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TransCanada Corp. applied more than five years ago for a federal permit to build the 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline across the U.S. in order to link Canada’s tar sands in Alberta with refineries along the coast of Texas and Louisiana.

Alaska has signed an agreement with major oil and gas firms to build an 800-mile pipeline to bring natural gas from the state’s North Slope to a proposed export plant, and then on to Asia, reports Reuters.

Artesian Water Company, a subsidiary of Artesian Resources Corporation, announced that it recently has completed nine projects in New Castle County and Sussex County, Delaware, investing nearly $5 million in eight water main replacements and a new installation.

Xylem Inc. has been awarded a $2.7 million contract to supply the equipment and technology for a storm water drainage system to protect against future storm damage along Route 35 on the New Jersey coastline.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Horizontal Technology Inc. (HTI) featured two new products at the 2014 Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition held in January in Houston.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

American Augers has introduced an excavator-mounted exit-side wrench for use with any brand of mid-size horizontal directional drilling (HDD) equipment that uses five-inch diameter drill pipe.

In order to serve the growing needs of the northwestern portion of the Elm Fork Interceptor System for the Central Regional Wastewater System (CRWS) service area, the Trinity River Authority (TRA) of Texas has entered into an agreement with RJN Group Inc. to provide them with final design engineering services for the Elm Fork Interceptor System Improvements Project.

Representatives Bob Latta (R-OH) and Tim Walz (D-MN) introduced H.R. 3862, The Clean Water Affordability Act, Jan. 14 to assist financially challenged communities advance of clean water projects while minimizing the financial impacts on ratepayers and municipal budgets.

For the first time, a Canadian construction company has installed a pipeline using the Direct Pipe technology from Herrenknecht.

The new storm water drainage system being installed here is using large diameter corrugated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe to replace an old clay tile pipe system.

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