No-Dig Down Under extends Call for Papers

Those seeking additional time or last minute approvals now have a second and final opportunity to submit their abstracts for the No-Dig Down Under Conference and Exhibition, taking place in Melbourne, Victoria on 10–13 September 2019. Submissions will close on Friday 15 March 2019. Authors are invited to submit an abstract covering case studies, new and Read More

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Sewer Relining Mareeba Issued by: Mareeba Shire Council Closing date: 13 March 2019Location: QueenslandDescription: Tenders are invited for the structural relining of sewer mains in Mareeba. Branch Sewer – Stage 2 The Grove Estate West – Tarneit West Issued by: City West Water Closing date: 13 March 2019 Location: Victoria Description: Construction of Stage 2 Read More

Last chance to submit your paper for No-Dig Down Under

The abstract submissions will close in less than 10 days, on 28 February 2019, but there is still time to submit your paper for inclusion in No-Dig Down Under’s world-class conference program. Authors are invited to submit an abstract covering case studies, new and emerging technologies, challenging projects and environments, industry skills and training, risk management and Read More

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WSAA completes first smart lining field trial

The proposal to the CRC was made in August 2018 seeking AU$3 million in government funding to support the research and validation of liners for pipeline rehabilitation. In February 2019, the first field trial of calcium aluminate cement and geopolymer coatings has been completed as part of the WSAA-led CRC Smart Linings for Pipe and Infrastructure Read More

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Hawthorn Road Flood Mitigation and Streetscaping Project Issued by: Bayside City Council Closing date: 20 February 2019 Location: Victoria Description: Bayside City Council is seeking tenders from experienced civil construction contractors that have been involved in drainage and street scape construction works to undertake construction of underground drains, pits and detention system including footpath, kerb and channel and asphalt Read More

Less than a month to submit your paper for No-Dig Down Under

The deadline for abstract submissions is approaching fast, but there is still time to submit your paper for inclusion in No-Dig Down Under’s world-class conference program. Authors are invited to submit an abstract covering case studies, new and emerging technologies, challenging projects and environments, industry skills and training, risk management and more. Submissions can be made in Read More

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Droughtmaster Drive Water Main Replacement Issued by: Mackay Regional Council Closing date: 12 February 2019 Location: Queensland Description: Mackay Regional Council requires a contractor to construct a new reticulation water main at Ceder Street, Droughtmaster Drive and Hay Point Road, Hay Point. This project involves the construction of a new DN 63 high density polyethylene water main, including a Read More

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Relining of Gravity Main – Biloela Issued by: Banana Shire Council Closing date: 29 January 2019 Location: Queensland Description: Banana Shire Council invites submissions from interested parties as part of its annual works program for the Sewerage networks. The work will be conducted at the township of Biloela, with the price schedule in the Tender Read More

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Yarra Valley Water rehabilitates Hawthorn sewer system

The sewage system in Hawthorn, east of Melbourne’s CBD, includes some pipes that are more than 100 years old, that collect and transport sewage flows to Melbourne Water’s Werribee or Carrum sewage treatment plants for treatment or disposal. After inspecting the system, more than 50 km of pipe was found to be old, in poor Read More

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RecycledWater Reuse Scheme and Southern Suburbs Rising Main – Annandale SectionIssued by: Townsville City CouncilClosing date: 12 December 2018Location: QueenslandDescription: Supply and construction of approximately 4,200 m length of DN 710 (OD) Polyethylene sewer rising main. Supply and construction of approximately 4,200 m length of DN 280/225 (OD) Polyethylene pipe for the recycled Water Reuse Scheme parallel to the Read More

Relining company appoints specialist

Heiko Manzke. Primus Line’s Heiko Manzke will be based in Australia, where he will work with engineering consultants, contractors, industry and utilities to extend the life of critical pressure pipe assets through trenchless technology. Mr Manzke brings a wealth of experience to the role; with an engineering degree from Deggendorf University of Applied Sciences, he Read More

Contractor puts trenchless relining in the spotlight

Nuflow Technologies Managing Director Ed Ahern spoke with Today  Tonight about the advantages of trenchless relining, particularly relevant to areas like Adelaide where burst water mains are a common occurrence, causing damage and disruption. Mr Ahern explained Nuflow’s epoxy-infused felt liners – which can be used on water, gas and sewage pipe repairs – have been Read More

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Woodgate Vacuum Sewer Main – Stage 2 Issued by: Bundaberg Regional Council Closing date: 20 November 2018 Location: New South Wales Description: The Woodgate Vacuum Sewer Main (Stage 2) is an extension of the Stage 1 sewerage network with the intent to transfer additional sewer inflow to the new Woodgate Sewer Pump Station. The scope Read More

