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Pipeline Rehabilitation – Quik Lining Systems Calibration Roller

By |September 1st, 2017|

The Quik Lining Calibration Roller from Quik Lining Systems provides the CIPP lateral lining installer with a tool to precisely provide a consistent thickness throughout the entire length of the liner.

 

It will calibrate any thickness from a diameter of 2 to12 inches and provides fast wet-out on the job site. Coupled with a vacuum pump, […]

Krausz HYMAX GRIP Swiveljoint

By |September 1st, 2017|

The HYMAX GRIP Swiveljoint from Krausz is designed for both the pipe repair and new construction markets, and can connect and restrain two pipes at any angle from zero to 90 degrees, providing a solution for field situations involving irregular angles between pipes.

It has a ready-to-use, stab-fit design, and a radial gripping system that prevents […]

West Virginia American Water Acquires Quenn Shoals PSD Water System

By |August 31st, 2017|

West Virginia American Water has completed its acquisition of the Queen Shoals Public Service District water system. The transaction was recently approved by the Public Service Commission of West Virginia and followed several years of discussions with the distressed public service district, which was severely impacted by flooding in June 2016.

Previously, the Queen Shoals Public […]

Ball Bearing Swivels: What You Need to Know about Selection, Care, Maintenance & Inspection

By |August 31st, 2017|

This Sealed Thrust swivel is for directional boring operations.. This sealed greasable swivel attaches to back reamer bits and other connections for cable, pipe, conduit and casing pullback operations.

Ball bearing swivels in general are roller thrust bearings for supporting axial loads. Some models (typically larger swivels) also incorporate roller alignment bearings for better side load […]

TWDB Approves $44 Million For Water, Wastewater Systems

By |August 30th, 2017|

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB), the state agency charged with collecting and disseminating water-related data, assisting with regional planning, and preparing the state water plan for the development of the state’s water resources, approved more than $44 million of financial assistance for water and wastewater systems.

$43 million to the San Jacinto River Authority (Harris […]

Force Main Condition Assessment Using Electromagnetic Through-Transmission NDT

By |August 28th, 2017|

Force main (FM) pipelines made of cast iron, ductile iron or steel are subject to internal and/or external corrosion as soon as the pipelines are constructed. Even though the pipe may be internally lined and protected externally by coating and/or wrapping, corrosion can occur if the lining, coating or wrapping is damaged by the construction […]

MVerge: Providing Turnkey Solutions for the Gas Industry

By |August 17th, 2017|

Created in 2011 with the merger of gas industry stalwarts Miller Pipeline and Minnesota Limited, MVerge has quickly become a leading full-service infrastructure services company. Perhaps “quickly” is misleading – MVerge’s success is based on the experience and values of the founding companies, a combined history that spans more than 110 years.

Many in the trenchless […]

Matthews Assumes Trenchless Technology Center Leadership Role

By |August 15th, 2017|

In March, Dr. John Matthews assumed the position of director of the Trenchless Technology Center (TTC) at Louisiana Tech University.

TTC is a leading research facility for the development of technologies influencing the various trenchless construction and rehabilitation methods. It is recognized as a focal point where representatives of the trenchless industry can access unbiased technical […]

Hamilton, Ontario Knows First-Hand the Benefits of Trenchless Rehab

By |August 15th, 2017|

When you look at the Province of Ontario and try to pinpoint a hotbed for trenchless activity, it might be hard to narrow it to just one. Near the top of that list is the City of Hamilton, a long-time advocate for not only trenchless rehabilitation but also an early adopter of asset management.

Leading that […]

Eliminating the Nuisance of Root Invasion in Manhole Rehabilitation

By |August 14th, 2017|

Maintenance and rehabilitation of city manholes are a constant for public works departments across the United States. Deterioration of aging infrastructure due to acid attack and inflow and infiltration creates a continuous need to evaluate, rehabilitate, and protect these structures.

The Problem

The historic New England city of Brunswick, Maine, is no exception to these problems. The […]