Rehabilitation

Insituform Technologies recently announced that it has been awarded its first stormwater pipeline rehabilitation contract from the Board of County Commissioners, Orange County, FL.

Pipeline rehabilitation and tunneling services contractor SAK Construction has been named a contract partner by Choice Facility Partners, a Houston-based cooperative purchasing organization available to government entities nationwide.

Interflow Pty Limited, a company with some 75 years experience in the pipeline industry, has since 1991 been a leading provider in Australia and New Zealand of repair, rehabilitation and renewal services for deteriorated underground non-pressure pipelines.

President Bill Shook of AP/M PERMAFORM, a provider of trenchless renewal technologies, announced that Robin Wolf has joined the AP/M Permaform team as East Coast Regional Manager.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Rehabilitation of failing sanitary sewer systems is a high priority for many cities in the United States with major projects under way relining and replacing aging and failing mains.

Insituform Technologies Inc. announced that its Indian joint venture, Insituform Pipeline Rehabilitation Private Limited has been awarded a contract valued for $5.6 million to rehabilitate approximately 16,000 feet of medium diameter sewer pipelines for the Indian water utility Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam, located in Northern India approximately 400 miles Southeast of New Delhi.

It takes a lot to survive a year in the business world, much less 25 years. It’s apparent that Vac-Con, Green Cove Springs, FL, an industry leader in the building of combination sewer cleaning vacuum trucks has found the right combination to make it work. Founded in 1986 when the company employed five people to its expansion in 2011, employing hundreds of people, having a worldwide network of dealers and nearly 6000 machines in service, Vac-Con is a true American success story.

James (Trip) Ferguson III has been named general manager of RePipe Construction, a division of IPR, a leading provider of underground rehabilitation solutions.

IPR, a leading national provider of underground rehabilitation solutions with offices throughout the United States, has secured positions on some of the most respected business rankings lists, including the Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the country, the Crain’s Detroit Business list of Largest Environmental Companies in Southeastern Michigan and the Crain’s Private 200. IPR President and CEO Joseph Cutillo made the announcement.

Angus W. Stocking, L.S.

The city of Westlake, OH, got an interesting wake-up call in 2006 when a sanitary sewer interceptor line in the nearby city of Lorain failed dramatically.

“It forced the evacuation of several dozen homes for months,” says Westlake Director of Engineering Robert P. Kelly, P.E.

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