Tag: Tunneling

Microtunneling System Stays True

8 March 2013

UEA Trenchless was contracted by CLM Infrastructure to complete a 70 metre 1050mm diameter steel sleeve insertion as part of a reticulation water main renewal for NetWorks Alliance (NWA) in Bankstown, Sydney. Part of this project was located within school grounds and it was essential all works were completed prior to the students return at…

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Direct Route Under Store Saves Time and Money

25 January 2013

UEA Trenchless has completed a pilot tube microtunneling project for a leading Australian retailer in Aspley, Queensland. A guided boring machine (GBM) was used in conjunction with an auger boring system to complete the 90 m etre 450mm bore under the retail store. The bore facilitated retrofitted electrical infrastructure to be linked via the shortest possible…

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UEA Further Develop Flowable Grouts For Trenchless Installations

28 December 2012

UEA have continued to develop flowable grouts to suit high specification trenchless installations. The latest grout design allows small annular spaces to be filled over long distances on very flat grades. The mix was required to enable UEA to insert a very tight 405OD GRP pipe into a 450mm enveloper over 120m beneath the Bruce…

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Horizontal Investigative Bore Completed via HDD

22 October 2012

UEA has completed a 120m investigative bore using horizontal directional drilling (HDD) methods at Dakabin, 26km north of Brisbane in Queensland. The horizontal investigative bore was conducted along a proposed pipe alignment passing under the Bruce Highway and adjacent creek. The constraints of the adjacent highway interchange, environmental area and cost of traditional bore logging…

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Tomago Raymond Terrace Sewer Rising Main

22 October 2012

UEA Trenchless recently completed a 600mm utility tunneling project for Bolte Civil through environmentally sensitive wetlands on the Tomago to Raymond Terrace sewer rising main. The tunneling project consisted of three road crossings, including a 110m crossing of the Pacific Highway and adjacent wetlands as part of a package of under bores in the Newcastle…

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