Boring Auger Safety Preparation Checklist


When using augers for boring, there are certain steps that must be taken prior to drilling to ensure safety compliance at your site. By following this boring auger safety preparation checklist you ensure hazards are removed, allowing your project to finish on-time and to budget. The checklist assumes all relevant permits…

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Clay Drilling Techniques: Best Practice


Drilling in clay is a vastly different experience to drilling in dirt or rock. If you have drilled in clay before you may have observed the cuttings beginning to swell and the borehole constricting as a result. This is because when clay is exposed to water or bentonite drilling fluid, its…

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What Is A Concrete Casing? How Is It Used?


Steel and concrete casing and liners play a crucial role in the construction of drilled shafts. Casings are tubes that are usually made of steel and that are joined by welding, or, in some cases, bolting. Liners are most often made from rolled metal plate, but are sometimes made from plastic…

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How To Select The Right Auger Bit For Your Job


In the world of construction it can often be a complex task choosing the right equipment to use for your project. There are constantly new pieces of machinery available to buy, new processes demanded by engineers and new possibilities available as work commences in new locations. All of these innovations require…

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Choosing Your Mini Excavator Auger Drive


A mini excavator auger drive can make a very effective attachment to your equipment when you need to plant trees or fence posts or drill to install foundations. Before buying a mini excavator auger for sale, there are a few things you need to know before purchasing the equipment. Most importantly,…

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The Method of Installing Pile Foundations


Pile foundations are defined as a series of columns constructed or inserted into the ground to transmit loads to a lower level of subsoil. A pile is a long cylinder made up of a strong material, such as concrete. Piles transfer the loads from structures to hard strata, rocks, or soil…

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