SECA keeps the job moving

A top distributor throughout the Australasian region of international CCTV brand iPEK, SECA promises to deliver a solution that gets workers back on the job as soon as possible. More than 30 years ago, iPEK developed its first black and white camera system for CCTV inspections in Germany. Since then, the company has grown to Read More

Experience total asset management with UtilityTrack

The system is an effective way to manage drainage data and ensure efficient management of all assets. Each year, many organisations spend a significant amount of time, money and resources collecting information on their sewer and stormwater draining assets. Various stakeholders are the driving force behind this data collection effort, all presenting a range of Read More

Veolia partners with VAPAR for CCTV defect recognition solution

Inspection and condition assessments of network infrastructure are critical for water utilities and city councils to ensure structural integrity and functionality of sewer pipes and stormwater drains. These assessments are necessary to identify the pipes requiring rehabilitation before they deteriorate past the point of renewal. For this reason, water utilities and city councils across Australia Read More

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Sewer condition assessmentsIssued by: Byron Shire CouncilClosing date: 17 July 2020Location: New South Wales Description: Byron Shire Council wishes to appoint a contractor to supply goods and/or services. The goods and/or services involved include the CCTV assessment and smoke testing subject to direction by the principal of the exiting gravity sewer network and are set out Read More

New robotic crawler presents safer option

In Western Australia, Water Corporation operates and maintains multiple unlined rock tunnels to convey water, with personnel crews required to enter these tunnels for comprehensive asset condition assessments. An assessment involves various tests and samples or remedial work when needed, resulting in a high safety risk for entry crews. To mitigate this safety risk, Mr Read More

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Central Coast rehabs sewer network

Sewer mains in 45 Central Coast suburbs have been rehabilitated in the past financial year to improve the performance and reliability of the networking by extending the infrastructure’s life by up to 50 years. Central Coast Council Director Water and Sewer Jamie Loader said the maintenance program, using “innovative technologies”, has improved reliability, lowered the Read More

Spoutvac becomes sole supplier

Adding the SoloPro push camera system to its offering together with the Proteus crawler range, Spoutvac Industries now presents the entire Mini-Cam product range exclusively. The company says its trained sales team is now able to demonstrate the well-known SOLOPro+, the Proteus and the Proteus Lite systems to all its customers. “Our country wide service Read More

Aqua Assets has fluid industry intelligence

Originating in Sydney, New South Wales, Aqua Assets was established by industry experts with decades of experience across the full spectrum of commercial and industrial projects. Initial success allowed the company to open a second depot in Newcastle, NSW after just a few short years, and today its steady workforce, adequate financial resources and quality Read More

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Hydro excavation, underground services and directional drillingIssued by: Mackay Regional CouncilClosing date: 26 May 2020Location: QueenslandDescription: Mackay Regional Council seeks tenders from experienced and resourced contractors who have the capacity to provide hydro excavation, potholing services, underground service location and under boring services on an as-required basis. Sherriff Street, Underdale Road and stormwater upgradeIssued by: Read More

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Watt Street sewer rising main extension Issued by: South Gippsland WaterClosing date: 28 February 2020Location: Gippsland, VictoriaDescription: Tenders are invited for installation of sewer rising main pipeline along Watt Street, Wonthaggi. The works consist of extending the existing Watt Street Sewage Pump Station rising main as follows: supply and install 505 m of DN 180 Read More

LOCATE20 releases full program

The annual Locate Conference attracts national and international delegates and provides all attendees with the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and applications in geospatial technologies. This year, LOCATE20 will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre where the themes of ‘Convergence, Collaboration and Community’ will be explored. The newly released program Read More

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Sewer Works at RAAF Pearce WAIssued by: Department of Defence – DSRGClosing date: 14 February 2020Location: Western AustraliaDescription: The scope of works of this project involves selected upgrades to the sewer network system across RAAF Pearce as identified in the BEAP report and undertaking CCTV investigations across the new gravity sewer network. Gerogery Road Water Read More

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Pipeline Upgrade – Lake Fyans to Stawell Supply MainIssued by: Grampians Wimmera Mallee Water CorporationClosing date: 30 January 2020Location: VictoriaDescription: Tenderers are invited for the supply and construction of up to 2.4 km of water main pipeline near Lake Fyans. The work site is located 14 km southwest of Stawell in Western Victoria.  The scope Read More

