Leading relining product selected for important European pipeline rehabilitation

SAERTEX-LINER® H₂O, which has been successfully installed more than 100 times around the world, will be used to reline an important 2.4 km pipeline in Poland. With its strong global position in the trenchless industry, SAERTEX multiCom® has an extensive portfolio of GRP liners which includes the SAERTEX-LINER® H₂O; a certified and hygienic pressure-resistant fiberglass-reinforced Read More

kwik-ZIP’s spacers make waves at WSAA

In mid-2016, kwik-ZIP’s HDX Series casing spacer was the first ever spacer system to be approved as compliant with WSA PS-324. The successful appraisal of the HDXT Series marks the second instance in which kwik-ZIP’s casing spacers have been formally recognised as complying with WSA PS-324 for casing spacers.  Notably, both products are the only casing Read More

50 m long mural dazzles Mannum to Adelaide pipeline

In collaboration with the Murray River, Lakes and Coorong Tourism Alliance, the Mid-Murray Council and Palmer’s Collier Park Community Association, South Australian artist Jack Fran has painted a mural on a 50 m section of the Mannum to Adelaide pipeline. The 87 km long pipeline delivers raw River Murray water to SA Water’s drinking water Read More

Catherine King

Trenchless in Valencia: More than 500m of SAERTEX-LINER H2O potable water UV liner installed

Running the project was Spanish company GRUPO CANALIS – Soluciones Tecnológicas who turned to SAERTEX multiCom GmbH and their advanced UV-CIPP technology to rehabilitate the ageing pipeline. The job spanned 500m of DN 600 cast iron pipe which supplied the Metropolitan region of Valencia with potable water. GRUPO CANALIS – Soluciones Tecnológicas was charged with Read More

Interflow impresses with Primus Line in NZ

A large-scale job for the team, with plans for the project ongoing since 2019, the works completed by Interflow is an impressive notch in their belt of success. Partnering with local contractors and council, the project consisted of the rehabilitation of a previously abandoned pressured sewer line which hadn’t been utilised since 2007. The highlight Read More

Aussie Trenchless

Aussie Trenchless’ promise of PST

Headquartered in New South Wales, the company offers a range of unique products in Australia and overseas. Aussie Trenchless Director Chris Meredith and the team are committed to pioneering state-of-the-art solutions and furthering business in the trenchless industry. As part of that innovation, the company offers a wide range of unique products both in Australia Read More

Primus Line, Baker Hughes partnership

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

Water infrastructure projects to expand industry

SA Water to monitor Blue Lake groundwater supply

Located in Mount Gambier, the Blue Lake is a volcanic crater made of porous limestone. It contains a considerable amount of groundwater – around 36 gigalitres – which seeps through the limestone from local aquifer systems. Amanda Lewry, the general manager of sustainable infrastructure at SA Water, said that the bores will help determine how Read More

UV curing of wastewater pipeline

IMPREG Australia’s leading supplier of CIPP liners

The company’s wastewater rehabilitation technologies are considered to be a gold standard solution for trenchless sewer pipe rehabilitation. The CIPP liners are distributed worldwide, and were introduced into the Australian market in 2021. Since then, IMPREG has continued to supply its state-of-the-art CIPP liners throughout Australasia. Even when faced with supply chain issues during the Read More

Future-proofing CIPP liners and pipe rehabilitation solutions

Country Manager Kevin Woolf tells Trenchless Australasia that IMPREG recognised early on that trenchless pipe rehabilitation using cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) liners is the technology of the future.  Further developing this avenue, the company’s CIPP liner systems are developed using innovative high-tech processes, and set new standards. “Our success proves us right. IMPREG CIPP liner systems 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


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

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

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


Two new pipelines for SA

This includes 410 m of new water main installed at Willaston and 370 m of new main at Willamulka on the Yorke Peninsula.  The Willaston pipe is being laid beneath Right Street and Paxton Street, and is among 47,000 metres of water mains going in the ground for SA Water customers across regional South Australia Read More

Paul Lavelle Iplex general manager

Iplex Australia appoints new general manager

Dean Fradgley, Fletcher Building Australia’s chief executive, said Lavelle is perfectly placed to lead the Iplex business into the next phase of growth. “Paul has delivered success for Fletcher Building since 2013 in his leadership roles with Laminex and Fletcher Insulation,” said Fradgley. “His strong customer focus, drive for continuous improvement, and ability to influence positive outcomes will Read More

Hunter Water completes relining in Cardiff.

Hunter Water debuts new trenchless tech

Hunter Water crews are using the European technology on four projects around the region to create an internal lining within the degraded pipes, or as the utility describes it, a ‘pipe within a pipe’.  The structural liner is ideal in sensitive and difficult-to-access areas, and has been used to extend the life of Hunter eWater’s Read More


RSM Lining Supplies, Global experts in CIPP Lining Supplies and Equipment

RSM Lining Supplies PTY was first established in Australia in 2011 following the strong success of its parent company RSM Lining Supplies Global Ltd in the UK, Ireland, and Europe. Founded in the UK in 2003, RSM Lining Supplies Global Ltd began as a small business before expanding to a 12,000 sq. ft factory in 2012. The Read More

Aussie Trenchless

The perfect rehabilitation solution for sewer, stormwater gravity mains

Aussie Trenchless is headed by industry old-hand Chris Meredith. Skilled in achieving superior trenchless outcomes, Meredith is committed to pioneering state-of-the-art solutions for no-dig civil construction. Offering practical advice to infrastructure owners and contractors on a variety of underground pipeline rehabilitation techniques, Meredith’s practice is backed by a wealth of knowledge and experience. From pipeline Read More


IMPREG prepares for the future of CIPP

With its future-oriented CIPP liners based on fibreglass material, IMPREG masters even the largest dimensions and highly complex remits. Ensuring its at maximum quality at all times, general manager Michael Ellenrieder says it is thanks to its innovative products and insight. “Our activities are always resource-saving and environmentally conscious. Our success proves us right. IMPREG Read More

Wilmot pipelining

Wilmot Pipelining delivers the largest UV liner installation

The team delivered what is already being labelled one of the most complex Trenchless Project of 2021 in Australia. The company delivered the emergency rehabilitation of the failed storm water culvert that collapsed during the flooding in March in a critical section of pipeline causing a giant sink hole, which meant the roadway had to Read More

ASEA releases asbestos guidelines

ASEA releases asbestos guidelines

It is estimated that more than 40,000 km of asbestos-cement (AC) water and sewer pipes remain in the ground across Australia. Installed between the early 1920s to late 1980, these AC pipes are reaching the end of their usable lifespan, requiring maintenance or replacement. The Asbestos-Cement Water and Sewer Pipe Management Guidelines were devised to Read More

kwik zip HD-50 spacers on DN560 HDPE (560mm OD) into a DN700 Mild Steel Pipe2 copy

kwik-ZIP spacers – the only Australian-owned spacer on the market

Spacer systems can be used on a wide range of new and rehabilitated trenchless pipeline installations to proactively aid the installation process.   Kwik-ZIP’s casing spacer and centraliser systems help contractors to comply with regulations that require casing centralizers or pipe spacers (also referred to as slippers or spiders), like wastewater and sewerage codes and water Read More