Trenchless Methods


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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.

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With so many qualified engineers, contractors, inspectors, specialists and more looking for new opportunities, this is the perfect...

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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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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...

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If there isn't proper care while exposing utilities, there could be severe consequences that affect construction workers, end-users,...

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HDD is a minimal impact trenchless installation and construction method used to install several types of underground structures and...

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Today, the hydro excavation industry is certainly mainstream in North America. It is no longer questioned as whether or not it should be...