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.
The Altamira Landfall pipe jacking project in Mexico has nearly been completed by Eurohinca.
Rock Underground is exclusively using Vac-Tron vacuum excavators for utility location, citing safety and efficiency as key factors in the decision.
Chinese researchers have developed ground penetrating radar (GPR) technology that uses artificial intelligence for asset detection.
The Boring Company founder Elon Musk says the company will eventually be involved with a variety of tunnelling projects, including utility excavation.
A literature review of chemical emissions from cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) resin has been non-conclusive.