Trenchless Construction


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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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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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Guided boring machine maintenance requires keeping all fluid levels on the equipment full. Inspecting and washing drilling mud and other...

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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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While microtunneling machines are capable of drilling through almost any obstruction, knowing what those obstructions are is integral to...

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Developing countries in Asia are among the world’s fastest-growing economies with millions being invested in infrastructure development...

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What a geotechnical engineer does, what it takes to become one and everything else you need to know about this dynamic role.

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All pumps are not created equal. The right pumping equipment can reduce dewatering time, ensure pump longevity, and minimize construction...

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Curved drives are more complicated than a straight drive and require special guidance systems to correctly steer the cutter head. Learn...

Will COVID-19 Impact the Trenchless Technology Sector? Will COVID-19 Impact the Trenchless Technology Sector? Will COVID-19 Impact the Trenchless Technology Sector? Will COVID-19 Impact the Trenchless Technology Sector?


COVID-19 calls for significant changes to current operating models with a reduced workforce, shortage of critical components and the...

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With the up-gradation of infrastructure, there’s a major need to upgrade sub-surface infrastructure to meet the needs of India's...

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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...