Infrastructure Australia calls for more water asset rehab

The increasing importance of the trenchless rehabilitation industry has been given an indirect nod in the recently released Australia Infrastructure Audit from Infrastructure Australia.

$A2.9 million trenchless pipeline set for June completion

Gas network owner AusNet Services is on track to complete a second natural gas pipeline in Western Victoria by late-June using directional drilling.

No-Dig Down Under is back for 2015 with a preliminary conference program hot off the press.

Two days left for NSW CCTV inspection tender

Armidale Dumaresq Council has issued a tender for CCTV inspection services for sewer and stormwater mains in the area.

QLD council invests $A60 million in water infrastructure

In tandem with a reduction in water rates, Logan City Council has announced a capital works program of almost $A60 million for water and sewerage...

Auckland utility Watercare plans to spend over $NZ4 billion over the next decade on new water and wastewater infrastructure projects, with funding to come from added service charges and borrowing.

The City of Nedlands in West Perth, Western Australia, has issued a tender for the provision of vacuum excavation services within the region.

The Land and Housing Corporation of New South Wales has issued a tender for a sewer rehabilitation project in Wentworthville, New South Wales.

From the Chairman’s Desk

We are heading full speed into 2015 and members of the Australasian Society of Trenchless Technology (ASTT) and the trenchless industry in general should be able to look forward to a number of items this year.

From the ASTT Secretary

On behalf of the ASTT, I extend a warm welcome to the following new members:

Victoria Councillor’s report

“The elephant keeps walking as the dogs keep barking.”

South Australia Councillor’s report

For my first column as South Australian councillor, I thought I’d get out the crystal ball to predict what 2015 will bring for the state’s trenchless sector.

Pilot tube microtunnelling: a guide

UEA Project Manager Thomas Carolan examines the extremely accurate and environmentally friendly trenchless technique of pilot tube microtunnelling, from its initial development overseas to its successful deployment on many Australian projects.

Running under rails

A series of microtunnelling projects in the Victorian countryside have overcome heritage-listed parks and gardens, high groundwater levels and a range of subsurface conditions and are now nearing completion.

Renewal of Culverts with Flexible Liners

Interflow Director Dr Ian Bateman looks at the rise of pipeline and culvert rehabilitation using flexible liners, predicting a bright future ahead for the subset of...

Latest developments in lining design

Trenchless industry consultant Lance Horlyck discusses the outcomes of a recent lining design workshop that gathered participants from across the globe – and what these outcomes mean for Australia.

Aquatech China 2015

Aquatech China 2015

09 - 12 June 2015

Aquatech China was a resounding success and a major milestone for the water technology industry. The seventh edition of the show featured some 1400 exhibitors from 34 countries.

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