Thu, 26 February 2015
A 10 km underground cable will connect an offshore wind farm extension to the Welsh mainland and will be installed using horizontal directional drilling.
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Tue, 24 February 2015
Danish renewables firm DONG Energy has appointed VolkerInfra to install the onshore underground cables and associated fibre optic cables for the Burbo Bank Extension, an upcoming extension to the Burbo Bank offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay, Wales.
Starting from an onshore substation that will act as the landing site to the Burbo Bank Extension’s offshore export cable, the underground onshore cables will run for approximately 10 km and will be linked to the National Grid.
VolkerInfra will use a combination of open cut trench and horizontal directional drilling (HDD) methods to install the cables.
The Government of Alberta
has released a tender encouraging bids for the construction of a 120 m underground synthesis gas pipeline using trenchless techniques.
Fri, 20 February 2015
A design and build contract for over 227 km of underground sewage network has been released for a city in West Bengal, India, with funding stemming from the World Bank
as part of a $US1 billion fund to clean the Ganges River.
Wed, 18 February 2015
South Africa’s second largest city has purchased four CCTV pipeline inspection systems and will soon deploy the robotic devices throughout its water and sanitation network.
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Mon, 16 February 2015
State Senators in Washington are hoping to dismantle the broken-down tunnel boring machine ‘Bertha’ after more than a year of delays for the $US3.1 billion tunnelling project beneath downtown Seattle.
Thu, 12 February 2015
A Dubai utility recently utilised microtunnelling beneath a busy road to connect an advanced air conditioning system to the prestigious Emirates Towers