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Asbestos Cement Pipe Rehabilitation: How To Avoid Catastrophic Failure


Waiting too long to rehabilitate cement piping can lead to an increased risk of contamination of potable water and increased cost of rehabilitation.

Quiz: The Trenchless Pipe Bursting Rehabilitation Method


Pipe bursting, like all other trenchless technologies, has its benefits and limitations. Take this quick 12-question quiz to find out how much you know about this...

5 Ways to Mitigate Emission Impact from Trenchless Construction Projects


Learn what new strategies are being developed to improve the carbon emission performance in the construction industry.

Bypass Pumping: Its Importance to a Successful Operation


For trenchless pipeline rehabilitation to be executed safely and effectively, the pipeline must be taken out of service for the duration of the work. Learn how bypass...

Trenchless Frac-out: How Do You Prevent It?


Although frac-out’s happen quite commonly during an HDD project, these 7 tips can help you prevent it from occurring right from the beginning.

3 Money Saving Attributes of Spiral Wound Pipe Rehabilitation


Considering Spiral Wound Lining as a trenchless rehabilitation method for your next project? You should. Here are three beneficial ways Spiral Wound technology saves...

Understanding Important Geotechnical Information that Helps Guide Complex HDD Projects


Horizontal directional drilling has made many aspects of pipeline construction easier, but there’s a complex side of HDD that is often overlooked while admiring its...

Understanding the Importance of Wellbore Stability


A stable wellbore is essential to the oil and gas industry. To adequately calculate the wellbore stability, planners must take into account all factors.

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,...

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?

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...

Experts


What is geomapping and how is it used in trenchless technology?


Underground utility networks, such as natural gas pipelines, water lines and electrical lines can consist of millions of miles piping and cable infrastructure. As these...

How does rock mechanics help engineers better understand how rocks will react to tunneling projects?


Tunneling into rock is a relatively complex process, requiring careful project planning and analysis of site conditions. While rock may seem solid, it contains numerous...

Is shoring and other trenching safety methods required during trenchless construction?


While the term "trenchless" suggests the absence of trenches, there are instances where small excavations are needed during trenchless construction. These...

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...

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