Electro Scan Inc., a global innovator of leak detection instrumentation and cloud computing applications, has been selected by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) as recipient of the 2013 Innovative Technology Award.
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.
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.
PFERD has developed a line of innovative new PLAST Cut TC Burs specially designed for working on less hard glass and carbon fiber reinforced duroplastics. Two cylindrical-shaped versions are available: PLAST Cut TC burs with Special End Cut, for use with CNC machines and robots, and PLAST Cut TC Burs with a Center Drill for manual use.
Drilling and completion crews can now handle the biggest rig mat cleaning jobs in hours instead of days, thanks to the new DURA-BASE T-REX Mat Cleaning System. The T-REX compliments Newpark Mat and Integrated Services’ DURA-BASE Advanced-Composite Mats and was developed to reduce the time needed to clean rig matting and speed the site-to-site redeployment of equipment and completion operations.
Fecon introduces the new FMA8039 Hydraulic Powered Milling Attachment rated at 260-550 hp, to process soil, stumps and roots up to 20 inches below grade. A massive weight of approximately 11,000 pounds (depending on options) keeps the attachment engaged as carbide tools cut through an 80-inch wide path of material.
The head of Canadian energy company TransCanada Corporation said in July that the timeline for U.S. approval of the multibillion-dollar Keystone XL crude oil pipeline will make the second half of 2015 start date of operations challenging, reports Bloomberg.
The Water Service Department of Kansas City, MO, has recently begun work on the Blue River WWTP Disinfection project. This $96 million project was undertaken to improve the quality of the effluent that the city’s six wastewater treatment facilities release back into area waterways. It is the last and largest disinfection project and part of Water Services’ 25-year federally mandated Overflow Control Program.
Despite North Carolina’s reputation as a center of research and higher learning, many businesses and residents struggle with limited or non-existent Internet access. As RST Global Communications LLC (RST) expands its service footprint statewide, those technology issues could soon be a thing of the past.