Wastewater improvements underway in WA

The state government project will cover 4.2 km of the wastewater network and is expected to add 50 years to the serviceable life of the vital infrastructure. Water Minister Mia Davies said “About 4.2 km of wastewater pipes along a number of streets in Cottesloe, Mosman Park and Peppermint Grove will be refurbished in different Read More

Boring commences under the Anglesea River

The pipe was damaged when a section of cliff collapsed in August. It’s a challenging task with significant onshore and offshore work. Specialist engineering and construction teams need to consider the cliffs, beach, ocean floor and tides. A drill rig is currently boring from the water reclamation plant through the cliff. It will continue below Read More

The Aqua-Pipe technology.

Aqua-Pipe goes to Australia

Canadian Sanexen Environmental Services and Australian Ventia have concluded a licensing agreement for the renewal of water mains in Australia using the Aqua-Pipe Technology. With this agreement, Ventia becomes the exclusive licensed installer of Aqua-Pipe in Australia. Ventia is one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest services business formed by a 50/50 investment partnership between Read More

Dr Sam Ariaratnam

Aussie and US partner for training

New South Wales Armidale Dumaresq Council is inviting tenders for the CCTV inspections of sewer pipes at various locations in the Armidale City area. The work consists of pressure cleaning, root cleaning as necessary and CCTV inspection of 11 km of sewer mains varying in diameter from 150 mm to 1,050 mm plus the production Read More

Aussie and US partner for training

The Australasian Society for Trenchless Technology and North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) have teamed up to bring world-class training to Australia this September, in horizontal directional drilling (HDD), cured-in-pace pipe (CIPP) and new installations . Trenchless Australasia speaks with the international course leaders on what attendees will learn and take away from the Read More

Tender: Sewer rehabilitations in Victoria

The scope of the works includes the supply of materials, plant and labour for a range of services. These services include but are not limited to: “¢ Pre-lining CCTV inspections “¢ Design of new sewer liners “¢ Sewer cleaning prior to lining “¢ Sewer relining “¢ Reconnection to properties using appropriate trenchless techniques “¢ Sealing Read More

Cured-in-place pipelining is one of the recommended trenchless techniques for part of the tender.

Tender: CIPP, CCTV and relining in Portland

The works include but are not necessarily limited to: “¢ Participation in site inspections with the principal as required in the investigation/design phase “¢ Conducting CCTV pre inspections of the sewers to be lined prior to lining works commencing “¢ Design of new sewer liner “¢ Submit proposed lining method and pipe or liner class Read More

Tender: Sewer rehabilitations in Victoria

The scope of the works includes the supply of materials, plant and labour for a range of services. These services include but are not limited to: “¢ Pre-lining CCTV inspections “¢ Design of new sewer liners “¢ Sewer cleaning prior to lining “¢ Sewer relining “¢ Reconnection to properties using appropriate trenchless techniques “¢ Sealing Read More

Tender: CIPP, CCTV and relining in Portland

The works include but are not necessarily limited to: “¢ Participation in site inspections with the principal as required in the investigation/design phase “¢ Conducting CCTV pre inspections of the sewers to be lined prior to lining works commencing “¢ Design of new sewer liner “¢ Submit proposed lining method and pipe or liner class Read More

Sharpen your trenchless skills this September

Produced by the North American Society for Trenchless Technology and adapted for Australasian audiences, these courses offer the chance for participants to learn from world-leading experts and develop skillsets to an international standard. The courses will run from 8.00 am-5.30 pm on Friday 11 September as part of the No-Dig Down Under Conference and Exhibition Read More

Advertising online is a great way to cost-effectively test if a particular market is a good fit for your product or service.

Business marketing: the value of advertising online

Remember when you first developed your company website? Just like email, your website has revolutionised the way you sell your company and its products and services to the world. Search engine optimisation can only take you so far and to reach highly engaged individuals searching for vital information, it’s important for your company to be Read More

Last chance to be a part of the 2015 trenchless directory

The ASTT’s annual Australasian Trenchless Directory is gearing up for print – contact Lisa Feagan now to book your ad space to avoid missing out. The Australasian Trenchless Directory is a constant reference source throughout the year for decision makers. Nearly a quarter of all online traffic to the Trenchless Australasia website is generated by Read More

New look Trenchless Australasia site now live!

