highlights the products and specs for machines associated with Right of Way Clearing, Pipe Handling, Crawler Carriers, Bull Dozers (a new section for 2017), Pipe Bending, Trenchers, Hydraulic Excavators, Vacuum Excavators, HDD Rigs, Boring Machines, Backfill and Padding Machines and Restoration Equipment.
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