Up in the Northern Hemisphere, winter has come and gone. Spring quietly arrived in Hong Kong, with the biggest local event the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens Tournament. To those who attended, it was good to see a few of you in my town!
Within a challenging time frame of six months, Prime Horizontal installed three 3,300 m parallel gas pipelines in soft riverbed formation under China’s great river.
When a project to upgrade Toronto’s Light Rail capabilities necessitated reinforcing stretches of the city’s underground stormwater network, specialist glass fibre-reinforced structural lining elements were utilised to meet the unique...
The tale of Brandenburger pipe liner at Neuschwanstein Castle.
Situated on the Costa Brava in Spain’s north-east, the Catalonian town of Roses was faced with a leaking 600 mm diameter concrete sewer pipe. The decision was made to replace...
With many of the world’s water mains still serviced by asbestos pipes, Aqua-Pipe Product Director Michael Davison looks at the rehabilitation of these assets using proven cured-in-place pipe lining technology.
ProKASRO has recently launched the UV-CCU, a new highly mobile UV system for sewer rehabilitations.
Research teams at two United States universities have investigated the potential for cured-in-place lining to protect pipelines during earthquakes.
Primus Line continues to gain traction in the United States, with the system playing a starring role in a recent renovation of a pressurised effluent main in New York.
A Hong Kong company is testing a new means of gathering and managing utility management data on cured-in-place pipeline installations – by placing computer chips on the liner itself.
University of Birmingham School of Civil Engineering’s Nicole Metje and Chris Rogers outline the Mapping the Underworld and Assessing the Underworld initiatives, which seek to make street works more sustainable...
North America’s bridges could be made safer thanks to methods developed at a Canadian university using ground-penetrating radar.
Pure Technologies’ Stephen Rothwell looks at the integration of inline leak detection surveys into water loss reduction programs for water utilities, including the evolution of acoustic and video technology.
Over 400 m of pressure pipe was recently jacked in Bulgaria to convey purified wastewater from a treatment plant to the Black Sea.
With the aid of Fusible PVC pipe, Mears has successfully completed a critical utility project connecting Corpus Christi, Texas, to Padre Island via horizontal directional drilling.
A variety of drilling techniques protect local wildlife and heritage sites while improving water quality for residents in Sweden’s most sustainable municipality.
The NASTT’s 2015 No-Dig show was a record-breaking success, with attendance, exhibitor numbers and sponsorship reaching new heights in the Mile-High City.
Nominations are now open for the ISTT’s 2015 No-Dig Annual Awards, to be presented at the 33rd International No-Dig in Istanbul, Turkey.
From 7-8 October 2015 at Hart van Holland, the Netherlands, the Netherlands Society for Trenchless Technology will hold its annual No-Dig event – a show dedicated to showcasing trenchless techniques...
The world’s largest independent manufacturer of quality cured-in-place pipe liners is expanding its offerings to include force mains and other pressure pipe applications.
Underground Systems Limited specialises in the design, manufacture, hire and sale of equipment for the utility industries, with a focus on trenchless tools and equipment.