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Curved drives are more complicated than a straight drive and require special guidance systems to correctly steer the cutter head. Learn...
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Guidance systems are a crucial part of any trenchless project irrespective of the method employed. Excavating without a proper guidance...
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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 How to Prepare for a Successful Trenchless Construction Project How to Prepare for a Successful Trenchless Construction Project 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...
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The COVID-19 pandemic is paving the way for AI to be integrated into trenchless technology. But, can AI be effectively incorporated into...
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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...
Microtunneling: Key Planning Elements to Know Microtunneling: Key Planning Elements to Know Microtunneling: Key Planning Elements to Know 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...
Will COVID-19 Impact the Trenchless Technology Sector? Will COVID-19 Impact the Trenchless Technology Sector? Will COVID-19 Impact the Trenchless Technology Sector? 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...
Trenchless Technology in India: An Ever Growing Population Needs Trenchless Innovation Trenchless Technology in India: An Ever Growing Population Needs Trenchless Innovation Trenchless Technology in India: An Ever Growing Population Needs Trenchless Innovation 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...
All About Potholing: What Utility Exposure Method Is Right for You? All About Potholing: What Utility Exposure Method Is Right for You? All About Potholing: What Utility Exposure Method Is Right for You? 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,...