Trenchless Methods


An Overview of Robotic Pipe Repair An Overview of Robotic Pipe Repair An Overview of Robotic Pipe Repair An Overview of Robotic Pipe Repair


Robotic pipe repair is an essential part of oil companies’ pipeline maintenance. The technology, known as smart or intelligent pigs,...

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This article takes an in-depth look at the advancements in science and technology that allow for the detection of subsurface elements....

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Lessened impact on the surrounding environment and cost savings make pipe bursting an excellent choice for trenchless rehabilitation.

The History of Vitrified Clay Pipe in Trenchless Installation The History of Vitrified Clay Pipe in Trenchless Installation The History of Vitrified Clay Pipe in Trenchless Installation 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...

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

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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...

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

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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...

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

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Microtunneling is a trenchless construction technique that allows an operator to bore small diameter holes over great distances. The new...

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

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

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

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

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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...

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

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

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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.

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Oil and Gas Projects in 2020 are changing due to VR and trenchless technology. Here's how.