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A strong yet spoolable pipe capable of handling operating pressures up to 1,500 psi was used as an alternative to traditional steel pipe to create a three-mile water transfer line in a rough region of north-central Pennsylvania.

Pipeline Renewal Technologies (PRT), a leader in innovative solutions for underground pipe rehabilitation, has just welcomed pipelining specialist Flow-Liner Systems to its family of sales partners.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

In California, the city of Covina is nearing completion of a citywide improvement program to upgrade and update the city’s underground sewer infrastructure.

Oil and gas operations are near the top of the list of sectors which will be affected if the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) proposed new workplace standard on crystalline silica becomes final.

More pipelines to move Bakken oil from North Dakota to refineries are needed to help ease safety concerns after a crude-carrying train derailed in the state in late December 2013, U.S. Senator John Hoeven, (R-ND), said Jan. 12 on Platts Energy Week. The accident was the third in the last six months that involved the transport of crude by rail.

Vermeer will introduce a new 240,000-plus pound pullback horizontal directional drill (HDD) at the 2013 ICUEE show in Louisville, KY. The D220x300 Navigator is projected to be available during the first quarter of 2014.

PipePatch restores structural integrity to damaged pipes and exceeds Specification ASTM F1216 for cured-in-place pipe (CIPP). Although cure times vary due to host pipe material and temperatures, typical cure times are achieved in one to three hours.

A toddler died and at least 16 people were injured when a water main exploded over a Rio de Janeiro neighborhood in Brazil, flooding the area and destroying cars and property.

Buried pipe installers, rehab contractors and owners now have a WRc Approved option for laser ovality measurement. WinCan LaserScan software, distributed in North and South America exclusively through Pipeline Analytics, is now WRc Approved per PT/342/0713.

FMI, a leading provider of management consulting and investment banking to the engineering and construction industry, released its Q2-2013 Construction Outlook. The strength of individual markets is shifting, reducing annual Construction-Put-In-Place predictions to $913 billion, a 7 percent growth from 2012.

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