White Papers/Special Reports

Special Report: Contractor Tools to Avoid Utility Strikes

Damage prevention is serious business for the utility construction industry. Through education, lobbying efforts and data tracking efforts, contractor trade groups are promoting the importance of safe digging practices. Manufacturers and software companies are updating existing technologies and developing new ones to improve damage prevention capabilities. This latest Special Report from Trenchless Technology magazine delves deeper into the topic of underground infrastructure damage prevention.

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Special Report: Advancements in Microtunneling

Most major cities in North America have a microtunneling project ongoing, recently completed or about to begin. The trenchless installation process is omnipresent as system owners look to install critical underground infrastructure in already congested corridors. To check the pulse of the industry, we’ve assembled this Special Report: Advancements in Microtunneling.

Thank you to our sponsors Hobas Pipe USA and Akkerman Inc. for making this report possible.

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Special Report: Trenchless Solutions for Undergrounding

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This Special Report looks at the market trends in the electric utility arena, as well as telecom, that are driving an increase in activity surrounding the conversion of aerial lines to underground.  Content includes:

  • The age of strategic undergrounding is here
  • The significance of bore spacers in horizontal directional drilling (HDD) for electric utility installations
  • A look at undergrounding and the HDD sector
  • Adapting mapping & project building to a digital world
  • Drilling beneath an air force base runway

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2023/2024 Pipe Relining Guide

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The 2023 Pipe Relining Guide is here. This annual special section offers a comprehensive look at the North American pipe relining industry. The Guide is a vital resource designed to help asset owners, engineers and contractors attain a better understanding of pipe relining methods, applications and brands.

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Special Report: Potable Water Rehab Solutions

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  • Potable Water Main Rehab Status Update
  • The Successful Same Bore Technology of Trenchless Rehabilitation
  • Flexible Fabric-Reinforced Pipe (FFRP) for Trenchless Pressure Pipe Rehabilitation: An Introduction
  • Best Practices for Installing CIPP H2O for Water Main Renewal
  • North Plainfield Potable Water Main Trenchless Rehabilitation via SIPP


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2023 Horizontal Directional Drilling Guide

2023 Horizontal Directional Drilling Guide

The HDD Guide provides readers a comprehensive look at the HDD industry to further their knowledge through a wide array of topics: drill rig and vacuum excavator specifications, design considerations, drill pipe, mud engineering, solids control, locating, tooling, plus 6 product directories.

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The Trenchless Pipe Selection Guide

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Pipe is the star of any trenchless project, as it is the conduit for whatever utility flows through — gas, water, wastewater, electric or telecom. The pros and cons of each product pipe on the market are critical to the end result.

Trenchless Technology contacted pipe associations and manufacturers of the nine pipes typically used in trenchless projects to showcase what their particular conduit offers. This Pipe Selection Guide provides this information in one informative resource!

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