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The pipeline safety recommendations issued by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Aug. 30 puts significant pressure on both Congress and the Obama administration to respond to the problems discovered as part of the NTSB investigation of the PG&E San Bruno explosion in December 2010.

RS Technik has entered a licensing agreement with Inland Pipe Rehabilitation (IPR) for its new RS BlueLine pipe rehabilitation system featuring specially formulated Dow epoxy resins for pressure pipe applications.

Bobcat Company introduces new replacement rubber track patterns for Bobcat compact track loaders, compact excavators and mini track loaders.

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) has added two new online software aids to assist in the design and installation of polyethylene (PE) pipe.

SmartDitch is a HDPE ditch-lining conveyance system that controls the flow of water.

Challenging underground projects attract interest -- contractors who complete difficult jobs like to talk about them and manufacturers of equipment used are quick to tout the capabilities of their products.

The new Cat 349E hydraulic excavator features a 396 net hp Cat C13 ACERT engine that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim emissions standards.

Photo caption: Jon Sowl (left), instructor at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, accepts donation of Case engine from Russ Wadzinski, general manager of Case Customer Center.

Doug Chick, a trenchless industry pioneer and a founder of Insituform Technologies passed away at age 87 on May 5.

The AXIS guided boring system from Vermeer features a laser-guided system that provides pinpoint accuracy in the trenchless installation of 10- to 14-inch pipe for on-grade water and sewer projects.

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