View the latest trenchless technology tenders

View the latest trenchless technology tenders

River Road Culvert Structural Relining Issued by: Mount Barker District Council Closing Date: 16 March 2022 Location: South Australia Description: Mount Barker District Council (the Council) invites Tenders from Tenderers for the installation of a structural liner internally for the full thirty (30) metre length of the existing culvert located on River Road, Hahndorf Kennedy Read More

Construction to return

Return for construction

The mandatory industry shutdown over Melbourne and other local government areas was enforced on 20 September after concerns the state had seen multiple outbreaks linked to construction sites.  The Victorian Government said it has worked closely with the industry to develop a plan for reopening the sector based on recommendations laid out by the Health Department.  Read More

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Arrawarra Beach Rd 150WM Extn to Arrawarra Rd via Arrawarra Ck Issued by: Coffs Harbour City Council Closing Date: 20 October 2021 Location: New South Wales Description: To construct approximately 990 m of DN150 water main from Arrawarra Beach Road Arrawarra via Arrawarra Ck to Arrawarra Road Arrawarra Headlands. Due to Arrawarra Creek, Littoral Rainforest Read More

Wilmot depot

Intelligent technologies: the future in pipeline rehabilitation

Wilmot Pipelining has worked hard in the trenchless industry to become one of the leaders in the sector. This hard work and dedication has earned the company a growing reputation as one of the true figureheads in pipeline rehabilitation via UV technology in Australia. The successful delivery of numerous large bore pipeline rehabilitation projects over Read More

Tracto-Technik equipment

No-dig innovator takes service to new heights

TRACTO-TECHNIK Australia is a TRACTO-TECHNIK Group company, offering comprehensive service and consultation from experts who truly care about resource-friendly and sustainable drilling solutions. TRACTO is the country’s key manufacturer of devices and machines for trenchless technology. Headquartered in Brisbane, the company recently invested in larger premises in Luscombe, demonstrating a commitment to increasing its inventory Read More

Boretech D24x40S3 for Vermeer WA & NT

Boretech leading WA’s HDD utility installations

Boretech uses top-of-the-line machinery from Vermeer Equipment of WA & NT to continually deliver excellent project results. The company is owned by Patrick Dunne and Stephen Roberts, who, with a vast amount of experience in civils and project management, have built the company’s strong reputation based on its quality installations and OH&S standards. Mr Roberts Read More

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Victorian Government shuts down construction

Other areas include the City of Ballarat, City of Greater Geelong, Surf Coast Shire and Mitchell Shire.  The shutdown was effective from 11.59 pm on Monday,  September 20 and involves complete site closures, with exemptions only available to workers responding to emergencies or performing urgent and essential work. An amnesty will be put in place Read More

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Victoria Street Preston Road Rehabilitation Issued by: Darebin City Council Closing Date: 30 September 2021 Location: Victoria Description: The Darebin Council is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced civil construction contractor to deliver this civil works project. Works will include deep strength pavement works, concrete kerb and channel, new concrete vehicle crossings, underground Read More

Customised to suit all needs

The company’s quality PE pipes have supported countless projects around the country and have continually proven to be compatible with trenchless methods of construction. Australian Custom Pipes (ACP) is committed to providing the highest quality PE pipe available, complemented by the best and most dedicated customer service and support. The company can provide bore pipe Read More

DBYD teams with Deloitte and Esri

This week, DBYD announced the news which will see the company collaborate with Esri on the new referral service and with Deloitte in the development of the digital platform that will operate it. Self-managed kiosks for reporting and information uploads will be delivered in the first phase of the project, followed by enhanced data integration Read More

WATCH: HDD connects coastal island

Although only 2 km from the Brisbane mainland, Redland Bay Islands’ permanent residents who are reliant on certain utilities have struggled with limited and unreliable communications and connectivity. In early 2020, five of the Redland Bay Islands communities received a stronger connection through its own NBN rollout – awarded to telecommunication and ICT network provider Read More

Lendlease celebrates its partners

Lendlease Program Director Andrew Harrington has celebrated the company’s collaboration with Auscom QLD in a recent LinkedIn post. Auscom QLD Director Chris Douglas said working on the nbn™ rollout has been an extremely rewarding experience for himself and the entire team. “Having created Auscom QLD as an end-to-end provider of telecommunication services some 13 years Read More

Update your listing in the Australasian Trenchless Directory

The directory is an invaluable print and online reference tool that lists companies involved in the industry in alphabetical order and in groups according to the products and services they offer. A basic listing in the directory is free and guaranteed for all ASTT members, as well as supporters of Trenchless Australasia magazine. The deadline to submit changes to your listing is midnight on Read More

