trenchless News

  • TerraCon™ - PVC Raceways for Trenchless Applications

    - Introducing TerraCon – Trenchless Raceways for Electrical and Telecommunications Cables   TerraCon is a trenchless PVC conduit ...


    By IPEX

  • Trenchless Technology Publishes DTD Case Study

    Trenchless Technology just published a case study for a recent DTD project in Southern California. The project included the installation of four wells, which at lengths up to 1800 feet, are likely the longest environmental horizontal wells installed to date. Read more at  ...

  • Trenchless option keeps production rolling at Komatsu UK

    Investigations of the foul sewer system at Komatsu UK Ltd in Birtley, Chester-le- Street, County Durham, UK, the company’s European manufacturing plant for the production of crawler hydraulic excavators for its European market, showed that the existing Pitch Fibre pipe network was in serious need of renovation or replacement. CCTV survey of the Pitch Fibre pipes, which were first installed ...

  • Why go trenchless? the real question is why not?

    Although you may not like to think about it, the plumbing and sewer industry in the United States is huge, and it is the reason why we don’t have to think about our waste or its disposal. There are approximately 104,852 plumbing and sewage companies in the U.S., and about 730,887 Americans who work in the industry. With so many smart people involved and so many competing companies, it may ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

  • DTD authors two recent articles in Trenchless Technology

    DTD geologist Mike  Lubrecht recently wrote two articles featured in the September and October 2010 issues of Trenchless Technology. You can read them at: September article - Directional Drilling for Environmental Remediation - http://www.trenchlessonline.com/index/webapp-stories-action?id=1466 October article -  Case Study: Escambia Superfund Site in Pensacola, FL - ...

  • The biggest advantages of pipe bursting for trenchless sewer replacement

    For decades, the only way to replace a sewer line was to dig a big, ugly, expensive trench right across your property. And since homeowners are legally required to pay for the upkeep of sewer lines servicing their property, that meant a big expensive mess. If there was a garden, driveway, deck, or sidewalk in the way, well, that’s just too bad. Fortunately, “no dig” trenchless ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

  • Here’s why trenchless sewer repair is quickly becoming the go-to option for homeowners

    There is no shortage of things that can go wrong within a home, but perhaps the problem that strikes the most fear into homeowners is sewer repair. While electrical issues and other home improvement tasks can be categorized as “DIY,” this is certainly not the case when it comes to replacing sewer lines. Therefore, every homeowner should know about the latest and greatest trends in ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

  • Vermeer adds new mud pump to its trenchless lineup

    SA400 is engineered to complement the Vermeer maxi drill product line The new Vermeer SA400 mud pump provides a continuous flow of drilling fluid at any pump speed during drill operations. Powered by a 350-hp (261 kW) CAT Tier 4 Interim (EU Stage IIIB) engine, the SA400 joins the Vermeer lineup of maxi horizontal directional drills and reclaimers serving the pipeline installation ...


    By Vermeer

  • RS Technik Debuts New Website to Serve Trenchless Water and Sewer Infrastructure Rehabilitation Market in the Americas

    RS Technik recently launched http://www.rstechnik.us, to promote epoxy cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) and other trenchless technologies. The new website features a complete line of environmentally friendly solutions featuring Dow® specially formulated epoxy resins. Responding to the demand for sustainable, styrene-free cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) solutions, RS Technik ...


    By RS Technik AG

  • WEFTEC offers solutions to collection systems professionals

    In addition to hundreds of relevant manufacturers and service providers on the exhibition floor, WEFTEC 2011 will serve up two excellent workshops and 15 technical sessions for collections systems design professionals, manager, and operators, including: Session 2: Trenchless Technology Applications Session 17: Collection System Rehabilitation Success Stories Session 41: Collection System Basics: ...

  • 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

  • RELINEEUROPE AG and KA-TE PMO AG have agreed on a sales co-operation

    RELINEEUROPE AG and KA-TE PMO AG have signed a sales agreement to realise the potential offered by the growing international pipe rehabilitation markets together. RELINEEUROPE (Rohrbach/Germany) is a newly founded group, offering system technologies for trenchless pipe rehabilitation. KA-TE PMO AG (Freienbach/Switzerland) is one of the leading providers of robot systems for trenchless pipe ...


    By KATE PMO AG

  • Award-winning "Green" Pipe Rehabilitation Technology Introduced for Much Needed Eco-friendly Infrastructure Repair Solutions

    GeoTree Technologies, Inc., a high tech infrastructure repair materials company announced that it has formed strategic partnership with IPR, the nation’s leading trenchless contractor, to introduce IPR EcoCastTM , the first advanced geopolymer liner system to address the increasing demand for eco-friendly trenchless infrastructure rehabilitation products. “As a full service pipe rehabilitation ...


    By PRWeb

  • Insituform Renews CIPP Contract with City of London, Ontario for $6.2 Million

    SAINT LOUIS - Insituform Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: INSU) announced today the renewal of its term contract with the City of London, Ontario, Canada. Valued at US$6.2 million, this is the largest trenchless sewer rehabilitation project in the City’s history. Nearly US$2 million of the 2010 project is being funded through Canada’s Stimulus Funding Infrastructure ...


    By Aegion Corporation

  • Veolia ES industrial services acquires Pacific Liners

    Veolia Environmental Services announced that its Industrial Services unit (Baytown, TX) has acquired Pacific Liners (Vacaville, CA), a provider of pipe and sewer line restoration services. Pacific Liners, which recorded $21 million in revenues during 2007, uses trenchless technology to provide cleaning, inspection, pipeline restoration, and manhole and structure rehabilitation services in ...

  • 3 Common issues homeowners will face, and what they should know

    Sooner or later, every homeowner has to deal with some regular maintenance. As your home grows older there are certain fixes and tweaks it’s going to need in order to not only be safe and secure, but also to remain a stable investment. Here are three common issues you will encounter during your time as a homeowner, and what you should know about them. Replacing Your Roof A ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

  • Engineer shares no-dig innovations

    An engineer who scooped a prestigious industry award has travelled to Singapore to showcase innovative sewer repair techniques being used in the UK. Leanne Ford spent time with Singapore's national water authority PUB (Public Utilities Board) discussing trenchless technology methods used to repair and renovate sewers. Miss Ford, a critical sewers technician at Wessex Water, was invited to ...

  • LMK Appoints Managing Director, Northeast Sales

    LMK Technologies is pleased to announce the recent appointment of industry professional David Archard.  David has been named Managing Director, Northeast Sales. David comes to LMK Technologies with close to 30-years of practical experience in the municipal public works sector. He has worked as a public official and a consultant focused on assisting municipalities in managing and optimizing ...


    By LMK Technologies, Inc.

  • ADG global supply secures the exclusive distribution rights

    ADG Global Supply has secured the exclusive rights to distribute Universal horizontal directional drilling equipment from the stable of one of the world’s best known names in drilling – Universal HDD™ The distribution agreement is for sales of Universal HDD drill rigs and related trenchless drilling equipment in Australia and New Zealand. Universal HDD has gained a worldwide ...


    By Universal HDD

  • City of Mankato, Minnesota Awards Its First CIPP Project Valued at $5.1 Million to Insituform

    ST. LOUIS - Insituform Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: INSU) announced today it has been awarded the first cured-in-place pipe project in Mankato, Minnesota’s history. This $5.1 million contract award will allow Insituform to rehabilitate 10,000 feet of 42-inch diameter sanitary sewer pipelines in the commercial and historic downtown areas of Mankato. “Insituform ...


    By Aegion Corporation

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