An experienced panel of horizontal directional drilling (HDD) experts with several prominent underground construction companies shared challenges, concerns, frustrations and optimism during a roundtable discussion held in conjunction with the Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition (UCT) in January at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.
The city of Fort Worth is in the fourth year of a multi-year program with the goal of inspecting all of its large-diameter sanitary sewer lines, grading their condition in order to schedule needed repairs and rehabilitation, and addressing the most critical needs first. (A separate program addresses smaller-diameter pipes.)
US Radar Inc., a leading manufacturer of subsurface imaging systems, has begun production of its Q5 Series, a new line of ground penetrating radar systems (GPR) that deliver US Radar’s signature SmartGain digital clarity at an affordable price.
When Sempra Energy’s Pipelines and Storage business unit needed to install a new pipeline from Sempra LNG’s new Cameron LNG receipt terminal to existing interstate pipelines north of the LNG facility, they were well aware that the project presented special challenges.
Channeline has been involved in the provision of specialist GRP structural lining elements for over three decades, during which time we have accumulated an unrivalled degree of experience relative to the rehabilitation of both circular and non-circular large diameter buried pipeline structures worldwide.
The new HPX-PRO Portable CR system is designed to enhance mobile imaging with exceptional image quality, improved productivity and easy portability. The system is ideal for radiographically inspecting the joints in a pipeline.