The fortnightly e-newsletter will also be launching soon, which has been given a design overhaul, including a fresh look, better navigation and responsive design in line with an increasing readership across different devices. The new website and e-newsletter will ensure that readers can access the latest news and analysis in Australasia’s trenchless industry quickly and Read More

History and applications of CIPP

There will be site-specific characteristics that influence the choice and suitability of using CIPP. These will include: the number and location of access points and connections, the existence and characteristic of bends, the working space available above the line and along its alignment for equipment, site processing and product storage, and various environmental considerations which Read More

Insituform awarded $A28 million CIPP contract

Although Insituform-Australia has previously worked for other clients in Victoria, this is Insituform-Australia’s first contract award from Barwon Water. The company expects to complete approximately $A28 million of work throughout the contract’s five-year term. Beginning in January 2014, Insituform-Australia will oversee the cleaning, inspection and installation of Insituform iPluså¨ Infusion cured-in-place pipe product in wastewater Read More

CIPP saves damaged city watermains

Mr Cote will provide examples of cities that have chosen to renew the watermain system by using a sustainable and cost-effective cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) solution. About the speaker For the last twelve years, Ben Cote has been involved in the development and commercialisation of a structural CIPP technology for the renewal of watermains. His team Read More

A new carbon calculator for CIPP jobs

Mr Roeling will outline the calculator’s properties and advantages and put forth the product as a possible supplement to existing calculators. About the speaker Michael Roeling has been in the industry since 1980 and has gained experience in various positions in the field of trenchless methods for pipe installation and renovation. Since 2008 he has Read More

Learn about CIPP liners

Mr Rahaim will discuss the most common method for predicting the long-term flexural properties in North America, outlining results from this method using various cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) thermoset resins, and how the results affect the final design of a CIPP liner. About the speaker Kaleel Rahaim received his Chemical Engineering degree from Mississippi State University. Read More

CIPP goes green

ECO Resins are styrene free thermoset vinyl ester resins with no hazardous air pollutants and no volatile organic compounds. The formal announcement for marketing this product line in the international marketplace will be made at the 2013 International No Dig Down Under in Sydney, Australia from 1-4 September. The ECO series of resins are designed Read More

Interflow innovates with CIPP installation

Cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) liners have ranged from the largest sizes available in Australia – the 1,300 mm x 990 mm liner for Hunter Water – through to 355 mm x 255 mm liners installed for several water authorities. The heaviest liner has been 990 mm x 660 mm with a wall thickness of 33 mm, Read More

CIPP powers into a new market

For more than 20 years, technology and construction company SEKISUI Pipe Rehabilitation (SPR) Europe has been offering cost-efficient and technologically superior solutions for the renewal of decaying water and gas pipelines. In addition to local authorities, electricity generators all over the world are now utilising the advantages of trenchless pipe rehabilitation. A new cure for Read More

CIPP curing Christchurch

Works will be completed in each of the three manholes at the Madras Street and Bealey Avenue intersection. A pipe liner will be inserted into the existing wastewater pipe and then treated with hot water to make the liner harden and adhere to the existing pipe surface. This process restores structural integrity to cracked underground Read More

CIPP used in Fremantle sewer

The project required the lining of approximately 1,200 m of reinforced concrete ovoid sewers ranging between 380 x 226 mm and 685 x 460 mm in size, as well as 200 m of 610 mm diameter reinforced concrete circular sewers. Rehabilitation work on access chambers along the route was also required. With sections of the Read More

CIPP in NZ Capital

To perform the work, Capacity Infrastructure Services has contracted Advanced Pipeline Services. During the works, normal flow was diverted around the section being worked on, which ranged from 20-150 m long. Once completed, the laterals were re-opened with a remote controlled cutting unit. Capacity Infrastructure Services Spokesperson Alex van Paassen said the organisation chose this Read More

CIPP “Ó where do we go from here?

These developments have strengthened the CIPP brand, but inevitably the technology has suffered from commoditisation of the process. Products are no longer differentiated on brand, design or quality and are bought solely on price. In this process, a common phenomenon as markets mature, prices come under pressure, profit margins shrink and R&D and customer service Read More