hydroexcavation

hydroexcavation

[‚hī·drō‚eks·kə′vā·shən]
(mining engineering)
The use of high-pressure waterjets for cutting and removing material.
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To help keep operators safe and productive on the job site, the Ditch Witch[R] Prospector[TM] Nozzle boosts performance on hydroexcavation jobs by 30 percent compared with similar nozzles on the market.
Oaktree and Vac One intend to utilize T-Rex Services' operational excellence and strong presence in the fast-growing Texas market to rapidly build, both organically and through targeted acquisitions, a leading North American provider of vacuum and hydroexcavation services.
Tenders are invited for The Work will include traffic control, dewatering, pipe rehabilitation, CCTV inspection and reporting on pipe rehabilitation, removal and replacement of failed storm drain pipes and inlets, and hydroexcavation of the area nearest to the right-of-way to locate all existing utilities.
According to hydroexcavation best practices, there are set pressure limits based on the depth of the excavation.
The industry-exclusive technology ensures the operator is working within best practices and could very well change the hydroexcavation industry.
The new technology essentially prevents the operator of the HXX HydroExcavator from misusing the equipment or going against hydroexcavation best practices.
20 ea hydroexcavation of soil for castin-place concrete column foundations; landscaping; sprinkler system repair; additional wood fence replacement.
Vactor worked closely with excavation contractors to develop the HXX, which is a dedicated unit specifically designed for hydroexcavation.
Today the company operates 11 big hydroexcavation machines from its Colorado headquarters and locations in Carrollton and Odessa, TX.
Because of the company's wide experience in the fiber-optic cable industry, the benefit of using hydroexcavation to locate all utilities running parallel with, over and under the path of a proposed utility installation was well known.
As the hydroexcavation proceeded down the median, abandoned cable lines, water lines, gas lines and even a fiber optic cable that wasn't identified on existing as-builts was uncovered.
Hydroexcavation, commonly used for slot-trenching, potholing, and pipe location, is less evasive; therefore, causing less damage to buried fiber-optic lines, cables or utility pipes.