SECA leads the way in trenchless pipe rehab and repair needs

As a one-stop-shop for trenchless pipe repair solutions, SECA has one of the most successful systems for point pipeline repair to date.  The Quick-Lock system is a trenchless pipe repair solution that restores the integrity of pipes and seals out groundwater. Comprised of a pneumatically expanding rehabilitation sleeve, Quick-Lock provides structural repair to the inside of Read More

Put a plug in it

Drainchem is a leading supplier of drain and pipe maintenance and testing equipment for the drain construction, testing, cleaning and repair industry. The company also services asset management companies within Australasia. Founded in 1995, Drainchem has grown to become the Australasian representative for key international products. With its primary distribution centre on the Sunshine Coast, Read More

Veolia acquires Allpipe Technologies

Veolia is future-proofing assets for tomorrow

Veolia designs and provides game-changing solutions for water, waste and energy management. These complementary business activities allow Veolia to provide access to, preserve and replenish resources. Veolia is a global leader in water technologies, and in Australia and New Zealand offers practical, high-impact solutions for a range of network issues faced by councils, water utilities Read More

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Gravity Mains Replacement – Bonnar Lane & Stephen Street Walkway Issued by: Mount Barker District Council Closing Date: 04 February 2022 Location: South Australia Description: Mount Barker District Council invites Tenders from Tenderers to undertake Gravity Mains Replacement works at two sites within the Mount Barker Township. The works are tendered in two parts as Read More

CEA Ring O Matic

Vacuum excavation that’s portable and quiet

Known for its expertise in trailer-mounted vacuum excavators, Ring-O-Matic has now expanded its range to include the new 275VX, offering a high-powered vacuum excavator within a compact and practical design. This new machine provides a 946 L spoil tank and 600CFM blower, powered by a 31hp Deutz diesel engine. The 275VX is the perfect machine Read More


The first battery-powered power system

Since its inception in 1992, Austeck has held the title as a market leader in confined space robotics. Today, the company is one of the largest and most experienced supply and support companies for pipeline inspection and rehabilitation in Australasia. With a customer network of over 1000 contractors in councils, water authorities and major plumbing Read More

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APM chooses Quick-Lock for seamless sewer repairs

One of the company’s most successful systems for point pipeline repair to date has been Quick-Lock: a pneumatically expanding rehabilitation sleeve providing structural, trenchless repair to the inside of pipelines. The Quick-Lock system was designed for point repair, pre-lining stabilisation works, and as a liner end seal. Applications might include cracked systems, root intrusions, leaks, Read More


Success for Thames Water with Scanprobe’s TrapJumper

A blocked trap at a block of flats in the suburb of Bromley was causing internal flooding throughout the building. It was clear that the drainage system was compromised, but where exactly in the series of traps and DN150 pipes was unknown. The local water authority Thames Water needed to understand the condition of the Read More

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Supply and installation of UV cured in-place pipe relining Issued by: City of Gosnells Closing Date: 24 November 2021 Location: Western Australia Description: The Contractor will be required to undertake relining works, which include pipe cleaning and root cutting where required, using the cured in-place pipe (CIPP) relining method with an ultraviolet (UV) cure system, Read More


SECA CCTV training returns

Following NSW Government health orders back in July, SECA had to suspend its training courses due to caps on room capacity and face-to-face contact.  The company can now confirm the dates for trainings in November, with limited availability, and students are now welcome to enrol.  SECA is offering the following training courses:  8 – 10 Read More

Asset Training helps operators undergo verification

Australia’s first online drain cleaning refresher

Aqua Assets provides water and waste management services to businesses in the utility, construction, engineering and trade sectors. Services include civil works, non-destructive digging, vacuum loading, CCTV, drain cleaning and pipeline rehabilitation. Aqua Assets subsidiary Asset Training is specially dedicated to providing training in water and waste management and industrial maintenance services. This registered training Read More

Vermeer’s new HDD Simulator

The Simulator trains the basics of operating drill controls, using real world drilling simulation without the need to step foot on a real drill. Operators get instant feedback, alerting when drilling goes off target and guiding them back to safer alignment. Operators who have run a Vermeer drill previously will feel at ease with the Read More

What the data says about the cause of defects in wastewater networks

Background Pipe inspections and condition assessments are an important part of the operations of water utilities and city councils who manage wastewater networks. The collection and analysis of this information has traditionally been managed by each organisation individually, making generalised insights difficult to come by. VAPAR has developed a pipe assessment platform where pipe asset Read More

