Trenchless Construction


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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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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...

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Deviation is essentially departing from the intended course and ending up somewhere entirely different. Collectively, these types of...

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Borehole expansion may prove necessary overtime. Newer technologies, allow workers to expand the existing casings and avoid traditional...

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Education is an important point for trenchless technology companies, as the industry is still relatively new and growing. A no dig show...

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The efficient modern tunnel boring machine (TBM) that smoothly slices through clay, rock and shale is a result of many failed attempts at...

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Three viewpoints tell at least part of the tale on when trenchless technology may or may not be the right choice. Trenchless technology...

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The Elon Musk tunnel boring machine (TBM) is surprisingly a used one he named Godot, which is 14-feet in diameter and about 400-feet long....

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Borehole integrity is vital to the safety and success of a drilling project. There are several issues that can lead to borehole collapse...