The family line

Established in 1989, M. Tucker & Sons is a civil and trenchless drainage specialist that supplies a holistic service in the utilities and wastewater space, with technological, safety and environmental priorities being the driver towards the company’s reliable reputation. Based in Victoria, M. Tucker & Sons’ clients range from councils across the nation, large organisations Read More

The way to go in WA

With a primary objective of protecting the new water main during operations, a lower profile kwik-ZIP spacer model was used – demonstrating the manufacturer’s versatility.   kwik-ZIP® General Manager Paul Jeffreys said the project involved abandoned gas mains with numerous internal protrusions, such as joints and welds.   Because of this, there was significant concern that the PE carrier pipes for Read More

WSAA gives kwik-ZIP tick of approval

The spacers are used to maintain the position of a carrier pipe in a water or sewer main within an encasing pipe for pipe-in-pipe applications like sliplining and cased crossings.   The system can be used for medium to heavy weight pipe materials including steel, ductile iron, GRP, FRP, concrete, PVC and PE and is suitable for both pressure Read More

ASTT makes calculated steps towards carbon reduction

The purpose of the ASTT is to advance the science and practice of trenchless technology for the public benefit, while promoting education, training, study and research and practice for the public benefit and to publish the useful results of the same. With this in mind, paralleled with the global goal of reducing carbon emissions, the Read More

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Wastewater pipeline renewals 20/21Issued by: Gisborne District CouncilClosing date: 6 October 2020Location: New ZealandDescription: There are approximately 1.9 km of wastewater pipe assets in Gisborne’s wastewater network that need addressing as part of the Gisborne District Council’s programme to renew and rehabilitate existing and aging underground wastewater assets. An additional 310 m of pipelines are Read More

RBM brings leading CIPP technology down under

Established in 1984, RBM Plumbing & Drainage has grown into a leading provider of maintenance services for all facets of sewer rehabilitation across the country. With a workforce comprising highly skilled and trained crews that can meet the needs of customers on time and on budget, RBM Construction Manager Michael Roberts says the company strives Read More

Where there’s a Wilmot there’s a way

The company is one of the country’s foremost leaders in pipe relining with the ability to renew failing assets through various cured-in-place lining technologies. With decades of experience in Australia’s pipeline industry, Wilmot Pipelining has established itself as an extremely capable player in the sector through its strong performance record and reliability in the services Read More

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PNCC Wastewater Pipe Relining and Rehabilitation 2020–22Issued by: Palmerston North City CouncilClosing date: 7 July 2020 Location: New Zealand Description: PNCC are seeking tenders from suitable, qualified and experienced contractors for the relining and rehabilitation of the PNCC wastewater network, and in some cases including laterals on private property. This contract covers larger mains, ranging Read More

Primus Line repairs seaport pipeline

The existing HDPE potable water pipeline, which runs along and under one of the main roads into the port, required rehabilitation. Due to its location, a dig-and-replace option was not viable as the port facility operates 24/7 and a part of the pipeline passes through areas of cultural heritage sensitivity where digging is not permitted. Read More

kwik-ZIP enables watermain sliplining

kwik-ZIP’s HDX-90 spacers were installed to assist the 813 mm cement lined steel water main into a steel encasing pipe, with the spacer’s unique load sharing design maximising the load bearing capacity of each runner. The simple and efficient installation process does not require any special tools, allowing Pezzimenti Trenchless to promptly complete the project. Read More

Major sliplining upgrade commences

The $1 million upgrade to the regional outfall system will help ensure wastewater service reliability for major industry infrastructure, including Australian Paper’s Maryvale mill. Gippsland Water Managing Director Sarah Cumming said the system was built in the 1950s to transport wastewater throughout the region and has since continued to play a key role in Gippsland’s Read More

Aussie Trenchless protects stormwater culverts

Aussie Trenchless on top down under

Aussie Trenchless’ most popular product is a close fitting structural spiral ribbed PVC trenchless pipe lining system known as the SRP EXP. Used for circular sewer and storm water gravity mains, the method has seen an increase in popularity both in Australasia and abroad thanks to its versatility and ease of use. SRP EXP can Read More

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Melbourne Water completes sewer relining

In January, Melbourne Water announced an AU$100 million sewer relining and manhole rehabilitation program comprising six different projects. Included in the program was the Pascoe Vale Sewer Upgrade that has now been finalised through the relining of the sewer and rehabilitation of the maintenance holes located throughout Pascoe Vale and Strathmore. Melbourne Water constructed 500 Read More

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Sewer relining BrewarrinaIssued by: Brewarrina Shire CouncilClosing date: 30 September 2019Location: New South WalesDescription: The council are inviting tenders for the relining and excavation of condition four and five sewer mains. Sewer infrastructureIssued by: Canberra Region Joint OrganisationClosing date: 8 October 2019Location: New South WalesDescription: Goulburn Mulwaree Council is seeking tenders from suitably qualified contractors Read More

Convince your boss of the benefits of No-Dig Down Under!

