Conventional Tunneling

Time to get back to the basics! Sometimes the classic methods are the best option for your project. Learn all about conventional tunneling methods here.



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The utility industry in Asia is ripe for the benefits offered by trenchless technology. Here's why.

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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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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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We've provided an explanation of the technology of jet-grouting and how it can be applied to complex shoring and define complex shoring...

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Ground penetrating radar or (GPR) can save you thousands on a trenchless project, however, it cannot be relied upon by itself. Using it to...