Ventia introduces the future of water main renewal to Australia

Aqua-Pipe®, which is developed and manufactured by Sanexen in Canada, has made its way to Australia and been used a ground-breaking pipeline rehabilitation for a local water utility. The project was completed by local services company Ventia, which has the exclusive rights to Aqua-Pipe in Australia; it says it is the first time a structural Read More

CIMIC appoints Deputy CEO

Mr Wright, a civil engineer who joined CIMIC in 1998, has previously served as the company’s Mining and Mineral Processing Executive and Thiess Managing Director, as well as in roles managing its construction, tunnelling and services teams. “Michael has almost 20 years’ experience at CIMIC, having held leadership positions across the group, in Australia and Read More

Utility using trenchless to construct AU$175 million of infrastructure

The works include the construction of a new water pipeline underneath the Brisbane River from Murrarie to Pinkenba, the building of a new trunk sewer – including a 48 m deep access shaft for a tunnel boring machine – from Mansfield to Carindale, and tunnelling under the Brisbane River from Kenmore to Jindalee for new Read More

Registration for No-Dig Down Under closes on Friday!

The event, which is now less than seven days away, will take place at the on 12-15 September at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. Click here to register for No-Dig Down Under 2017. NDDU includes a full conference program, training sessions, a technical program and networking opportunities with trenchless professionals, educators and experts from Australasia Read More

Primus Line rehabilitates two complex mains in NSW

The mains, located beneath a busy highway and dual rail track, were rehabilitated using DN 200 and DN 300 Primus Line® systems, with minimal impact on road and rail users. New South Wales water utility Sydney Water Corporation (SWC) is responsible for providing safe drinking water and sanitation services to more than 5 million residents Read More

Less than two weeks until No-Dig Down Under!

Registrations are still available for the event, which will take place on 12-15 of September at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. NDDU includes a full conference program, training sessions, a technical program and networking opportunities with trenchless professionals, educators and experts from Australasia and around the world. Click here to register for No-Dig Down Under Read More

Registrations available for ASTT Training Courses

The ASTT has licensed the training courses and adapted the material – which is world’s best practice – for Australasian audiences. This educational initiative has been made possible by the generous support of the Australian Drilling Industry Training Committee (ADITC). CIPP Good Practices Course CIPP is one of the most widely used and accepted pipeline Read More

NDDU adds free Toolbox Sessions

The NDDU exhibition will feature almost 70 no-dig leaders from throughout Australasia and the world and will feature products and innovation from the Trenchless Technology industry. This year, the exhibition will also feature a series of free Toolbox Sessions, with experts presenting on four key topics: horizontal directional drilling (HDD) cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) and leak Read More

NDDU exhibition space sells out!

Taking place at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on 12-15 September 2017, NDDU’s exhibition will feature almost 70 no-dig leaders from throughout Australasia and the world. The latest products and innovation the Trenchless Technology industry has to offer will be on display once the exhibition hall has been officially opened on the first Read More

Registrations still available for this week’s NSW Technical Forum

The NSW event returns to the Rydges Bankstown in Bass Hill and will feature three informative and educational presentations. Primus Line’s Mark Trembath will outline a critical trunk main rehabilitation, HammerHead’s Sean Wharton will cover sliplining with a winch and Interflow’s John Monro will discuss the Merri Creek sewer rehabilitation project. Click here to register for Read More

Secure your registrations for upcoming ASTT Technical Forums

The popular forums feature educational presentations from industry experts and an opportunity to network with colleagues and potential clients, and will provide an excellent complement to the ASTT’s biennial Conference and Exhibition, No-Dig Down Under (NDDU). Click here to register for the VIC and NSW Technical Forums. Click here to register for the New Zealand Read More

Vale William ‘Bill’ Goodman

Bill, as he was known to most in the industry, was considered Trenchless Technology’s ‘go-to person’ for Sydney’s underground infrastructure, after he accumulated an intimate knowledge of Sydney’s sewerage system from trailing the pipes himself in the times before CCTV inspection. Inspecting Sydney’s sewer lines. A true trenchless legend, he was Read More

June edition of Trenchless Australasia now online

The digital edition can be viewed on a tablet, computer, or smartphone. To view the magazine click here. The June edition of Trenchless Australasia contains: An extensive event preview of No-Dig Down Under 2017 An interview with Primus Line’s Australasian representative Mark Trembath A look at Veolia’s project tackling rising groundwater in Bendigo, Victoria An obituary to Read More

