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Leading the way with safety and innovation

Here's what your customers need to know about Michels: We take pride in our reputation for quality work performed safely and with care for the environment. Those principles are not only the basis of our primary core value, they are integrated into everything we do.

Our customers also know that Michels doesn't waiver from the innovative spirit on which we were founded. We have built some of the most significant pipeline projects in recent years. We are regarded as the North American leader in Horizontal Directional Drilling. We are the most experienced Direct PipeĀ® contractor in North America. We are the company you count on to get the job done completely and correctly. Our work is supported by some of the most knowledgeable leaders in our fields, an enviable equipment fleet, and an in-house shop where we design and manufacture state-of-the-art tools and machines.


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Projects

Michels constructed secant compression ring launch and receiving shafts for a microtunneling project. The launch shaft was comprised of 46 intersecting 1-meter-diameter secant piles drilled to a depth of 54 feet. The receiving shaft was comprised of 38 intersecting 1-meter-diameter piles drilled to a depth of 52 feet.

Tunneling

Conduit 16 launch and receiving shafts

Colorado

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Conduit 16 launch and receiving shafts

Michels designed, furnished and installed a siphon system to draw down water elevation in a pond impoundment area and maintain upstream river flow during the removal of a high-risk dam. The system consisted of 14 30-inch HDPE siphons, flow-monitoring meters, stainless steel knife gate valves and a priming system.

Dewatering

Boardman Dam removal

Michigan

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Boardman Dam removal

Michels Dewatering group was tasked to design, install and operate a system to divert peak flows of up to 168,000 gallons per minute, or 242 million gallons per day, so that a pipeline could be open cut in dry conditions across the Conotton Creek.

Dewatering

Conotton Creek Diversion

Ohio

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Conotton Creek Diversion

Michels developed a diversion plan for Hay Creek to allow a pipeline crew to perform an anomaly dig to repair an imperfection of a high-pressure pipeline that crossed the creek.

Dewatering

Hay Creek Stream Diversion

Wisconsin

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Hay Creek Stream Diversion

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Nexus Gas Transmission Pipeline

Michigan & Ohio

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Nexus Gas Transmission Pipeline

Direct Pipe

Calumet River Direct Pipe

Illinois

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Calumet River Direct Pipe

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