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Curved tunnel extends limits of microtunneling

Posted on December 3, 2018

Congratulations to our crew and project partners for extending the limits of microtunneling technology. Michels completed an exceptional 470-foot drive under the Tualatin River in Tualatin, OR in less[..]

Blacklick tunnel reaches milestone

Posted on October 9, 2018

Congratulations to our crews, partners and customer for the successful completion of the final drive on the 4.5-mile Blacklick Creek Interceptor Sanitary Sewer tunnel three months ahead of schedule.[..]

Bringing hydrodemolition to Wisconsin

Posted on August 14, 2017

Michels Corporation is expanding our use of a high-pressure water jet stream to fix concrete damage caused by ice-fighting road salt. The process, called hydrodemolition, is being used for the first[..]

All girders in place on New York bridge

Posted on July 28, 2017

The high-profile Mill Basin Bridge project reached a milestone in construction when the last girder was set in place in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Tackling a high-profile project in Green Bay

Posted on July 27, 2017

Teamwork and a solid game plan are as important to Michels crews as to Wisconsin’s most-beloved football team.

Triple play!

Posted on July 26, 2017

Michels Corporation’s reputation for meeting our customers’ needs was displayed in Lackawanna, Penn. when crews built a 3.8-mile, 230kV triple-bundle transmission line. This triple-bundle[..]

Michels Corporation's super-sized success

Posted on July 13, 2017

Ever opened a clamshell box to find an off-kilter stack of buns, patties and special sauce instead of a pristine sandwich? The bottom bun might not have been parallel to the box when assembly started.[..]

Michels Sets North American HDD Record on Northern Courier Pipeline

Posted on November 24, 2015

On November 21, 2015, Michels utilized horizontal directional drilling (HDD) to drill beneath the Athabasca River and completed an HDD milestone. An installation of a 42-inch 7,200-foot (2,195 meters)[..]

Michels completes record-length Direct Pipe project

Posted on August 28, 2015

Michels Corporation continues to push the limits of trenchless technologies by completing a record-length Direct Pipe installation under the Dow Barge Canal in Freeport, Texas.

1 day of work adds 50 years to sewer pipe

Posted on April 28, 2015

Michels Pipe Services successfully rehabilitated a sewer line in Milwaukee County without causing as much as a ripple in the river that passed above it. 

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