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18 November 2017
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Water

PPI responds to HDPE standard updates

The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) has commented on recent updates to the ASTM F2160 standard for high density polyethylene (HDPE) conduit.

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8 November 2017
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Wastewater

City of Ottawa prepares for cross-town tunnelling

The Dragados–Tomlinson joint venture (JV) has begun to assemble the tunnel boring machine (TBM) that will be used to deliver the City of Ottawa’s CA$232.3 million (US$181.9 million) Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel (CSST).

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8 November 2017
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Water

WATCH: TBM breaks through on Shieldhall Tunnel

Tunnel boring machine (TBM) Daisy the Driller has broken through in Queen’s Park, Glasgow, completing the construction phase of Scottish Water’s Shieldhall Tunnel.

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8 November 2017
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Wastewater

Kolkata projects selected to celebrate ICE bicentenary

In 2018, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) UK will celebrate its bicentennial milestone by recognising 200 civil engineering projects from across the globe that have significantly impacted society, including two projects from Kolkata, India.

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6 November 2017
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Tunnelling

E-BERK disrupts the TBM legacy

E-BERK, renowned for innovative tunnel boring machine (TBM) cutting tools, has taken the next step in its business development by manufacturing its own TBM at its base in Ankara, Turkey.

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25 October 2017
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Telecommunications

TRACTO-TECHNIK Group’s management meets in Germany

Management representatives from TRACTO-TECHNIK Group’s global network of sister companies have converged on its headquarters in Lennestadt, Germany for the third ‘Group MD Meeting’.

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25 October 2017
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Utility location

Golder purchases Alan Auld Group

Global engineering and consulting company, Golder Associates, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the assets and ongoing operations of the Alan Auld Group.

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25 October 2017
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Water

NASTT takes No-Dig Show to Southern California

In 2018, the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) will bring its Annual No-Dig Show to sunny Palm Springs, California.

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25 October 2017
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North America

McLaughlin introduces new Vermeer vacuum excavators

McLaughlin has introduced two new mid-range Vermeer vacuum excavators – the ECO75 and the VX75 – to its range in response to market demands.

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25 October 2017
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Sliplining

Trenchless Asia returns to Kuala Lumpur in 2018

The 10th Trenchless Asia Exhibition and Conference will return to Kuala Lumpur for the second time in 2018, taking place at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on 7-8 May.

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10 October 2017
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North America

Ditch Witch releases next generation directional drill

Ditch Witch® has released a next generation all terrain horizontal directional drill (HDD), the AT40, which optimises drilling performance in hard rock.

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10 October 2017
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Rehabilitation

Deadlines approach for NASTT Awards applications

The deadlines for applications for the NASTT Awards is approaching, with submissions closing as soon as 1 November 2017.

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26 September 2017
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Tunnelling

WATCH: TERRATEC TBM breaks through in Lucknow

A TERRATEC tunnel boring machine (TBM) has broken through to complete the first tunnel of the US$1 billion Phase 1 Lucknow Metro North-South Line Project in Uttar Pradesh, India.

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26 September 2017
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Oil, gas & energy

FERC approves HDD operations on Rover Pipeline

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) has received US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approval to resume horizontal directional drilling (HDD) operations on the Rover Pipeline Project.

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26 September 2017
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Tunnelling

Robbins TBM gains factory acceptance for MML-3 project

A Robbins Company slurry tunnel boring machine (TBM) has passed its factory acceptance test (FAT) to begin works on the Mumbai Metro Line 3 (MML-3).

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26 September 2017
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Water

Vermeer acquires remaining McLaughlin assets

Vermeer Corporation has acquired the remaining assets of drill tooling and vacuum excavation company McLaughlin Group.

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26 September 2017
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Water

Fall edition of Trenchless International now online

The latest edition of Trenchless International is now available to be read online.

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26 September 2017
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Wastewater

Leighton Asia awarded US$372 million sewage project

The Singapore Public Utilities Board (PUB) has awarded CIMIC Group’s Leighton Asia a US$372 million contract for Phase 2 of its Deep Tunnel Sewage System (DTSS) Project.

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8 September 2017
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Water

HOBAS and Amiantit join forces to form Amiblu

Glass reinforced plastic (GRP) specialists HOBAS and Amiantit Europe have merged their European business activities to form a joint venture (JV) known as Amiblu.

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7 September 2017
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Water

NSTT’s No-Dig Event returns to the Netherlands in 2017

The Netherlands Society for Trenchless Technology’s (NSTT) No-Dig Event will return to Hart van Holland, Nijkerk, Netherlands on 11-12 October 2017.

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7 September 2017
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Water

International no-dig community starts countdown to Trenchless World Congress

The international no-dig community has started the countdown to Trenchless World Congress which will take place this month in Medellín, Colombia on 25-27 September 2017.

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28 August 2017
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Water

Less than two weeks until No-Dig Down Under!

There are less than two weeks until Australasia’s only dedicated Trenchless Technology conference, No-Dig Down Under (NDDU), will take place on the Gold Coast, Australia.

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28 August 2017
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Oil, gas & energy

McLaughlin appoints Lee as Regional Sales Manager

McLaughlin has appointed Cory Lee as its new Regional Sales Manager to service all of the company’s customers in the southwest US.

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28 August 2017
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Utility location

HS2 commences UK’s largest program of ground investigation

The High Speed Two (HS2) project, a 192 km high speed rail linking London with Birmingham, has started the largest program of ground investigations ever undertaken in the UK.

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28 August 2017
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Water

CGA report estimates cost of utility damage to US

Common Ground Alliance (CGA) has released its annual report on the damage to underground infrastructure, finding that in 2016 the damage cost the US at least US$1.5 billion.

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15 August 2017
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Wastewater

Herrenknecht makes double breakthrough at Emscher sewer

Two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) have broken through to a target pit, successfully completing the tunnelling work on section 40 of the Emscher sewer in Germany.

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