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Rita Tubb, Managing Editor

The seventh annual Pipeline Opportunities Conference, presented by Pipeline & Gas Journal and the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA), was held April 19 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Houston.

Cara Hlad, AIA, LEED AP

Tunneling is an extreme and energy-intensive process that can have significant site and cost bearing on a project and community. Traditional tunneling requires the use of massive equipment and machinery, and substantial consumption of materials and natural resources.

The Swagelining technique has been around for over 30 years, developed in the late 1970s by British Gas and United Utilities in order to address the problem of failing pipeline systems.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

The sanitary sewer rehabilitation industry -- especially organizations involved in cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) lining -- are evaluating potential ramifications, if any, of the designation last month of styrene as a “reasonably anticipated carcinogen.”

The fracking debate is moving forward on two separate stages in Washington. The Department of Energy's natural gas subcommittee is expected to make recommendations on fracking liquid disclosure in August.

Volvo Days, which is Volvo Construction Equipment’s most spectacular and popular promotional event, is back this year with a nearly four-week-long program dedicated to demonstrating new products and strengthening relationships with customers and dealers.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

The city of Fort Worth, TX, sanitary sewer system serves 22 communities with a total population of more than 900,000. It contains approximately 3,011 miles of underground pipe infrastructure that collects and carries an average of 108.5 million gallons a day to the Village Creek Water Reclamation Facility.

Members of the Gild of Ancient Supplers of Gas Appliances, Skills, Gins, Accessories and Substances gathered at the recent AGA Operations Conference in Nashville, TN, to make their traditional charity donation to a group selected by the recipient of this year’s Award of Merit Recognition.

It’s a puzzle with a lot of pieces that can be challenging to put together into a crystal clear picture: To rent, buy or rent and then convert that rental into a purchase?

Insituform Technologies, Inc. announced June 27 that its subsidiary Corrpro Companies, Inc. is forming a joint venture in Saudi Arabia with Saudi Trading & Research Co., Ltd. (STARC).

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