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Risk Assessment: How AI Fits Into Pipeline Maintenance


The COVID-19 pandemic is paving the way for AI to be integrated into trenchless technology. But, can AI be effectively incorporated into the trenchless sector for...

Will COVID-19 Impact the Trenchless Technology Sector?


COVID-19 calls for significant changes to current operating models with a reduced workforce, shortage of critical components and the ever-present risk of cyber-theft due...

Microtunneling: Key Planning Elements to Know


Advancements in trenchless technology have made underground pipe installation easier, faster and cheaper. Failing to plan can mean heavy financial losses, as well a...

Trenchless Technology in India: An Ever Growing Population Needs Trenchless Innovation


With the up-gradation of infrastructure, there’s a major need to upgrade sub-surface infrastructure to meet the needs of India's ever-growing population.

All About Potholing: What Utility Exposure Method Is Right for You?


If there isn't proper care while exposing utilities, there could be severe consequences that affect construction workers, end-users, utility companies and contractors.

QUIZ: Think You Know HDD? Prove It!


HDD is a minimal impact trenchless installation and construction method used to install several types of underground structures and infrastructures. Test your HDD...

Hydro Excavation: Past, Present and Future


Today, the hydro excavation industry is certainly mainstream in North America. It is no longer questioned as whether or not it should be used when working around...

What is Horizontal Directional Drilling?


Trenchless construction methods like HDD have become popular due to the low impact it imposes on buildings and commuters, installing, as well as the environment, during...

Geosteering for Oil and Gas: Directional Drilling at Another Level


In order to continuously evaluate and place the horizontal wellbore in the optimal position, geosteering involves real-time use of logging tools such as logging while...

Excavation Safety First: Top 5 Digging Disasters


We've put a spotlight on some of the most catastrophic digging disasters to occur in the last two decades to highlight the need for proper safety measures during...

Geomapping: Locating Aging Pipeline Systems


Through the use of geomapping tools, workers can accurately locate underground utilities.

Understanding the Importance of Solids Control


Drilling waste needs to be managed, and waste management methodology and guidelines vary with every project. Recycling the drilling mud has become popular because it...

How 3D Laser Scanning Is Removing the Guesswork From Pipeline Condition Assessments


3D laser scanning equipment produces a highly detailed three-dimensional model of the pipeline, providing operators with a clear visual representation of the areas under...

New and Innovative Trenchless Solutions for Oil and Gas Pipeline Crossings


The emergence of groundbreaking 21st-century technologies, such as AR, VR and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) have helped to revolutionize numerous sectors,...

How Drones Are Revolutionizing Oil and Gas Pipeline Inspections


A BusinessWire report projects the Global Oil & Gas Drones Market to reach $4 billion by 2020. Drones have rapidly garnered interest in this industry due to the overall...

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What are some of the new trenchless technologies being used to minimize carbon emissions?


The construction industry has been in the spotlight forever when it comes to carbon emissions. Construction accounts for almost 1/3rd of global energy consumption, and...

What's the future of UV cured-in-place pipe rehabilitation?


Cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) has become one of the most important technology trends in the field of trenchless pipe rehabilitation around the world.CIPP allows an in-situ...

Can you trust your tap water during self-isolation?


Yes, as per the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and U.S. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency). On its website, EPA states that:“The COVID-19...

What are the biggest risks involved with trenchless crossing installations?


Pipelines installed using trenchless crossing methods face many engineering and geological challenges. Trenchless crossings are frequently used to install pipelines...

When Should I Use Slurry Microtunneling on My Project?


Microtunneling is a trenchless construction technique used to construct small- to medium-sized tunnels. During the microtunneling process, a remote-controlled,...