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


More than just a supplier

Established in 1967, SECA is a top distributor throughout the Australasian region of international CCTV brand iPEK and promises to deliver a solution that gets workers back on the job as soon as possible. National technical services manager Colin Handley says the company has continued to expand its product range from many leading overseas suppliers and Read More


Reducing the social costs of pipeline installations with microtunnelling

Traditional open cut methods of pipeline installation require the length of the pipeline – which may include roads and footpaths – to be blocked off for a period of time to allow excavation, installation and restoration works to take place. According to Stuart Harrison, Managing Director of Edge Underground, using a trenchless method such as Read More

Safety Shovel

Save lives, protect your reputation and prevent your next asset strike

The Safety Shovel provides the ideal real-time detection of metal and power above or below ground. It allows for the detection of metallic cables, pipes and electric circuits under the ground.   The significant financial cost and time as well as reputational harm in the event of unexpectedly damage to utility assets can be crippling. Read More


Leading contractors choose KAISER to deliver top-tier recycler technology

KAISER specialises in the design, engineering and manufacture of world class vacuum and jetting vehicles for water recycling, sewer, stormwater, hydraulic excavation, industrial and dry suction applications. The company is constantly advancing its product portfolio to keep ahead of the competition, and maintain it’s standing as the supplier of the world’s most advanced recycling vehicles. In Read More

Aussie Trenchless

New PST on the horizon for Aussie Trenchless

Headquartered in New South Wales, Director Chris Meredith and the team are committed to pioneering state-of-the-art solutions and furthering businesses in the trenchless industry. Founded in 2014, the company offers a range of unique products in Australia and internationally. Pipe Segment Technology (PST) is an innovative new lining system, offering a range of benefits including Read More


VAPAR provides CCTV solutions to asset managers

Avoid the backlog A common industry challenge is how to effectively manage the increasing volume of CCTV pipe inspection data that accumulates over time. Backlogs occur when inspection projects reach completion, but the packaging of the subsequent required programmed work is delayed. A CCTV backlog can then grow larger when the pace of condition inspections Read More


Forecasting demand through a global pandemic

Queensland Drilling Sales & Supplies is a directional drilling equipment specialist and trusted provider of versatile solutions for jobs all around Australia. Established in 1999, QDS has cemented its name as a dependable service provider with the right tools and expertise for the job. Founded by experienced driller Grant Spaninks, this family-owned company now has Read More

Bore Wrap

That’s a Bore-Wrap

Horizontal directional drilling (HDD) is an efficient and ecologically safe method for the installation of pipelines underneath rivers, roads, rail crossings, buildings or other obstacles. After a pilot bore is made from the entry to the exit, an HDD string is then guided along the drill path. Unfortunately, damage to steel pipelines during the HDD Read More

Ditch Witch CEA

Unearthing new potential

Ditch Witch CEA boasts the most comprehensive line up of directional drills, HDD tooling, vacuum excavators, trenchers, vibratory ploughs and more available on the market. With impetus on power, the Ditch Witch range is curated to withstand extreme use. Construction Equipment Australia (CEA) supplies equipment to many industries from construction, through to agriculture, to waste Read More

SA Water reports fewer incidents in 2021

SA Water to begin 34 km renewal project

Renewal of the Morgan to Whyalla Pipeline includes sections in Burra, Lindley and Winninowie, and is set to commence in the next few months as part of the utility’s $62 million investment in regional water infrastructure.  The pipeline has serviced the community with drinking water from the Morgan Water Treatment Plant in Riverland for early Read More


SECA reveals new training facility

Built after the Sydney lockdowns in 2020, this purpose-built facility offers a COVID-safe space for a number of practical and educational activities.  This includes a new testing equipment site to ensure equipment is engineered to perform better and last longer. Image: SECA Following NSW Government health orders back in July last Read More

KOR building towards the future

The cornerstone of the KOR vision is to make it easier for its customers, which has  led to the establishment of a new major facility in Dandenong, Victoria.  Chief Executive Officer David Gurrie tells The Australian Pipeliner that over the past 18 months he has been with KOR, he has been focused on identifying opportunities Read More

