The introduction of the Hawle NoDig System – the first entirely trenchless solution for establishing water house connections – has been recognised with the ISTT New Machine Award for 2018.
A microtunnel boring machine (MTBM) called ‘Blanche’ set a new world record with a drive of 1496.48 m.
A Flyability drone has conducted essential inspection after storms damaged a sewer pipe in Barcelona, Spain.
A project to rehabilitate ageing sewers, maintenance holes and lateral connections has launched in Missouri, US.
Wessex Water has released a video of its team installing a felt liner to repair a sewer in Calne, England.
Watercare has selected its preferred bidder for the construction of the Central Interceptor wastewater tunnel.
A major UK water utility is progressing with phase two of its £34.5 million (US$44.3 million) sewer rehabilitation project in Thanet, Kent.
The Boring Company founder Elon Musk says the company will eventually be involved with a variety of tunnelling projects, including utility excavation.
Picote Solutions’ Brush Coating™ System, used to rehabilitate deteriorated pipelines, has been assessed and approved by WRc in the UK.
The 2017 Common Ground Alliance (CGA) annual DIRT report has found that damage caused by excavation activities to buried assets in the US has increased by 5.5 per cent since 2016.
A Primus Line® DN 400 PN18 system has been used to reline an international gravity sewer system between Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
A Flyability drone has conducted essential inspection after storms damaged a sewer pipe in Barcelona, causing raw sewage to spill into the Mediterranean Sea.
Trenchless International talks with the recently appointed NASSCO Executive Director Sheila Joy about her role, the future of NASSCO and the benefits of being part of an industry association.
Since first exporting its SRP EXP Spiral Liner in 2017, demand for the Aussie Trenchless product in South America has continued to grow.
A microtunnel boring machine (MTBM) called ‘Blanche’ set a new world record when it reached 1496.48 m, the longest ever stretch of pipe laid by the Direct Pipe® tunnelling methodology.
Irish Water, in collaboration with Limerick City and County Council, is investing €1 million (US$1.2 million) in a project to survey, assess and reline sewers in the city centre.
A certified Flow-Liner installer has used the company’s cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) to rehabilitate garage drain pipes, avoiding demolition at state-of-the-art museum Detroit Institute of Arts.
Milestone Partners has acquired technology-based asset management services company RedZone Robotics from a group of private shareholders, including ABS Capital Partners.
Leighton Asia has awarded COWI, in partnership with CPG Corporation, a contract for the design of Phase 2 of the Singapore Public Utilities Board (PUB) Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS).
Trenchless construction specialist Planned and Engineered Construction, Inc. (PEC) has been awarded the bid and agreement for the City of Sandpoint’s US$228,000, 2018 cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) project.
Vacuum excavation has been used at the University of Central Florida (UCF) to increase safety and efficiency.
Registrations are available for the 8th edition of No-Dig Poland, which will take place at Hotel Uroczysko in Kielce, Poland on 18-19 April 2018.
The National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO) has appointed Sheila Joy as the organisation’s new Executive Director, effective 2 April 2018.
Industry trade association British Water has extended the remit of its Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), formerly Packaged Treatment Plants (PTP), Focus Group.
VIP-Polymers Ltd has won contracts to provide tunnel segment gaskets for two major tunnelling projects in the UK and India.