Tue, 3 March 2015
A new report into the impact of corrosion to the Australian water industry estimates a total annual cost of $A982 million to country’s water utilities and wider communities, with CCTV inspection a possible cost reduction strategy.
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Fri, 27 February 2015
Commissioned by the Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA), the report, Corrosion Challenges – Urban Water Industry by Greg Moore, showed that the Australian water industry faces many challenges in the areas of asset management of ageing infrastructure.
Focusing on assets such as pipelines and treatment plants, the report estimated corrosion failure costs and identified where these costs might be attributable. The report also looked at some potential cost reduction strategies that could be implemented.
“During a pipeline failure event, there are intangible costs that can have a significant effect ...
The National Broadband Network
has announced its half-yearly results to December 2014, posting significant increases in revenue and end users but an overall loss of $A497 million.
Wed, 25 February 2015
Construction has commenced on AusNet Services
’ second natural gas pipeline from Geelong to Torquay, a $A2.9 million project that will be installed using horizontal directional drilling.
Mon, 23 February 2015
Tunnel boring machine ‘Alice’ has completed her first stage of tunnelling on New Zealand’s $NZ1.4 billion Waterview Connection project
and must be turned around to begin the next section.
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Thu, 19 February 2015
Construction group Seymour Whyte
has announced the awarding of a $A87 million contract for the Green Square Trunk Stormwater Project
to the Drying Green Alliance.
Tue, 17 February 2015
John Holland Group
has begun construction on a 17 km pipeline in Melbourne’s outer western suburbs, which will use microtunnelling at several key crossings.