CD Drilling

HDD minimises disruption during installation

CD Drilling recently assisted a client with the installation of a final piece of pipeline linking two trenched sections of steel gas main either side of a river.  The team installed a 340 m section of pipe via horizontal directional drilling (HDD) under a culturally significant area.  HDD allows for conduit placements underneath obstacles and Read More


Plastic-to-plastic recycling feasibility study

Qenos is a local manufacturer converting low value gases into high quality polyethylene and resins.  The company is Australia’s exclusive manufacturer of polyethylene and a valued supplier of a diverse range of specialty polymers. Qenos has announced a partnership in a joint feasibility study into advanced recycling with Cleanaway, tackling Australia’s soft and mixed plastics Read More

View the latest trenchless technology tenders

View the latest trenchless technology tenders

Woodland street storm water pipe repair Issued by: Wodonga City Council Closing Date: 08 March 2022 Location: Victoria Description: Stromwater pipe in Woodland St located under East bound traffic lane between the intersections of Beardmore St and Snowdon St requires repair of displaced pipe joints. Due to the depth of the pipe and location in Read More

sydney metro

Sydney Metro shortlists consortia for Eastern contract

The final piece of the project is made up of the Eastern Tunnelling package, which includes 3.5 km of twin tunnels under Sydney Harbour, between The Bays and Sydney CBD, as well as the excavation of Pyrmont and Hunter Street stations.  The shortlist includes: the Acciona Construction Australia and Ferrovial Construction join venture; Bouygues Construction, Read More

Paul Lavelle Iplex general manager

Iplex Australia appoints new general manager

Dean Fradgley, Fletcher Building Australia’s chief executive, said Lavelle is perfectly placed to lead the Iplex business into the next phase of growth. “Paul has delivered success for Fletcher Building since 2013 in his leadership roles with Laminex and Fletcher Insulation,” said Fradgley. “His strong customer focus, drive for continuous improvement, and ability to influence positive outcomes will Read More


Coalition visits KOR facility

The visit was intended to help promote the Coalition’s focus on job creation and skills training ahead of the 2022 election.  KOR managing director Stephen Pewtress introduced the ministers and Member for Chisholm before their address on 4 February.  During the announcement, Morrison said the Coalition wants to push higher investment, job creation and wage Read More

Hunter Water completes relining in Cardiff.

Hunter Water debuts new trenchless tech

Hunter Water crews are using the European technology on four projects around the region to create an internal lining within the degraded pipes, or as the utility describes it, a ‘pipe within a pipe’.  The structural liner is ideal in sensitive and difficult-to-access areas, and has been used to extend the life of Hunter eWater’s Read More


New generation of GRUNDODRILL arrives

Located in Castlemaine, Bendigo and Mildura, R&R McClure specialises in the installation of underground power, water and communications for utilities, governments, trades and private enterprises.  The new generation GRUNDODRILL 13ACS is an all condition system for drilling in a range of geologies, including solid rock.  GRUNDORILL 13ACS This horizontal directional drill Read More


Success delivered with compact battery-operated milling robot

Deployed to the job in Docklands Melbourne, Reed Plumbing and Drainage Solutions were faced with the challenge of locating and removing a star picket from a hard-to-reach sewer line before commencing a reline. The success of the job hinged on selecting the right milling unit for the job as the only power source was from Read More

SECA aiming to be more than just a supplier

While today it’s recognised as an industry leader, offering a comprehensive range of products from a plumber’s drain cleaning rod, to the latest in CCTV inspection equipment and software, Sewer Equipment Company Aust, better known as SECA, came from humble beginnings. The company as it’s known today was established in 1967 when George Rose, a Sydney-based plumber registered Read More

Celebrating three decades of experience and expertise

Since it was established almost 30 years ago, Austeck has established itself as one of the market leaders for pipeline maintenance and rehabilitation equipment, making it a crucial supplier of trenchless technology products to the Australian and New Zealand market. During this period, Austeck has built up a network of more than 1,000 partners in the Read More