Installation

The installation of pipelines is what trenchless technology is all about! Learn all about installation methods, materials and more right here.



What is Horizontal Directional Drilling? What is Horizontal Directional Drilling? What is Horizontal Directional Drilling? What is Horizontal Directional Drilling?


Trenchless construction methods like HDD have become popular due to the low impact it imposes on buildings and commuters, installing, as...

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There are key considerations to make when determining whether full or half benching is best for your project. Here are some important...

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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Trenchlessopedia asks, what are some of the challenges of a fiber optics installation and how does the industry solve those problems?

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When planning a hydrovac excavation, it's important to keep safety top of mind. Here are the top five things you need to know.

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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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Trenchless technology has changed the face of the construction industry, but that does not mean that trenchless technology is flawless; it...

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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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Drilling fluid is the life fluid of a trenchless project; it can literally make or break a borehole. Therefore, managing and selecting the...

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

Bypass Pumping: Its Importance to a Successful Operation Bypass Pumping: Its Importance to a Successful Operation Bypass Pumping: Its Importance to a Successful Operation 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...

Why Proper Disposal of Used Drilling Fluid Should Be a Crucial Trenchless Planning Step Why Proper Disposal of Used Drilling Fluid Should Be a Crucial Trenchless Planning Step Why Proper Disposal of Used Drilling Fluid Should Be a Crucial Trenchless Planning Step Why Proper Disposal of Used Drilling Fluid Should Be a Crucial Trenchless Planning Step


Every contractor should consider the environmental regulations regarding waste disposal prior to bidding, because today drilling waste...

Understanding the Differences Between Pigging and Robotic Pipe Inspection Methods Understanding the Differences Between Pigging and Robotic Pipe Inspection Methods Understanding the Differences Between Pigging and Robotic Pipe Inspection Methods Understanding the Differences Between Pigging and Robotic Pipe Inspection Methods


Pigging and robotic inspection have become important parts of trenchless operations, but before deciding, you need to make cost estimates...

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We went to NASTT’s No-Dig Show 2019 to seek out trenchless engineers and underground infrastructure professionals to find out what new...

Geotechnical Engineering Factors to Consider in Underground Pipeline Design and Installation Geotechnical Engineering Factors to Consider in Underground Pipeline Design and Installation Geotechnical Engineering Factors to Consider in Underground Pipeline Design and Installation Geotechnical Engineering Factors to Consider in Underground Pipeline Design and Installation


Installation methods, soil properties and conditions, external loads, and geotechnical hazards are some of the factors that engineers and...

A Closer Look Into the Positive and Negative Effects on Trenchless Technology Industry Professionals From Steady HDD Market Growth A Closer Look Into the Positive and Negative Effects on Trenchless Technology Industry Professionals From Steady HDD Market Growth A Closer Look Into the Positive and Negative Effects on Trenchless Technology Industry Professionals From Steady HDD Market Growth A Closer Look Into the Positive and Negative Effects on Trenchless Technology Industry Professionals From Steady HDD Market Growth


The horizontal directional drilling industry (HDD) has seen steady growth over the last few years. Understanding the sectors which use HDD...

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