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February 8th, 2006 at 09:32pm

According to the UEA website, the process used for this digging is Horizontal Directional Drilling. According to a person I know who knows about these sort of things, the direction of the drilling is controlled by water pressure, which is why it all starts on an angle but ends up going horizontally.

Anyway, a photo and some video of the Horizontal Directional Drilling machine in action.
Horizontal Directional Drilling

And a short video of the Horizontal Directional Drilling machine in action, including a UEA truck driving past.

WMV Format (Windows Video)
MOV Format (Quicktime Video)

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5 Comments

  • 1. Chuck Berry  |  February 8th, 2006 at 11:21 pm

    Sie können nicht den Arbeiter sehen, da seine Sicherheitsjacke innen mit der Maschine gemischt hat. Möglicherweise sollte er ein gelbes tragen.

  • 2. Samuel  |  February 8th, 2006 at 11:25 pm

    Either you are proficient in German, or you have been playing with the Google Translator, either way I have no idea what you’re talking about, even after asking Google.

    Google’s Translator told me that you said

    They cannot see the worker, since its safety jacket mixed inside with the machine. Possibly it should carry a yellow.

  • 3. Chuck Berry  |  February 8th, 2006 at 11:41 pm

    I am proficiant with barbarian speak. However, the translater messed a few words up. I was saying that his safety jacket should be yellow and that the orange provides no contrast to the digging machine or the witches hats. Hopefully work safe does not see the pic. He also has four arms. Is he Hindu?

  • 4. Samuel  |  February 8th, 2006 at 11:46 pm

    He has four arms? Really?

  • 5. heatseeker  |  February 9th, 2006 at 12:36 am

    Yes, four arms, yet another subliminal reference to a pagan god!


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