Geotechnical Site Investigation


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Learn what it takes to conduct stress measurement in rock mass and choose which test to use for your trenchless project.

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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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Advancements in trenchless technology have made underground pipe installation easier, faster and cheaper. Failing to plan can mean heavy...

All About Potholing: What Utility Exposure Method Is Right for You? All About Potholing: What Utility Exposure Method Is Right for You? All About Potholing: What Utility Exposure Method Is Right for You? All About Potholing: What Utility Exposure Method Is Right for You?


If there isn't proper care while exposing utilities, there could be severe consequences that affect construction workers, end-users,...

Geomapping: Locating Aging Pipeline Systems Geomapping: Locating Aging Pipeline Systems Geomapping: Locating Aging Pipeline Systems Geomapping: Locating Aging Pipeline Systems


Through the use of geomapping tools, workers can accurately locate underground utilities.

How 3D Laser Scanning Is Removing the Guesswork From Pipeline Condition Assessments How 3D Laser Scanning Is Removing the Guesswork From Pipeline Condition Assessments How 3D Laser Scanning Is Removing the Guesswork From Pipeline Condition Assessments How 3D Laser Scanning Is Removing the Guesswork From Pipeline Condition Assessments


3D laser scanning equipment produces a highly detailed three-dimensional model of the pipeline, providing operators with a clear visual...

How Drones Are Revolutionizing Oil and Gas Pipeline Inspections How Drones Are Revolutionizing Oil and Gas Pipeline Inspections How Drones Are Revolutionizing Oil and Gas Pipeline Inspections How Drones Are Revolutionizing Oil and Gas Pipeline Inspections


A BusinessWire report projects the Global Oil & Gas Drones Market to reach $4 billion by 2020. Drones have rapidly garnered interest in...

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A faulty gas line is nothing to mess with. When gas appliances are not putting off the same amount of heat or flame as they once did, it...

The Role of Hydrogeology in Trenchless Construction The Role of Hydrogeology in Trenchless Construction The Role of Hydrogeology in Trenchless Construction The Role of Hydrogeology in Trenchless Construction


Knowing the characteristics of groundwater near the drill site and understand how it can affect drilling operations is essential. Therefore...

The Directional Core Drilling Method: It's Importance to Geotechnical Investigations The Directional Core Drilling Method: It's Importance to Geotechnical Investigations The Directional Core Drilling Method: It's Importance to Geotechnical Investigations The Directional Core Drilling Method: It's Importance to Geotechnical Investigations


Learn how directional core drilling helps geotechnical engineers effectively undertake trenchless projects with a good understanding of the...

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...

QUIZ: Corrosion and Protection of Underground Pipelines QUIZ: Corrosion and Protection of Underground Pipelines QUIZ: Corrosion and Protection of Underground Pipelines QUIZ: Corrosion and Protection of Underground Pipelines


In this quiz, we will test your knowledge on the various types of trenchless detection, rehabilitation, and protection methods typically...

Top 5 Reasons to Attend a No-Dig Show Top 5 Reasons to Attend a No-Dig Show Top 5 Reasons to Attend a No-Dig Show Top 5 Reasons to Attend a No-Dig Show


A No-Dig Show is a place to learn from industry leaders, see new technology, and meet new contacts.

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...

The Harmful Effects of Tree Root Infiltration on Potable Water Piping The Harmful Effects of Tree Root Infiltration on Potable Water Piping The Harmful Effects of Tree Root Infiltration on Potable Water Piping The Harmful Effects of Tree Root Infiltration on Potable Water Piping


Tree root infiltration can be a nightmare for many private and commercial property owners because they're difficult to detect and can also...

Understanding Different Mechanical Wave Measurement Techniques and Why They're Studied Understanding Different Mechanical Wave Measurement Techniques and Why They're Studied Understanding Different Mechanical Wave Measurement Techniques and Why They're Studied Understanding Different Mechanical Wave Measurement Techniques and Why They're Studied


Mechanical waves are a non-destructive technique for gaining information about the underground conditions. Using carefully placed seismic...

Why Proper Disposal of Used Drilling Fluid Should Be a Crucial Trenchless Planning Step Why Proper Disposal of Used Drilling Fluid Should Be a Crucial Trenchless Planning Step Why Proper Disposal of Used Drilling Fluid Should Be a Crucial Trenchless Planning Step Why Proper Disposal of Used Drilling Fluid Should Be a Crucial Trenchless Planning Step


Every contractor should consider the environmental regulations regarding waste disposal prior to bidding, because today drilling waste...

The View Underground: Ground Penetrating Radar The View Underground: Ground Penetrating Radar The View Underground: Ground Penetrating Radar The View Underground: Ground Penetrating Radar


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

Horizontal Directional Drilling: 7 Key Facts to Know Horizontal Directional Drilling: 7 Key Facts to Know Horizontal Directional Drilling: 7 Key Facts to Know Horizontal Directional Drilling: 7 Key Facts to Know


Pilot hole curvature, the reamer size and the viscosity of the drilling fluid all require adequate planning knowledge in horizontal...