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Drill cuttings and CRI technology


Environmental liabilities and risk of contamination associated with the disposal of drill cuttings have given many contractors sleepless nights. Learn how CRI technology...

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With so many qualified engineers, contractors, inspectors, specialists and more looking for new opportunities, this is the perfect challenge for you.

Corrosion inhibitors for systems with a high content of hydrogen sulphide (H2S) in the produced fluids


Here we will take a look at how corrosion due to hydrogen sulfide in sewer pipes can be controlled.

first planned curved microtunnel in the US


Curved drives are more complicated than a straight drive and require special guidance systems to correctly steer the cutter head. Learn more here.

Understanding Microtunneling Guidance Systems


Guidance systems are a crucial part of any trenchless project irrespective of the method employed. Excavating without a proper guidance system is just as bad as driving...

QUIZ: All About Robotic Crawlers (12 Questions to Test Your Pilot Prowess)


Take this quick quiz to help you gauge your understanding of robots, and learn some finer details with which you can test your coworker’s knowledge.

Pipe Dope: Importance of Thread Compound in HDD Drill Rods


Learn why equipment failure occurring in HDD takes place due to the insufficient or improper use of pipe dope.

How to Prepare for a Successful Trenchless Construction Project


The planning of a trenchless project is similar to that of conventional projects, taking into account geotechnical investigation, project scope, safety planning,...

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...

Experts


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,...