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SEDD Awarded Arthur T. Everham Award for Outstanding Safety Performance

Posted by Tessa Patterson on April 1, 2019

Southeast Directional Drilling (SEDD) was awarded the Arthur T. Everham Award for Outstanding Safety Performance at the Distribution Contractor’s Association (DCA) 56th annual convention in Nassau, Bahamas on March 6, 2019.

The DCA has been recognizing top-quality safety with this award since 1986 and is judges companies based on number of man hours worked within the judging period. SEDD was in the 200,000 to 599,000 hours division and this was their first time winning the award.

“This has been one of the best safety years we’ve had in the history of SEDD,” says Director of Safety and Transportation Dana …

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Boost your Safety Program with Stretch and Flex

Posted by Tessa Patterson on August 30, 2017

Southeast Directional Drilling employees begin each morning with a fun and effective ‘stretch and flex’ program to help combat work related musculoskeletal disorders.

Sometimes referred to as ergonomic or soft tissue injuries, the most common WMSD’s in construction are lower back, neck/shoulder and knee according to an American Society of Safety Engineers (page 26).  A sprain is classified as a stretch and/or tear of a ligament while a strain is an injury to either a muscle or a tendon. OSHA points out that “work related MSDs are among the most frequently reported causes of lost or restricted work time”  and …

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SEDD Presented Plaque of Appreciation

Posted by Web Admin SEDD on December 3, 2015

When our President Todd Barton was approached by Aaron Goranson, father of a boy scout from Troop 993 in Maricopa Arizona, a small community just north of our Casa Grande facilty asking if we could donate a 53’ box trailer that was slotted for auction later that month, he said “make it happen”. Todd as well as rest of the executive team at SEDD, believes our company should always act as a stewards of our community and of those communities that we work in. “We encourage our employees to promote values, good conduct and respect, in all aspects of our …

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Our Core Values

Posted by Tessa Patterson on August 6, 2015

There are lots of remarkable aspects to Southeast Directional Drilling. Their drilling work is fascinating, the equipment is seriously heavy duty and the storage yard blows one away. However, equally impressive is the office “Wall of Fame” showcasing SEDD awards, news articles and corporate recognition plaques. Southeast Directional Drilling is one of the most interesting PLH Group of companies in the pipeline division.


(Southeast Directional Drilling Wall of Fame)

Aside from the awards, one of SEDD’s most valued portion of their Wall of Fame is the recently added Core Values plaque. “We love the articles and recognition plaques, but …

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Southeast Directional Drilling Acquired by PLH

Posted by Tessa Patterson on June 23, 2014

Power Line Holdings Inc., a portfolio company of private equity firm Energy Capital Partners and sole owner of Power Line Services, Inc., announced Jan. 3 the acquisition by PLH of three specialty pipeline construction and maintenance companies, including Southeast Directional Drilling.

Power Line Holdings Inc., based in Delaware, is also now known as PLH Group Inc. (PLH). Effective Dec. 18, 2012, PLH acquired Southeast Directional Drilling, LLC (SEDD), M&M Pipeline Services (M&M), and Energy Services South LLC (ESS). The addition of these three pipeline construction companies significantly expands the capabilities of PLH to provide specialty construction and related services for …

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