Award-winning software aims to simplify the process of planning and executing underground excavation work

Utility service provider Morrison Utility Services (MUS) is undertaking a 12-month trial of Virtual Trial Hole Assistant (VTA), a software tool that the firm...

Multi-liner pipe project success

A multi-disciplinary team of drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc has completed the lining of a drainage pipe nearly 1-km long on behalf of a contractor working for Scottish Water
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Inspecting pipelines with OGI

FLIR Systems has published a new application spotlight that highlights the role its Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) cameras are playing in detecting gas leaks

Tata Steel introduces technology to prevent pipe blockages

A Cardiff-based biosciences research company has developed a so-called "eco-benign" solution that it says will prevent blockages in the Tata steelworks’ pipe system, saving...

Firm warns of increased microbial-influenced corrosion with IMO 2020-compliant fuels

Microbial monitoring specialist LuminUltra has highlighted concerns over the quality of some compliant fuels as the shipping industry gears up towards meeting the International...

Piping systems trade group produces guide to branch connections for water and gas mains

Making effective branch connections in live water and gas mains is now supported by new guidance from the BPF Pipes Group. The guidance has been...

Noise correlation technology delivers major leak reduction

A project jointly undertaken by Anglian Water and leak detection expert Primayer has seemingly seen leakage reduction of 1.4 million litres of water per...
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Firms ‘rooting’ for a reduction in blocked pipes

A newly landscaped section of a Durham garden has been unveiled to the public, to show how an innovative project aims to get to one of the root causes of blocked pipes .
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Keyhole surgery for pipes expedites repair

Services contractor Clancy has invested in a new trenchless pipe-lining innovation

Prime cleaning for smaller bore drainage

Picote Solutions has recently launched its latest high-speed pipeline cleaning system for the drainage market, the Mini Cleaner .

Vinyl manufacturers to hold pipes conference in September

Significant trends across the European plastic pipe value chain, cost-competitiveness of PVC pipes and best practices for their installation will be some of the key topics for debate by European experts at the first PVC4Pipes conference to be held on 17 September 2019 in Bologna, Italy .

Data capture technology relieves the pressure on pipeline commissioning

Utilities and pipeline equipment provider PSS Hire has expanded its pressure testing hire fleet to provide the water industry with a complete commissioning solution. The...

Robust fittings for pipeline systems in contaminated land remain assured after updated specification, says...

The BPF Pipes Group said it was pleased to support Water UK in the updating of WIS 4-32-11, recognising the significant contribution it makes...

Guide aims to demystify drain and sewer lining

A new technical guide from drainage specialist Lanes Group aims to explain best practice in the use of no-dig sewer and drain lining .

Light curing saves time and hassle

PBF Drainage Services has become a UK distributor for the Danish pipe lining system Bluelight which uses LED light to cure liners during installation .

Hotel opening in the pipeline following completion of new sewer

A new overflow pipe connecting two Victorian brick sewers within the world heritage site of Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park has been completed by Scottish Water...

Large-diameter pipe lining plays part in wildlife revival

Drainage specialist Lanes Group has used fold-and-install large-diameter lining technology to rehabilitate a pipe that the firm says will play a crucial role in...

Engineering research centres in Sheffield will address water sector piped infrastructure challenges

The Water sector could benefit from multi-million pounds of investment into three new advanced engineering research centres opened on Thursday 11 October at the...

New levels of ease and efficiency claimed for pipeline replacement solution

Kobus Services, a firm specialising in utility pipeline replacement technology, has launched its 400 Series Pipe Puller, which is said to provide a state-of-the-art...

A lining challenge with a difference

Trench technology specialist CJ Kelly Associates recently supplied the Brawoliner 3D lining system to Cambridgeshire-based lining contractor Dalrod for installation on what at first appeared to be an "almost impossible" lining project
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