Trenchless Technology


A Look at Hydro Excavation A Look at Hydro Excavation A Look at Hydro Excavation A Look at Hydro Excavation


A water jet that’s steered is an effective way of producing a tunnel that follows a project design path almost perfectly. Add suction to...

The Process of Pipe Ramming The Process of Pipe Ramming The Process of Pipe Ramming The Process of Pipe Ramming


When it comes to placing pipes under railroads, embankments, roads and landscapes, pipe ramming is the preferred trenchless method because...

How Horizontal Auger Boring Works How Horizontal Auger Boring Works How Horizontal Auger Boring Works How Horizontal Auger Boring Works


Horizontal auger boring uses a combination of jacking to push pipe casings into the soil and an auger to remove the spoil from the inside...

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...

The Science of Getting it Right: Locating Underground Utilities The Science of Getting it Right: Locating Underground Utilities The Science of Getting it Right: Locating Underground Utilities The Science of Getting it Right: Locating Underground Utilities


This article takes an in-depth look at the advancements in science and technology that allow for the detection of subsurface elements....

Why CIPP Is Growing Rapidly for Drinking Water Mains Why CIPP Is Growing Rapidly for Drinking Water Mains Why CIPP Is Growing Rapidly for Drinking Water Mains Why CIPP Is Growing Rapidly for Drinking Water Mains


CIPP is growing rapidly for water mains, it provides a seamless fix for cracked pipes and provides consumer protection from asbestos and...

Asbestos Cement Pipe: Why It's a Problem and How Trenchless Can Fix It Asbestos Cement Pipe: Why It's a Problem and How Trenchless Can Fix It Asbestos Cement Pipe: Why It's a Problem and How Trenchless Can Fix It Asbestos Cement Pipe: Why It's a Problem and How Trenchless Can Fix It


Digging up and replacing asbestos-infused pipes is costly and hazardous. Pipe bursting allows replacement of the pipes without exposing...

Trenchless Sewer Repair and Cleaning 101 Trenchless Sewer Repair and Cleaning 101 Trenchless Sewer Repair and Cleaning 101 Trenchless Sewer Repair and Cleaning 101


Sewer lines become clogged and damaged from tree root infiltration, the pouring of oil down drains and neglect which leads to tuberculation...

Why the Oil and Gas Pipeline Industries are Eyeing Horizontal Directional Drilling Why the Oil and Gas Pipeline Industries are Eyeing Horizontal Directional Drilling Why the Oil and Gas Pipeline Industries are Eyeing Horizontal Directional Drilling Why the Oil and Gas Pipeline Industries are Eyeing Horizontal Directional Drilling


The oil and gas industry is a significant customer of piping construction and repair contractors, and the availability of HDD trenchless...

An Overview of Robotic Pipe Repair An Overview of Robotic Pipe Repair An Overview of Robotic Pipe Repair An Overview of Robotic Pipe Repair


Robotic pipe repair is an essential part of oil companies’ pipeline maintenance. The technology, known as smart or intelligent pigs,...

5 Pipe Ramming Methods Used in HDD 5 Pipe Ramming Methods Used in HDD 5 Pipe Ramming Methods Used in HDD 5 Pipe Ramming Methods Used in HDD


Pipe ramming techniques for use during horizontal directional drilling include pullback assist and bore salvage, ending the need for...