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All across the United States, underground utility lines keep our communities connected and powered. This network is so extensive that, if you added the length of every line together, you’d have over 20 million miles of lines.  Every six minutes, one of these lines is damaged. When a gas line is disrupted, the result can...
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You can make your next excavation project faster and safer with hydro excavation. When using a hydro vacuum, operators remove or move soil using pressurized water. Next, they might use a truck vacuum to transfer soil and debris to a holding tank. This method is accurate and non-destructive. It’s also a good technique to pinpoint...
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Did you know that there were over 400,000 excavation accidents in 2017, and between 2017 and 2018, 22 construction workers died due to excavation problems. These accidents lead to a search for safer excavation techniques and are a major reason why more and more worksites are using vacuum excavator trucks today. What is a Vacuum Excavation...
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In the last ten years, one piece of equipment has become more and more common on oil and gas pipeline job sites: vacuum excavators. Traditionally used to uncover underground infrastructure, these trucks rely on air or water to efficiently and safely remove dirt without the risk of damaging underground pipes.  When hydraulic fracturing led to...
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At Haaker Underground, we know that every customer is different, and every excavation project has unique needs. That’s why we are thrilled to offer Pacific Tek vacuum excavators in our inventory. Specifically designed for potholing/daylighting vacuum excavation, these units are offered as a skid mounted vacuum or can be built onto a flatbed or trailer....
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Safe-digging technology is essential for every industry, whether you work in construction, transportation, engineering or mining. Our TRUVAC hydrovac trucks increase both productivity and safety. Keep reading to learn how. Utilities Our TRUVAC trucks are ideal for cable installation, replacing utility pole holes, gas distribution construction, cleaning submersible transformers and more. They are also the ideal...
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Hazardous noise, downtime costs and reduced labor can hurt your bottom line, but improving communication at your worksite can boost productivity and reduce downtime. Sonetics wireless headsets help your team communicate hands-free in real time without shutting down equipment or stopping work. They are the solution to some of the most common issues that cause accidents,...
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Digging smart means using equipment that doesn’t just get the job done faster, but gets it done safer as well. With greater dependability and precision, the TRUVAC HXX hydrovac truck helps you dig smart.  The full-sized HXX was developed by TRUVAC’s team from the ground up and is the result of years of research, input...
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Nothing brings a construction job to a halt quicker than discovering unexpected water pipes, sewer tile, electrical lines or gas pipes. If you’re lucky, your crew will recognize the line before disrupting it. If you’re not lucky, you may find yourselves on the evening news that day.  There are more than 20 million miles of...
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Hydro excavation trucks like our TRUVAC line, are incredible tools. They power through rocks and packed dirt easily, and they work delicately around utility lines. Hydro-vac trucks help construction teams work more efficiently and, in many cases, more safely. Vacuum trucks do come with their own set of risks that you should be aware of,...
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