TTC director Dr. Erez Allouche wins Technology Product of the Year for his innovative “green” geopolymer concrete technology.
Successfully locating and identifying buried utilities is a process of elimination — elimination of mistakes — according to Matt Lumbers, Ditch Witch electronics product manager.
Construction is under way on a 32-mile ductile iron pipeline that will carry treated wastewater from the City of Meridian, Miss., to an industrial customer northeast of Meridian.
Benjamin Media Inc. is hosting the Opportunities in Utility Construction Conference (OUCC) in conjunction with its Trenchless Technology Road Show Oct. 9-10 in Wilmington, Ohio.
The cost of operating and maintaining sewer treatment facilities is an ongoing challenge for hundreds of towns and villages across the United States.
Installed more than a century ago, the two 36-in. diameter cast iron sewerage force mains transporting all of the sanitary waste out of Atlantic City, N.J., were deteriorating and becoming a problem for their owner, Atlantic City Sewerage Company (ACSCo) to maintain.
Frustration caused by sluggish Internet speeds, limited bandwidth and high costs, along with a ranking by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration placing Wisconsin 45th among all states for high-speed Internet access, prompted the development of a partnership among several Wisconsin communities and the University of Wisconsin-Extension (UW-Extension) to address the connectivity concerns.
Arecent trend in the communications industry is increasing the placement of fiber optics underground, rather than aerial. Fiber-optic communication is a widely used method of transmitting information at a high bandwidth using optical fibers. It is used by telecommunications companies for Internet communication and to transmit telephone and cable television signals.
NASSCO has extended the deadline for Pipeline Assessment Certification Program (PACP) recertification from Feb. 29, to Aug. 31, 2012.
Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, has broken ground on a 10,000-sq ft extension of its manufacturing facility in Bridgeport, N.J., to support continuing growth in the dewatering segment.
Challenging ground conditions made this HDD project difficult but not impossible for one HDD contractor.
As the use of horizontal directional drilling (HDD) continues to increase in popularity in today’s growing underground infrastructure industry, the concern for accidental utility strikes has demanded that very strict safety protocols are implemented and firmly adhered to.
Pump systems play an integral role in the success of any horizontal directional drilling (HDD) project. Charged with circulating drilling fluid — most commonly referred to as mud — throughout the bore path, the mud pump and fluid have several important functions; most notably to facilitate the removal of spoil while helping maintain the integrity of the bore.
The UIM Asset Management Conference was held at the Hilton Arlington in Arlington, Va., and attracted more than 85 people. As in years past, the meeting was co-located with the Buried Asset Management Institute-International (BAMI-I) annual Board of Directors meeting, under the direction of Dr. Tom Iseley of IUPUI.
Vision Directional Drilling Devises Innovative Approach for Installing Geothermal System at George Washington Birthplace
George Washington is considered one of the most visionary men in American history. Heralded by presidential historians as the father of our country, the nation’s first president is often remembered as a forward-thinking man, with a passion for progress and a relentless spirit of innovation.
The incredibly wet summer of 2011 will long be remembered for its devastating floods throughout the Midwest.
Most people in North America picture the Caribbean as a place where picturesque islands with beautiful beaches are surrounded by sparkling blue waters. The days are sunny, temperatures warm, and the islands are especially attractive to residents of the northern United States and Canadian provinces during cold winter months.
The cliché “bigger is better” has been drilled into our brains.Over the years, marketing gurus have become genius at burning ideas into our psyches that we need a bigger car, a bigger TV, a bigger house — a bigger piece of the proverbial pie to get ahead.But in the world of technology, it’s a total opposite dynamic: Everything that is cutting-edge and innovative is getting smaller, such as cameras, phones and computers.
Trenchless Technology’s annual ranking of engineering design firms. Get to know more about the Top 10 engineering design firms.
The installation of a product pipe using horizontal directional drilling is a process where the drilling machine part of the solution does all the physical work, and the directional guidance is the responsibility of the other part of the solution, the locating system.