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July 19, 2018

Project Name: Love Creek Crossing


Total Length:

Product Diameter:

Drill: DD100x140II
Reclaimer: Vermeer R9x12

Ground: Running sand, dense silt. 

Challenges: With ground conditions of running sand for the last 40 feet on t...

March 6, 2018

While many managers avoid leaving the comfort of the office at all costs, each and every one of Melcar's management and executive team consistently carries a strong presence on all projects. With the hands-on approach, delay...

March 6, 2018

Melcar's New HK250C - Plowing the Expansion Way

November 20, 2017

With rising concerns for the direction of traditional trades such as construction, we have been closely watching the market trends within our tight niche. In recent years, the contracting sector of the trenchless industry ha...

November 9, 2017

Project Name: New Jersey Gas

Owner: Lantier - South Jersey Gas

Duration: Ongoing 

Description: HDD of 4in and 6in gas. New installations. 

October 21, 2017

In recent years, it has become apparent to Melcar executives that a severe lacking in research and development of new technologies from a contractor’s stand point is experienced throughout the construction industry. Research...

September 29, 2017

Amid the current influx of pipeline work in the Northeast United States, re-engineering a project connecting New Jersey and New York, USA utilizing the latest technology in the marine cable industry has been underway. The Hu...

June 4, 2017

Project Name: Power & Energy 

Owner: First Energy & Potomac Energy 

Duration: Ongoing

Description: Auger boring and HDD of casings and conduit for electric lines. Wetlands - special environmental impact prevention and remediati...

May 11, 2017

Project Name: Installation of Fiber Optic Conduit

Owner: Carr & Duff

Manager: John Seibert 

Description: Small diameter HDD for conduits holding fiber optic cable. Locations commonly in neighborhoods, through many existing util...

February 9, 2017

Following a busy winter, Melcar brushed the last of the snow off its fleet of HDD rigs in strategy to hit the spring heavily. Hitting heavy, for Melcar, means taking on an ice breaking project, one that sets the new year off...

February 3, 2017

The mitigation project, funded primarily by FEMA, was a successful effort to eliminate the destructive effects of flooding in the Bronxville Union Free School District. Numerous storms had left the ground floor of the Pondfi...

January 5, 2017

Melcar has successfully completed the installation of two 60in (1,524mm) tunnels through glacial till. The Melcar team faced many complications with this project including: 

~ Geotechnical conditions - sluffying clay, cemente...

December 1, 2016

Project Name: Main Electric Grid

Owner: Danella Line Services & Pepco Holdings

Duration: 2016 

Description: Installation of new power grid casings and conduits for electric lines. Tight neighborhoods, heavily congested areas. 

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