horizontal drilling machine

horizontal drilling machine

[‚här·ə′zänt·əl ′dril·iŋ mə‚shēn]
(mechanical engineering)
A drilling machine in which the drill bits extend in a horizontal direction.
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The following contracts were procured under the project, which has a total estimated cost of EUR 19,5 million equivalent: (i) Construction of a ground water intake, (ii) Renovation of the wastewater treatment plant and SCADA, (iii) Renovation of sewerage networks, and (iv) Horizontal Drilling Machine.
Department of Labor is seeking a $161,000 fine against cable subcontractor Heartland Midwest, based in Olathe, for two willful and three serious violations after a crew breached a natural gas supply line with a horizontal drilling machine on Feb.
The criminals used to set up a makeshift roadside eatery at a place near the oil pipelines of the companies and after dark, they dug a hole in the pipeline with the help of a horizontal drilling machine and connected it with a tanker with the help of a plastic pipe and valve.
Anton Ridsdill, project manager for United Utilities, which managed the scheme, said a horizontal drilling machine had also been brought in to install 150m of the pipeline under a protected area of mature trees.
Berco America has more than 80 OEM customers in North America, producing a varied range of machines, such as pavers, road planers or hydraulic hammers, pipe-layers, wide conveyor belts for mining, trenchers, tracked cranes, horizontal drilling machines, forestry feller bunchers, quarrying machines, large-size loading shovels, etc.
Indeed, horizontal drilling machines without directional capabilities could have never assumed the role in utility construction that HDD equipment has achieved.
Examples of these applications include directional drilling or horizontal drilling machines.