How Extending Your Tracker’s Range Can Cut Your Time On The Job.
Mar 10, 2020
Like any good businessman, Michael Melson knows time is money. The more productive his crew can be on a jobsite, the more profitable that bore will be. That’s why he invests in equipment he can rely on, from his drill to his tracking system. But one of the newest tools in his arsenal is a […]
Thinking Beyond The Drill On Environmentally Sensitive Bores.
Mar 09, 2020
Working in harmony with nature means your crew and equipment must work in harmony as well. Little mishaps or miscalculations can cause big problems, especially on difficult jobs. That’s why Kinetic Underground gets the call on tough projects—they go the extra mile to do the job right: no shortcuts on procedures and no skimping on […]
Making The Grade: Tracking On-Grade Bores.
Mar 03, 2020
Two 300-foot bores, 17 feet down, through 44,000 psi of basalt. All at a .75 percent grade. It’s just another day’s work for Logan Kallwick and his crews. “That job was a tough one,” said Kallwick, field supervisor for Downing Diversified in Kalama, Washington. “But those are the kind of jobs we’re known for. We […]
Power Up Your Profits: The Benefits Of Lithium Batteries In Your Beacons.
Nov 14, 2019
In the HDD business, time is money. Uptime is everything because productivity is the key to profitability. Some operators, however, are cutting into their uptime by trying to cut costs on the batteries in their beacons (also called sondes). It seems like such a small detail in the context of everything on an HDD jobsite, […]
Making Beacons Better: The Advantage of Repairs.
Subsite® Electronics is the only manufacturer in the industry that repairs their beacons (also called sondes). Repairs can be made at the factory or at the local Ditch Witch® dealership, which maximizes uptime for customers and helps keep them productive. Of course, repairing a beacon is a money-saving alternative to buying a new one, but […]