Tag Archives: Pipe

Updated CAT® PL61 Pipelayer Offers Performance, Safety Features, Easy Maintenance and Transport

For Worldwide Release (excluding Japan): April 2018 Release Number: 290PR18 Part of a full line of purpose-built Cat® pipe layers, the updated PL61 delivers 40,000 lb (18 145 kg) of maximum load capacity. The new model retains its familiar comfort and easy maintenance features, with updates for added safety and performance. Easy 128-inch (3240 mm) transport […]

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New Volvo PL3005E Rotating Pipelayer Increases Power and Lifting Capacity

As the latest addition to the lineup of Volvo E-Series rotating pipelayers, the PL3005E boasts impressive improvements to power, productivity and efficiency versus predecessor models, all on a 360-degree excavator-based platform. Equipped with the Volvo D8J Tier 4 Final engine, the PL3005E offers a 6 percent increase in horsepower, 8 percent increase in max torque […]

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Master Rig International Announces Completion of Jindal Drilling Rig Project

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Master Rig International (MRI) recently completed an extensive and large-scale inspection, repair and re-certification of the Jindal Drilling Rig Project in Sabine Pass, Texas, USA. After initial inspections of drilling equipment, repair plans were developed and underway in late December 2015. Maintenance and re-certification of drilling equipment began on January 15th, 2016, and MRI […]

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Hacker International announces Henderson facility now licensee for Grant Prideco

Hacker International located in East Texas is pleased to announce that the Henderson Texas facility is now a licensee for Grant Prideco proprietary XT39 connections and for all *API connections. All threading is done under API Q-1 by experienced shop personnel.  With ten acres of yard space and ample pipe racks no job is so […]

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