Power of people for emergency responses

One of Australia’s largest pipeline renewal companies, Interflow, has firsthand knowledge of the importance of experience, dedication and initiative when disaster strikes. After the 2011 earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand, eight years of works to renew and rebuild the city’s infrastructure begun and Interflow was one of the first contractors on site to help restore Read More

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Sewer relining BrewarrinaIssued by: Brewarrina Shire CouncilClosing date: 30 September 2019Location: New South WalesDescription: The council are inviting tenders for the relining and excavation of condition four and five sewer mains. Sewer infrastructureIssued by: Canberra Region Joint OrganisationClosing date: 8 October 2019Location: New South WalesDescription: Goulburn Mulwaree Council is seeking tenders from suitably qualified contractors Read More

Final call! Don’t miss out on No-Dig Down Under 2019

On 10–13 September, one of Australia and New Zealand’s most important underground infrastructure events will be taking place in Melbourne: No-Dig Down Under. Supported by ASTT, the event will feature a world class conference program, training courses presented by international experts and the largest trade exhibition in the event’s almost 20-year history. The event is Read More

Convince your boss of the benefits of No-Dig Down Under!

There are now only a few weeks until one of the world’s largest dedicated trenchless events, No-Dig Down Under, takes place in Melbourne on 10–13 September. The event, supported by ASTT, will once again feature training courses presented by international experts, a world class conference program – including an additional stream dedicated to utility location Read More

2022 No-Dig Down Under to feature three-stream conference program

These five reasons make No-Dig Down Under an unmissable event

In its almost 20-year history, No-Dig Down Under has grown to become one of the most important, and largest, trenchless technology events in the world. Taking place in Melbourne on 10–13 September, the event – supported by ASTT – will feature, a world-class conference program, the largest trade exhibition in the event’s history and training Read More

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EOI – Lake Moondarra stage 4 pipeline installation Issued by: Mount Isa Water Board Closing date: 8 August 2019 Location: Queensland Description: The Mount Isa Water Board requires suitably qualified contractors to construct approximately 1.3 km of DN 800 mild steel cement-mortar lined pipe in the 2019–20 financial year as part of Stage 4 of the Lake Moondarra Pipeline Read More

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Stormwater renewals – Devon Street West; Maranui and List streets Issued by: New Plymouth District Council Closing date: 25 July 2019 Location: New Zealand Description: The council has identified two sections of the stormwater drainage system that requires upgrading. The two sections are Section 1: Devon Street West, New Plymouth, and Section 2: Maranui/List Street, Welbourn.The scope includes the Read More

No-Dig Down Under extends deadline for scholarship applications

Utility and council representatives yet to apply now have an extra two weeks to complete the process. The scholarships, introduced by ASTT, will allow 10 representatives of Australasian utilities and councils to attend the event with reduced costs, and aims to bring more employees from these organisations to the event, thereby increasing the knowledge of Read More

McRobert inspects and relines deteriorated pump station

McRobert Contracting Services initially conducted a level two 3D laser scan of a sewer pump station in Mandurah, in the Peel Region of Western Australia in 2016. The inspection revealed all internal concrete surfaces had been severely affected by biogenic sulphide corrosion. Significantly, it showed over 100 per cent of the concrete cover had deteriorated Read More

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Collaboration drives water industry innovation

The patented sonar array optical technology, developed by UNSW, will be used to detect leaks in Sydney Water’s network. With an estimated loss of 10 per cent per day from the city’s water mains, the technology has the potential to save billions of litres of water each year. Sydney Water has funded UNSW School of Read More

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Mirboo North rising main replacement Issued by: Gippsland Water Closing date: 27 June 2019 Location: Victoria Description: Construction of approximately 5 km of new potable water rising main in Mirboo North. The works include supply and installation of all pipework, valves and fittings via bored and open trench methods, connections to existing assets including direct property connections, testing, commissioning Read More

No-Dig Down Under releases conference program

In addition to a packed exhibition hall and the ASTT Technical Training Courses, No-Dig Down Under’s world class conference program will feature three dedicated conference streams: installation, rehabilitation and utility location. Tuesday On 10 September, three ASTT Technical Training Courses will take place ahead of the conference: the Cured-in-place Pipe (CIPP) Good Practices Course, the Read More

ASTT introduces No-Dig Down Under utility and council scholarships

Taking place in Melbourne from 10 to 13 of September, No-Dig Down Under is one of the largest events in the world dedicated to trenchless technology and includes a program of technical paper presentations, training courses on trenchless topics, social functions and the largest trade exhibition in the event’s history. The event is supported by Read More