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The safest, most effective material handling tools of today and tomorrow.

In times where health is more relevant than ever, SiteTec is always looking for solutions and tools that guarantee the safety of employees and make our work more efficient. In our industry, the greatest risks and danger for our personnel lie in direct contact with the (moving) drill pipes. That is why we started looking for a tool that eliminates the use of back-breaking wrenches and removes personnel from working in danger zones. We have found a great partner in LaValley Industries, a high-quality reliable partner who innovates and engineers pipe handling tools. LaValley Industries is recognized in the industry by both companies and branche organizations. The awards show their succes and regognition.

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LaValley Industries is an American company founded in 2005 and a pioneer when it comes to innovative safety tools. The TONGHAND and the DECKHAND are the future of safety regulations on construction sites. LaValley Industries tools are strong, safe and versatile and are revolutionizing the way loads are handled. With unparalleled speed and precision, they surpass all other pipe handling tools. These tools eliminate risks and danger and work efficiently, which saves personnel costs. Read the special announcement about bundling our strengths and experience in this article.

Learn more about theTONGHAND®

Engineered to be the HDD industry’s ultimate exit-side tool, TONGHAND® by LaValley Industries allows drill rod to be torqued and un-torqued with precision by a single operator from the comfort and safety of the excavator cab. TONGHAND® eliminates the use of back-breaking wrenches and removes personnel from working in danger zones. TONGHAND® mounts to any brand of excavator—the excavator’s auxiliary hydraulics safely and efficiently power the TONGHAND® system. The TONGHAND®’s telescoping roller arms are used to pick up drill rod and securely lift, tilt, shift, rotate and precisely position a single rod or drill string under the total control of the operator.The patented TongVise™ easily makes and breaks joints with guaranteed precision. Whether working with drill rod, subs, reamers or other tooling, the TONGHAND® saves you time and money, while improving job-site.

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Tonghand product sheet

Learn more about the DECKHAND®

Engineered around optimal safety, the DECKHAND® by LaValley Industries allows precise load handling and placement without the need for a ground crew working in the vicinity of moving pipe, poles or road mats. DECKHAND® is designed to work safely in any weather condition, including wind, mud, snow and ice. The DECKHAND® system is a modular design that consists of a main head unit used with a variety of interchangeable arms. The main head mounts to any brand of excavator—the excavator’s auxiliary hydraulics then safely and efficiently power the DECKHAND® system. The interchangeable arms are used to pick up pipe, poles, casings or road mats and securely lift, lower, rotate, and tilt the load under the total control of the operator. Arms can grip securely from an offcenter position, allowing maximum control in areas with tight accessibility.

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Deckhand product sheet

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