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Vermeer launches HDD Circuit training program to meet demand for skilled drill operators

Vermeer launches HDD Circuit training program to meet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2015

A shortage of skilled drill operators is not something Vermeer is taking lying down. Following the announcement of a partnership with ...

Ditch Witch, Vermeer team up with Ericsson to recruit horizontal directional workers to meet massive telecom fiber needs

Ditch Witch, Vermeer team up with Ericsson to recruit...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 30, 2015

In an effort to meet massive telecom fiber construction needs, telecom services provider Ericsson is joining with Ditch Witch and ...

Ditch Witch sees double-digit growth this year as market for 30,000-pound-and-below drills grows

Ditch Witch sees double-digit growth this year as...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 29, 2015

“The utility markets inside the United States are extremely strong, and we’ve seen our sales up by double digits,” said ...

Vermeer’s InSite Productivity Tools can be purchased individually, but are designed to sync together to battle the paperwork challenges of directional drilling contractors.

Vermeer’s InSite Productivity Tools eliminate...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 18, 2015

Planning, mapping and recording the bore; keeping everyone informed as in-field adjustments are made; providing as-builts and finally invoicing: the ...

Is the golden age of underground construction upon us?

Is the golden age of underground construction upon us?

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 25, 2015

During the Great Recession, one phrase reached cliché status: “this is the new normal.” In other words, suck it up, things ...

McLaughlin VX30-300 vacuum excavator offers big machine features in a small footprint

McLaughlin VX30-300 vacuum excavator offers big machine...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 10, 2015

You won't need a CDL to pull the 9,999-pound gross-vehicle-weight-rated VX30-300 vacuum excavator from McLaughlin, but you can do plenty ...

Ditch Witch MR90 mud recycler can be transported while full of mud (PHOTOS)

Ditch Witch MR90 mud recycler can be transported while...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 22, 2014

Boost profits by reclaiming, recycling and reusing drilling mud with Ditch Witch’s MR90, a self-contained mud recycler that can be ...

Vermeer launches D20x22 S3 Navigator HDD: large drill performance on tight jobsites

Vermeer launches D20x22 S3 Navigator HDD: large drill...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 15, 2014

Handle demanding jobs on tight jobsites with Vermeer’s new D20x22 S3 Navigator HDD, which features a small footprint combined with ...

The used HDD market is growing: What to look for in a used drill whether you’re buying or selling

The used HDD market is growing: What to look for in a...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 10, 2013

While the ICUEE show in Louisville was an opportunity to see the horizontal directional drills fresh from the factory, it ...

Vermeer names Derrick Pursley the “Ultimate HDD Operator” (VIDEO)

Vermeer names Derrick Pursley the “Ultimate HDD...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 02, 2013

Following a year-long social media campaign, Vermeer named Derrick Pursley the "Ultimate Operator" of horizontal directional drilling at ICUEE 2013. Pursley ...

Ditch Witch launches PowerHouse HD Dirt Housings with improved protection of electronics

Ditch Witch launches PowerHouse HD Dirt Housings with...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 24, 2013

Ditch Witch has launched its new PowerHouse HD dirt housing line, offering extended battery life, electronic protection and a lid ...

Design advances, continued strong demand horizontal directional drilling a bright spot

Design advances, continued strong demand horizontal...

Posted by Staff Report on Sep 01, 2013

  If there’s a bright spot in our murky economic recovery, it is horizontal directional drilling. HDD, strong for several years, ...

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