The solution with a short cure time and long service life

Smart Lock is a no-dig point repair solution that reinstates the structural integrity of deformed and damaged gravity sewers and pipelines. Combining the benefits of fibreglass patching and 316 stainless steel, the repair system is  designed to last in assets for 100 years.  Smart Lock can be used in pipes ranging from DN100 to DN900. Read More

Rob Carr gearing up to deliver major projects in 2022

For almost 30 years, Rob Carr has been a leader and pioneer of microtunnelling for the design and construction of utility infrastructure projects in the water, energy and transport space. Having previously constructed some of Australasia’s most complex pipe jacking projects, this year the company will be busier than ever working on multiple significant projects Read More

Delivering Australian-made reliable solutions

With its Australian-made robotic cutters exported across the globe, adding to KRE’s success has been its dedication to producing innovative, cost-effective and reliable products that offer the benefit of being easily operated and maintained. Director Keith Edmunds says the company prides itself on working closely with its customers and their operators, enabling KRE to develop Read More

Protecting your most valuable trenchless assets

Managing Director Ben Gair founded BG Risk after recognising the need for a competent, honest and commercially minded insurance broker which looks beyond the traditional realms of insurance. “We have a proven history for establishing trust with our clients by understanding their businesses, providing sound advice and being their advocates,” says Mr Gair. “Through all stages of Read More

Tunnelling to the future

S&Z offers a variety of trenchless installation methods including horizontal directional drilling (HDD), tunnel boring (TB) and auger boring (AB). General Manager Jim Pound tells Trenchless Australasia that the company is a trusted and valued partner to industry leaders throughout the water, sewer, power, telecommunications, and gas segments, providing trenchless services throughout southern Australia. “Our Read More

Iplex announces a range extension to its successful Restrain PVC-U pipe

Restrain™ Sewer Pipe was specifically designed by Iplex for both new sewer networks and for the repair and replacement of underground gravity sewer infrastructure.  As a result of customer feedback and demand, Iplex is expanding its range of Restrain Sewer Pipe by adding a 375mm diameter pipe to its offering. National Innovation Manager Callum Hickey Read More

Reducing inflow and infiltration

  January 2002 Dennis Bentink created ISC Services and has since worked closely with a wide range of councils and water authorities across Australia. Providing inflow and infiltration (I/I) assessment, conducting inspections at hundreds of maintenance holes, pump stations and sewage treatment plant inlet structures, Dennis has helped customers minimise asset degradation and reduce operational and Read More

New RDO Equipment and Vermeer Australia dealership means more opportunities for the region

The new dealership is expected to contribute millions to the local economy through the $8.5M facility, offering employment opportunities and increased capacity to service more machines not only at the new branch, but remotely via its field service division. RDO Equipment’s new CEO, Phil Canning, says this new dealership means big things for local customers, Read More

Putting the customer’s needs first

As a relatively small company, manager Ralf Kiesow tells Trenchless Australasia that Prime Drilling’s presence on an international scale has contributed to its growing HDD rig manufacturing, with the company locking in 25 rigs. “We are off to a great start for 2022 so far as it appears most of our order books are almost Read More

An innovation award finalist, GeoKrete Geopolymer

In alignment with these principles, Aqua Metro identified an opportunity to implement an advanced relining technology, the Quadex Lining System (QLS) featuring GeoKrete Geopolymer, as an innovative, large diameter pipe renewal technology. With the support of Melbourne Water Corporation (MWC), AquaMetro has licensed the technology from Quadex, a Vortex Company – based in Houston Texas, USA, Read More

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


Continuing the legacy

Pezzimenti Trenchless, now a third-generation family business, was incorporated in 2011 by Joe, Anthony and Stephen Pezzimenti as part of a family succession plan. Managing director Joe Pezzimenti says he joined the family-run Pezzimenti Laserbore in 1989, followed by Anthony in 1995 and Stephen in 1997. “My cousin and uncle run the Sydney business, while we Read More


Rangedale Drainage & Industrial Services offers quality drain maintenance for any industry

In 2019, Rangedale Group launched Rangedale Drainage and Industrial Services (RDI) – a locally owned arm of the business focusing on servicing regional Victorian and New South Wales markets. This division of the group has extensive experience in heavy industrial cleaning, high pressure water jetting applications, pipeline CCTV, jet cleaning, relining, Smart Lock installation and Read More


Infrastructure sector growth and value

The Australian infrastructure sector is going through a significant growth and change phase as the world emerges post-covid and refocuses on economic and environmental development. The HDD sector is well positioned to play a significant role in designing and delivering infrastructure projects that can be part of the economic recovery and provide climate change mitigation Read More

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

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


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


Transforming waste into opportunity

CDE is the world’s number one wet processing equipment company for sand and aggregates. A key figure in the waste repurposing and natural processing sectors, the company’s mission is to help customers maximise natural resources while promoting greater efficiency and minimising waste.  Sand is the third most used natural resource after air and water. As Read More

March Construction

Little margin for error

March Construction has successfully completed tunnelling under a live rail corridor to replace a section of wastewater main under Hayton road.  This was reportedly the first installation of the perfect lined jacking pipe in New Zealand The new pipeline had a diameter of 1000 m, replacing the original pipe originally constructed in the 1950s and Read More

YVW completes Doreen to Diamond Creek Sewerage Project

YVW completes Doreen to Diamond Creek Sewerage Project

YVW  has successfully delivered the Doreen to Diamond Creek Sewerage Project after two years of construction.  The project involved the creation of a new 10 km section pipe and 17 new sewer maintenance holes under parkland and road reserves in the Doreen, Yarrambat and Diamond Creek areas. The new sewerage infrastructure will service properties in 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