In the final episode of a special three-part podcast celebrating HDD turning 50, Dr. Sam Ariaratnam with Arizona State University is the guest. Dr. Ariaratnam, who's been in the industry for more than 25 years, discusses the early days of HDD education, as well as presents perspective on the globalization of horizontal directional drilling.
In the second episode of this special 3-part podcast celebrating HDD turning 50, the guest is Digital Control Inc. co-founder John Mercer. Mercer is an industry pioneer and is considered the Father of Locating. He shares his perspective on the industry's early days and how locating pushed HDD forward.
A special 3-Part Podcast, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the horizontal directional drilling (HDD) industry. First up is the Father of HDD: Martin Cherrington. He offers recollections and perspective of how the industry got its start, as well as insight into its future.
Kevin Smith was tapped in January as the general manager of the recently formed Ditch Witch Division of The Toro Company. Smith is now leads the revamped Ditch Witch brand division and he talks about those plans, as well as perspective on the 2021 trenchless market in the era of COVID.
In Part 3 of our CIPP at 50 Podcast, Ralph Western, Aegion Corp's COO of the Infrastructure Solutions Platform, which includes Insituform, shares how cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) and Insituform revolutionized the underground rehab market. This is the final episode of the CIPP at 50 special Podcast.
In Part 2 of this special Podcast series, celebrating 50 years of cured-in-place pipe (CIPP), Trenchless Technology Center executive director John Matthews joins us. John talks about how research and education of CIPP has evolved over the years, as well as its impact on the trenchless industry and underground infrastructure.
We're celebrating 50 years of Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIPP) in 2021 with a special 3-part Podcast series. First up is trenchless rehab expert Lynn Osborn, who shares the history of CIPP and its impact on the underground infrastructure market.
We’re talking with John Fluharty, chair of the Power & Communications Contractors Association (PCCA) and a longtime member of the HDD contracting community, getting his take and perspective on how the COVID pandemic is impacting the fiber-to-the-home market in relation to the HDD market. Check out the full story at https://trenchlesstechnology.com/hdd-fiber-installation-covid-era
Toro Co.'s Rick Rodier joins the Podcast to discuss acquisitions. He shares how the integration process is going between Toro Co. and Charles Machine Works, as well as the impact acquisitions have on the trenchless industry.
2020 Trenchless Technology Person of the Year Siggi Finnsson joins the Podcast. We discuss how he got into the trenchless world and how HDD locating has evolved over the last 25 years. He also shares his thoughts about short- and long-term impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on the trenchless industry.