No Dig 2017

Posts In: North America

15 August 2017
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News

PPI announces changes to its Board of Directors

The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) has appointed a new Chairman of the Board and elected three new Board Members at its annual meeting in Palm Garden Beach, Florida.

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1 August 2017
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Events

Last chance registrations available for ASCE Pipelines 2017 Conference

Last minute registrations are still available with less than a week until the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Pipelines 2017 Conference taking place in Phoenix, Arizona on 6-9 August.

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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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7 July 2017
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Inspection & condition assessment

Subsite acquires RTS’ pipeline inspection assets

Subsite Electronics has announced it has acquired the camera inspection assets of RS Technical Services (RTS).

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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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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

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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From the magazine

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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Wastewater

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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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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Water

Thompson Pipe Group acquires US Pipe assets

On 26 June, Thompson Pipe Group acquired the concrete and steel pressure pipe assets of US Pipe, a division of Forterra in North America.

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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

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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28 June 2017
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From the magazine

ISTT farewells outgoing Executive Director

At the ISTT International No-Dig in Washington, D.C. in April 2017, John Hemphill handed the reins over to the society’s new Executive Director, Peter Smeallie. Here, Trenchless International acknowledges Mr Hemphill’s contribution to the Trenchless Technology industry.

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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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19 June 2017
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Inspection & condition assessment

GSSI updates bridge assessment system

GSSI has updated its BridgeScan™ assessment system for concrete inspection and utility mapping.

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6 June 2017
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Featured

City in Florida switches to vacuum excavation

A case study has been released on the utilisation of a Vac-Tron Equipment vacuum excavator by the City of Tavares’ Water Supervisor.

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6 June 2017
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Inspection & condition assessment

Purdue and Louisiana Tech Universities to hold workshop

Purdue University will hold a workshop focussing on condition assessment and the failure probability analysis of small diameter iron pipes in Pennsylvania next week.

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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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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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23 May 2017
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HDD

No-Dig Show 2018 opens abstract submissions

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) has started accepting abstracts for its 2018 No-Dig Show, which will take place in Palm Springs, California.

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23 May 2017
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Inspection & condition assessment

Deep Trekker facilitates small town’s CCTV

A small town in Canada has taken control of the CCTV inspections of its 89 km of underground infrastructure by investing in its own inspection system, the Deep Trekker DT340 pipe crawler.

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10 May 2017
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Featured

Elon Musk outlines vision for boring company

Billionaire-entrepreneur Elon Musk has confirmed his latest venture into underground construction during a TED Talk last month.

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10 May 2017
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Featured

NY invests US$2.5 billion in drinking water infrastructure

The Governor of New York has signed legislation which will see US$2.5 billion invested in drinking water infrastructure, clean water infrastructure and water quality protection across the state.

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10 May 2017
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Featured

NASTT No-Dig Show photos now available online

Did you get snapped at the NASTT No-Dig Show in Washington D.C.? Your photo has been uploaded to the Trenchless International and is available to be viewed online.

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