Secure your registrations for upcoming ASTT Technical Forums

The popular forums feature educational presentations from industry experts and an opportunity to network with colleagues and potential clients, and will provide an excellent complement to the ASTT’s biennial Conference and Exhibition, No-Dig Down Under. Click here to register for the VIC and NSW Technical Forums. Click here to register for the New Zealand Technical Forums Roadshow. Read More

Registrations open for upcoming ASTT Technical Forums

The popular forums feature educational presentations from industry experts and an opportunity to network with colleagues and potential clients, and will provide an excellent complement to the ASTT’s biennial Conference and Exhibition, No-Dig Down Under. Click here to register for the VIC and NSW Technical Forums. Click here to register for the New Zealand Technical Read More

Last chance: nominate for ASTT awards today

The awards recognise excellence, innovation and achievement in Australia and New Zealand’s trenchless industry. The prestigious awards will be judged by the ASTT Council and presented at No-Dig Down Under’s official Gala Dinner and Awards Evening on Thursday 14 September 2017. Nominating your project or colleague will give you and your company international recognition by highlighting your Read More

Nominations for 2017 ASTT Awards closing soon

The prestigious awards will be judged by the ASTT Council, and presented at No-Dig Down Under’s official Gala Dinner and Awards Evening on Thursday 14 September 2017. Nominating your project or colleague will give you and your company international recognition by highlighting your achievements to key stakeholders in the trenchless industry. In 2017 there will Read More

ASTT makes new appointments at AGM

Victorian Councillor Chris Frangos was elected as the new ASTT President, while Bamser’s Ben Crosby took up the role of ASTT Vice President. In addition to these appointments, Mott Macdonald’s Blair Telfer took up the role of New Zealand Councillor. The role of President and New Zealand Councillor was previously held by Steve Apeldoorn, who Read More

Early bird registrations available for No-Dig Down Under

Taking place on the Gold Coast on 12-15 of September, NDDU includes training sessions, a technical program and networking opportunities with trenchless professionals, educators and experts from Australasia and around the world. Early Bird registrations opened on 14 February 2017, and will remain open until COB 14 July 2017. The Early Bird rate entitles registrants to an AU$200 discount on Read More

ASTT mourns loss of influential member

Bill, as he was known to most in the industry, was a true trenchless legend as the first Australian member on the ISTT and also the first to introduce cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) to the Australian industry. He was considered the industry’s ‘go-to person’ for Sydney’s underground infrastructure, after he built up an intimate knowledge of Read More

Final chance to advertise in Australasian Trenchless Directory 2017

Print or online marketing in the Directory is a proven way to increase company exposure and improve brand awareness. Companies can stand out from competitors with high visibility, while communicating information about products and/or services to potential clients through a company description. Advertisers are able to select as many product and service categories as desired Read More

Early bird registrations available for No-Dig Down Under

Taking place on the Gold Coast on 12-15 of September, NDDU includes training sessions, a technical program and networking opportunities with trenchless professionals, educators and experts from Australasia and around the world. Early Bird registrations opened on 14 February 2017, and will remain open until COB 14 July 2017. The Early Bird rate entitles registrants to an AU$200 Read More

Promote your utility location business in Trenchless Australasia

In addition to a number of online advertising packages, contractors can now purchase a business card advertisement in the quarterly edition of Trenchless Australasia, the official publication of the Australasian Society for Trenchless Technology (ASTT). Advertising companies and NULCA members are also invited to submit editorial for publication in Trenchless Australasia magazine. The next deadline for submissions is 12 May Read More

NDDU exhibition booths almost sold out

Hosted at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from 12–15 September 2017, it will feature four days of technical programs and networking opportunities with trenchless professionals, educators and experts from Australasia and around the world. Sponsoring and exhibiting at NDDU will give unparalleled access to decision makers in the trenchless industry, positioning brands in front Read More

SCIRT launches learning legacy website

SCIRT was established in 2011, tasked with managing the repairs to horizontal infrastructure following a series of earthquakes which devastated Christchurch, New Zealand. It was allocated NZ$2.2 billion (AU$2.03 billion) to fund the management of around 700 projects across the city including repairing and rebuilding underground sewerage, stormwater, and fresh water pipes, rebuilding wastewater pump Read More

ASTT hosts successful Victorian Technical Forum

The event featured three presentations: Peter Marchant of ITS PipeTech on the Mornington Peninsula culvert renewal project Mark Trembath from Primus Line on how Primus Line technology can be successful used for pipe rehabilitation projects in pressurised pipelines Cameron Woodgate from John Holland Group and Robert Fittock from Yarra Valley Water on the Amaroo Sewer Read More