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Electric & Telecom

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 – July 2023

Airport Pipeline Project Design Engineer: Metro Horizontal BoringLocation: Atlanta, GeorgiaGround Conditions: Sandy Clays to Firm ClaysType of Installation: Guided Auger BoringMaterial: 20-in x 0.5-wall x 20-ft Steel CasingFootage Installation: 200-lf, 6-ft ground coverEquipment: Akkerman 240A GBM, P4075D Power Pack, Guidance System, Akkerman lube system, 20-in WORH Adapter Assisted by Akkerman’s Field Service Technician, Lamont Andrews, […]


Why you need a new TBM vs an old one?

If you are wondering, why do I need a new TBM vs an old one that I already own? One of the key benefits of owning an Akkerman TBM Series 2, is the interchangeable cutter heads feature that can rock up to 15,000 psi and the ability to tackle different ground conditions with the high […]


Digging Deeper – June 2023

Iqudan Q Line South Project Design Engineer: E.R. Itshaky-Microtunneling IsrealLocation: Bat Yam, IsraelGround Conditions: Sliplining an existing and active sewer lineType of Installation: Rehabilitation – Sliplining MethodMaterial: 70 to 78-in GRPFootage Installation: 4,970-lf total (2,510-lf longest)Equipment: Akkerman SLS-100 Sliplining System The Q Line South Project required multiple diameters of GRP pipe ranging from 1,800-2,000-mm (70-78-in). […]


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