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The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) kicked off a landmark rehabilitation project Jan. 7, marking the first time WSSC has been awarded federal funding for a reconstruction project through the Maryland Department of the Environment.

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) has announced a new student scholarship program established in the memory of Michael E. Argent, one of the five founders of NASTT and a motivating force behind the growth of trenchless technology in the United States.

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and Volvo Construction Equipment announced Jan. 11 that they have signed an agreement which makes Volvo the presenting sponsor for AEM's annual Construction Challenge teen competition.

The Case 650L features hydrostatic drive, a comfortable operator compartment, two undercarriage options and superior maintainability.

When Vermeer introduced the AXIS guided boring system earlier this year, it was presented as a new guided boring system capable of achieving pinpoint, on grade accuracy that eliminates many of the difficult procedures required by other underground installation methods.

CONTECH Construction Products Inc. announced January 12 a price increase for its corrugated metal and PVC products. The price increase will be 8.9% for all corrugated metal products and 9.0% for all PVC pipe products.

The American Society of Civil Engineers Pipeline Division recently made major strides into the global market on Oct. 19-21 when it sponsored the first International Conference of Pipeline and Trenchless Technology (ICPTT) at the Regal International East Asia Hotel in Shanghai, China.

The Volvo PL4608 pipelayer provides a 360-degree working platform.

The Caterpillar PL61 Pipelayer provides 40,000 pounds of lift-capacity.

Like many other communities across the country, Fishers, IN, a suburb of Indianapolis, is in the process of upgrading their aging sewer infrastructure: replacing miles of sewer lines and manholes, and installing new lift stations.