An asset to industry

Its Registered Training Organisation, Asset Training, is dedicated to providing specific training in wastewater management and industrial maintenance services. Asset Training is fully equipped to deliver its training courses Australia-wide. All trainers are experienced with VET accreditation and a passion for providing exceptional and comprehensive training with hopes of improving the wastewater management and industrial Read More

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New tech locates leaks through sound detection

‘Zonescans’ work by listening for leaks that may not be visibly detected.  Around 40 devices have been deployed at regular intervals throughout the water pipeline network and allows TasWater to pinpoint the exact location of leaks through correlation techniques.   The utility’s State of the Industry Report identified unaccounted for water as an area in need of improvement, with most leaks are brought Read More

Rangedale ticks all the boxes

Rangedale is an industry leader in the construction, maintenance and repair of drains across Victoria and New South Wales, with the expertise, capability and scale to complete jobs that other companies can’t. Rangedale runs an extensive and modern fleet of industrial vehicles, along with the latest IBAK cameras, jetting units, combination/vacuum units, excavators, tippers and Read More

The family line

Established in 1989, M. Tucker & Sons is a civil and trenchless drainage specialist that supplies a holistic service in the utilities and wastewater space, with technological, safety and environmental priorities being the driver towards the company’s reliable reputation. Based in Victoria, M. Tucker & Sons’ clients range from councils across the nation, large organisations Read More

Unitywater partners with PIPE AI

PIPE AI technology removes the need for human checking and reviewing of CCTV footage, allowing organisations to maintain their infrastructure up to the required standards, optimise pipe maintenance schedules and reduce inspection costs while transferring and upskilling their employees to higher value jobs.  Unitywater said its partnership with the company will see it use machine learning to assess the condition of sewerage, water Read More

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Provision of three (3) water main cross connections – Remembrance Drive for CHW  Issued by: Central Highlands Water  Closing Date: 23 June 2021  Location: Victoria  Description: Central Highlands Water (CHW) is seeking submissions from suitably experienced and resourced contractors to appoint a provider for the provision of three (3) Water Main Cross Connections – Remembrance Drive, Alfredton.  General Overview of Proposed work Read More

Supporting the industry’s core needs

After more than 13 years in operation, Pipe Core has paved a new way for its customers to receive premium trenchless materials and equipment across Australia and New Zealand.   In 2008, after undertaking extensive research with leading brands and manufacturers in Europe, Pipe Core was founded with the intention of supplying the latest cured-in-place piping (CIPP) technologies Read More

SECA solution from start to end

Sewer Equipment Company (Aust), or SECA as more commonly known, is one of the nation’s leading suppliers of equipment for cleaning, testing, inspection and rehabilitation of sewers and drains.   In addition to offering efficient, quality distribution of sewer and plumbing equipment, SECA enhances its services by providing unmatched reporting capabilities to its CCTV customers via the industry leading WinCan Software.   Along Read More

SECA offers CCTV courses

Students will be fully exposed to the Conduit Inspection Reporting Code of Australia (WSA05), introduced to conduit inspection software, shown how to inspect CCTV footage and prepare conduit inspection reports using inspection software. SECA is offering the CCTV Supervisor, CCTV Operator and CCTV Combined courses at its training, testing and demonstration facility in Sydney. The Read More

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Cracking the codes

by Peter Slingsby, Auscodes A lot of effort went into this update, with the code seeing significant revision, updates and testing to address the shortcomings and ambiguity of previous versions, but more importantly to bring scoring into line with practical applications and expectancy. In 2021, we hope to see widespread adoption of this code. Problems Read More

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Wastewater pipeline renewals 20/21Issued by: Gisborne District CouncilClosing date: 6 October 2020Location: New ZealandDescription: There are approximately 1.9 km of wastewater pipe assets in Gisborne’s wastewater network that need addressing as part of the Gisborne District Council’s programme to renew and rehabilitate existing and aging underground wastewater assets. An additional 310 m of pipelines are Read More

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River Garden Estate Branch SewerIssued by: City West WaterClosing date: 23 September 2020Location: VictoriaDescription: Calibre Professional Services, in conjunction with City West Water, is intending to release a Request for Tender in August 2020 for the River Garden Estate Branch Sewer. The project will include construction of approximately 530 m of DN525 mm Branch Sewer Read More

A Mainstream solution for unique challenges

Based in New South Wales with services across the country, Mainstream Industries’ trenchless capabilities include high pressure water blasting underground utility locations; drain and pipeline cleaning; CCTV pipeline inspections hydro excavation and pipeline pigging. Mainstream Industries says it has become an industry leader by providing a world class interactive, integrated management system, the latest technology Read More