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  • Pipeline repair during the holidays

    We received a call late on Thursday afternoon, with the news of a leaking pipe. With our strategically located site engineers working around the clock, we had an engineer on site assessing the situation hours later. An encapsulating repair muffler agreed to be the most effective solution and was designed, manufactured, tested and installed within 24 hours. On Good Friday, we sent an experienced ...


    By UTS Engineering Ltd

  • Baltimore region embraces program to locate, map, assess and repair water distribution assets

    Over the past decade, the City of Baltimore has seen vast improvements in control point operability and system sustainability of its water distribution assets. The report card is looking better each year. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works shoulders a big responsibility.  The Department provides 265 million gallons of water daily to 1.8 million ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Viking Johnson launch innovative EasiRange pipeline repair clamp

    The launch of a unique pipeline repair clamp from Viking Johnson, world leaders in pipe joint, repair & flow control products, looks set to revolutionise the water industry and aid water companies in achieving the water leakage targets set by Ofwat. The Remote EasiClamp and EasiTap products are an exciting and revolutionary enhancement of the proven EasiRange system. Remotely installed by a ...


    By Viking Johnson

  • IAC wins evaluation and repair contract

    Saline Water Conversion Corporation ($WeC), the gcNernment corpor,ltion operating desalination plants in Saudi Arabia, recognised Ihe need for a comprehensive evaluation and rehabilitation program 10 reduce potential blockages and fOad coUapses m the extensive network of sewers at their large AI-Khobar City facility in Eastern Province of the Kingdom. SWCC floated a tender 10 evaluate and rep31r ...

  • New Safety Requirements Set for Keystone Pipeline

    Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas project. The defects - high rates of bad welds, dented pipe and damaged pipeline coating - have been fixed. But the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety ...


    By Associated Press

  • PWA: A Strong Choice for Screening Assessment of Metallic Pipelines

    As pipelines across North America age and begin to reach their end-of-life cycles, utilities are faced with the task of assessing their network and determining the best course of action for maintaining reliable, efficient and sustainable levels of service. The task of selecting pipes for inspection, rehabilitation or replacement can be overwhelming. For the majority of metallic ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • MagneGas Adds New Distribution Customer to Growing Pipeline

              TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the developer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today Custom Welding Diversified, Inc. has agreed to distribute MagneGas™ to its ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Water: GL wins pipelines industries guild award

    Prize awarded for significant contribution to utility pipeline technology The prestigious Pipeline Industries Guild (PIG) Award was given to Germanischer Lloyd (GL) for significant contribution to utility pipeline technology for their Burstfinder Technology at the 53rd annual awards ceremony in London earlier this week. "Burstfinder" is GL's leakage and demand location technique ...


  • City tries to repair contaminated water system after spill

    Authorities were scrambling to decontaminate a water treatment plant serving 6,000 eastern Montana residents after a cancer-causing component of oil was found downstream of a Yellowstone River pipeline spill. Up to 50,000 gallons of crude were released in Saturday's spill. As residents of Glendive lined up at a distribution center to ...


    By Associated Press

  • Why the American Sustainable Business Council Is Against the Keystone XL Pipeline

    As business owners and leaders, we understand that climate change if not addressed, will impose substantial economic costs on the United States. All of us will spend more money to harden our infrastructure, repair storm-damaged homes, pay more for health care and fresh water and watch property values deteriorate. These costs will make the US economy less productive and less competitive. This is ...

  • DOT proposes $466,200 fine following Kansas pipeline failure investigation

    The Department of Transportation has proposed a $466,200 fine to Enterprise Products Operating LLC for alleged violations of federal pipeline safety regulations. The fine follows the DOT"s investigation into the pipeline company’s September 2007 failure near Englewood, Kan. "Today"s action reinforces a message the department has communicated for years to owners and operators of pipeline ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Metropolitana Milanese Reduces Water Loss on Critical Steel Pipeline

    The common belief that the age of a pipe determines its condition is rarely correct – in many cases, a newer main can be in worse condition than one twice or three times as old. Instead, operational, environmental and installation factors have more impact on the condition of a buried asset. For utilities embarking on proactive management and assessment of their buried infrastructure, leak ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Regulators order pipeline testing, other steps after spill

    The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration required Plains All American Pipeline to remove the damaged section of pipe, test it and empty the remainder of the line. The ...


    By Associated Press

  • Metropolitana Milanese Reduces Water Loss on Critical Steel Pipeline

    Assessing the condition of buried water infrastructure can yield a variety of outcomes that are difficult to predict. Sometimes, they even seem random. The common belief that the age of a pipe determines its condition is rarely correct – in many cases, a newer main can be in worse condition than one twice or three times as old. Instead, operational, environmental and installation factors ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • PIpe Rehabilitation System Provider and National Installation Contractor Partner Up to Address Pressure Pipe Repair Market

    RS Technik recently announced the execution of a licensing agreement with Inland Pipe Rehabilitation (IPR) for its new RS BlueLine® pipe rehabilitation system featuring specially formulated Dow® epoxy resins for pressure pipe applications. The agreement gives IPR the rights to repair pressure pipelines throughout North America utilizing this proprietary system. “Everyone recognizes ...


    By PRWeb

  • Wake-Up Call: Unexpected blowouts on never-failed pipeline compel Texas Water Authority to change course on asset management

    When your pipeline operates well for five decades, it’s easy to be lulled into a false sense of security about the condition of your buried assets. Out of sight, out of mind. Then, in an instant, that mindset can change. For Canadian River Municipal Water Authority (CRMWA), that wakeup call happened ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • DNV GL proposes three new Joint Industry Projects to move the offshore pipeline industry forward

    With the oil and gas industry’s push into new energy frontiers, the offshore pipeline industry is faced with greater technical challenges relating to pipelines and the expectation that it will optimise solutions to be cost effective. DNV GL is launching three new Joint Industry Projects (JIPs) to help the industry address these challenges. The first JIP will make pipeline free span ...


    By DNV GL

  • ASTM F2599 - 11 Standard Practice for The Sectional Repair of Damaged Pipe By Means of An Inverted Cured-In-Place Liner

    This practice is for use by designers and specifiers, regulatory agencies, owners, and inspection organizations who are involved in the rehabilitation of pipes through the use of a resin-impregnated tube installed within a damaged existing pipe. As for any practice, modifications may be required for specific job conditions. 1. Scope 1.1 This ...


    By ASTM International

  • New Micro Premium™ from Pipeline Renewal Technologies Cuts Inside Laterals with Enhanced Power and Control

    The new Micro Premium™ lateral cutter from Pipeline Renewal Technologies delivers 30% more cutting power than the smaller Micro Pro™, as well as a sophisticated touch-screen interface, a larger reservoir for flushing water, and easier connection/monitoring of supply air. In addition, the form factor of ...

  • Electro Scan Inc. Announces New Products to Overhaul Sewer Pipeline Evaluation Market

    Electro Scan Inc. today announced the availability of the ES-38TM for Sewer Laterals. The ES-38TM is the first in a series of next generation sewer evaluation products for plumbers and sewer utilities to identify and quantify pipe defects that cause leaks. The ES-38TM is designed for sewer laterals from 3” to ...


    By Electro Scan Inc.

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