ASTT Technical Forums fast approaching

The first series of 2020 ASTT Technical Forums Australia will be taking place on 26 March in Sydney and 2 April in Melbourne. The Sydney forum will be held at the Sydney Water and Commercial Hotel from 4–7.30pm while the Melbourne event will be held at Munich Brahaus from 3–6.30pm. Interflow Environment and Sustainability Manager Read More

Ditch Witch enlisted for Melbourne project

During the National Broadband Network (NBN) installation throughout Melbourne, LRM Civil Services were contracted to drill through the northwest corridor. The area is known for its heavy volcanic rock presence, meaning drilling through clay and basalt rock formations would be a challenging process. To mitigate these challenges, ELB Equipment provided LRM Civil Services with the Read More

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Eastern sector sewer trunk main construction Issued by: Mount Barker District Council Closing date: 13 November 2019 Location: South Australia Description: The tender is for the construction of a new sewer trunk main on the eastern sector of Mount Barker.  The project includes the supply, construction and reinstatement of a) 92.6 m DN 500 high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe; b) Read More

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Rottnest Island project features trenchless solution

In April 2019 DM Civil was contracted to construct a new wastewater pumping station (WWPS) and sewer reticulation in the main settlement of Rottnest Island. The existing underground infrastructure of Rottnest Island consists of an accumulation of gas, electrical, bore water, potable water and communications assets; the alignment and depth of each system varies and Read More

New cable connects Australia to Asia and US

Australia’s newest international telecommunications connection is now under construction, using trenchless to install sections of the cable. The Sunshine Coast Council has contracted Coe Drilling, which has recently commenced horizontal direction drilling (HDD) works for the shore crossing and beach manhole installations at Maroochydore, Queensland. The works involve the installation of two fibreoptic steel ducts, Read More

Final call! Don’t miss out on No-Dig Down Under 2019

On 10–13 September, one of Australia and New Zealand’s most important underground infrastructure events will be taking place in Melbourne: No-Dig Down Under. Supported by ASTT, the event will feature a world class conference program, training courses presented by international experts and the largest trade exhibition in the event’s almost 20-year history. The event is Read More

ASTT names award finalists

The biennial awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the Australasian trenchless industry and will be presented across five categories. The winners will be announced at No-Dig Down Under 2019’s Gala Dinner and Awards Evening on Thursday 12 September. Tickets for the gala dinner, including tables of 10, are still available via the No-Dig Down Read More

Infrastructure Australia report finds investment is required

Infrastructure Australia, is the country’s independent infrastructure advisor, advising governments, industry and the community on the investments and reforms needed to deliver better infrastructure. The 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit presents a forward-looking view of the infrastructure challenges and opportunities over the next 15 years and beyond, examining the infrastructure needs of the Australian community and Read More

View the latest trenchless technology tenders

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Sewer rising main replacement – SRM3005Issued by: Tweed Shire CouncilClosing Date: 21 August 2019Location: New South WalesDescription: The council is seeking to engage a civil contractor to supply and install approximately 400 m of 150 mm diameter sewer rising main and associated structures at Bimbadeen Avenue and Summit Drive in Banora Point. A non-mandatory site inspection/meeting will be held Read More

Teaming up to bring revolutionary products Down Under

The attachments, renowned for being safe, fast and easy to use, completely change the way pipes and cables are handled throughout the utilities sector. UIS is a UK-based manufacturer of innovative technologies to support the utilities industry. For almost 50 years, Blick has been a leading provider of drilling fluid and tooling providing products, training Read More

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Mirboo North rising main replacement Issued by: Gippsland Water Closing date: 27 June 2019 Location: Victoria Description: Construction of approximately 5 km of new potable water rising main in Mirboo North. The works include supply and installation of all pipework, valves and fittings via bored and open trench methods, connections to existing assets including direct property connections, testing, commissioning Read More

HDD prevails in remote southeast Asia

One of the world’s largest energy operators, BP, stipulated the use of trenchless technology as part of the expansion of the company’s Tangguh LNG facility, offshore Indonesia. International drilling contractor Lucas – now known as HDI Lucas – executed HDD to install one gas pipeline and two fibreoptic conduits over a distance of more than Read More

Submit your nominations for the ASTT Awards

The biennial awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the Australasian trenchless industry. The deadline for nominations is 1 July 2019. Categories The five categories for nomination are outlined below; nominees must be current members and member companies. Rehabilitation Project of the Year This award recognises innovation, advancements in technology, environmental benefits and occupational health Read More