Gone are the days where project selection criteria was based solely on the benefits to corporate and business leaders. Nowadays, it’s no longer enough to focus on these benefits alone, and more contractors are on the hunt for equipment options that look at the bigger picture and offer triple bottom line benefits.
Maxibor breaks through climate transition challenges
As the civil construction sector is going through the post–pandemic recovery stage, it needs to manage other challenges, namely climate transition, labour shortages, supply chain disruptions and inflation. Maxibor CEO Rodney O’Meley shares his insights on the impact of these challenges on the horizontal directional drilling industry and how Maxibor is addressing them so that clients and other project stakeholders’ expectations continue to be met.
Throwback on an impactful project with HDI Lucas
HDI Lucas recently shared on its LinkedIn information about the Chatswood Sewer Amplification Project it delivered as part of Sydney Water‘s Sewerfix Program in 2003.
Directionally drilling down, down, down
The evolution of HDD continues with the Ditch Witch JT24 Directional Drill. It is designed to give customers the power and footprint to be the ultimate uptime champion.
Become a trenchless pro with No Dig Down-Under training courses
The No-Dig Down Under training sessions will make sure attendees’ knowledge of trenchless technologies is extensive and expanded.
TRACTO supplies operator with quality HDD solution
Horizontal directional drilling (HDD) manufacturer TRACTO Australia has supplied an industry leading system to Drilling Solutions Australia. Read more
Collaboration results in new drilling machine – AdaptX
OptionX Group is launching the AdaptX range – a fully adaptable drilling machine made in Australia.
The future of HDD: Daunting, thrilling, and important
Rodney O’Meley, CEO and owner of Maxibor Australia – one of the country’s leading horizontal directional drilling (HDD) design and delivery companies – speaks to Trenchless Australasia to provide insight into the challenges and future direction of HDD in the Australian infrastructure sector.
Ditch Witch CEA and Diversified: 30 years of teamwork
Ditch Witch CEA’s AT32 is helping Western Australian horizontal directional drilling experts complete projects for some of the state’s industry leaders.
SA Water replaces under-track pipes in Mount Barker
SA Water is beginning works to replace 55 metres of water mains in Mount Barker.
Ballarat boring for lake light project
Tunnel boring around Lake Wendouree in February will allow for the installation of electrical conduits in Ballarat, Victoria.
Coliban to tunnel new sewer in Bendigo
Coliban Water will use a $1.5 million laser-guided tunnel boring system to replace the East Bendigo sewer trunk main in Victoria.
Unitywater water scheme gets HDD help
The 17 km pipe for Unitywater’s Wamuran Irrigation Scheme has hit the 13 km mark with the aid of horizontal directional drilling (HDD).
Port Kembla Pipeline finished first HDD drive
The project team on the Port Kembla Pipeline in New South Wales has finished pulling back the project’s first horizontal directional drilling (HDD) drive.
WATCH: M Tucker makes recycled concrete from no-dig waste
M Tucker and Sons has started manufacturing recycled concrete blocks using waste from no-dig operations and civil construction projects.
New Rangedale depot opens in Epping
Rangedale has opened a depot in Epping, allowing the supplier to keep up with increased demand from clients in Melbourne’s north east.
North East Link program digs in to the new year
The North East Link Program (NELP) has started the new year by commencing construction on the project’s launch box in Watsonia.
WATCH: Herrenknecht reveals a new all-electric HDD rig
Herrenknecht has added fully a fully electric rig to its HDD portfolio.
Pace Drilling partners with HDD specialist
Ditch Witch CEA is helping New South Wales horizontal drilling company Pace Drilling with a range of construction challenges.
HDD insurance in the face of climate change
Horizontal directional drilling is seen as one of the higher risk areas in the infrastructure sector. Climate change is further increasing this risk as extreme weather events become more frequent.
Michels’s commitment to safety spans the globe
Safety is critical to the success of an energy construction project. More importantly, it is the basis of a strong energy construction company.
Conservation and expansion hand-in-hand in Victoria
As regional utilities make moves to fortify and expand their networks around the state, trenchless operators are overcoming challenging geology and preserving environments with expertise.
Vacuum excavator becomes tool of choice in council fleets
Vacuum excavators are the often unsung hero of the trenchless technology world, quickly and effectively moving soil when needed so that horizontal directional drilling can take place.
M Tucker & Sons turns worksite waste into valuable resource
Civil and trenchless drainage specialist M Tucker & Sons is expanding its services it can offer customers and tackling no-dig waste at the same time.
Prime Drilling: Putting the customer first
Prime Drilling has earned a reputation as a supplier of high-precision horizontal directional drilling equipment not only in Australia but across the world.
Trenchless Pioneers – Jim Pound
In a bid to celebrate the achievements and growth of the trenchless industry, Trenchless Australasia will be running a new question and answer segment.