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trenchless construction planning


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

trenchless challenges


Trenchless technology has changed the face of the construction industry, but that does not mean that trenchless technology is flawless; it has its share of cha

city project bid


Bidding on a city project will require you to provide information on your budget, timeline and your contingency plan. You'll have to give realistic timeframes and budget...

Right Drill Bit for Ground Conditions


Depending on the soil structure, a geological investigation provides information on which drill bits should be used for drilling in soft, medium and hard ground...

stress measurement


Learn what it takes to conduct stress measurement in rock mass and choose which test to use for your trenchless project.

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Guided boring machine maintenance requires keeping all fluid levels on the equipment full. Inspecting and washing drilling mud and other debris from the inside

colorful cross-section of fiber optic cable with some fibers stripped and sticking out


Fiber optic cable installation benefits from the use of trenchless technology. Direct burial and horizontal directional drilling techniques bury lines quickly

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The oil and gas industry is a significant customer of piping construction and repair contractors, and the availability of HDD trenchless technology is creating...

Drilling Fluid bentonite


Drilling fluid is the life fluid of a trenchless project; it can literally make or break a borehole. Therefore, managing and selecting the right drilling fluid is...

workers filling in trench with rocks and gravel under bright sunlight


Whenever a sewer rehabilitation project is undertaken, the primary consideration is usually the cost factor. There are two options available for undertaking a repair and...

clear water flowing out of a blue pipe against a green background


If dewatering is not managed well, it can cause major problems and concerns for the project, leading to costly delays or even failure.

Microtunneling pile of rocks


While microtunneling machines are capable of drilling through almost any obstruction, knowing what those obstructions are is integral to the planning process.

layer of tuberculation corrosion damage in rusty pipe


Tuberculation in pipes occurs in cast iron plumbing resulting in a brown slime buildup on the interior of the line. Here's how to fix it.

Iron manhole cover with the word sewers on it


Trenchless Lateral Rehabilitation offers viable solutions to the unique challenges posed by the repair and rehabilitation of lateral sewer pipe.

man in New Delhi India fills a water bottle from a pump on the street


The utility industry in Asia is ripe for the benefits offered by trenchless technology. Here's why.

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,...