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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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6 June 2018
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Pipe jacking

No-Dig South Africa updates trenchless masterclass

International No-Dig South Africa 2018, which will be held in Cape Town on 8–9 October, will feature a newly updated trenchless masterclass.

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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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Wastewater

COWI partnership wins DTSS Phase 2 contract

Leighton Asia has awarded COWI, in partnership with CPG Corporation, a contract for the design of Phase 2 of the Singapore Public Utilities Board (PUB) Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS).

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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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23 May 2018
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Water

Herrenknecht MTBM secures water supply

A Herrenknecht microtunnel boring machine (MTBM) has excavated a water supply line through groundwater in a non-cohesive geology and under a busy highway in Greater Strasbourg, France.

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23 May 2018
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Rehabilitation

Trenchless Balkans opens Call for Papers

The 2nd Trenchless Balkans has opened Call for Paper for this year’s event, taking place in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 18–19 October 2018.

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23 May 2018
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Rehabilitation

Registrations available for No-Dig Live 2018

Registrations are available for the 14th No-Dig Live, taking place in Peterborough, UK on 18-20 September 2018.

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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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Tunnelling

Metrostav uses convertible TBM in Eastern Europe

Metrostav has used a convertible multimode tunnel boring machine (TBM), specially designed and manufactured by Herrenknecht, for the first time in Eastern Europe.

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9 May 2018
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Rehabilitation

ICE releases Kolkata project video

As part of its bicentenary celebrations, the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) UK has released a video featuring commentary from former ISTT Chairman Dr Dec Downey on the trenchless relining of a 26 km stretch of sewer in Kolkata, India.

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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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9 May 2018
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Water

No-Dig Turkey a great success in 2018

The TSITT successfully hosted No-Dig Turkey, in conjunction with the 4th Water Loss Forum Turkey, on 29–31 March 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey.

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9 May 2018
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Water

SIWW extends early bird registration discount

Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) has extended its early bird registration discount to 15 May for the event taking place at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on 8-12 July 2018.

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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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Rehabilitation

TRACTO-TECHNIK demonstrates Trenchless Technology

TRACTO-TECHNIK has held the 11th installment of its Hands on Days – a series of live demonstrations of trenchless pipe installation and renewal – at its test site in Lennestadt, Germany on 9-13 April 2018.

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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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24 April 2018
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News

Apprentices start trenchless careers with Herrenknecht

Six Spanish apprentices have started their Trenchless Technology careers with Herrenknecht as part of a European Union funding program.

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24 April 2018
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Rehabilitation

No-Dig South Africa offers official tours

International No-Dig South Africa 2018, which will be held in Cape Town, South Africa on 8–9 October, is offering attendees the opportunity to book of a number of tours while at the event.

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24 April 2018
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Rehabilitation

Registrations still available for Trenchless Asia

Registrations are still available for Trenchless Asia, taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 7-8 May 2018.

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22 April 2018
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Featured

Trenchless International opens EOFY subscription sale

To mark the end of another prosperous financial year in the trenchless industry, Trenchless International has opened a subscription sale, with a 10 per cent discount on subscriptions available for a limited time.

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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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Tunnelling

TBM makes record-breaking advance in Istanbul

A TERRATEC tunnel boring machine (TBM) has made a record breaking advance in Istanbul, Turkey, completing a 26.6 m drive in 12 hours.

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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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