Vermeer offers horizontal directional drilling air hammer product line and forms alliance agreement with Pioneer One to offer Prospector system through dealer networkâ€¦
Vermeer Corporation has signed an alliance agreement with Pioneer One Inc., based in Mooresville, Ind., a leading manufacturer of horizontal directional drilling air hammers. The exclusive agreement offers contractors access to the Pioneer One line of rock tooling solutions through the global Vermeer dealer network.
â€śThis agreement provides our customers with access to a proven rock boring system that can enhance rock boring productivity,â€ť says Dave Wisniewski with Vermeer. â€śHorizontal directional drilling contractors are looking for better solutions to bore through rock and Pioneer One has a system that can help complete the job.â€ť
Pioneer directional drilling air hammers are designed to bore through difficult rock formations using a combination of thrust, pressure and rotation to chip and carve rock from a hole. The Prospector system is available in 3- and 4-inch (7.6 and 10.1 cm) sizes and features advanced steering capabilities. Pioneer One also offers a variety of custom-designed Prospector bits to match various ground conditions.
â€śIâ€™m excited about this alliance agreement with Vermeer,â€ť says Daryl Swinney with Pioneer One Inc. â€śOur Prospector Drilling System has been proven in the field as an economical way to bore through difficult ground conditions and this agreement with Vermeer will expand our reach.â€ť