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Date: 26/09/2018 | Category: , , ,

While microtunnelling machines have traditionally been used for pipeline installations, their versatility has seen them increasingly used for projects beyond their original scope. More projects are seeking the advice of...


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Date: 22/08/2018 | Category: , ,

For larger microtunnelling machines, German standards quote 50mm from the design line. However, some contractors feel this tolerance is too restrictive for large machines – such as say an AVN 2400 which could...


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Date: 15/08/2018 | Category: , , , , ,

Quality, time and cost. These three competing factors — often referred to as the triple constraint — are always front-of-mind of clients when they are seeking contractors to carry out project works. While clients...


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Date: 05/03/2018 | Category: , , , , , ,

There are several things to consider before undertaking a microtunnelling installation that influence accuracy, downtime and costs. Here, Stuart Harrison, Managing Director at Edge Underground, looks at five critical...


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Date: 20/11/2017 | Category: , , , , , , , , ,

Trenchless technology has been quickly growing in popularity due to its vast environmental, cost and time benefits. When selecting which technique, such as microtunnelling or HDD, to use for a pipe installation there...


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Date: 05/09/2017 | Category: , , , , , ,

Being able to install pipelines on-grade is a must these days. This is especially the case in urban areas where a deviation from the route can result in damage to existing underground infrastructure. Microtunnelling is...


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