Installation


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


Horizontal Directional Drilling or HDD is a process of trenchlessly boring a horizontal hole for the installation of new pipes using drill...

The Lifespan of Steel, Clay, Plastic & Composite Pipes The Lifespan of Steel, Clay, Plastic & Composite Pipes The Lifespan of Steel, Clay, Plastic & Composite Pipes The Lifespan of Steel, Clay, Plastic & Composite Pipes


The commonly used pipe materials are high-density polyethylene (HDPE), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), reinforced concrete, steel, and vitrified...

Trenchless Installation of Utility Lines and Access Ports in Urban Areas Trenchless Installation of Utility Lines and Access Ports in Urban Areas Trenchless Installation of Utility Lines and Access Ports in Urban Areas Trenchless Installation of Utility Lines and Access Ports in Urban Areas


The use of CIPP most commonly occurs to repair water, sewer, and gas lines. When installing utility lines in communities, an array of...

Trenchless Operations Safety Do’s and Don’ts Trenchless Operations Safety Do’s and Don’ts Trenchless Operations Safety Do’s and Don’ts Trenchless Operations Safety Do’s and Don’ts


Though trenchless construction eliminates excavation, the site selected for beginning the project should be where minimum disruption to...

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...

Planning a Microtunneling Project: What You Need to Know Before You Begin Planning a Microtunneling Project: What You Need to Know Before You Begin Planning a Microtunneling Project: What You Need to Know Before You Begin Planning a Microtunneling Project: What You Need to Know Before You Begin


Advancements in trenchless technology have made underground pipe installation easier, faster, and cheaper. Failing to plan can mean heavy...

Dig We Must: Small City Manhole Rehabilitation Dig We Must: Small City Manhole Rehabilitation Dig We Must: Small City Manhole Rehabilitation Dig We Must: Small City Manhole Rehabilitation


Perhaps the answer to the cost of manhole rehabilitation: follow the small cities’ lead: Don’t rehabilitate them, maintain them or replace...

Why the Oil and Gas Pipeline Industries are Eyeing HDD Why the Oil and Gas Pipeline Industries are Eyeing HDD Why the Oil and Gas Pipeline Industries are Eyeing HDD Why the Oil and Gas Pipeline Industries are Eyeing HDD


The oil and gas industry is a significant customer of piping construction and repair contractors, and the availability of HDD trenchless...