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September 2011, Vol. 66 No. 9

This course is designed for construction inspectors, consulting engineers and municipal engineers who are onsite inspecting a cured-in-place pipeline project and all who need a comprehensive understanding of the CIPP renewal technology. The course will cover specific areas of expertise that are needed to ensure that a project is built correctly and meets the requirements of the contract documents.

The two-day training course includes existing pipe conditions and how they affect CIPP installations; overview of CIPP technology; field I installation of CIPP; writing and understanding performance specifications for CIPP; and other pipeline renewal technologies and applications. Also included are sample forms that can be used as the basis for recording information on the project site. The forms will have specific quality assurance/quality control requirements for each technology, the inspection procedures required and the information that needs to be documented for a complete inspection record. Each student, upon passing an open book exam, will receive a certificate of completion.

NASTT Good Practices Courses

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology, founded in 1990, is a not-for-profit, educational and technical society that is dedicated to promoting the benefits of trenchless technology for public awareness through education, training and research. The registration fee for each course is $495 for the first person from the company/organization and $425 for each additional individual from the same company/organization. For more information, visit nastt.org, contact Angela Ghosh at (330) 491-0058 or email aghosh@nastt.org.

Wednesday, Jan. 26
8 am-5 pm

HDD Consortium Horizontal Directional Drilling
The HDD Good Practices Guidelines course provides an in-depth overview of horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and covers eight topics: (1) HDD applications and processes, (2) HDD tooling, (3) bore tracking and equipments, (4) job site safety, (5) overview of drilling fluids, (6) HDD design, (7) bore planning, and (8) risk reduction, mitigation and troubleshooting.

The course is based on the HDD Good Practices Guidelines Manual, an industry-developed document which provides contractors, engineers and owners with a set of guidelines to assist in successful HDD installations and operations. Each course participant will receive a complimentary copy.