Trenchless Construction


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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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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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Assessing value of life is part of any risk management plan for trenchless projects. Determining if a project has too high a probability...

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Trenchless projects are conducted beneath the surface and rely heavily on previously collected data from municipalities and through soil...

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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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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...