E Journal

Feb 23, 2007

News

Trelleborg AB

Trelleborg acquisition of Epros finalized

Trelleborg’s acquisition of Epros GmbH and Epros International Ltd. has been finalized.
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Feb 20, 2007

News

TEC Management

Multipurpose sewer pipe with a "slinky" heat pipe exchanger

A new sewer pipe construction with an outside attached and into the pipe wall embedded spiral heat pipe exchanger for additional utilization of the surrounding ground heat and its storage capabilities and the wastewater heat as alternative heat sources for geothermal heat pump systems.
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Feb 15, 2007

News

North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT)

NASTT to host Pipe Bursting and HDD Good Practices Courses at MASCON Underground February 28 - March 1, Boston

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) will host two good practices courses for pipe bursting methods and Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) in conjunction with MASCON Underground, Feb. 28 and March 1 in Boston. Course instructors are Dr. Samuel T. Ariaratnam and Dr. David Bennett.
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Feb 14, 2007

News

AlpTransit Gotthard AG

Sealing measures at Sedrun almost complete

In the southward drive of the Sedrun section, injection work has been in progress since the end of October 2006. These sealing measures are to prevent further water from being drawn out of the rock. By Christmas, the water ingress was reduced by half to 5 litres per second. By mid-February 2007, the injection campaign should be complete. Driving to the south will then be resumed.
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Feb 13, 2007

News

Plastics Europe

Climate pressure for leaking pipes

Further political pressure on European water utility companies to fix their leaking pipes is expected following latest predictions from climate change experts.
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Feb 13, 2007

News

Water Environment Federation (WEF)

Water Environment Federation (WEF) acquires World Water & Environmental Engineering, launches WEF Publishing UK Limited (WEFP)

The Water Environment Federation (WEF), a U.S. based not-for-profit technical and educational organization, announces the acquisition of World Water & Environmental Engineering from Faversham House Group Ltd. Surrey, UK (FHG) and the subsequent formation of WEF Publishing UK Limited (WEFP), a wholly-owned and for-profit subsidiary of WEF. Currently located in central London, WEFP will begin publishing the magazine in March 2007 and eventually expand into a full-service publishing company to produce and market WEF technical and educational products in Europe.
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Feb 09, 2007

News

Ditch Witch

The small contractor's new best friend — Ditch Witch 150R/T/B Locating System

The Charles Machine Works, Inc. (CMW), manufacturer of Ditch Witch® underground construction equipment, has introduced a compact electronic locating device designed to make the small contractor’s job safer and easier. The Ditch Witch 150R/T/B is an easy-to-use pipe- and cable-avoidance system that detects common, active, passive, and beacon frequencies.
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Feb 05, 2007

News

North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT)

Atalah, Coté and Westphal join NASTT Board of Directors in 2007

In December of 2006, NASTT held elections for its Board of Directors, and Dr. Alan Atlalah, Ben Coté and Robert H. Westphall were elected. Read more about NASTT’s new board members in the brief introductions that follow.
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Feb 01, 2007

News

Messe München GmbH

bauma 2007 - Mobility and safety are key concerns in special

The trend towards small, mobile, high-performance equipment for special applications in foundation work is continuing unabated, according to one system supplier. But this is by no means the only common denominator in pile-driving, pulling and drilling technology. Although the individual market segments utilise different techniques and processes, the catalogue of requirements is very similar when it comes to performance, noise reduction, user comfort and safety.
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Jan 31, 2007

News

Water UK

Towards sustainability report

Water UK has launched Towards Sustainability 2005-2006, its report on water companies’ progress in areas that define their stewardship of social, environmental and economic capital.
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Jan 29, 2007

News

Lovat, Inc.

