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World Trenchless Day: Top Innovations Driving Growth in the Trenchless Industry


Discover these emerging technologies that are helping to grow trenchless construction and rehabilitation.

Why In-situ Pipe Coating is Changing the Trenchless Rehabilitation Game


Learn how pipeline pigs are used with in-situ pipe coating to clean and epoxy coat the full length of new and old pipelines.

Emerging Trenchless Rehabilitation Technologies: Kevlar Reinforced Composite Lining Systems


The desirable properties of Kevlar make it ideal for lining systems. This liner’s corrosion, heat, and chemical resistance, as well as its superior strength properties,...

Trenchless Construction Methods Explained: The Pipe Express


Researchers are always striving to find ways to make technology better and more affordable. The the pipe express method combines the innovation of trenchless technology...

Gel Strength: Understanding Its Importance When Assessing Drilling Fluids


Learn why the right gel strength balance must be struck for the specific soil conditions in order to prevent costly repairs and downtime due to blockages or...

Can Trenchless Technology Help Asia's Growing Construction Industry?


Developing countries in Asia are among the world’s fastest-growing economies with millions being invested in infrastructure development every year, but there's a much...

Understanding the Differences Between Pneumatic and Static/Hydraulic Pipe Bursting


Pneumatic and hydraulic pipe bursting are both effective methods of trenchless pipe replacement, each with their own pros and cons. See what both have to offer.

QUIZ: Corrosion and Protection of Underground Pipelines


In this quiz, we will test your knowledge on the various types of trenchless detection, rehabilitation, and protection methods typically used in pipes inflicted with...

Pipe Inspection: Where It Goes Wrong (and How It SHOULD Be Done)


Being in a hurry is the leading cause of pipe inspection issues. With more advanced equipment, those issues can be eliminated before they become a problem.

CIPP and the Asian Rehabilitation Market


Asia's crumbling underground infrastructure and population density have made it the fastest-growing segment in the CIPP market.

Blowout Preventer’s (BOP) and Its Importance in Environmental Safety


The Deepwater Horizon incident at Macondo in the Gulf of Mexico that took place on April 20th, 2010, had a profound impact on the oil and gas industry. It was considered...

The Best Projects for Pipe Ramming


Pipe ramming is an excellent method for installation of pipes where ground loss is expected due to the shallow depth of installation, because it utilizes displacement...

Combating Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Comparing Pilot-Tube Method Vs. Hand Tunneling


When comparing greenhouse gas emissions between pilot tube and hand tunneling trenchless methods, which method is most efficient for our environment?

Acu-Comms HDPE Pipe Conduit being installed by directional drilling in Perth, Western Australia


Drilling fluid keeps the system cool and helps maintain the borehole. These top drilling fluid mistakes can lead to costly damage and collapse boreholes.

How To Prevent Soil Heaving During Your Trenchless Project


Soil heaving during trenchless construction has the potential to cause extensive damage to various types of structures and infrastructure. The key to preventing it is...

Experts


When should engineers take skin friction into account when writing mud specification for an HDD project?


In short, skin friction should always be considered when writing mud specifications for a horizontal directional drilling (HDD) project.Skin friction is defined as the...

Why is bottom hole treating pressure important to monitor?


The first step in setting up a hydraulic fracture job is knowing the expected treatment rates and pressures. One of the most influential factors in determining these...

What are the different types of gel strengths?


The gel strength of drilling mud (or drilling fluid) is the shear stress in the fluid at a low shear rate after it has been static for a specific period of time. The...

What is the role of bypass pumping and when is it used?


Aging sewer pipelines is a growing concern in many municipalities. This issue has led to an increase in activity aimed at rebuilding or rehabilitating current sewage...

What Are the Best Trenchless Rehabilitation Procedures to Consider?


Many private and public sector organizations are turning to trenchless rehabilitation procedures to repair and maintain underground piping due to their numerous benefits...

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