PEF Commercial Finance

PEF Commercial Finance’s three steps to trenchless asset funding

The Melbourne-based finance brokering service’s main focus is to provide hassle free business finance solutions to clients and secure approvals quickly and conveniently. Appreciating the importance of getting the deal secure for the client in a timely fashion, the first step they take is understanding and identifying the client’s needs. Finance Broker Theo Robotis has Read More


NordiTube presents comprehensive product portfolio at No-Dig Down Under

This form of technology has been pivotal for pressure applications like potable water and gas and has been producing CIPP liners for more than 35 years with its  production sites in Belgium and Spain.  A rehabilitation solution for all kinds of pipes  In the 1980s, the first pressure pipe rehabilitation technology, the Phoenix System, was developed in Read More

Smart Lock

Contractor proves value of trenchless in the top end

Operating out of Darwin, Northern Territory, for more than 25 years, Dig Hard Excavations is one of the regions leading civil hydraulics and drainage rehabilitation contractors. The company specialises in the rehabilitation of civil plumbing infrastructure and uses advanced no-dig lining technologies to achieve results which are affordable, environmentally friendly and extend the life of Read More


New GRUNDODRILL in the spotlight at No-Dig

The arrival of these machines has been years, if not decades in the making, and represents a landmark step forward in horizontal directional drilling (HDD) engineering. TRACTO-TECHNIK’s products are constantly being refined based on end user feedback, and the new range of GRUNDODRILL fluid-assisted and rock drilling machines are the ultimate reflection of this ideology. Consisting Read More

Aussie Trenchless

Aussie Trenchless’ promise of PST

Headquartered in New South Wales, the company offers a range of unique products in Australia and overseas. Aussie Trenchless Director Chris Meredith and the team are committed to pioneering state-of-the-art solutions and furthering business in the trenchless industry. As part of that innovation, the company offers a wide range of unique products both in Australia Read More

Edge Underground

Fighting against the elements: pre-planning for success in Townsville

Fighting against the elements and upcoming holidays, planning played a major role in ensuring the success of the project, so that when the worst scenario occurred, Edge Underground could perform its best and get the job done on time. Edge Underground was subcontracted to complete three microtunnels in Townsville, partnering with Mendi Constructions, a well-known Read More

Water pipes

Beechworth sewers inch closer to completion

The Beechworth sewer system is being upgraded to address sewage overflows after heavy rain events. The project involves a new sewer transfer pipe being constructed from the bottom of Church Street, along Last Street, Sydney Road and Old Chiltern Road then under the Historic Park to the wastewater treatment plant. Without the upgrade, when prolonged Read More

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Forest Wind – Other Supporting Work Packages Issued by: Forest Wind Holdings Pty Limited Closing Date: 30/06/2022 Location: Queensland Description: The tender work includes but is not necessarily limited to: General truck hire General steel fabrication, welding and assembly Drainage and precast culvert manufacturers/suppliers Hospitality events, functions, catering, mobile food supply, on-site canteen Labour hire Read More

One System – make the transition today

Kynection, originally called Fleet Effect, was born in 2006 with a focus on creating technology that would help heavy vehicle operators manage operations and reduce their impact on the environment.   Champion of Growth & Communications Jonathan Patchell says in 2008, during the early phase of the business, the management team had become entrenched within Read More

Asset Training: Paving the way in safety

Initially intended to train and develop internal staff to ensure best practices, industry-leading safety procedures, and the workforce were  appropriately educated, the company quickly recognised there was an opportunity to provide this same level of understanding to the wider industry regarding the importance of proper qualification.  Business Development Manager & qualified trainer and assessor Chris Read More

New adaptable machines shake up HDD market

TRACTO’s products are constantly being refined based on end user feedback, and the new range of GRUNDODRILL fluid-assisted and rock drilling machines are the ultimate reflection of this ideology. Consisting of six machines with performance ratings between 60 and 280 kN, the rigs in the new range can be adapted to be used as a Read More

Primus Line, Baker Hughes partnership

TDM partners with NordiTube

TDM is a proudly Australian owned and operated drain service specialist with over 30 years’ experience. TDM offers a range of drain services including the rehabilitation, maintenance and inspection of pipeline infrastructure across Australia. With operations across NSW, VIC and WA, the company is dedicated to providing high quality service to customers and community. TDM Read More

Awards finalists announced for NDDU

NDDU is the southern hemisphere’s only large-scale conference and exhibition dedicated to trenchless technology. Trenchless technology is important for installing new services, as well as rehabilitating and maintaining existing pipelines and infrastructure, without having to dig multiple trenches, disturbing traffic, business and residential locations. With major utilities located underground and requiring ongoing upkeep and extension, Read More

