Specialists in trenchless techniques

GMAC Utilities Ltd pride themselves on being able to work in the most difficult and restrictive of conditions, to enable their customers to bring their projects to completion, on time and on budget. Bringing...

AI data power saving time and money

The industry is looking forward to the advent of self-healing pipes and the micro-robots that have already been christened Pipebots, HELEN COMPSON writes. Yes, they might be futuristic developments at the earliest of stages,...

CIPP solutions for pressure- & industrial pipe rehabilitation

nordiflow / nordipipe - the fully structural and independent class A pressure liner NordiTube has successfully developed a strong and independent liner that can be used especially for the rehabilitation of the following application areas: ...

Suction excavation the way forward for water

The gas industry has seen the benefits of suction excavation for over 10 years, but the water industry is just touching the surface, as HELEN COMPSON discovers. Husband and wife team Lloyd and Charlie Gardener...

Choosing the right CIPP Liner

Applied Felts’ has been at the forefront of research and development in the world of CIPP liners, revolutionizing a wide spectrum of new solutions, all created to meet unique requirements and address the proven...

Mobile systems designed for simplicity of use

Vac-Ex Limited is a UK company. We design and manufacture compact, towable vacuum excavators and safe dig equipment. Today, especially in inner city locations the ground is congested with buried cables and pipes, some...

VIP-Weco has power to seal hydro-electricity pipe

  VIP-Weco pipe seals prevent need for excavation at hydro-electric power scheme.   Pipe sealed at eight locations where it failed hydrostatic pressure tests.   Fast installation kept hydro power commissioning plans on track.   VIP-Weco gives...

A brief but exciting history of trenchless techniques in the UK (or the launch...

By now pretty much everyone in the water industry knows all about horizontal directional drilling (HDD), or at least thinks they do. According to David Furlong though, there is still a lot of misinformation...

Pulling a winning solution out of the bag

A deceptively simple piece of trenchless technology is making waves over both the Channel and the pond. HELEN COMPSON finds out more. America has seen the light, so much so that innovative pipe-pulling firm Kobus...

Pipe Bursting: Keys to Success

There is no doubt that there are many contractors well-versed in the pipe bursting technique. Even so, Mark Maxwell, Trenchless Application Specialist at HammerHead Trenchless, said that he still sometimes runs across a contractor...