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10 July 2018
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Wastewater

McRobert introduces 3D sewer asset scanning

McRobert Contracting Services has modified standard surveying technology to develop a specialised 3D laser scanning service that provides a comprehensive and detailed view of an asset’s condition.

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14 June 2018
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News

Trenchless Australasia introduces new Editorial Board

Trenchless Australasia is proud to introduce the magazine’s new Editorial Board for the 2019 Financial Year (FY).

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30 May 2018
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Installation

Trace-Safe withstands solid rock

In a challenging HDD project in the Darling Ranges, WA, operators installed HDPE pipe using Chase Corporation’s Trace-Safe® tracer wire through a tight bore hole in solid granite to resist breakage.

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18 April 2018
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Water

Challenging conditions no match for PE100 HSCR on debut

Australia’s first Iplex Millennium® PE100 HSCR pipe, manufactured using Qenos’ HCR193B® resin, has been installed by Maxibor using HDD in Yeppoon, QLD.

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18 April 2018
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Wastewater

New Zealand’s ambitious tunnelling project

Auckland Council’s Watercare is undertaking one of New Zealand’s most ambitious tunnelling projects by constructing a 13 km wastewater tunnel at depths of up to 100 m underneath the city.

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4 April 2018
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Vacuum excavation

Talking Trenchless with Andrew Mollison

Trenchless Australasia speaks to Spoutvac Australia General Manager Andrew Mollison about his time in the trenchless industry and the technology that Spoutvac brings to the Australian market.

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4 April 2018
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Stormwater

ITS PipeTech completes Australia’s largest point liner installation

ITS PipeTech has completed what it says is the largest installation of a point-liner in Australia.

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16 March 2018
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News

March edition of Trenchless Australasia now online

The latest edition of Trenchless Australasia magazine is now available to be read online as a digital magazine.

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7 March 2018
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Water

Edwards enjoys retirement with Trenchless Australasia

Sonia Edwards, the sister of former long-time Interflow New Zealand employee Glenn Edwards, has sent Trenchless Australasia a picture of her brother with his profile from the September 2017 edition of the magazine.

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21 February 2018
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News

ASTT 2017 Person of the Year: Jim Shooter

Pezzimenti Tunnelbore’s Jim Shooter has been awarded the ASTT Person of the Year for 2017, recognising his ongoing contributions to the Trenchless Technology industry.

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17 January 2018
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Wastewater

In case of emergency

In 2015, Unitywater came to the rescue, using HDD for the urgent pipeline installation when a failed sewage main beneath a creek at the mouth of the Noosa River in Queensland, earning it the award for ASTT Project of the Year – New Installation.

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17 January 2018
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Wastewater

Bricks of potential

Abergeldie Watertech provided a CIPP lining solution for Sydney Water’s Balmain South Eastern Slopes Submain Rehabilitation, winning the award for ASTT Project of the Year – Rehabilitation.

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17 January 2018
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From the magazine

IBAK sets another benchmark

The new Australian-designed IBAK CCTV van includes a range of technology and functionality that IBAK says will establish it as the new benchmark for CCTV vehicles Down Under.

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13 December 2017
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Featured

December edition of Trenchless Australasia now online

The latest edition of Trenchless Australasia magazine is now available to be read online as a digital magazine.

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11 December 2017
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September 2017

Locating the hazard

Tapex’s Ed George has co-authored a paper with Infrastructure Resources’ Scott Landes, to be presented during No-Dig Down Under, on the rising incidences of ‘cross bores’. The paper says the issue, which has become a focus in North America, should be paid more attention by Australasia’s no-dig community.

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28 November 2017
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Water

ITS PipeTech: pipe bursting in Perth

ITS PipeTech recently completed a pipe bursting project for Water Corporation on the outskirts of Perth’s CBD. The project is part of the utility’s three-year program to revitalise sections of its ageing pipeline infrastructure, some of which is more than 100 years old.

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16 October 2017
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Water

Crossing the Hunter River

A critical section of the 80 km Chichester Trunk Gravity Main has been rehabilitated by the trenchless installation of dual PE100 1,200 mm pipelines under the Hunter River in NSW. The project featured the installation of one of Australia’s largest diameter HDPE pipes by HDD.

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12 October 2017
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Sliplining

Glenn Edwards’ lifetime of trenchless adventures

Glenn Edwards, one of Interflow New Zealand’s longest serving employees and an icon of the Australasian Trenchless Technology industry, retired from his role in July 2017. Trenchless Australasia speaks to Mr Edwards about some of the milestones and memories from his 50-years in the no-dig sector.

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5 October 2017
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Wastewater

Aussie Trenchless Supplies launches the HYDRAPULSE

Aussie Trenchless Supplies earlier this year launched the HYDRAPULSE, a gate device that controls the flow of effluent to minimise the impact of silt and debris deposits in sewers.

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5 October 2017
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Wastewater

Aussie Trenchless Supplies appoints new Australian HOT SLEEVE distributor

Aussie Trenchless Supplies has appointed a new Australian distributor for HOT SLEEVE – the electric blanket for the trenchless patch lining and T-seal repair industry.

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28 September 2017
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Tunnelling

Driving Ditch Witch forward

Trenchless Australasia speaks with Christopher Malan about the history of the Ditch Witch brand in Australasia, his personal association with the company, and the rapid uptake of no-dig methods around the world.

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21 September 2017
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Water

Vermeer’s new directional drills: speed, simplicity and sound

Operators have a lot to consider when conducting HDD work to make sure that a job progresses smoothly and with little disruption. Vermeer has been listening to its users and taken these concerns into account during the design and production of its new S3 series of HDD machines.

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19 September 2017
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Water

September edition of Trenchless Australasia now online

The latest edition of Trenchless Australasia magazine is now available to be read online as a digital magazine.

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18 September 2017
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Wastewater

Queensland’s record-breaking GRP installation

Queensland Urban Utilities is constructing a new AU$55 million sewer on the outskirts of Brisbane’s CBD. Once the project has been completed, the utility has said that the sewer will be the longest pipe jack using glass reinforced pipe (GRP) in Australia.

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4 September 2017
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Water

Primus Line rehabilitates two complex mains in NSW

Primus Line has provided a trenchless sewer rehabilitation solution for two troublesome water mains in New South Wales.

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21 June 2017
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Water

Five minutes with Mark Trembath

Trenchless Australasia speaks to Primus Line’s first Australasian representative Mark Trembath about his how he got his start in trenchless, some of his most memorable projects, and the role of the ASTT in growing the industry.

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