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Phoenix Natural Gas Contract (Greater Belfast)

Client: Phoenix/McNicholas Construction Services
Date: 1997 - present
 
Description: Provide turnkey operation to include mains pipe laying from 63mm-355mm by directional drilling, including jointing, testing and commissioning of the pipeline. McCormack Drilling completed three SPEDs (Special Project Engineering Difficulty) for Phoenix/McNicholas in March 2012. Go to our Rock Drilling section for more details.
 
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Firmus Gas Contract

Client: Firmus Energy/McNicholas Construction Services
 
Date: 2007 - present
 
Description: Provide turnkey operation to include mains pipe laying from 63mm-355mm by directional drilling, including jointing, testing and commissioning of the pipeline.
 
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Water Mains Rehabilitation Project

Client: Lagan Construction/Northern Ireland Water (NIW)
 
Date: 2004 - present
 
Description: Water Mains Rehabilitation Project throughout Northern Ireland delivering a full turnkey service from the installation of new water mains (50mm to 630mm), service/mains connections testing and commissioning.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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Grand Union Canal Crossing – London

Client: Enterprise 
 
Description: This was McCormack Drilling's second project for Enterprise in west London. The HDD was situated in playing fields off Lady Margaret Road, Southall and formed part of the Allenby Road Trunk Main Reinforcement. The scope of the drill was to install 120m of 560mm HDPE watermain under the Grand Union Canal.

 
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Sabic A1 TPEP Diversion

Client: Geotechnix/Murphy
  
Description: This project was part of the £318m major upgrade of the A1 from Dishforth to Barton in North Yorkshire. The purpose of the HDD was to divert the Sabic owned Trans Pennine Ethylene Pipeline (TPEP) as part of the preparatory works for the new A1 (M). The TPEP pipeline runs from Wilton in Teeside to Runcorn in Merseyside.
 
 
 

 
 Sabic
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HDD Stanlow Natural Gas Import Project

Client: Reliable Construction (Manchester)
 
Description: McCormack Drilling have completed the HDD section of Essar Oil (UK) Ltd's Natural Gas Import Pipeline on behalf of Reliable Construction, Manchester. The HDD operation was undertaken at Essar's Stanlow Manufacturing Complex near Ellesmere Port, Cheshire and will make up the last section of pipeline linking in with 3km of overland gas main already constructed within the refinery.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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A58 Liverpool Road Junction, St. Helens

Client: Iberdrola
 
Description: McCormack Drilling successfully completed the installation of 200m of 4 x 180mm electric ducts in one continuous bore through the busy A58 LiverpoolRoad / Eccleston Street junction as part of Iberdrola's infrastructure upgrade in the Saint Helens area.
 
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River Strule Crossing - Newtownstewart

Client: Campbell Contracts/Lagan Construction
 
Description: McCormack Drilling recently completed the installation of two new 450mm diameter water main carrier pipes under the River Strule near Newtownstewart in Co Tyrone by means of Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD).
 
 
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