Directional Boring Equipment

Underground Construction

Vermeer D550 Directional Drill

April 14, 2022
Model D550 Vermeer horizontal directional drill has an thrust/pullback of of 550,000 pounds and torque of 100,000 lb.-ft.The Vermeer D550 controls have three different auto drilling...

Underground Construction

McLaughlin WH 225 Boring Machine

Oct. 17, 2019
McLaughlin WH 225 auger boring machine has a 214-horsepower Volvo Tier 4 compliant diesel engine. Its 5-inch hex auger drives 1.2 million pounds of thrust and 126,000 lb.-ft. ...
Directional Boring Equipment

McLaughlin McL 24C Boring Machine

Oct. 17, 2019
The McL 24C auger boring machine delivers 98,000 pounds of forward thrust and an auger torque of 6,339 lb.-ft. It can install casings from 4 to 24 inches in diameter.It has a ...
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Vermeer MX300 Mixing System for HDD

Oct. 15, 2019
Vermeer MX300 mixing system can be paired with up to two tanks at once to speed up horizontal directional drilling operations. The 23-horsepower Kohler ECH 7300 gasoline engine...
Underground Construction

Vermeer D23x30DR S3 Horizontal Directional Drill

June 6, 2019
The Vermeer D23x30DR S3 horizontal directional drill has an operating weight of 16,500 pounds and thrust/pullback of 24,000 pounds. Firestick dual-rod technology allows 7-percent...
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Herrenknecht HK80CK Directional Drill

Nov. 30, 2018
The company uses the term “compact,” however, to describe its new HK80CK rig— which has 180,000 pounds of thrust/pullback force, 42,500 lb.-ft. rotational torque, and 440 horsepower...
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Ditch Witch Fluid Management Systems

Sept. 26, 2018
The updated line of Ditch Witch fluid-management systems includes the FT5, FM5X, FM13X, and FM25X for use on small- to mid-sized directional-drilling projects. Tank sizes range...
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Ditch Witch JT20XP Drill Package

Sept. 5, 2018
The JT20XP horizontal directional drill (HDD) package pairs the HDD with an XP44 mixing system. The two units fit onto a single trailer for ease of transport. When operated with...
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Contractor to Pay WSDOT $57 M for Boring Delays

Dec. 20, 2019
The Seattle Times reports that a jury has awarded the Washington State Department of Transportation $57.2 million in damages after a two-month trial over delays in the downtown...
Directional Boring Equipment

[VIDEO] ‘Big Tex’ to Bore 5-Mile Tunnel Under Dallas

Dec. 6, 2019
Crews in Dallas are set to begin boring the Mill Creek Tunnel, a miles-long underground tunnel that will provide flooding relief to parts of the city that have gone underwater...
Directional Boring Equipment

MTI Equipment Under New Ownership

Nov. 1, 2019
MTI Equipment, a distributor of used horizontal directional drills (HDD), has been re-purchased by its founding ownership group.MTI was established in 1986 as a telecommunications...
Directional Boring Equipment

Vermeer Introduces New HDD Tooling, API Options

Oct. 18, 2019
Vermeer is expanding its horizontal directional drilling (HDD) tooling options with the addition of new API connection rock tooling, quickshot swivel tools, and a tooling breakout...
Directional Boring Equipment

Ditch Witch Brand Replaces Toro in Underground Products

Aug. 20, 2019
Toro will market only Ditch Witch-branded large horizontal directional drills and riding trenchers, eliminating the Toro brand from these two categories, including the Toro DD2226...