KOR heading to NDDU 2022

However, NDDU isn’t the only 2022 exhibition on KOR’s must-attend list. The company has already attended the 2022 New Zealand based Stormwater conference and exhibition held in Christchurch. The exhibition was held on 18 – 20 May at the new Te Pae Convention Centre, with workshops offered across the two-day period. Back in Australia, KOR Read More

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North West Ashburton Wastewater Servicing Issued by: Ashburton District Council Closing Date: 17/06/2022 Location: New Zealand Description: The Ashburton District Council is seeking tenders for the provision of civil, mechanical and electrical construction services to supply and construct the Council’s planned programme for North West Ashburton Wastewater Servicing. The Contract Work includes (but is not Read More

Veolia acquires Allpipe Technologies

Veolia acquires Allpipe Technologies

Veolia announced on 17 May 2022 its acquisition of Allpipe Technologies, a specialist Perth-based business. As an established provider of sewer network maintenance, Allpipe has over a decade’s worth of experience delivering trenchless solutions for councils across Perth. The deal sees the expansion of the Veolia water network services, with activities to begin in Western Read More

SA Water

ALT to deliver a no-dig rehab

ALT will work alongside Interflow to complete the project to deliver a no-dig rehabilitation that will last more than 50 years. Since 1998, Alternative Lining Technologies (ALT) has been offering commercial and municipal customers peace of mind, affording a like-new condition to ageing infrastructure. For 23 years, ALT has been providing asset owners with the opportunity Read More

South East Water awards contracts

The services provided are critical to keeping the water and sewer networks running across Melbourne’s south east suburbs, providing essential services to the community.  Taking an innovative approach to how these services are delivered, the delivery model which has been in place since 2013 has been updated.  Maintenance services starting from 1 October 2022 will Read More

Water pipes

AWA to provide insight on future of water

The AWA has developed The Future of Water – The Australian Context survey which aims to develop a national perspective on the emerging challenges, trends and opportunities we, as communities, are facing with regards our water sources and use.  Corinne Cheeseman, AWA chief executive said water is Australia’s greatest natural resource – extreme weather, increasing populations Read More

Yarra Valley Water forms partnership with engineering services

Yarra Valley Water partners with Jacobs, Ripple

The agreement has an initial five year term, but may extend up to a decade. Yarra Valley Water’s general manager, Chris Brace, said the company is delighted with the partnership. “These agreements reflect our commitment to fostering deep relationships with our partners for the long-term benefit of our capital delivery ecosystem and ultimately our customers,” Read More

Addtech acquires ImpulseRadar

Addtech acquires ImpulseRadar

In a statement last month, Addtech’s business area manager Daniel Prelevic said that the acquisition of Impulse Radar would be mutually beneficial. “ImpulseRadar complements Addtech’s existing operations within the Industrial Solutions business area, specifically the infrastructure segment,” he said. “We are delighted to conclude the signing and welcome them to the Addtech Group.” The management Read More

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Stormwater Asset Upgrades at Jeep Road, Clunie Avenue and Kainui Catchments Stage 1 Issued by: Kapiti Coast District Council Closing Date: 19/05/2022 Location: New Zealand Description: Tenders are invited from interested suppliers, the contract covers the following work in Paraparaumu area of Kapiti District not limited to: Installation of new stormwater pipes using open excavation Read More

UV curing of wastewater pipeline

IMPREG Australia’s leading supplier of CIPP liners

The company’s wastewater rehabilitation technologies are considered to be a gold standard solution for trenchless sewer pipe rehabilitation. The CIPP liners are distributed worldwide, and were introduced into the Australian market in 2021. Since then, IMPREG has continued to supply its state-of-the-art CIPP liners throughout Australasia. Even when faced with supply chain issues during the Read More

Rob Carr

Rob Carr names new AVN1800

On 19 April, 2022 was a landmark day for the project with the naming ceremony for the company’s new AVN1800 (now named BAKTON) held prior to the TBM’s maiden voyage. The naming ceremony was presented by Rob Carr WA General Manager Andrew Youngs and was attended by senior Water Corporation staff in Steve Ilic, Scott Shand Read More

North East Water makes breakthrough at Beechworth sewer project

A 1 km horizontal long-bore is being drilled from the company’s wastewater treatment plant in Woolshed to Beechworth under the Historic Park. Outlined in a recent video, North East Water shows when the drilling head broke ground at the other end. The next step is to enlarge the pilot bore before a 1km long pipe Read More

DrainTech Solutions

DrainTech Solutions innovative approach with latest high pressure cutting technology

Littered with hurdles and complexities, the job was to excavate various DN 225 to 600 pipes which had been flooded with grout with an MPa rating of 80.  Not new to these types of challenges, DrainTech Solutions set about analysing a sample of the grout back at their yard to determine the best approach and Read More