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Effectively Using Utility Detecting Devices Effectively Using Utility Detecting Devices Effectively Using Utility Detecting Devices Effectively Using Utility Detecting Devices


Science and technology have played an important role in making utility detection precise, efficient and easy to use. The importance of...

Butt Fusion & Polyethylene Pipe: How to Effectively Use This Trenchless Method Butt Fusion & Polyethylene Pipe: How to Effectively Use This Trenchless Method Butt Fusion & Polyethylene Pipe: How to Effectively Use This Trenchless Method Butt Fusion & Polyethylene Pipe: How to Effectively Use This Trenchless Method


Polyethylene pipes are virtually impervious to attack by moisture, water and soil, and are non-conductors of electricity. These are some of...

Cross-Boring Can Be Deadly: Avoid Tragedy with These Important Work Practices Cross-Boring Can Be Deadly: Avoid Tragedy with These Important Work Practices Cross-Boring Can Be Deadly: Avoid Tragedy with These Important Work Practices Cross-Boring Can Be Deadly: Avoid Tragedy with These Important Work Practices


A cross-bore can threaten not only the lives of your crew, but the lives of nearby people who've never even heard of cross-bores or...

How Loads Affect Buried Pipes How Loads Affect Buried Pipes How Loads Affect Buried Pipes How Loads Affect Buried Pipes


For pipes buried under the earth, the effect of load is not observable and is only evident at pipe failure that results in leakage, loss of...

4 Factors to Consider During Your Pipe Lining Project 4 Factors to Consider During Your Pipe Lining Project 4 Factors to Consider During Your Pipe Lining Project 4 Factors to Consider During Your Pipe Lining Project


Since its introduction in the early 1970s, CIPP lining has continuously evolved to become one of the most widely used forms of trenchless...

Your Guide to Bypassing Sewers for Mechanical Spot Repair Your Guide to Bypassing Sewers for Mechanical Spot Repair Your Guide to Bypassing Sewers for Mechanical Spot Repair Your Guide to Bypassing Sewers for Mechanical Spot Repair


Mechanical spot repairs do not often require a bypass to complete. However, on occasion, a sewer bypass may be necessary, and planning is...

Why Trenchless Technology is a Perfect Fit for Fiber Optic Cable Installation Why Trenchless Technology is a Perfect Fit for Fiber Optic Cable Installation Why Trenchless Technology is a Perfect Fit for Fiber Optic Cable Installation Why Trenchless Technology is a Perfect Fit for Fiber Optic Cable Installation


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

Trenchless Rehabilitation Evaluation: How to Properly Inspect and Locate Damaged Pipelines Trenchless Rehabilitation Evaluation: How to Properly Inspect and Locate Damaged Pipelines Trenchless Rehabilitation Evaluation: How to Properly Inspect and Locate Damaged Pipelines Trenchless Rehabilitation Evaluation: How to Properly Inspect and Locate Damaged Pipelines


Trenchless technology makes it possible to use trenchless nondestructive inspection methods. This helps to isolate pipes that need repair,...

Microtunneling Vs. Horizontal Directional Drilling: Understanding the Differences Between These Key Trenchless Methods Microtunneling Vs. Horizontal Directional Drilling: Understanding the Differences Between These Key Trenchless Methods Microtunneling Vs. Horizontal Directional Drilling: Understanding the Differences Between These Key Trenchless Methods Microtunneling Vs. Horizontal Directional Drilling: Understanding the Differences Between These Key Trenchless Methods


Horizontal directional drilling and microtunneling have become terms synonymous with trenchless technology. While both these methods can...

Extending the Life of Your Trenchless Drill Pipe Extending the Life of Your Trenchless Drill Pipe Extending the Life of Your Trenchless Drill Pipe Extending the Life of Your Trenchless Drill Pipe


Your trenchless drill pipe is probably the most overworked part of your rig; it's abused, over-torqued and often bent in unintended ways....

The Difference Between Pneumatic and Static/Hydraulic Pipe Bursting The Difference Between Pneumatic and Static/Hydraulic Pipe Bursting The Difference Between Pneumatic and Static/Hydraulic Pipe Bursting The Difference Between Pneumatic and Static/Hydraulic Pipe Bursting


Pneumatic and hydraulic pipe bursting are both effective methods of trenchless pipe replacement, each with their own pros and cons. See...

How Trenchless Technology Improved Remediation Well and Water Well Digging Practices How Trenchless Technology Improved Remediation Well and Water Well Digging Practices How Trenchless Technology Improved Remediation Well and Water Well Digging Practices How Trenchless Technology Improved Remediation Well and Water Well Digging Practices


The practice of using HDD for installing remediation wells began in the 1990s to counter the escalating costs of traditional remediation...

Why Trenchless Technology Improves Asset Management in Your Municipality Why Trenchless Technology Improves Asset Management in Your Municipality Why Trenchless Technology Improves Asset Management in Your Municipality Why Trenchless Technology Improves Asset Management in Your Municipality


Asset management helps evaluate issues and take appropriate action before a failure can occur. Regular assessment and maintenance is a good...

The 7 Types of Tunneling Methods to Know The 7 Types of Tunneling Methods to Know The 7 Types of Tunneling Methods to Know The 7 Types of Tunneling Methods to Know


Trenchless tunneling methods have literally changed the shape of laying and maintaining underground piping and utilities over the last 50...

The True Cost of Trenchless Vs. Open Trench Sewer Repair The True Cost of Trenchless Vs. Open Trench Sewer Repair The True Cost of Trenchless Vs. Open Trench Sewer Repair The True Cost of Trenchless Vs. Open Trench Sewer Repair


Whenever a sewer rehabilitation project is undertaken, the primary consideration is usually the cost factor. There are two options...

Thrust Boring for High-Risk Boring Projects Thrust Boring for High-Risk Boring Projects Thrust Boring for High-Risk Boring Projects Thrust Boring for High-Risk Boring Projects


Thrust boring works by cutting a pilot hole while thrusting a pipe sleeve in place. The sleeve acts as a stabilizer, making it an ideal...

Calculating Labor for Trenchless Projects Calculating Labor for Trenchless Projects Calculating Labor for Trenchless Projects Calculating Labor for Trenchless Projects


Before you take the grand leap and say, “The labor costs for this project are X,” you must remember that you have to charge an hourly rate...

The Essential Pros and Cons of Trenchless Sewer Rehabilitation The Essential Pros and Cons of Trenchless Sewer Rehabilitation The Essential Pros and Cons of Trenchless Sewer Rehabilitation The Essential Pros and Cons of Trenchless Sewer Rehabilitation


At first, trenchless sewer rehabilitation sounds like the best of all possible worlds, but as with any technology there are strong points...

Everything You Need to Know About Pipe Jacking Everything You Need to Know About Pipe Jacking Everything You Need to Know About Pipe Jacking Everything You Need to Know About Pipe Jacking


Pipe jacking is very efficient and employs a full face machine, but it has its limitations. Learn everything and more about pipe jacking...