Trenching / Boring / Cable Plows News, Videos, and Information


Ditch Witch MT26 Microtrencher Provides Deepest Cut Option for Fiber Job Sites

To help power and fiber-optic cable contractors reliably and efficiently use microtrenching for cable installation, Ditch Witch has introduced the MT26 microtrencher. The attachment is part of a complete microtrenching system, along with the Ditch Witch RT80 ride-on trencher and HX75 vacuum excavator....


Ditch Witch JT28 Directional Drill Increases Power, Productivity for Maximum Jobsite Uptime

To help HDD contractors improve performance on fiber utility installation projects and other projects within compact job sites, Ditch Witch launched the JT28 directional drill. Designed as an upgraded replacement for the JT25 drill, the JT28 maintains its mid-size footprint while providing more power, improving performance and requiring fewer maintenance checks, according to the manufacturer....


Virginia Tunnel Boring Continues, Completion Pushed to 2024

Construction continues on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel's first parallel tunnel, near the Virginia Beach side of the bridge, with projected completion in 2024, two years later than originally estimated....


National Trench Safety Announces Relocation of Miami, Fla., Operation

National Trench Safety LLC (NTS), a Houston-based company specializing in the rental and sales of trench and traffic safety equipment, along with trench and traffic safety engineering, and OSHA-compliant training classes, announced the relocation of its Miami, Fla., area operation....


Next Generation Ditch Witch RT80 Trencher Released for Urban Utility Jobs

Underground construction in urban areas can be a constricting and uniquely challenging experience — especially without a versatile and maneuverable machine. Providing a solution to these challenges for contractors and operators inspired improvements of an already proven Ditch Witch ride-on trencher, the RT80....


National Trench Safety Announces Newest Operation in St. Louis, Mo.

National Trench Safety LLC (NTS), a Houston-based company specializing in the rental and sales of trench and traffic safety equipment, along with trench and traffic safety engineering, and OSHA-compliant training classes, announced today the opening of a new branch operation in St....


Gas Pipelines, Aqueducts, Telephone, Optical Fiber Channels: News for Excavations, Trenching Companies

Energy sources are a crucial issue for all governments and a topic discussed amongst most business sectors, as well as individuals. For more than 20 years, MB Crusher has been working alongside companies involved in excavation and trenching all over the world....


$153M Dugway Storage Tunnel Nears Completion

One of the key elements of the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District's (NEORSD) Project Clean Lake is the $153 million, 14,000-foot-long (2.8 mi.) Dugway Storage Tunnel, which is being constructed by the Salini Impregilo/Lane Construction JV (Salini Impregilo S.p.A....


Crews Prep for Virginia's New $756M Tunnel

Although boring won't begin until early next year, construction crews in Cape Charles, Va., are making significant progress on the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel (PTST) project. At a cost of $756 million, a new two-lane tunnel will be built under Thimble Shoal Channel....


Toro Adds TRX-250 and TRX-300 to Walk-Behind Trencher Lineup

Toro has enhanced its TRX walk-behind trencher linewith two new models . The new TRX-250 and TRX-300 feature Intelli-Trench technology, an innovation that optimizes the machine's hydraulic flow for the digging conditions....


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