Akkerman Pilot Tube Seminar

The annual Pilot Tube Seminar, will include a live equipment display with Akkerman.



Leading microtunneling experts will gather in Boulder, Colorado, Feb. 8 for the annual Pilot Tube Seminar, which takes place before the annual Microtunneling Short Course.

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The Pilot Tube Seminar covers all aspects of the specialty pilot tube trenchless installation methods presented by experts in the industry.

The seminar includes classroom-style presentations covering technical topics and case histories, as well as a live equipment demonstration, presented by Troy Stokes of Akkerman Inc. Presentations are presented by contractors, engineers, owners and manufacturers/suppliers – covering the full range of the market. See below for the compete agenda.

Pilot Tube Seminar Agenda


8 – 8:15 a.m. ………… Welcome – Timothy Coss, Microtunneling Inc.
8:15 – 9 a.m. ………… Pilot Tube/Guided Boring Introduction, Troy Stokes, Akkerman
9 – 9:30 a.m. ………… Clay Jacking Pipe, David Gill, Logan Clay Pipe
9:30 – 10 a.m. ………. Case Study: Ala Moana Mall, Hawaii, Tim Pearia, Frank Coluccio Construction
10 – 10:15 a.m. …….. Break
10:15 – 12:15 p.m. ..…… Live Equipment Display, Troy Stokes, Akkerman
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. .……… Lunch
1:15 – 1:45 p.m. ………… Case Study: 6 miles of 8- to 20-in. Pilot Tube in India, Paul Nicholas, AECOM
1:45 – 2:15 p.m. …….…… Tribor: From Pilot Tube to Auger Boring to HDD, Jim Barbera, Barbco
2:15 – 2:45 p.m. …………. Case Study: mts Project, Andreas Thiele, mts Perforator
2:45 – 3 p.m. …………. Break
3 – 3:30 p.m. …………. Bortec Pilot Boring Method, David Crandel, Icon Equipment
3:30 – 4 p.m. …………. Case Study: From the Engineer’s Point of View, , Norman Joyal, McMillen Jacobs
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4 – 4:30 p.m. …………. Case History: Vancouver Pilot Tube Project, Michael Ireland, City of Vancouver
4:30 – 5 p.m. …………. Engineer Case History, Nick Strater, Brierley Associates
5 p.m. …………………. Wrap-up, Timothy Coss, Microtunneling Inc.

Attendees can register for the Pilot Tube Seminar independent of the 23rd annual Microtunneling Short Course, scheduled for Feb. 9-11 in Boulder. For more information or to register, follow this link to the Microtunneling Short Course website.

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