Trenchless Construction


Microtunneling Vs. Horizontal Directional Drilling: Understanding the Differences Between These Key Trenchless Methods Microtunneling Vs. Horizontal Directional Drilling: Understanding the Differences Between These Key Trenchless Methods Microtunneling Vs. Horizontal Directional Drilling: Understanding the Differences Between These Key Trenchless Methods Microtunneling Vs. Horizontal Directional Drilling: Understanding the Differences Between These Key Trenchless Methods


Horizontal directional drilling and microtunneling have become terms synonymous with trenchless technology. While both these methods can...

Extending the Life of Your Trenchless Drill Pipe Extending the Life of Your Trenchless Drill Pipe Extending the Life of Your Trenchless Drill Pipe Extending the Life of Your Trenchless Drill Pipe


Your trenchless drill pipe is probably the most overworked part of your rig; it's abused, over-torqued and often bent in unintended ways....

Daylighting to Avoid Cross Bores Daylighting to Avoid Cross Bores Daylighting to Avoid Cross Bores Daylighting to Avoid Cross Bores


If there is any question as to whether or not a pipeline lies along the path of your planned bore, use daylighting to confirm. The time and...

How Trenchless Technology Improved Remediation Well and Water Well Digging Practices How Trenchless Technology Improved Remediation Well and Water Well Digging Practices How Trenchless Technology Improved Remediation Well and Water Well Digging Practices How Trenchless Technology Improved Remediation Well and Water Well Digging Practices


The practice of using HDD for installing remediation wells began in the 1990s to counter the escalating costs of traditional remediation...

The 7 Types of Tunneling Methods to Know The 7 Types of Tunneling Methods to Know The 7 Types of Tunneling Methods to Know The 7 Types of Tunneling Methods to Know


Trenchless tunneling methods have literally changed the shape of laying and maintaining underground piping and utilities over the last 50...

Getting Technical: Information Required in a Geotechnical Investigation Report Getting Technical: Information Required in a Geotechnical Investigation Report Getting Technical: Information Required in a Geotechnical Investigation Report Getting Technical: Information Required in a Geotechnical Investigation Report


Much importance has been attributed to geotechnical reports, primarily because of their ability to steer a project in the right direction,...

4 Essential Considerations for Designing a Borehole 4 Essential Considerations for Designing a Borehole 4 Essential Considerations for Designing a Borehole 4 Essential Considerations for Designing a Borehole


An essential part of any drilling project is the planning stage. Project engineers must spend time designing boreholes to ensure project...

Thrust Boring for High-Risk Boring Projects Thrust Boring for High-Risk Boring Projects Thrust Boring for High-Risk Boring Projects Thrust Boring for High-Risk Boring Projects


Thrust boring works by cutting a pilot hole while thrusting a pipe sleeve in place. The sleeve acts as a stabilizer, making it an ideal...

A Comprehensive Guide to Fracture Mechanics and Material Safety Testing A Comprehensive Guide to Fracture Mechanics and Material Safety Testing A Comprehensive Guide to Fracture Mechanics and Material Safety Testing A Comprehensive Guide to Fracture Mechanics and Material Safety Testing


Since the 1950’s, fracture mechanics gained traction and has been proven to be an excellent resource in understanding the the formation and...

The Essential Pros and Cons of Trenchless Sewer Rehabilitation The Essential Pros and Cons of Trenchless Sewer Rehabilitation The Essential Pros and Cons of Trenchless Sewer Rehabilitation The Essential Pros and Cons of Trenchless Sewer Rehabilitation


At first, trenchless sewer rehabilitation sounds like the best of all possible worlds, but as with any technology there are strong points...

Everything You Need to Know About Pipe Jacking Everything You Need to Know About Pipe Jacking Everything You Need to Know About Pipe Jacking Everything You Need to Know About Pipe Jacking


Pipe jacking is very efficient and employs a full face machine, but it has its limitations. Learn everything and more about pipe jacking...

An Overview of Hydrovac Excavation An Overview of Hydrovac Excavation An Overview of Hydrovac Excavation An Overview of Hydrovac Excavation


Imagine having the ability to remove soil above underground utility lines without damaging the underground lines through the use of...

Trenchless Technology Associations and Institutes in the U.S. Trenchless Technology Associations and Institutes in the U.S. Trenchless Technology Associations and Institutes in the U.S. Trenchless Technology Associations and Institutes in the U.S.


Check out this list of associations that deal with the implementation and advancement of trenchless technology, safety and material...

The Essentials to Drilling and Boring Wells The Essentials to Drilling and Boring Wells The Essentials to Drilling and Boring Wells The Essentials to Drilling and Boring Wells


Drilling a well requires planning. You need to know where the well goes and if it will be enough to provide for your needs. Once location...

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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...

What Is Trenchless Technology? What Is Trenchless Technology? What Is Trenchless Technology? What Is Trenchless Technology?


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...