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Atlanta Names Tunnel-Boring Machine “Driller Mike” After Killer Mike

Earlier this year, Atlanta’s Department Of Watershed Management launched a poll to select a name for an $11.6 million tunnel-boring machine to be used in the construction of a new reservoir. The city narrowed the 700+ names submitted down to three finalists, “Peach Beast,” “Scarlett,” and “Driller Mike,” in tribute to rapper and proud Atlanta […]
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"Killer Mike chews through words and raps like he's got diamond tipped teeth. A good role model for this drill, Driller Mike, to look up to!"

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Earlier this year, Atlanta’s Department of Watershed Management asked the city's residents to help name a new $11.6 million tunnel-boring machine the city was constructing to turn a local quarry into an emergency drinking-water rese...

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