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SpectraShield Liner Systems announced that Liqui-Force Services located in Kingsville, Ontario will be the exclusive licensee and installer for the SpectraShield system in Canada.

Three Point Construction Inc., Mechanicsville, MD, has successfully completed the first front steer microtunneling project in the United States using a Bohrtec BM400L machine from Icon Tunnel Systems.

Featuring new engines and driveline systems for improved productivity, lower emissions, greater smoothness, serviceability and operator comfort, the new G-Series is the latest generation of wheel loaders from Volvo Construction Equipment.

A new line of Hitachi Dash-5 Excavators will roll out this year – the ZX250LC-5, ZX290LC-5 and ZX350LC-5 will be the first to arrive at dealers.

Aries Industries has added Nick Kroll as president/CEO in the interest of leading the organization toward continued growth domestically and globally.

The Center for Innovative Grouting Materials and Technology (CIGMAT) and the University of Houston’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering held its 16th annual conference and exhibition in Houston, TX, at the University Hilton, University of Houston campus on March 4.

Organizations in the cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) industry are seriously concerned about a recommendation before the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to designate styrene as a “reasonably anticipated carcinogen,” implying that it could be a cause of cancer in humans.

Insituform Technologies recently announced that it has been awarded its first stormwater pipeline rehabilitation contract from the Board of County Commissioners, Orange County, FL.

The EPA sewer and drinking water construction budgets for the current fiscal 2011 year dropped precipitously in the final budget passed by Congress. Fiscal 2011 actually started last Oct. 1 but Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate had been unable to agree on a budget.

Pipeline rehabilitation and tunneling services contractor SAK Construction has been named a contract partner by Choice Facility Partners, a Houston-based cooperative purchasing organization available to government entities nationwide.