OptionX Group has expanded its offering to the drilling, tunnelling and boring industries by entering an agency agreement with the German company MTS Microtunnelling Systems. This agreement will see OptionX Group become the exclusive seller of MTS equipment across Australia and New Zealand.
Rob Carr begins construction of important Brisbane sewer in $45m Urban Utilities project
Microtunnelling contractor, Rob Carr, has commenced construction of a new 1 km long wastewater pipe running under the heart of Brisbane, Queensland. The Urban Utilities project is part of a major infrastructure upgrade to cater for population growth in the city’s north, which is expected to increase by 37,000 over the next 30 years.
Rob Carr takes lead on third leg of massive sewer upgrade
The third stage of Greater Wester Water’s $80 million four-stage CBD Sewer Augmentation project has kicked off in Melbourne. Read more
Pezzimenti Trenchless: meeting all microtunnelling challenges
Pezzimenti Trenchless is continuing to cement its legacy of expertise and excellence by completing works on the Highlander Branch Sewer project in Mickleham, Victoria.
Rob Carr takes delivery of new microtunnelling machines
Rob Carr has received its latest microtunnelling machine and is wasting no time in putting it to work.
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.
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.
Rob Carr invaluable on South Melbourne sewer project
Microtunnelling contractor Rob Carr is the tunneller of choice in the Fulton Hogan Delplant Beca joint venture’s (FHDB) sewer works beneath the streets of South Melbourne on behalf of South East Water.
Watercare tunnelling underway for 2023
Watercare tunnelling projects are already well underway for 2023 in Auckland, with progress being made in Warkworth, and the Central Interceptor project.
Edge Underground pre-plan key to success in Townsville
Heading into the wet season in northern Queensland, Edge Underground – part of OptionX Group – were working against extreme heat and flash flooding on a microtunnelling project to complete three lines, with one under a major state highway.
Long-distance microtunnelling projects exemplified in New Zealand
New Zealand is responding to projected population growth and upgrading ageing wastewater pipes in the country’s major trenchless works for the last year.
Ballarat sewer build uses microtunneling
Central Highlands Water’s Ballarat Sewer Build will commence stage 2 of its duplication in 2023 with microtunnelling beneath Humffray Street South.
Central Interceptor hits pre-Christmas milestone
Watercare’s tunnel boring machine for the Central Interceptor project in New Zealand has completed its undersea crossing of Manukau Harbour.
WATCH: Microtunnelling contractor progresses on Melbourne installation
L&D Micro Tunnelling has released a video showing the progression of a trenchless installation in Melbourne.
Rob Carr takes home CCF National Award
Rob Carr has taken home the 2022 national award for civil construction at the National CCF awards in Canberra.
Trans-Tasman collaboration breeds success for trenchless JV
The partnership of two Soletanche Bachy Group companies, Rob Carr and March Construction, is providing unmatched experience and capability in civil and trenchless construction in New Zealand.
S&Z Australia drilling in Melbourne’s inner west
S&Z Australia is drilling through rock in Yarraville to install conduits for the new Western Hospital in Melbourne.
Rob Carr wins CCF WA award
Rob Carr’s Gnangara Branch Sewer Section 2 project has received a Contractors Federation (CCF) WA award.
Around the world, kwik-ZIP are the spacers of choice
Used and recommended by pipeline and civil contractors around the world, kwik-ZIP centraliser and spacer systems are solving production casing centralisation challenges across New Zealand.
DJ Mac Cormick completes 234 m microtunnelling installation
DJ Mac Cormick Contractors have achieved yet another shining success on one of its longest single drives for non-man entry to date.
Ever forward with Watercare’s $300m investment program
Watercare’s proactive upgrades program is full steam ahead as final preparations are made to commence work on the new Warkworth-Snells wastewater pipe north of Auckland. Read more
ASTT Training Courses returning to Water NZ Conference
The Australasian Society for Trenchless Technology (ASTT) is bringing its trenchless training course along to the Water New Zealand Conference & Expo next week. Read more
Central Interceptor project extended
An extra 1.5 km has been added to the Central Interceptor project as Watercare’s massive tunnel boring machine reaches Manukau Harbour. Read more
From maintenance hole relining to NDD services, Rangedale has Queensland covered
A family-owned, Australian business, Rangedale is dedicated to leading the pack in offering comprehensive and innovative turnkey drainage and infrastructure solutions.
Rob Carr benefitting from collaboration with partner companies
Microtunnelling contractor Rob Carr is thriving as a key member of one of the world’s largest construction networks.
TBM Community Day on Victoria’s Big Build
To celebrate the imminent launch of the Metro Tunnel Project’s first tunnel boring machine (TBM), Rail Projects Victoria and the Metro Tunnel Creative Program provided an on-site activation.