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The Underground Construction Technology Association (UCTA), formerly known as the Gulf Coast Trenchless Association, invites you to join a group of expert speakers from across North America who will share their knowledge and insight into the critically important water infrastructure market.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Traditionally, the rental industry has been a primary purchaser of basic underground construction equipment such as loader backhoes, excavators, trenchers and multipurpose skid steer loaders with various attachments.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Trouble in underground infrastructure often occurs in difficult-to-access areas where making necessary repairs has the potential for disrupting normal activities.

After 35 working days of excavation, Ohio contractor Turn Key Tunneling Inc. had reason to celebrate. Their trenchless crossing beneath Interstate Highway 265 in Louisville, KY, had just been completed at an unprecedented bore length of 352 feet.

When a 17 mile long Phoenix, AZ, water main was originally installed in 1975, the pipeline from its treatment plant traversed largely undeveloped land.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

A new small-diameter, sewer lateral spot repair system using an ultraviolet (UV), light emitting diode (LED) cured-glass fiber composite laminate has been introduced to the United States by Cosmic Tophat LLC.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

As are many American cities, Phoenix, AZ, is facing the need to make major improvements to its sanitary sewer system.

Cured in place pipe (CIPP) technology and professional planning from Inliner Technologies provided a timely and cost effective solution for damaged pipe at a wastewater treatment plant near the Mississippi River.

Erez N. Allouche, PhD, P. Eng. and Eric J. Steward, Trenchless Technology Center, Louisiana Tech University

As the water distribution infrastructure continues to deteriorate across North America, there is a continued need to develop pipeline rehabilitation methods that are cost effective and minimally disruptive, while also minimizing the time a pipe must be taken out of service.

Rita Tubb, Managing Editor

The single-day conference drew a record 519 attendees who came to hear 15 top industry executives discuss new and ongoing pipeline projects, technological advancements to help natural gas and product pipeline operators, and a member of Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin’s pipeline team presented an overview about the long-planned Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline Project.

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