Posts In: North America

18 July 2018
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Rehabilitation

HammerHead introduces purpose-built CIPP trailer

Charles Machine Works subsidiary HammerHead Trenchless has introduced a purpose-built trailer – the LT-20PRO – that provides cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) installers with an efficient mobile work station.

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18 July 2018
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Telecommunications

PPI releases updated HDPE conduit model specs

The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) has released an updated model specification for high density polyethylene (HDPE) conduit.

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18 July 2018
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North America

TTC initiatives gain industry support

The Trenchless Technology Center (TTC) at Louisiana Tech University has received strong industry support following its call to action for the global advancement of the industry.

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4 July 2018
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North America

Sandvik acquires Inrock

Global engineering group Sandvik has acquired Inrock, a privately-owned supplier of drilling tools and services for horizontal directional drilling (HDD) operations in North America.

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4 July 2018
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Water

ePIPE repairs leaking copper pipes

ePIPE’s epoxy liner has been used to repair leaking copper pipes responsible for supplying potable water to a 154 unit complex in Van Nuys, California.

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4 July 2018
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Rehabilitation

Pipeline Renewal Technologies releases cure verification white paper

Pipeline Renewal Technologies has released a new white paper examining the use of fibre optic verification to ensure the proper curing of cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) liners.

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19 June 2018
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Rehabilitation

NASSCO awards TTC emissions study

The National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO) has awarded a comprehensive emissions study into cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) to the Trenchless Technology Center (TTC) at Louisiana Tech University.

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19 June 2018
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Wastewater

Flow-Liner installed at museum

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.

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19 June 2018
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Wastewater

Milestone acquires RedZone

Milestone Partners has acquired technology-based asset management services company RedZone Robotics from a group of private shareholders, including ABS Capital Partners.

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19 June 2018
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Water

PPI names annual award winners

The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) has revealed the five projects and five members honoured during its annual awards program hosted during its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho this May.

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19 June 2018
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Water

Granite completes Layne acquisition

Granite has completed its acquisition of global water management, infrastructure services and drilling company Layne Christensen Company for an approximate final consideration of US$536 million, including assumption of net debt.

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6 June 2018
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North America

No-Dig Show’s Call for Papers closing soon

The Call for Papers for the North American Society for Trenchless Technology’s (NASTT’s) No-Dig Show 2019, which will take place in Chicago, Illinois, will close at the end of June.

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6 June 2018
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Water

ECHO incorporates vacuum excavation as part of SUE

ECHO Utility Engineering and Surveying has incorporated a Vac-Tron vacuum excavator into the company’s subsurface utility engineering (SUE) process.

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23 May 2018
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North America

TTC uses drone to advance condition assessment

The Trenchless Technology Center (TTC) at Louisiana Tech University has successfully piloted new internal condition assessment technology using a customised drone.

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23 May 2018
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Rehabilitation

Flow-Liner provides CIPP solution in city school district

Flow-Liner has used its cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) solution for the second time in the Marion City School District in Ohio, US for the repair of a condenser pipe.

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9 May 2018
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Wastewater

PEC wins CIPP award agreement

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.

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9 May 2018
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North America

Japan issues Perma-Liner CIPP Patent

The Japanese Patent Office has issued Perma-Liner Industries, LLC a patent for the apparatus and method that accelerates the cure of resin in a cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) liner for buried pipes.

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9 May 2018
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North America

NASTT appoints No-Dig Show program committee

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) has appointed the program committee for its 2019 No-Dig Show, which will take place in Chicago, Illinois.

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9 May 2018
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Rehabilitation

NASSCO CIPP safety review non-conclusive

A literature review of chemical emissions of the resin used in the cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) process, conducted on behalf of the National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO), has been non-conclusive.

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24 April 2018
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Water

UCA of SME awards TTC student scholarship

The Underground Construction Association of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (UCA of SME) has awarded Louisiana Tech University doctoral engineering student Seyedsaleh ‘Saleh’ Behbahani a scholarship.

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24 April 2018
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North America

NASTT’s No-Dig Show opens Call for Papers

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) has opened Call for Papers for its 2019 No-Dig Show, which will take place in Chicago, Illinois.

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11 April 2018
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Spray lining

Vortex enters into strategic partnership

Vortex Companies has entered into a strategic partnership with Advantage Reline, adding spray-in-place pipe (SIPP) to its trenchless repertoire.

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11 April 2018
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Water

Vacuum excavation increases safety at UCF

Vacuum excavation has been used at the University of Central Florida (UCF) to increase safety and efficiency.

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11 April 2018
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North America

NASTT makes changes to Board of Directors

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) has made changes to its 2018 Board of Directors, including appointing a new Vice Chair of the Board and Officer-at-Large.

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28 March 2018
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Wastewater

NASSCO appoints new Executive Director

The National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO) has appointed Sheila Joy as the organisation’s new Executive Director, effective 2 April 2018.

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14 March 2018
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North America

Less than two weeks until NASTT No-Dig Show

There are now less than two weeks until the NASTT No-Dig Show kicks off in Palm Springs, California.

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