Istanbul Metro: Otogar-Baðcilar Extension (Istanbul, Turkey)

The Joint Venture of Gülermak-Doðuþ is proceeding with the construction of the tunnels for the expansion expansion of the Istanbul Metro.
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Jan 23, 2007

News

Plastics Europe

Testing the European waters

Expert tasters at Scottish distilleries have such a critical nose and a sense of taste that they can pinpoint the source of the water behind the whisky. And for a reliable drinking water supply, it is necessary that materials in direct contact with drinking water are safe for public health.
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Jan 22, 2007

News

Southern Water

Hole-of-a-challenge — collapsed sewers are presenting an unusual challenge to repair

Southern Water engineers discovered the sewers were buried seven metres (23 ft) under ground when they began emergency excavations in Willington Street, Maidstone, Kent, in November.
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Jan 18, 2007

News

Knowledge Factory GmbH, Bochum (Germany)

UNITRACC is "Selected Landmark 2007" in the Land of Ideas

"Those in the darkness drop from sight, sings Mack the Knife in his ballad written by the well-known German author Berthold Brecht. This quotation applies perfectly well to the work in the field of sewer and pipeline construction. In fact, down in the darkness of sewers things are difficult to spot. This is where UNITRACC comes in…"
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Jan 18, 2007

News

North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT)

NASTT to hold pipe bursting course in Denver, Feb. 18 in conjunction with ASCE Geo-Denver 2007

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) and the Geo-Institute of ASCE are pleased to offer a one-day NASTT Pipe Bursting Good Practices training course, Feb. 18, 2007, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at Geo-Denver 2007 in Denver, Colorado.
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Jan 10, 2007

News

The Robbins Company

Long rock bores are a good match for Robbins MSBU

Robbins announces its newest Trenchless product, the Robbins Motorized Small Boring Unit (MSBU). The Robbins MSBU is a technically advanced type of Robbins' Small Boring Unit (SBU). Both Robbins MSBUs and SBUs are used in conjunction with an Auger Boring Machine (ABM). The MSBU, a rock boring attachment, can be steered continually throughout the drive. The MSBU can also bore longer drives and through harder rock than the SBU.
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Jan 08, 2007

News

Thames Water Utilities Ltd.

New water meter trial starts in Bromley and Croydon, England

Thames Water began a four-year programme at the beginning of October to install water meters to all homes in Bromley and Croydon (England) on change of occupancy.
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Jan 05, 2007

News

Insituform®

Insituform® completes first installations in Poland

Insituform® Sp. z.o.o., Insituform's Polish subsidiary, recently completed its first series of pipeline rehabilitation installations utilizing Insituform cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP). Insituform® Sp. z.o.o. was formed in early 2006 and has a staff of eight people including Rafal Chart, district manager, Piotr Dmowski and Piotr Stawinski, business development, Malgorzata Ptaszek, office manager and four crew members.
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Jan 04, 2007

News

Halliburton

Halliburton and Grant Prideco combine technologies for real time imaging while drilling

High-speed streaming data now available to oil and gas industry
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Dec 29, 2006

News

Lovat, Inc.

11m diameter EPB TBM for Moscow, Russia

Mosmetrostroy Contractors of Moscow, Russia purchased an 800 tonne, 11m diameter Earth Pressure Balance TBM from Lovat Inc. in September 2006.
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Dec 28, 2006

News

Southern Water

The show must go on

New technology is helping a West Sussex village to cope with thousands of visitors every year.
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Dec 27, 2006

News

Water Environment Federation [WEF]

Protecting the US's water supply from attack

First physical Security Standard Guidelines for Water/Wastewater Utilities released in the USA
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Dec 22, 2006

News

Southern Water

Egg-cellent sewer under chicken farm

Homes in Vines Cross Road and Millbrook Close, Horam, will be further safeguarded against flooding thanks to work being carried out by Southern Water.
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Dec 21, 2006

Article

Trenchless Australasia

Small diameter hard rock excavation: comparing the methods

Contractors throughout the world often find that boring through hard rock is challenging. The degree of that challenge is highly dependent on the type of trenchless tool utilised and the type of geology excavated.
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Dec 20, 2006

News

Plastics Europe

Plastic pipes favoured for contaminated land

Contaminated land is not the best substrate through which to lay a water pipe. But now a series of tests have been carried out that favour plastic pipe systems over those of traditional materials.
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