First student enrols in trenchless traineeship in NSW

Easy Dig’s Joshua Hill will spend the next 12 to 18 months working on a wide range of modules associated with trenchless technology and horizontal directional drilling (HDD), developing essential knowledge and practical skills to operate safely and efficiently. Registered training organisation One Step Further, in partnership with Trenchless Training, has developed the qualification to Read More

Submit your paper for No-Dig Down Under 2019

No-Dig Down Under is inviting authors to submit abstracts for inclusion in the event’s prestigious conference program which will take place in Melbourne, Victoria on 10-13 September 2019. Papers and presentations will cover case studies, new and emerging technologies, challenging projects and environments, industry skills and training, risk management and more. Submissions may be made Read More

Melbourne Water completes Brighton relining

The latest development puts the project on schedule for completion in November. The rehabilitation works, part of a number of Melbourne Water trenchless projects, are designed to extend the life of the 110-year-old asset by up to 50 years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CI_9nQrTmvs The project used two trenchless relining techniques: spiral wound lining and cured-in-place pipe. Challenges faced Read More

iMPREGLiner travels Down Under

The project involved the installation of a 70 m long section of DN 534 iMPREG GL16 liner, with a wall thickness of 3.8 mm, on a new water main. The GL16 liner is designed to restore conventional pipes from DN 150 to DN 1600 and features a fibreglass design allowing nuanced gradations of wall thickness Read More

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Lockerbie Main Sewer Stage 1 expressions of interest Issued by: Yarra Valley Water Closing date: 17 October 2018 Location: Victoria Description: Yarra Valley Water is looking for potential contractors to construct the new Lockerbie Main Sewer (LMS). The LMS is part of the sewerage servicing strategy for the Northern Growth Corridor, servicing areas north of Donnybrook Road. LMS will Read More

No-Dig Down Under exhibition space selling fast

Coming to Melbourne on 10–13 September 2019, the biennial conference and exhibition promises to be an unmissable event. The exhibition hall will once again feature world leading trenchless manufacturers, suppliers and service providers in what will be the largest gathering in the event’s history. In addition, a theatre will also be positioned in the hall Read More

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Waterford West SS remedial drainage works Issued by: Department of Education, Training and Employment Closing date: 10 October 2018 Location: Queensland Description: The Department of Education is calling for submissions from suitably qualified Contractors for the construction of remedial drainage works at Waterford West State School. The works entail laying stormwater pipes and pits, forming swales, sub surface drainage Read More

ASTT hosts invaluable CIPP course in NZ

Mr Macey starting the CIPP course. The training course was originally developed by the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), then licensed and adapted by the ASTT for Australasian audiences. It was presented ahead of the Water New Zealand Conference and Exhibition by an expert in the field, Chris Macey Read More

Secure your place: ASTT CIPP Good Practices Course

Taking place on Tuesday 18 September, prior to the start of the Water New Zealand Conference and Expo, the course will be presented by an expert in field, Chris Macey of AECOM in North America. Originally developed by the North American Society for Trenchless Technology, the ASTT has licensed the training course and adapted the material for Read More

Water New Zealand Conference and Expo registrations still available

The Water New Zealand Conference and Expo, hosted at Claudelands Event Centre, will see the return of a comprehensive technical program that covers 23 disciplines. Conference program The conference program will cover a water issues across 23 streams, including managing asset condition and planning, smart wastewater management and more. On Wednesday 19 September, the conference Read More

ASTT CIPP Good Practices Course to take place before Water NZ

Hosted on 18 September 2018, the course will be presented by an expert in field, Chris Macey of AECOM in North America. Originally developed by the North American Society for Trenchless Technology, the ASTT has licensed the training course and adapted the material for Australasian audiences. CIPP is one of the most widely used and accepted pipeline Read More

Melbourne Water plans upgrade of Maribyrnong River Main

Approximately 8.8 km in length, the sewer runs from North Road in Avondale Heights to Epsom Road in Ascot Vale. The majority of works will take place around existing manholes in the area, with workers installing an above-ground bypass sewer pipeline to allow local sewerage services to keep operating during the operation. Workers will then Read More

Queensland Urban Utilities uses trenchless relining technology

The water utility relined 1.8 km of water mains in June at Redbank Plains in Ipswich, Queensland in what it says is the longest and largest stretch of pipe rehabilitated using this method in Australia. The Primus Liner® – a composite liner strengthened with Kevlar to retain the internal pressure of the main – was Read More