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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.

The Ultimate Skid Steer Smackdown takes a “D-Tour” with the launch of John Deere’s new D-Series skid steers and compact track loaders (CTLs), including stops at trade shows and real job sites so operators can check out the company’s hottest pieces of compact iron.

The BRON 150P self-propelled Pipelayer features full hydrostatic drive for track speed control and link controls for sensitive hands-on side boom operation.

Underground Tools Inc. has launched an interactive Web site with comprehensive information about the company’s wide range of wear parts for the underground construction industry.

Advertisers in the print edition of Underground Construction, January 2010, Vol. 65 No. 1.

The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) announced an ongoing study by Jana Laboratories confirms 100-plus year life expectancy for pipe made from polyethylene (PE) when used in municipal potable water systems.