There are now only a few weeks until one of the world’s largest dedicated trenchless events, No-Dig Down Under, takes place in Melbourne on 10–13 September. The event, supported by ASTT, will once again feature training courses presented by international experts, a world class conference program – including an additional stream dedicated to utility location Read More

Australasian Trenchless Directory now online

The online directory, which was also distributed earlier in 2019 as a print publication, lists companies involved in the industry in alphabetical order, as well as in groups according to the products and services they offer. The directory also includes important contact information for organisations such as utilities, municipalities and government departments. Click here to Read More

View the latest trenchless technology tenders

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Stormwater renewals – Devon Street West; Maranui and List streets Issued by: New Plymouth District Council Closing date: 25 July 2019 Location: New Zealand Description: The council has identified two sections of the stormwater drainage system that requires upgrading. The two sections are Section 1: Devon Street West, New Plymouth, and Section 2: Maranui/List Street, Welbourn.The scope includes the Read More

Early bird discount for No-Dig Down Under closing soon

Taking place in Melbourne on 10–13 September, No-Dig Down Under will feature training courses presented by international experts, a world-class conference program and the largest trade exhibition in the event’s almost 20-year history. Delegates that register before 12 July 2019 will take advantage of a discount of more than 15 per cent on the price Read More

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Mirboo North rising main replacement Issued by: Gippsland Water Closing date: 27 June 2019 Location: Victoria Description: Construction of approximately 5 km of new potable water rising main in Mirboo North. The works include supply and installation of all pipework, valves and fittings via bored and open trench methods, connections to existing assets including direct property connections, testing, commissioning Read More

No-Dig Down Under releases conference program

In addition to a packed exhibition hall and the ASTT Technical Training Courses, No-Dig Down Under’s world class conference program will feature three dedicated conference streams: installation, rehabilitation and utility location. Tuesday On 10 September, three ASTT Technical Training Courses will take place ahead of the conference: the Cured-in-place Pipe (CIPP) Good Practices Course, the Read More

ASTT introduces No-Dig Down Under utility and council scholarships

Taking place in Melbourne from 10 to 13 of September, No-Dig Down Under is one of the largest events in the world dedicated to trenchless technology and includes a program of technical paper presentations, training courses on trenchless topics, social functions and the largest trade exhibition in the event’s history. The event is supported by Read More

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Pluto LNG Train 2 – temporary telecoms Issued by: Woodside Energy  Closing date: 13 June 2019 Location: Western Australia Description: The design, supply, installation and testing for a horizontal structured cabling system in each temporary building where telecommunications work area outlets are required. Testing of fibreoptic and copper cabling and start-up of telecommunications distribution infrastructure to support the voice, Read More

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Farmlands pipe replacement site 3-23 B – I Burracoppin Issued By: Water Corporation Closing Date: 30 May 2019 Location: Western Australia Description: Water Corporation is inviting organisations to submit a bid for eight underlay sections of pipe totalling 583 m proposed to be replaced on the existing NC main due to the condition of the main. The project involves Read More

Submit your nominations for the ASTT Awards

The biennial awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the Australasian trenchless industry. The deadline for nominations is 1 July 2019. Categories The five categories for nomination are outlined below; nominees must be current members and member companies. Rehabilitation Project of the Year This award recognises innovation, advancements in technology, environmental benefits and occupational health Read More

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Stormwater network inspection and condition assessment program Issued by: City of Gold Coast Closing date: 15 May 2019 Location: Queensland Description: The contractor is to provide resources to undertake programmed and emergent inspections and assessment of the city’s stormwater pipelines and associated maintenance holes and pits. Swan Hill area – water main maintenance, repair and replacement Issued by: Lower Murray Read More

Downer using innovative methods in Tauranga

In order to minimise surface disruption and the impact on adjacent environments, Downer is using Pipetech’s PressureLining technology, which results in a new polyethylene pipe within the host pipe in need of maintenance or replacement. A dye that the new pipe is drawn through before entering the host pipe causes a reduction in size by Read More