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fluid loss control: a residential drilling project


Fluid loss control is a critical part of any drilling operation, here's what you need to look for and consider before you start.

reamers trenchless construction and rehabilitation a reamer bit is shown on a jobsite


Many trenchless drilling projects utilize reamers to help enlarge the pilot borehole. With proper reamer and fluid use, this method can help to stabilize the newly...

The History of Vitrified Clay Pipe in Trenchless Installation


Vitrified clay pipe (VCP) has been in use since ancient Babylon. The material is abrasion-resistant and acidic erosion and corrosion-resistant. However, it has the...

CIPP in pressure pipe rehabilitation: a gas pipeline


CIPP Rehabilitation for Pressure Pipelines holds some key differences from CIPP used for regular pipelines. Read on to explore how they differ.

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Pipe inspection is an integral part of a trenchless project. Here's why the inspection is so important and the key elements to consider.

sewer repair a cutaway of a blocked pipe is shown


Sewer repair can be costly. Lines become clogged and damaged from tree root infiltration, the pouring of oil down drains and neglect.

Pits and Excavations in Trenchless construction


It all starts and ends with Pits and Excavations in a Trenchless Project. Here is an overview of the kinds of pits utilized in trenchless projects.

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At one point, metal piping materials were the height of plumbing innovations. Then we learned some of the tried and true materials can do a lot of harm.

mud reycycling: a shale shaker unit on a worksite is pictured


Why is mud recycling an important part of an HDD project? The major benefits are keeping costs down in a variety of ways and reducing environmental impact.

drill rig maintenance: a crew of workers inspect a rig


Each of the components of a drill rig must be considered individually in order to maintain it. Rigs, rods, bits and back reamers, fluid pumps and collectors all need to...

fiber optic installation


Trenchlessopedia asks, what are some of the challenges of a fiber optics installation and how does the industry solve those problems?

Hydrovac excavation safety


When planning a hydrovac excavation, it's important to keep safety top of mind. Here are the top five things you need to know.

Trenchless method


Choosing the wrong trenchless method means no matter what, your project will not be a success. Here's how to get it right, right from the start.

easement


The most challenging part in the planning phase is land easement acquisition. Thanks to trenchless technology, land owners are more comfortable handing over their land...

Assessing the Value of Life in a Trenchless Project


Assessing value of life is part of any risk management plan for trenchless projects. Determining if a project has too high a probability for loss of life is vital.

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 trenchless project?


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