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Gallery sneak peek: Tunnels to the future

Published 1:42pm Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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This story appears in Progress 2012, publishing Sunday, Feb. 26. Look for it on newsstands.

Pulling up to the Akkerman campus on Mower County Road 2 outside of Brownsdale, one likely wouldn’t assume the family-owned company is world-class.

Tucked away in a grove created by trees and a curve in the highway, engineers, machinists and assembly workers design and manufacture pipe jacking and tunneling equipment used across the globe to install underground infrastructure.

Look for this full story and much more in the 92-page Progress 2012, publishing Sunday, Feb. 26.


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