Pipe Ramming 1


Client: Murphy International
Location: Swords, Co. Dublin

Application: Installation of a steel sleeve under a road to accommodate a gas pipeline for Murphy International

Job Description:

Meehan Drilling was contracted to install a 508mm steel pipe over 6 metres long at a depth of 8 metres. Pipe ramming was used in this location due to the very unstable and collapsing ground conditions in the area that would not lend itself to other trenchless techniques.

Equipment Used:

Pipe Ramming Hammer

Drilling Methods: Pipe Ramming with heavy wall steel pipe
Ground Conditions: Gravel