Sunday, December 5, 2021
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Repairing a big pipe

A rapid setting repair mortar manufactured by Flexcrete Technologies has been used during the repair and protection of an aqueduct which carries 570 million...

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 .

Pipe selection for brownfield sites

James Roper, Infrastructure Segment Manager for GPS PE Pipe Systems, discusses the complexities associated with installing barrier pipes within contaminated land

Polymers expert provides bespoke, long term sealing solution for biggest seaport in the Caspian...

Trelleborg’s pipe seals operation has supplied the largest single order of its flexible Pipe-to-Manhole Connectors for the new $2 billion International Türkmenbaşı Seaport in...
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Swift pipe re-lining avoids disruption

ANGLIAN Water has succeeded in carrying out emergency maintenance on a water pipe running underneath a busy road using a pipe renewal liner material...

Cement-free concrete beats corrosion, says research group

Researchers from RMIT University (in Melbourne, Australia) have developed an eco-friendly zero-cement concrete, which is said to all but eliminate corrosion. Concrete corrosion and fatbergs...

Jet vac tanker takes on the cowboy pipe fillers

Lanes Utilities is deploying a new 12,000 PSI jet vac tanker to tackle "the menace of cowboy builders who dispose of concrete by pouring...

Pre-insulated valve for plastic pipe systems

District heating pipe network supplier Flexenergy has introduced a pre-insulated valve system for Polybutene (PB-1) pipe applications, which it claims to be a first...

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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Keyhole surgery for pipes expedites repair

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

Bespoke fabrication for Hinkley Point C

Flexenergy’s specialist prefabrication expertise has played a key role in a modular village providing a hotel-style living environment for workers at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station site

Thames Water wins battle with Whitechapel fatberg

On 3 November Thames Water declared victory in its nine-week battle against the "Whitechapel fatberg". Teams had been working four metres below an east London...

A river runs through it: Utility completes key diversion work during pipe installation project...

Scottish Water has completed a key piece of engineering on a £120m water mains improvement project by diverting a river in East Ayrshire to...

New guide assists with evaluating fusion joints

The BPF Pipes Group has launched a new guide for the construction and utility industry to help project managers demonstrate the quality of installed...

Pipe rehabilitation at soft drinks plant

Drainage industry service provider Dalrod has tackled an unusual pipe rehabilitation project at the manufacturing plant of a major soft drinks manufacturer. It presented...

Lead pipe coating work carried out with the help of a temporary water supply...

In an apparent first for the water industry, Aquam’s Overland Supply Vehicle and Manifold has been used to supply water to customers while the...

Innovative gaskets contribute to Shieldhall tunnel success

First use of new gasket designed to reduce risk of segment cracking Only gasket that met tunnel design specification No reported segment cracking arising from high...

Drilling operation helps utility protect medieval monks path

A seemingly state-of-the-art drilling technique has allowed Thames Water to install a vital new sewage pipe while protecting a centuries-old country path used by...

Plastic pipework scores points for biogas CHP plant

One of the UK's first RHI-funded biogas plants is optimising its energy efficiency by installing a pipe network that benefits from low thermal conductivity. Strathendrick...

Tap test gives faster way to confirm safety of oil and gas pipelines

A simple vibration test can help oil and gas companies prevent pipeline spills in a way that is faster and cheaper than conventional methods,...