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  • Pipe Installation: Advantages of Directional Boring Over Open Excavation

    31 January 2017

    If you are planning on advancing the piping network in your commercial property, you must evaluate and compare the different methods of installation. In general, there are two basic techniques to consider: simple excavation and directional boring. Simple excavation involves moving the upper layers of the earth using heavy equipment or other tools. In utilities installation, the ground is cut open from the upper surface, creating trenches in which the pipes are laid.