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Leading trenchless companies supporting No-Dig Down Under

A number of leading trenchless companies have committed to supporting one of the industry’s most important events, No-Dig Down Under, through sponsorship.

Covering the entire spectrum of the delivery of trenchless technology – including contractors and manufacturers – these key companies have acted early to acquire one of the limited sponsorship options, which increase brand awareness and exposure at the event.

Vermeer Australia – Gold Sponsor

A long-time partner of the event, Vermeer is once again supporting No-Dig Down Under in 2021. The company’s local subsidiary is a member of the RDO Australia Group, one of the world’s largest John Deere and Vermeer equipment dealers.

Established in Iowa, US in 1948, Vermeer manufactures an extensive range of premium equipment and after-sales support to service the agricultural, civil, construction, utility, mining, forestry, and natural resource management industries.

This includes industry leading machinery for the delivery of trenchless pipeline construction through horizontal directional drilling (HDD), its AXIS laser guided boring system and associated products such as mixing and recycling systems.

Vermeer also supplies other trenchless products, including vacuum excavators and utility locators.

At No-Dig Down Under 2021, Vermeer is sponsoring the always-popular Official Social Function.

Interflow – Silver Sponsor

A name synonymous with ‘challenging the status quo’, Interflow has the heart of a humble business, with the vision of something much greater. Throughout its 83-year journey, the Company’s rich heritage of innovation continues to redefine the water industry.

Since its inception in 1936, Interflow has carved out its place as a leader in water infrastructure. Today, the Company is regarded as Australia and New Zealand’s leading provider of trenchless pipeline solutions, developing innovative methods to extend the operational life of water networks across Australasia.

Employing over 600 field crews and office-based staff across Australia and New Zealand, Interflow has completed works for major Water Authorities and Government bodies in the watermains, wastewater, stormwater and culvert sectors. The organisation’s full breadth of services spans asset project planning, design, construction and maintenance including trenchless technologies and proactive and reactive works.

Founded on its core values of honesty, reliability and competence, Interflow has gained an enviable track record of building collaborative relationships, solving problems and offering innovative solutions for its customers, paving the way for a bright future ahead.

KRE Engineering – Silver Sponsor

Returning again as a sponsor of No-Dig Down Under is KRE, which has been manufacturing robotic equipment, and exporting it around the globe, for more than 25 years.

A major part of the company’s success is its dedication to producing cost-effective and reliable products that are easily operated and maintained.

KRE works closely with its customers and their operators to develop products to suit market requirements.

The company’s range of trenchless products includes reliable robotic equipment combined with clear CCTV imaging to efficiently perform the basic yet vital tasks of pre-conditioning, mapping and junction re-instatement.

This is in addition supplying a range of pipeline plugs, rehabilitation equipment and accessories.

Rob Carr – Silver Sponsor

Next year’s No-Dig Down Under will be the first sponsored by Rob Carr, which offers advanced technical capabilities for utilities infrastructure and is recognised as a market leader in complex underground works across all sectors, in particular water, energy and power.

The company has specialist capabilities in microtunnelling, deep shaft and caisson construction and complex service installations.

Rob Carr owns a modern fleet of equipment and has completed hundreds of projects for government clients, major construction and resources companies and project alliances.

The business was established in 1989 in Victoria and with a focus on safety, innovation and collaborative delivery, Rob Carr has since achieved outstanding outcomes in water, wastewater and energy infrastructure projects in Australia and overseas.

Rob Carr is now part of Soletanche Bachy — a world leader in foundation and soil technologies and subsidiary of VINCI, a global player in construction across more than 100 countries.

McConnell Dowell – Bronze Sponsor

Also a first time sponsor of the event, McConnell Dowell is a major engineering, construction, building and maintenance contractor delivering infrastructure to the building, mining, oil and gas, petrochemical, power, social and public infrastructure, transport and water sectors.

Approaching 60 years’ experience, McConnell Dowell has delivered tunnels and underground spaces for more than 140 projects globally.

With the delivery of more than 152 km of tunnels, outfalls, multiple stations, hydropower caverns, interchanges and underpasses, the company is renowned for its capacity to provide fully integrated engineering and construction solutions.

Its tunnelling and underground expertise encompasses every size, technology and technique from HDD, Direct Pipe®, microtunnelling and pipe jacking, through to sequential drill and blast, road header, New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM)/mechanical excavation and the full range of tunnel boring techniques.

Interested in joining these industry leaders?

A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are still available for No-Dig Down Under, including the Platinum tier, which includes the naming rights sponsorship of the prestigious Gala Dinner.

If you’re interested in positioning your company alongside these leaders of industry contact Great Southern Press on +61 (03) 9248 5100 or email

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