World Pipelines’ quarterly pipeline machinery focus, featuring American Augers.
Auger boring has been a staple in the construction industry for decades. However, the global environmental push to reduce emissions has caused many manufacturers to reconsider how they power their machines. With electrical equipment starting to gain popularity in many parts of the world, the industry is seeing the beginnings of major change. While the adoption of electrical equipment, like electrical auger boring machines, might be slow, the benefits will prove advantageous in the future.
In fact, many cities around the world already have regulations in place that limit or ban the use of diesel powered cars. Now, some cities are eyeing similar regulations to reduce the use of diesel-powered construction equipment. Contractors, however, shouldn’t only consider a shift to using electric equipment as a matter of compliance. Electric equipment can deliver many on-the-job benefits – from quieter and safer worksites, to enhanced equipment performance …
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