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Electric & Telecom

Consumers have become accustomed to reliable infrastructure to their homes and businesses for day-to-day operations. Outages on the electrical and communication grid can quickly become a safety and economic disaster in our lives. Advancements in the trenchless industry allow electric and telecom grids to be installed underground to minimize the damage caused by natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and other severe natural disasters.

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Electric & Telecom Case Studies

Digging Deeper – January 2023

New Year’s Hole-Out: Sims Bayou Microtunneling Project It was a great start to the New Year in 2023 for the Melcar Group as their Akkerman SL82P MTBM holed-out on the Sims Bayou tunnel project in Houston, TX.  The $18.9 million project was designed to increase the overall capacity of the region’s drinking water by making […]

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Rocking In Phoenix – Drought Pipeline Project

By: Jason Holden As we look ahead into 2023, Akkerman will be celebrating its 50th anniversary as one of North America’s premier manufacturers of trenchless equipment. The first Akkerman TBM was developed in 1963 by Don (D.H.) Akkerman out of necessity to install road crossings safely and efficiently. For the next decade, D.H. continued to […]

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Digging Deeper – December 2022

Reflecting on 2022 As we enjoy the holiday season, it’s a good time to reflect, personally and professionally on the year. While the most challenging moments may first come to mind, we’re grateful to recall the satisfying achievements. No matter the outcome, both provided an opportunity to grow and a greater sense of purpose. Our […]

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