Trenchless Construction


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Not all trenchless techniques prohibit workers from entering the excavation site. Utility tunneling is one of those trenchless methods that...

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There are many trenchless pipeline installation methods, like HDD, HAB, pipe ramming, and impact moling, however, these all come with their...

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Gas pipelines may pass through environmental areas like palustrine wetlands, estuaries, rivers, lakes, gardens and forests, trenchless...

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Trenchless technology is all about fixing and constructing underground structures without the use of surface level trenches. Learn how this...

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Jet cutting, also known as water jetting, uses a high-pressure pump to boost the volume of water, raise its pressure to hundreds of...

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Bentonite in drilling mud is used to both assist the drilling and boring process, as well as condition the ground depending on the soil...

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Standards for materials used in trenchless technology are set by ASTM International, a group devoted to ensuring various technical elements...

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Cast iron and galvanized steel are prone to corrosion and channeling, lead and asbestos have serious health hazards. While PVC, HDPE and...

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The directional drilling industry is gaining strong results from using fuzzy logic. Learn how fuzzy logic is turning major profits in the...

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Horizontal directional drilling is a popular method of laying cables, utility lines and plumbing. Careful planning and constant care during...

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Shotcrete is a mix of cement and sand blown through an airstream. He designed a technique where he could spray the plaster into the...

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Directional boring is a trenchless way to put drains and pipe into the ground that uses a directional bore between two access pits (one at...

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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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Variations in soil and rock affect choices in design path, bit and bottom hole assembly, and machinery and mud selection. Soil is also...

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A quarter of the energy needs of the United States are met by natural gas. Through trenchless technology, it is now possible to lay natural...

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Horizontal directional drilling (HDD) began in the oil and gas industry and is new in the construction industry. It was first introduced...

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Building and installing a sewer requires planning, and now, there are several trenchless constructions methods that allow the installation...

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No-dig construction's environmental impact is staggering. The reduction of a carbon footprint, lessening the detrimental effects on...

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Construction traffic diversions are often needed during conventional trenching, however, during trenchless projects, traffic may or may not...