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Interview with Dec Downey, ISTT Gold Medalist

March 14, 2017 , 0

Dr Dec Downey was awarded the ISTT Gold Medal at No-Dig Beijing 2016. Here, he speaks on his background, his connection to the UKSTT, and how he has seen the Trenchless Technology industry grow and flourish.

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PUB announces design consultant for Tuas WRP

March 14, 2017 , , 0

Singapore’s national water agency, PUB, has appointed CH2M Hill Singapore Pte Ltd as the Detailed Design Consultant for the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant (WRP), a key component of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2.

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UKSTT hosts HDD masterclass

March 14, 2017 , , 0

The UKSTT will be hosting a one-day horizontal directional drilling (HDD) masterclass on Thursday 4 May 2017 at the National Motorcycle Museum in the West Midlands.

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Specialised water conference comes to Saudi Arabia

March 14, 2017 , , 0

A specialist conference will focus on updates, strategies and technologies for optimising stormwater, drainage and sewage projects across Saudi Arabia.

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Trenchless International is the international trenchless industry’s leading media brand, providing news and analysis via its multiple, integrated online and print channels.

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Book your place at the Trenchless World Congress

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

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Cheng wins award for borehole research during HDD

February 28, 2017 , , 0

Mr Yuanze Cheng was awarded the ISTT Student Paper Award for his entry titled ‘Evaluating Method for Borehole Stability and Surface Movement during Horizontal Directional Drilling’ culminated in new methods for calculating maximum drilling fluid pressure and surface movement in horizontal directional drilling (HDD) projects.

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No Dig Berlin releases event program

February 28, 2017 , , 0

The program the 3rd NO-DIG Berlin features technical presentations, project case studies, and more.

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UKSTT hosts HDD masterclass

February 28, 2017 , 0

The UKSTT will be hosting a one-day horizontal directional drilling (HDD) masterclass on Thursday 4 May 2017 at the National Motorcycle Museum in the West Midlands.

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TT Bootcamp comes to NUCA Convention

February 28, 2017 , , 0

The Trenchless Technology Centre (TTC) in partnership with the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) will hold a Trenchless Technology Bootcamp, instructed by industry experts in March.

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Trenchless International is the international trenchless industry’s leading media brand, providing news and analysis via its multiple, integrated online and print channels.

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Last chance to submit your paper for No-Dig Down Under

February 28, 2017 , 0

The Call for Papers for the Australasian Society of Trenchless Technology’s (ASTT) No-Dig Down Under 2017 is closing on 15 March. Submit your paper today to avoid missing out.

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PPST opens Call for Papers

February 14, 2017 , 0

The Pipeline-Pipe-Sewer Technology Conference (PPST) has opened a Call for Papers for the event, which will take place in Cairo, Egypt on 17-19 September 2017.

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No-Dig Down Under Call for Papers closing soon

February 14, 2017 , 0

The Call for Papers has opened for the Australasian Society of Trenchless Technology’s No-Dig Down Under 2017, to be held on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

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BARTHAUER plans showcase in Berlin

February 14, 2017 , , 0

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

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PE100+ releases online trenchless guide

February 14, 2017 , , 0

The PE100+ Association has launched an online assistant for trenchless pressure pipe installation.

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Book your place at the Trenchless World Congress

February 14, 2017 , 0

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

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ISTT releases RFP for website design and management

The ISTT has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the design and implementation of a new look website.

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Professor’s HDD study wins research award

February 13, 2017 , , , 0

Professor Wu Xiaoming and his research team at the China University of Geosciences developed a series of effective scientific methods to efficiently and safely install underground utilities using horizontal directional drilling (HDD) in a range of complex subsurface conditions.

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Iseki Poly-Tech MBM wins new machine award

Japanese tunnel boring machine (TBM) manufacturer Iseki Poly-Tech was awarded the New Machine Award for a micro-tunnel boring machine (MTBM) designed with the ability to retract and be redeployed in the same bore.

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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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Technical paper: Site investigation based on return flow in HDD

January 30, 2017 , , , 0

The following article explains the importance of using appropriate site investigation (SI) methods to prepare for horizontal directional drilling (HDD) projects, and describes one particular project in the Netherlands where pilot bores were used to gather appropriate geological information ahead of full-scale HDD works.

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Hawaii completes it’s 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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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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A.Hak Leidingbouw wins ISTT Award for rehabilitation project

A.Hak Leidinghouw was given the Project Award (Rehabilitation) for its completion of the Schoonebeek Pipeline Rehabilitation in the first half of 2016. The unique pipe-in-pipe rehabilitation project was completed on an existing 45 km pipeline in Schoonebeek, the Netherlands.

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