2022 No-Dig Down Under to feature three-stream conference program

No-Dig Down Under full steam ahead

Supported by the Australasian Society for Trenchless Technologies (ASTT), No-Dig Down Under 2023 is continuing its reputation as the essential industry event, but places are filling fast. With 55 per cent of the available exhibition space already booked, No-Dig Down Under 2023 (NDDU23) is looking to be better than ever. After the undeniable, sold-out success Read More

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kwik-ZIP reflects on 2022 No-Dig

Reflecting on the 2022 conference, kwik-ZIP expressed that it was fantastic to be able to see so many current customers and connect with new contacts within the industry, particularly after the difficulties faced by all over the past few years with the lack of face to face opportunities.  “Thanks to our loyal customers for taking Read More

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Congratulations to the 2022 ASTT award winners

The gala dinner and awards ceremony was proudly sponsored by Bothar Boring and Tunnelling, occurring on the penultimate day of the No-Dig Down Under exhibition.  ASTT President, Ben Crosby, welcomed guests to the evening and thanked the 400-strong crowd for their contribution to the trenchless industry. “Thank you – for your hard work and dedication Read More

PEF Commercial Finance

PEF Commercial Finance’s three steps to trenchless asset funding

The Melbourne-based finance brokering service’s main focus is to provide hassle free business finance solutions to clients and secure approvals quickly and conveniently. Appreciating the importance of getting the deal secure for the client in a timely fashion, the first step they take is understanding and identifying the client’s needs. Finance Broker Theo Robotis has Read More

No-Dig 2022 officially underway

The exhibition opening and welcome reception began at 5pm on 14 June and was a wonderful opportunity to see individuals from every aspect of the industry come together after three long years apart. The reception was proudly sponsored by Herrenknecht. ASTT President, Ben Crosby, opened the event by not only thanking the sponsors and exhibitors Read More

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Tickets for No-Dig almost gone: get yours now!

Organised in partnership with the Australasian Society for Trenchless Technology (ASTT), No-Dig has grown to become the second largest no-dig technology in the world and is now considered a must-attend event for all industry professionals. Trenchless technology is important for installing new services, as well as rehabilitating and maintaining existing pipelines and infrastructure, without having Read More

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TDM partners with NordiTube

TDM is a proudly Australian owned and operated drain service specialist with over 30 years’ experience. TDM offers a range of drain services including the rehabilitation, maintenance and inspection of pipeline infrastructure across Australia. With operations across NSW, VIC and WA, the company is dedicated to providing high quality service to customers and community. TDM Read More

Awards finalists announced for NDDU

NDDU is the southern hemisphere’s only large-scale conference and exhibition dedicated to trenchless technology. Trenchless technology is important for installing new services, as well as rehabilitating and maintaining existing pipelines and infrastructure, without having to dig multiple trenches, disturbing traffic, business and residential locations. With major utilities located underground and requiring ongoing upkeep and extension, Read More

KOR heading to NDDU 2022

However, NDDU isn’t the only 2022 exhibition on KOR’s must-attend list. The company has already attended the 2022 New Zealand based Stormwater conference and exhibition held in Christchurch. The exhibition was held on 18 – 20 May at the new Te Pae Convention Centre, with workshops offered across the two-day period. Back in Australia, KOR Read More

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Spoilt for choice at the No-Dig Down Under conference

NDDU is the southern hemisphere’s only large-scale conference and exhibition dedicated to trenchless technology. Trenchless technology is important for installing new services, as well as rehabilitating and maintaining existing pipelines and infrastructure, without having to dig multiple trenches, disturbing traffic, business and residential locations. With major utilities located underground and requiring ongoing upkeep and extension, Read More

ASTT No-Dig Down Under scholarships

Utility and council scholarships on offer at NDDU

The scholarships will allow key members of Australasian utilities and councils to attend the event with reduced costs and aims to bring more employees from these organisations to the event, thereby increasing the knowledge of trenchless technology. NDDU is the southern hemisphere’s only large-scale conference and exhibition dedicated to trenchless technology. Trenchless technology is important for Read More

Earn CPD points at No-Dig Down Under 2022

All training courses have been licensed from the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), and adapted by the ASTT for Australian professionals. Sewer Laterals Good Practices This course offers a clear understanding of the problems and relevant issues unique to the private lateral portion of the collection system network, explains available options for inspection, Read More

DrainTech Solutions

DrainTech Solutions innovative approach with latest high pressure cutting technology

Littered with hurdles and complexities, the job was to excavate various DN 225 to 600 pipes which had been flooded with grout with an MPa rating of 80.  Not new to these types of challenges, DrainTech Solutions set about analysing a sample of the grout back at their yard to determine the best approach and Read More

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Live demos at 2022 No-Dig expo

With free access to the expo, attendees only need to register via the website to be in on the action. Head along to Insituform Pacific at booth 120 to see one of its robot prototypes live cutting a 150 mm pipe. The robot is only 1.4 m but has a 30 cm diameter. During the Read More

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Trenchless training courses at No-Dig Down Under

The courses were originally developed by the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), but the material has been adapted to suit Australasian audiences. It will cover horizontal directional drilling (HDD), sewer laterals and new installations, and is considered to be the global standard for education on trenchless technology. The programs will be invaluable to Read More

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

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No-Dig Down Under postponed

No-Dig Down Under is the southern hemisphere’s only large-scale conference and exhibition dedicated to trenchless technology.  Previously, No-Dig was scheduled to be held from 8-11 March at Sydney’s International Convention Centre.  Due to rising hospitalisations and high Omicron case numbers across New South Wales and other states, the Australian Society for Trenchless Technology (ASTT), along with No-Dig organisers, has Read More