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The Latest News + Advice on Hydro Vac Trucks from Haaker Underground
14
Apr

Safely Navigating the Maze of Underground Utilities

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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05
Apr

Slot Trenching with Hydrovac Trucks

Need to dig narrow trenches to install cables, signs, pipes, posts or other underground utilities? Hydroexcavation is the best technique for accurate, precise slot trenching. Risks of Conventional Methods Traditional slot trenching methods were time-consuming and dangerous. Doing the work manually is extremely hard and poses serious safety risks. Conventional methods also failed at digging...
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01
Apr

How It Works: Sonetics Noise Cancelling Headsets

Over the last three decades, noise cancelling headsets have evolved tremendously and today provide many advantages for workers who need to communicate clearly in loud spaces. This remarkable technology restores the ability to hold a natural conversation in any environment, eliminating distracting sounds, making voices easier to hear and improving overall communications and understanding. A...
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11
Mar

TRUVAC HXX Rental Vacuum Excavation Truck Keeps Communities Safe

TRUVAC’s HXX rental vacuum excavation truck meets all mid-sized and full-sized excavation needs, boosts job site productivity and can power jack hammers, tampers and other tools while also towing mini-excavators, job supply trailers or HDD drills.  It’s also the ideal safe-digging machine that protects your team and community at worksites.  Striking underground utilities poses a...
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Paradigm TRUVAC hydro vacuum truck
04
Mar

TRUVAC Paradigm Vacuum Excavation Truck Promotes Safe Digging

Did you know that every six minutes, an underground utility line is damaged in the United States?  There are more than 20 million miles of underground utilities in the United States. To put that into perspective, that means that there are more than an entire football field’s length of buried utilities for every single person...
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01
Mar

Common Gas Monitoring Pitfalls to Avoid

Nothing is more important for safety than monitoring for toxic and explosive gases, but many workers in manufacturing facilities do not know the best practices that keep everyone safe. Toxic and explosive gases can quickly leak from failed equipment or gas lines and collect in confined spaces. Unless they are detected, the results of trapped...
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12
Feb

Rugged and Safe Communications with Sonetics Headsets

Wireless team systems are simply powerful. With Sonetics team wireless systems, pushing the power button is as complicated as it gets. The only thing you’ll notice is advanced hearing protection, clear audio and the most secure communications possible. All that’s left for you to do is get the job done. Full-Duplex Communication Hands-free use for...
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Paradigm-Hydrovac-Truck
07
Feb

TRUVAC Paradigm Hydrovac Truck Provides Safe, Efficient Excavation

The most innovative and non-CDL sub-compact hydrovac truck available today, TRUVAC’s Paradigm is designed to exceed the strictest safe-digging requirements. This customer-inspired hydro excavation truck allows you to excavate safely and efficiently around underground utilities. Hydrovac Truck Applications The Paradigm hydrovac truck can safely excavate around utilities with air or water, power pneumatic, electrical or...
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02
Feb

5 Tips for Safe Vacuum Excavation

Vacuum excavation involves using high-powered vacuum suction to remove soil and move it to a debris tank. This is a common method used to excavate soil to expose underground utilities, and its favored because it is a less destructive and more accurate method.  Hydro excavation equipment itself can be complex, combining compressed air, high-pressure water...
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