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Jul 10, 2023

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Trenchless Australasia

Clémence Carayol

Pipe Core provides training opportunities with SAERTEX multiCom® GmbH for gravity and pressure pipe systems

Learn from an industry-leading manufacturer of UV-cured fibreglass-reinforced pipe liners with theoretical and practical training in the rehabilitation of gravity and pressure pipe systems, thanks to SAERTEX multiCom’s advanced Certified Installer Training, offered exclusively through Pipe Core for Australia and New Zealand.
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Jul 07, 2023

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Trenchless Australasia

Urban Utilities commits to net-zero by 2032

Urban Utilities has committed itself to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by the time Brisbane hosts the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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Jul 05, 2023

News

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions

Lauren Gill

Qdos pump doses for three years without fault

Peristaltic pumphead runs for three years without maintenance downtime. Risk of polymer leaks at US water treatment plant eliminated. Successful trial leads to dosing pump orders for new water treatment plant.
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Jul 03, 2023

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Trenchless Australasia

Vivien Topalovic

Rob Carr – more than a tunnelling contractor

Tunnelling contractor Rob Carr successfully demonstrated its versatility through completion of intricate bypass works.
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Jun 30, 2023

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Anaergia Inc.

Melissa Bailey

Anaergia Signs Contract to Build State-of-the-Art Food Waste and Wastewater Sludge Co-Digestion Facility at Monterey One Water in California

Project will allow the utility to produce 1.6 MW of renewable electricity and avoid over 9,000 metric tons of CO2e emissions per year.
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Jun 26, 2023

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Metasphere Ltd

Phil Tomlinson

Why AI Matters in the Water Industry

We’ve seen huge advances in publicly available implementations of large language models, with everyone living with, and benefitting from AI/Machine-learning (ML), for many years.
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Jun 23, 2023

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Trenchless Australasia

Clémence Carayol

The triple bottom line benefits of trenchless technology

Gone are the days where project selection criteria was based solely on the benefits to corporate and business leaders. Nowadays, it’s no longer enough to focus on these benefits alone, and more contractors are on the hunt for equipment options that look at the bigger picture and offer triple bottom line benefits.
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Jun 21, 2023

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Northwestern University

Amanda Morris

Metal-filtering sponge removes lead from water - reusable sponge can capture and recover critical metals and heavy-metal pollutants

Engineers have developed a new sponge that can remove metals -- including toxic heavy metals like lead and critical metals like cobalt -- from contaminated water, leaving safe, drinkable water behind. In proof-of-concept experiments, the researchers tested their new sponge on a highly contaminated sample of tap water, containing more than 1 part per million of lead. With one use, the sponge filtered lead to below detectable levels.
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Jun 19, 2023

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TEPPFA aisbl

Vicky Chatzivasileiou

TEPPFA launches Interactive Buried Pipes Calculator

TEPPFA has launched an interactive buried pipes calculator, designed to make the calculation of long-term deflection and resistance against buckling of below-ground flexible plastic pipes accurate and relatively easy.
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Jun 16, 2023

News

WiseOnWater

Nancy Smith

Major investment gives InfoTiles global potential

Digital water technology company InfoTiles is enhancing its innovative software technology following investment from Netherlands-based venture capital fund 4impact.
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Jun 14, 2023

News

Trenchless Australasia

Clémence Carayol

OptionX Group strikes deal with MTS Microtunnelling Systems

OptionX Group has expanded its offering to the drilling, tunnelling and boring industries by entering an agency agreement with the German company MTS Microtunnelling Systems. This agreement will see OptionX Group become the exclusive seller of MTS equipment across Australia and New Zealand
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Jun 12, 2023

Article

The Straits Times

Walter Sim

Tokyo averts floods with an intricate cavern of underground tunnels and vaults

About 14 storeys beneath bustling Tokyo, or 42m underground, lies a cavern of tunnels and vaults that temporarily stores swelling rainwater to prevent flooding above ground.
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Jun 09, 2023

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Trenchless Australasia

Clémence Carayol

West Gate Tunnel boring complete

A major milestone has been reached on the West Gate Tunnel project, with tunnel boring now complete on the two twin tunnels that will create a much-needed alternative to the congested West Gate Bridge. Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) Bella has broken through in South Kingsville – completing a 4-kilometre journey from the west side of the Maribyrnong River under Yarraville to just east of Millers Road near the West Gate Freeway.
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Jun 05, 2023

