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17 July 2017
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Herrenknecht TBM completes Belchen rehabilitation tunnelling

Herrenknecht’s custom designed 13.91 m diameter tunnel boring machine (TBM) completed 3.2 km of tunnelling for the Belchen rehabilitation project last month, 3 months ahead of schedule.

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17 July 2017
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Inspection & condition assessment

Company utilises vacuum excavation in Florida

A Florida-based company, SignCrafters, has used a Vac-Tron vacuum excavator to complete a 0.9 m diameter and 2.4 m deep sign installation hole at a medical centre in Leesburg, Florida.

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17 July 2017
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Installation

Romania hosts second Trenchless Conference and Exhibition

The second Trenchless Romania Conference and Exhibition was successfully held in Bucharest last month.

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5 July 2017
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Events

SIWW extends deadline for Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize

The deadline has been extended for the Lee Kwan Yew Water Prize, which will be presented as part of Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2018.

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5 July 2017
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From the magazine

No-Dig Down Under 2017

No-Dig Down Under will be held on 12-15 September 2017 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Queensland, Australia. The event will feature a number of training courses, a two-day conference program, a large-scale exhibition hall, and more.

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5 July 2017
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From the magazine

NASTT No-Dig Show 2017

On 9-13 April 2017, the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) hosted its annual No-Dig Show in Washington, D.C. in conjunction with the ISTT’s International No-Dig 2017.

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5 July 2017
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From the magazine

Trenchless World Congress 2017

The Mayor of Bogota, Colombia, has announced plans to invest US$1.1 billion in aqueduct and sewage projects in the coming three years, making it an excellent time to visit the country and assess the possibility of the emerging trenchless market.

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4 July 2017
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From the magazine

ABRATT and the NASTT to produce Portuguese HDD textbook

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) and the Brazilian Association for Trenchless Technology (ABRATT) have come to an agreement to translate an important horizontal directional drilling (HDD) textbook into Portuguese to benefit the growth and education of the industry.

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4 July 2017
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From the magazine

Laying the foundations in Qatar

As part of its preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qatar is in the midst of an unprecedented level of construction in the leadup to the event.

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4 July 2017
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From the magazine

Scottish Water uses pipe jacking in Paisley

Scottish Water is using pipe jacking to complete the construction of a 1.6 km sewer tunnel in the town of Paisley in Renfrewshire, Scotland.

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4 July 2017
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From the magazine

Tesla founder Elon Musk’s venture into tunnels is anything but boring

Billionaire-entrepreneur Elon Musk, who confirmed he was venturing into underground construction earlier this year, has started the construction of the first of what he says will be many tunnels in Los Angeles, California.

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3 July 2017
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Installation

Registrations open for the Trenchless Balkans Conference and Exhibition

Trenchless Balkans has opened registrations for the event which will take place at the International University of Sarajevo on 19-20 October 2017.

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30 June 2017
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Wastewater

City in Indiana starts work on a combined sewer overflow tunnel

Earlier this month, Salini Impregilo and Lane Construction Corporation started work on a shaft for the US$188 million Three Rivers Protection and Overflow Reduction Tunnel (3RPORT) project in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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30 June 2017
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Boring

First crossover TBM in US gains factory acceptance

A Robbins crossover (XRE) tunnel boring machine (TBM) – the first to be used in the US – gained factory acceptance in late May.

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30 June 2017
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HDD

PPI releases guide for HDPE conduit standards

Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) has released a free high density polyethylene (HDPE) standards guide for specifying agencies, utility design engineers and contractors using HDPE conduit.

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28 June 2017
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From the magazine

HDD in the Australian tropics

What is believed to be one of Australia’s longest 1 m diameter horizontal directional drilling (HDD) installations has been executed in Cairns, Queensland. With the worksite bordering a popular recreation facility and main road, the team used trenchless methods to complete work on the restricted site footprint.

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28 June 2017
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Dakota Access is open for business

After extended periods of uncertainty and political upheaval, crude oil has finally started flowing the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. The project, which utilised horizontal directional drilling (HDD) for several water crossings, had been in limbo until Donald Trump revitalised it as one of his first acts once taking the office of President.

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20 June 2017
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News

Trenchless International EOFY subscription sale closing soon

Subscribe before COB 25 June 2017 and receive a 10 per cent discount on a one-year subscription to Trenchless International.

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20 June 2017
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Featured

Conference program released for No-Dig Down Under 2017

The conference program has been released for the Australasian Society of Trenchless Technology’s (ASTT) conference and exhibition No-Dig Down Under 2017 (NDDU), taking place on the Gold Coast, Australia from 12-15 September 2017.

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19 June 2017
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Summer 2017

Summer edition of Trenchless International now online

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

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6 June 2017
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Pipe jacking

Colombia prepares to host Trenchless World Congress

Colombia will showcase its progress as an emerging economy at the forefront Trenchless Technology during the Trenchless World Congress later this year.

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6 June 2017
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Installation

Deadline approaches for UKSTT Awards

The deadline to submit awards entries for the UKSTT Award Ceremony is approaching next month on 7 July 2017.

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6 June 2017
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Inspection & condition assessment

Trenchless International opens EOFY subscription sale

Subscribe before 25 June 2017 and receive a 10 per cent discount on a one-year subscription to Trenchless International.

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6 June 2017
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Inspection & condition assessment

Last chance to register for trenchless event in Paris

Registrations are closing soon for Villes Sans Tranchée which will take place in Paris, France on 20-22 June 2017.

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23 May 2017
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Microtunnelling

Registrations available for Trenchless World Congress

Registrations are still available for the Trenchless World Congress, which will take place in Colombia in September.

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23 May 2017
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Tunnelling

WSP announces worldwide changes

WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff has announced changes that will have global repercussions.

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