Contractor Bore Salvages Water Line

Contractor Bore Salvages Water Line

January 2016 Vol. 71 No. 1

Pending Loss Of Community Water Supply Prompts Missouri Contractor’s Fast Action Construction in Lathrop, MO, specializes in water main projects and contracts. In fact, about one-third of the company’s business is dedicated to maintaining more…

telematics

Telematics Comes To HDD

January 2016 Vol. 71 No. 1

Telematics Technology Aids Crews In Operating More Efficiently, Productively Josh Alkire always understood that, on the typical utility installation, his crew’s horizontal directional drill spent a decent amount of time idling. After all, it’s not…

UCTA training education

New Year, Big Changes For UCTA

January 2016 Vol. 71 No. 1

By Chantel Green, Associate Editor UCTA Training, Education From its inception in May 1992, the Underground Construction Technology Association (UCTA) has been committed to educating and training its members on the use of traditional, trenchless…

Vermeer operator training

Vermeer Operator Training Program

January 2016 Vol. 71 No. 1

In a response to a shortage of drill operators in the horizontal directional drilling industry, Vermeer has introduced HDD Circuit – an intensive horizontal directional drill (HDD) operator training  program. The HDD Circuit training program…