No Dig 2017

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15 August 2017
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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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5 July 2017
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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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4 July 2017
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Long-term performance of CIPP

The following paper was presented as part of the conference program at No-Dig Beijing in 2016. Its discusses the short- and long-term design, testing and mechanical properties of cured-in-place pipe (CIPP), which is one of the most popular methods for the trenchless rehabilitation of pipelines.

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3 July 2017
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Chicago tackles reline of sewer beneath busy train station

Applied Felts has supplied a 120 inch cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) liner for the rehabilitation of an ageing sewer underneath a train station in busy Chicago, Illinois.

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3 July 2017
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Vortex Infrastructure and Stag Technologies team up to expand rehabilitation market

Vortex Infrastructure and Stag Technologies have entered into an alliance, allowing them to offer improved solutions for the rehabilitation of water and wastewater infrastructure.

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30 June 2017
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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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28 June 2017
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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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Vale Dr Rolf Bielecki

Dr Rolf Bielecki was the Founder and former Chairman of the German Society for Trenchless Technology (GSTT). Dr Bielecki was born on 3 February 1932, and passed away on 12 April 2017, aged 85. Here, the GSTT commemorates Dr Bielecki and his contribution to the industry.

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23 May 2017
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Dunstans completes HDD on the Australian coast

In 2015, Australian horizontal directional drilling (HDD) contractor Dunstans Construction Group successfully managed the Anglesea WRP Outfall Replacement – a trenchless project to install a 700 m long pipeline on the Surf Coast, 120 km southwest of Melbourne, Victoria. Using a 250 t Herrenknecht HDD rig, it constructed a sea outfall as well as installing the pipeline from the project site to the local water treatment plant.

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10 May 2017
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Shieldhall Tunnel TBM reaches halfway

The tunnel boring machine (TBM) is constructing Scotland’s largest ever wastewater tunnel and has reached the halfway stage of the project.

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14 February 2017
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BARTHAUER plans showcase in Berlin

BARTHAUER will showcase its focus on the state of sewer management system technology at two events in Berlin.

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30 January 2017
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Brandenburger overcomes obstacles on relining project

Brandenburger and AKWA have celebrated the completion of a technically and logistically challenging relining project in Poland’s second largest city. The €400,000 (US$420,000) project featured obstacles such as confined space, harsh weather conditions and equipment failure, which made eventual success all the better.

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30 January 2017
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Hawaii completes its largest wastewater tunnelling project

In June 2016 boring was completed on Hawaii’s largest ever wastewater tunnelling project, which has been designed to increase storage capacity of the region’s wastewater system and reduce the likelihood of overflow. The project also marks the first time in Hawaii’s history that a tunnel boring machine (TBM) has been used to excavate a wastewater tunnel.

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30 January 2017
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Construtora Passarelli wins ISTT Award for new installation in Rio

Construtora Passarelli was recognised with the Project Award (New Installation) for installing a pressurised sewer collection pipeline to link the existing sewer systems on the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. The project work was completed in time for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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6 December 2016
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Collaboration brings conference to Cairo

The Pipeline-Pipe-Sewer Technology Conference (PPST) will explore the latest technology, safety, cost-effectiveness and sustainability of the industry when it is hosted in Cairo, Egypt on 17-19 September 2017.

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23 November 2016
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Lovsuns TBM breaks through in Instanbul

Last month Lovsuns Tunneling Canada and Turkish construction company Eferay Yapi Ticaret A.S. celebrated the breakthrough of the tunnel boring machine (TBM) for a wastewater tunnel in Istanbul, Turkey.

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25 October 2016
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Aqualiner lodges patent application for lining product

Aqualiner has applied for a patent for technology it has developed to improve its equipment in water pipes, and also has potential use in pipe renewal, gas distribution and rising sewer mains.

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25 October 2016
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Representatives from $3.7 b project present at Qatar water event

Five representatives involved in the design and supervision of the Ashghal Local Roads, Drainage and Stormwater Program (LRDP) will present at Future Drainage and Stormwater Networks Qatar (FDQ) on 5-6 December.

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14 October 2016
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Minger installs sewers under busy city

Minger Construction has utilised two Akkerman guided boring machines (GBM) to complete the installation of 550 m of sanitary sewers underneath downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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14 October 2016
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Bidding on the run

The City of Atlanta is completing a US$300 million tunnel installation and water system revitalisation program using the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) delivery method, which see the continuous release of bidding components as designs are developed.

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14 October 2016
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Singapore’s wastewater future

Singapore Public Utilities Board’s (PUB) Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) is a two-stage
US$7.3 billion project designed to meet the country’s needs for used water collection, treatment, reclamation and disposal.

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27 September 2016
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Dubai Water Conference supports city’s drainage plan

Future Drainage and Stormwater Networks Dubai will address the strategies for the development of a resilient drainage and stormwater network in Dubai, UAE, from 26–27 October 2016.

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14 September 2016
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Wasser Berlin International to debut Innovation Plaza

In 2017 Germany’s biggest water industry trade event, Wasser Berlin International, will be hosting an Innovation Plaza for new industry products and services.

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2 June 2016
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Shieldhall Strategic Tunnel drone fly-over

Scottish Water has released a drone fly-over video of the entrance of the Shieldhall Strategic Tunnel, which is scheduled to commence construction in the coming weeks.

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24 May 2016
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EIB backs the Thames Tideway Tunnel

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide a £700 million loan for the Thames Tideway ‘Super Sewer’, the biggest infrastructure project ever undertaken by the UK water industry.

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18 May 2016
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Nicholson Begins Work on Dugway Storage Tunnel

Nicholson Construction Company will begin work on the Dugway Storage Tunnel as a part of the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District’s overall program to improve the control of combined sewer overflows in the Greater Cleveland service area.

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