Manhole: rehab systems

With the backdrop of the nation's economy in a deep recession and concern of its negative effect on utility construction and rehabilitation projects, the annual Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition (UCT) held its first show in San Antonio, TX.

Considering the state of the economy, results from Underground Construction’s 12th Annual Municipal Survey reflected surprising optimism among city personnel across the United States. Understandably nervous and cautious about 2009, municipal personnel expect their funding levels to decline somewhat, though still remain near 2008 levels.

Significantly reduce back strain and increase employee safety when lifting and replacing manhole covers with Industrial Magnetics’ new vehicle mounted Manhole PowerArm.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Software to assist engineers in evaluating the numerous trenchless rehabilitation methods for underground sanitary storm sewer infrastructure is now available from NASSCO.

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