Education

Volvo CE breaks ground on $6.4M training center

Volvo Construction Equipment broke ground on a new $6.4 million technician training center at the company’s North American headquarters in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.

NUCA releases updated trenchless tech manual

The National Utility Contractors Association released its updated “Trenchless Construction and New Installation Methods” manual.

CGA announces Tristan Brown as keynote at 2022 CGA Conference & Expo

Common Ground Alliance announces Tristan Brown, deputy administrator of PHMSA as the keynote speaker of the 2022 CGA Conference & Expo.

Brown and Cadwell is awarded $100K grant to study energy optimization

Brown and Cadwell is awarded a grant to study energy optimization through the “Developing a Framework for Quantifying Energy Optimization Reporting” project.

ARA Foundation awards $128,500 in scholarships

The American Rental Association awards 66 individual scholarships to attract talent to the equipment and event rental industry.

Registration opens for CIGMAT 2022 Conference

The one-day conference will cover current and proposed projects for 2022-2023 in the Greater Houston area and other major cities along with panel discussions covering critical industry topics.

PCCA Announces 2022-2023 Scholarship Program

PCCA opens its scholarship program for the 2022-2023 school year.

Virtual Municipal Forum on Trenchless Technology

The Trenchless Technology Center is hosting a virtual forum on Nov. 18 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. CDT

Call for Proposals for the 2022 CGA Conference & Expo Now Open

CGA invites leaders to share their damage prevention success stories and set the agenda for the next decade of damage prevention in Anaheim, Calif., in April 2022.

Wichita State University Selected for EPA Grant Funding to Create WaterCorps Career Network

The Wichita State University Environmental Finance Center received a grant to help build the water workforce through education funding.

New ASCE Book Aids Stakeholders in Underground Excavation

A new book released by ASCE press aids stakeholders in reducing damage during the excavation of underground utilities.

Patrick D. Michels Elected to National Academy of Construction

Patrick D. Michels, president and CEO of Michels Corporation, will be formally inducted as a member of the National Academy of Construction in October.

Gold Shovel Association Announces New Additions to its Certification Program

The Gold Shovel Association adds new safety standards to its certification course to promote best practices across the industry.

Submit Abstracts for Pipelines 2022 and Surveying & Geomatics 2022

Abstract submissions are now open through September for two UESI 2022 conferences in Indiana.

Purdue University Hosts 10th Annual Utility Investigation School

Purdue University hosts an annual utility investigation school from Sept. 13-17.

Common Ground Alliance Releases Newest Edition of Best Practices Guide

The Common Ground Alliance has released a new edition of its Best Practices Guide.

LSC-University Park Provides Steady Career Path Safeguarding Pipelines

Lone Star College-University Park developed a program for a career in corrosion control.

United Rentals Trench Safety Digital Learning Series Discusses Safety Powered by Productivity

United Rentals will have an online series June 14-18 that offers free educational sessions about work safety.

The 9th ASCE UESI/BAMI-I UIS School Will Be Held in August

An annual 5-day certification course focused on utility investigations at Lawrence Technology University will take place in August.

Water Management Course Set for US, European Grad Students

A new grant funds a two-week water management graduate course in the Netherlands for U.S. and European students to attend.

Plastics Pipe Conference and Trade Show to be Held September 6–8, 2021 in Amsterdam

Plastics Pipe has announced the dates for its rescheduled conference and trade show to be held in Amsterdam.

ARA Launches Online Job Board

The American Rental Association launched an online job board to promote rental industry careers and equipment awareness.

Vacuworx Introduces Online Training Program

Vacuworx has introduced an online training program to provide access to safety information for dealers and contractors can safely use and service equipment.

United Rentals Provides Safety Tips on Trench Protective System Tabulated Data

United Rentals provides safety tips for industry workers to promote safe work practices.

Update on Structural Design Methodology for Spray Applied Pipe Liners

To reduce emergency projects and impacts to the traveling public, departments of transportation (DOTs) can use spray-applied pipe linings (SAPLs) to renew deteriorated gravity stormwater conveyance conduits and culverts, provided they are discovered prior to loss of soil-structure interaction. An SA..

CUIRE Leads Research Team for Phase I of NASSCO CIPP Study

A four-month study on the review of published literature pertaining to chemical emissions of styrene-based resin used in the cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) process, found that existing studies do not adequately capture worker exposures or levels in the surrounding areas to which workers or citizens may ..

CUIRE to Evaluate Potential Release of Organic Chemicals During Trenchless CIPP Pipe Rehab

Sewer rehabilitation using cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) trenchless technology has become an increasingly common method to preserve underground infrastructures due to its feasibility, cost-effectiveness and reduced social impacts. Since it was introduced in 1971 as an alternative to digging up and repl..

CUIRE 15th Annual Engineering & Inspector Schools

The Center for Underground Infrastructure Research and Education (CUIRE) at the University of Texas-Arlington held its 15th annual trenchless technology inspector training and certification schools Jan. 29-30, in conjunction with the Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exh..

CUIRE To Hold Trenchless Technology Inspector Training School

CUIRE will hold its 15th annual trenchless technology inspector training and certification schools Jan. 29-30, 2017, in conjunction with the Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition at the Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, TX. This year’s program includes a full-day of Geote..

Earn CEUs/PDHs at UCT!

Earn CEUs/PDHs at UCT by attending the UCT primary education program  as well as seminars and workshops hosted by industry partners, Monday, Feb. 1 through Tuesday, Feb. 2. These programs will be held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel. Advance registration is necessary as seating is limited. Take ..