Horizontal Directional Drilling Best Practices For Efficiency And Productivity – from Melfred Borzall
The HDD industry is estimated to hit the $17.6 billion mark by 2025. The growing demand for environmentally-friendly trenchless technology is driving the global market as drilling is a necessity for developing, repairing and improving underground infrastructure. As demand grows, drilling operations need to be equipped and skilled enough to handle jobs of all sizes and complexities. Current world economic conditions are requiring contractors and drillers to know how to tackle jobs efficiently while maintaining optimal productivity in the process.
If you’ve been in the industry for a while, you might have a formula for job site success that may be currently challenged by a shifting global economy. Or, you may be trying to ramp up business while unsure of the market’s direction in the coming months. Regardless, now is the time to make best practices that will refine your efficiency, but continue the innovation that has pushed the HDD industry forward.
The following are some best practices we recommend implementing from our 75 years of observing successful drillers and contractors achieve company and growth goals — while improving the bottom line.