Article

Aquam Water Services / Orbis Intelligent Systems Inc

Kevin Brook

Hydrant-locating app launched for standpipe users

A free water hydrant-locating app for standpipe users has been launched by Aquam Water Services. The standpipe supplier developed the app to point permitted customers to the nearest hydrants approved for use by water companies, using information provided by individual utilities.
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Jun 02, 2023

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Trenchless Australasia

Clémence Carayol

Focus on pipe protection

Kwik-ZIP centraliser and spacer systems are solving challenges in trenchless pipe installations across Australia and worldwide. Late in 2022, Sydney Water and the West Region Delivery Team (WRDT) contracted Quickway for a water mains installation project. Quickway specialises in transport and utility infrastructure, having completed many projects around Australia. The project was centred on Elizabeth Drive in Badgerys Creek, a western Sydney suburb. The water main needed slip-lining of an 813 mm outer diameter (mm OD) carrier pipe.
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May 30, 2023

News

M. Tucker & Sons Pty Ltd

Mark Tucker

Trenchless contractor puts maintenance hole relining system through its paces

Civil and trenchless specialists M Tucker & Sons showcases its expertise through a UV lining project.
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May 26, 2023

News

Toronto City Hall

City of Toronto launches tunnel boring machine for stormwater tunnel and largest basement flooding prevention project

Today, the City of Toronto marked a major milestone for the Fairbank Silverthorn Storm Trunk Sewer System project, launching a tunnel boring machine that will work to construct a new storm sewer that will collect, store and move stormwater from the Fairbank-Silverthorn area to Black Creek to help reduce the risk of basement flooding. This is the City’s largest basement flooding prevention project to date.
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May 24, 2023

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Xylem Inc.

Houston Spencer

Global Water and Wastewater Utilities Take Aim at Climate Change

New Survey of 100 Utilities Tracks Net-Zero Progress: 75% of Respondents to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2040
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May 22, 2023

News

Regional San

Paige Bedegrew

Regional San’s monumental wastewater treatment plant expansion project delivered ON schedule and UNDER budget

The EchoWater Project, one of the largest public works projects in the Sacramento region’s history, takes wastewater treatment to a whole new level
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May 19, 2023

News

gwf Wasser|Abwasser, Vulkan-Verlag GmbH

Charlotte Quick

Haliotis 2: Wastewater recovery and treatment complex

In April the future, next-generation wastewater recovery and treatment complex for the Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur “Haliotis 2” was presented. Christian Estrosi, Mayor of Nice, President of the Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur and Deputy President of the Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and Sabrina Soussan, Chairman and CEO of SUEZ, presented the (to this point) largest project in France and one of the largest in Europe.
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May 17, 2023

News

Denso (Australia) PTY LTD

Kyle Fortune

Wrapping up the challenges in SA

In December 2022, Denso Australia completed the supply of a project involving the protection of 400 lineal metres of DN250 mild steel pipeline in Bolivar, South Australia.
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May 15, 2023

News

Pipe Core Pty Ltd

New South Wales university receives network upgrade using SAERTEX-LINER® MULTI Type S+

Australian Pipeline Management (APM) has successfully relined three separate pipelines running under a university in Sydney with UV cured-in-place technology from SAERTEX multiCom® GmbH.
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May 12, 2023

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IMPREG GmbH

Katrin Letzgus-Danhach

IMPREG continues to invest in Australian and NZ market

With increasing demand of IMPREG’s unique UV pipe solution, the German company continues to invest in the Australian and New Zealand market.
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May 10, 2023

Article

Jacobs Engineering Group

Laura Tauskela

Yonge Street Project Combines Trenchless Rehab and New Install Practices

In the fall 2020, the Regional Municipality of York initiated a project to rehabilitate a 127 m long concrete box culvert under Yonge Street. The Region retained Jacobs Engineering to provide design and construction support services.
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May 08, 2023

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gwf Wasser | Abwasser - Vulkan-Verlag GmbH

Dr.-Ing. Hildegard Lyko

Climate adaption solutions for the water sector in the German-Danish border area

More than 60 participants met in Kolding, Denmark, from March 23 to 24 for the final conference of the INTERREG-Project NEPTUN. In the frame of this project, more than 40 partners elaborated 15 specific climate adaption solutions for the water sector.
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