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HURK Underground Technolgoies, DigDifferent.com

Here is an article we found on our customer HURK Underground Technologies, about what they are doing installing a culvert for the Illinois railroad. http://www.digdifferent.com/editorial/2015/07/contractor_completes_pipe_ramming_job_with_several_obstacles


Vermeer Ultimate Crew Semi-Finalist: Martin Hildreth Company, Inc.

If you haven't heard, Vermeer Utilmate Crew contest is between members of the HDD community for a chance to compete at ICUEE.  The winner of Vermeer's Ultimate Crew will win the use of Vermeer D24x40 Series II Navigator, horizontal directional drill for a year.  Martin Hildreth Company, Inc. has been a customer of Vermeer Iowa & Northern MO, we are pround to support them to as we have for many of years.  Voting is open until August 30, and you can vote daily.  Please help support our local small business, follow the link to voting  http://www.navigatornation.com/contest/ultimate-crew.




On February 12, 2013 we hosted our 20th annual Horizontal Directional Drill School.  Approximately 125 customers were in attendance.  Industry experts were invited to educate HDD customers on the best techniques for the most efficient operations.  This year Dave Bokhoven with Vermeer Corporation led a discussion on Drilling Safety.  Wyo-Ben experts were there to explain importance and educate on proper Mud Mising Techniques.  Digital Control Incorporated hosted a training session on proper Locating Practices for HDD Equipment.  Travis Berarn with Radiodetection took time to demonstrate and explain proper utility locating.  McLaughlin and Vac-Tron representatives were in attendance to teach operation and safety of Vacuum Excavation Equipment.  Since the Event was held at Vermeer Corporation's Global Pavilion, attendees were able to enjoy a tour of Vermeer Corporation Plant 7 Trenchless Division.

David Wampler

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