In July 2018, a directional driller ruptured a natural gas line in Sun Prairie WI, causing a terrible explosion that took the life of Sun Prairie FD Capt. Cory Barr, a tragedy that has brought increased scrutiny. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with industry experts to learn about underground directional boring. Robb Kahl from the Construction Business Group talks about the need for safety and proposed contractor regulations, Terry McGowan from Operating Engineers Local 139 showcases their training in Coloma WI and we’ll meet with the pros from KS Energy Services at a natural gas line installation project.

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