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In 2010, the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) celebrates its 20th anniversary. Founded in 1990, NASTT is composed of trenchless professionals who are concerned with underground systems and the applications of trenchless technology.

Burst and replace water, sewer, gas and other pipes with the Grundoburst static pipebursting system from TT Technologies.

Underground Tools Inc. (UTI) is offering a new line of custom-built hole openers for HDD applications.

The Rhino HIT Kit records damage to buried facilities with a perspective that tells us the whole story.

The RAPTOR UIFD1 handheld Ultrasonic Imaging Flaw Detector combines a hand-held flaw detector with a fully capable imaging system at the price of most mid-level flaw detectors.

A complete line of 100 percent polyethylene outrigger pads is now available from AlturnaMats.

Advertisers from the print edition of Underground Construction, Vol. 65 No. 4, April 2010.

Congressional concern about "fracing" took another step forward when the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent letters to eight companies asking for details on the chemicals they use during horizontal drilling of shale gas deposits. Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA), chairman of the committee, implied in a memorandum to committee members that the "Big Three" of fracing may have violated a voluntary memorandum of agreement they signed with the EPA in 2005.

Five new compact CX B Series excavators from Case offer zero tail swing and a center-swing boom for maximum productivity in even the tightest working spaces.