Addtech acquires ImpulseRadar

5ELEM, NordiTube expand globally

Leading Chinese manufacturer 5ELEM has become the main shareholder in NordiTube Technologies, strengthening a partnership whose presence will be felt globally in the trenchless industry. Cooperation between the two companies has been going strong ever since the signing of a master licence for the Chinese market in July 2020. Jan Luksch, Managing Director of NordiTube Read More

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

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

ISTT to hold lateral sewer repair webinar

Entitled Repair of lateral sewers and lateral connections – comparison of techniques and quality assurance and presented by Dr Iain Naismith and Serdar Ulutaş, the webinar will highlight the lessons learned from 1:1 scale evaluation of the performance of technologies available for the repair of lateral sewers, particularly the use of patch repairs, and repair of lateral connections.  Smaller diameter Read More

100 HDD Viking Link begins

Balfour Beatty was awarded a £90 million ($161.2 million) contract in 2020 to deliver the onshore works for the Viking Link Interconnector Project for a National Grid and Energinet joint venture (JV). The Viking Link will connect the British and Danish power grids at National Grid’s Bicker Fen substation, with Balfour Beatty to install 68 Read More

WATCH: TBM cutterhead transported to HS2

The TBMs were manufactured by Herrenknecht in Germany and arrived in the UK at the end of 2020 where they have now been assembled. HS2 is constructing nine tunnels between London and Birmingham totalling 103 km, which will provide increased rail capacity across the UK. Once operational, HS2 will connect around 30 million people and Read More

HS2 awards TBM contracts

Herrenknecht are constructing the two tunnel boring machines (TBMs), which are scheduled to be delivered onsite in the UK by the end of 2021. The London tunnels for HS2 are twin bored, and will be 13 miles (20.9 km) each way, with a combined total of 26 miles (41.8 km). The program of tunnelling between Read More