Digging Machine: Serving with the Maple Leaf

Digging Machine: Serving with the Maple Leaf

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Operating these rigs from Canadian Hydrovac are Hank DeWeever and Chris McIntrye. The hydroexcavators are Tornados built on a Western Star chassis. The company, based in Sherwood Park, Alberta, operates throughout Alberta, providing services such as hydroexcavation, horizontal directional drilling, high-pressure testing, water hauling, excavating/backfilling and more. The hydrovacs have a debris capacity of 11 cubic yards and a water capacity of 2,366 gallons. The trucks have an 8-inch top gun boom and also carry a Cat tri-plex water pump and a 740,000 Btu/120V Hotsy boiler.

Do you have a hydroexcavator, air excavator, directional drill or other digging machine that you want to show off? Send it to editor@digdifferent.com with information on the unit (manufacturer, year, the company it works for and location of work).



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