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The Latest News + Advice on Hydro Vac Trucks from Haaker Underground
01
Dec

3 Benefits of Hydro Vacuum Excavation Trucks

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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15
Nov

Early Signs of Hearing Loss & Mitigating Risk with Wireless Headsets

More than 10% of Americans have trouble hearing, but many people don’t notice it right away because the symptoms of diminished hearing often happen gradually. Understanding the early symptoms and signs can help you protect your auditory health and prevent future damages. Subtle Indicators of Hearing Loss The symptoms of hearing loss often begin gradually,...
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14
Nov

Precision Utility Location with Ring-O-Matic

Ring-O-Matic machines are widely used by contractors for general construction site cleanup and for potholing (hydro excavation digging) to locate underground utilities. Precision utility location is an important part of the horizontal directional drilling process. Ring-O-Matic offers a wide variety of vacuum excavation equipment with collection tank sizes from 150 to 3000 gallons with CAT...
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02
Nov

5 Tips for Safe Hydro Excavation

Hydro excavation is the safest, most efficient way to reach underground utilities. Our hydrovac trucks let your crews complete their work without disturbing nearby surfaces, keeping your community and worksite safer. Here are five ways you can create a safer hydro excavation experience: Call Before You Dig Always call 811, the National Call Before You...
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16
Oct

Utility Locating Saves Lives

Utility locating, the process of clearly identifying gas lines and other buried utilities, is essential for protecting your excavation team from serious consequences. This important step should never, ever be skipped. Here’s why: Damaged Utilities Pose Serious Risks In 2015, a construction crew replacing water lines in Pennsylvania struck an electric line with their track...
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11
Oct

Hydrovac Truck Rentals 101

Have an upcoming excavation project that requires heavy duty equipment on a lighter budget? Our hydrovac truck rentals get you the equipment you need, when you need it, at a price you can afford. Whether you need a hydrovac truck for sign or pole installation, excavation projects in tight spaces, pipe rehabilitation work or a...
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03
Oct

Clear Communications for Public Workers

Clear communication is necessary in any industry, but it is particularly important in public works. Clear communications are possible with Sonetics Wireless Headsets from Haaker Underground. With these headsets, your team can communicate instantly, eliminating shouting or shutting down equipment to talk with your crew. These are a great way to communicate and protect your...
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17
Sep

Pacific Tek Vacuum Excavators: Configurations for Every Need and Budget

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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15
Sep

7 Common Excavation Hazards and How to Avoid Them

If you’re in the excavation industry, you already know that excavation sites are dangerous places to work. Without the right safety equipment and precautions, you risk injuries for your team, the public, and damage to the site and equipment. Using tools like Sonetics headsets can increase the safety of your team while they work. However,...
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