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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...

Right Drill Bit for Ground Conditions Right Drill Bit for Ground Conditions Right Drill Bit for Ground Conditions Right Drill Bit for Ground Conditions


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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Fiber optic cable installation benefits from the use of trenchless technology. Direct burial and horizontal directional drilling techniques...

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Drilling fluid is the life fluid of a trenchless project; it can literally make or break a borehole. Therefore, managing and selecting the...

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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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What does a mud engineer do, what is their training and why is it such an important job on trenchless construction sites?

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What a geotechnical engineer does, what it takes to become one and everything else you need to know about this dynamic role.

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All pumps are not created equal. The right pumping equipment can reduce dewatering time, ensure pump longevity, and minimize construction...

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Take this quick quiz to help you gauge your understanding of robots, and learn some finer details with which you can test your coworker’s...

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With the up-gradation of infrastructure, there’s a major need to upgrade sub-surface infrastructure to meet the needs of India's...

Geosteering for Oil and Gas: Directional Drilling at Another Level Geosteering for Oil and Gas: Directional Drilling at Another Level Geosteering for Oil and Gas: Directional Drilling at Another Level Geosteering for Oil and Gas: Directional Drilling at Another Level


In order to continuously evaluate and place the horizontal wellbore in the optimal position, geosteering involves real-time use of logging...

A Quick Guide to Underground HDD Steering and Tools A Quick Guide to Underground HDD Steering and Tools A Quick Guide to Underground HDD Steering and Tools A Quick Guide to Underground HDD Steering and Tools


Both gyro and magnetic systems offer benefits for HDD operators, but the tracking ability of magnetic sensors makes them the most accurate...

Blowout Preventer’s (BOP) and Its Importance in Environmental Safety Blowout Preventer’s (BOP) and Its Importance in Environmental Safety Blowout Preventer’s (BOP) and Its Importance in Environmental Safety Blowout Preventer’s (BOP) and Its Importance in Environmental Safety


The Deepwater Horizon incident at Macondo in the Gulf of Mexico that took place on April 20th, 2010, had a profound impact on the oil and...

Bypass Pumping: Its Importance to a Successful Operation Bypass Pumping: Its Importance to a Successful Operation Bypass Pumping: Its Importance to a Successful Operation Bypass Pumping: Its Importance to a Successful Operation


For trenchless pipeline rehabilitation to be executed safely and effectively, the pipeline must be taken out of service for the duration of...

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Learn how pipeline pigs are used with in-situ pipe coating to clean and epoxy coat the full length of new and old pipelines.

Combating Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Comparing Pilot-Tube Method Vs. Hand Tunneling Combating Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Comparing Pilot-Tube Method Vs. Hand Tunneling Combating Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Comparing Pilot-Tube Method Vs. Hand Tunneling Combating Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Comparing Pilot-Tube Method Vs. Hand Tunneling


When comparing greenhouse gas emissions between pilot tube and hand tunneling trenchless methods, which method is most efficient for our...

How To Prevent Soil Heaving During Your Trenchless Project How To Prevent Soil Heaving During Your Trenchless Project How To Prevent Soil Heaving During Your Trenchless Project How To Prevent Soil Heaving During Your Trenchless Project


Soil heaving during trenchless construction has the potential to cause extensive damage to various types of structures and infrastructure....

Half Bench Vs. Full Bench: Key Differences Between Common Manhole Benching Methods Half Bench Vs. Full Bench: Key Differences Between Common Manhole Benching Methods Half Bench Vs. Full Bench: Key Differences Between Common Manhole Benching Methods Half Bench Vs. Full Bench: Key Differences Between Common Manhole Benching Methods


While benching is an integral part of the manhole flooring process, half bench and full bench methods have subtle key differences you...

The Equipment Behind Wastewater Management in Trenchless Technology The Equipment Behind Wastewater Management in Trenchless Technology The Equipment Behind Wastewater Management in Trenchless Technology The Equipment Behind Wastewater Management in Trenchless Technology


Trenchless technology equipment plays an essential role in the maintenance of wastewater management systems. Understanding the different...