Horizontal Directional Drilling Good Practices Guidelines - 2008 (3rd Edition)
The Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) industry has released the third edition of its highly anticipated HDD Good Practices Guidelines Manual, which is now available through NASTT. Prepared by HDD industry experts, the Guidelines manual has served as the industry standard for contractors, engineers and owners in completing efficient, effective and safe HDD installations and in training operators and supervisory personnel. The latest version includes a new chapter on design, and other sections have been updated to include new developments in technologies. NASTT is a member of the HDD Consortium, which first published the Guidelines manual in 2001. Other consortium members include: the Directional Crossing Contractors Association (DCCA); Distribution Contractors Association (DCA); Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM); National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA); and the Power and Communications Contractors Association (PCCA). Dr. David Bennett and Dr. Samuel Ariaratnam are co-authors of the revision. They, along with Casey Como, were the principal authors of the original HDD Guidelines. Topics covered include: HDD Applications and Processes; Equipment and Materials; Design; Bore Planning; Jobsite Safety; and Troubleshooting and Mitigation. The manual is available in a soft-cover book (279 pages). Table of Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction and Background; Chapter 2 HDD Applications and Processes; Chapter 3 Equipment and Materials; Chapter 4 Design; Chapter 5 Bore Planning; Chapter 6 Jobsite Safety; Chapter 7 Troubleshooting and Mitigation; Appendices, Tables and Figures Prices are in US dollars.