Technology

Enduro launches new advanced data logger for pipeline operators

Enduro on Thursday announced the development of its Digitel Data Logger DW2 ILI pig, which features advanced IMU navigation equipment that complements its PigProg software containing GIS tools that connect to a system utilizing ArcGIS.

CGA’s annual technology report identifies emerging damage prevention technologies

The 2022 Technology Report highlights eight damage prevention technology applications driving real-world successes and identifies opportunities for further technology development.

AlexRenew unveils 380-ton tunnel boring machine in Virginia

A new 380-ton, 14 feet 8 inches tall tunnel boring machine (TBM) named Hazel has been unveiled by AlexRenew, Alexandria’s wastewater authority, marking a significant milestone in its RiverRenew program to improve local waterways.

New Ditch Witch MT164 brings added flexibility to power and fiber-optic jobsites

Built to help power and fiber-optic contractors easily create a clean, narrow trench in one pass, the new Ditch Witch MT164 microtrencher attachment offers maximum compact cable installation performance.

CIGMAT 2022 Highlights Challenges, Changes Major Cities Face

The University of Houston’s 27th-annual Center for Innovative Grouting Materials and Technology, and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Conference and Exhibition was held March 2, at the University.

HammerHead introduces new lead pipe replacement kits

HammerHead Trenchless has released its new HydraSlitter kits, which were designed to help industry professionals meet the 10-year U.S. goal of replacing all lead pipe service laterals, the company said on Wednesday.

Infinera, NEC deploy solution to connect underground fiber optic networks in US, Mexico

Infinera and NEC Corp. have deployed the partnership’s ICE6 technology, a solution that will help establish a 100% underground and ultra-low latency fiber network to connect Laredo, Texas, with the city of Monterrey in Mexico.

NextEra Water enters agreement to purchase Pennsylvania wastewater system

NextEra Water Pennsylvania has entered into an agreement to purchase the Towamencin wastewater system wastewater system Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, which serves approximately 7,500 customer accounts.

Ecoremedy receives EPA approval for wastewater treatment technology

Ecoremedy receives an EPA ruling on its gasification technology, and now moves forward with installing the system at a Washington wastewater plant.

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Finnish city plans to use heat from sewage to achieve net zero emissions

Turku, Finland, has cut its emissions by more than 50%, and is now looking to achieve net zero emissions by using industrial heat pumps to extract energy from waste flowing from the city's drains and sewers.

SHARC Wastewater Energy Transfer system to be installed in Seattle

SHARC International Systems Inc. has received a purchase order to install its Wastewater Energy Transfer (WET) system, which exchanges thermal energy from and into high volumes of wastewater with a minimal footprint, in Seattle.

Kontrol Technologies launches technology for early viral detection in wastewater systems

The Kontrol BioWater technology will be designed with the goal of being the first real-time, in the cloud, detection technology for virus in wastewater.

Doosan introduces next-generation mini excavators in North America

Doosan Infracore North America has introduced its all-new line of next-generation -7 Series mini excavators in the U.S. and Canada, which includes four models, with more mini excavators to be announced in the coming months.

Sensus introduces SentryPoint cathodic protection solution

Sensus introduces a new cathodic protection solution designed for remote monitoring of corrosion-preventing protective voltage.

All-new Vermeer D550 marks a new generation of maxi rig drills

Vermeer unveils the newest generation of maxi rig drills with the introduction of the 550,000-pound D550 horizontal directional drill.

Hitachi expands its wheel loader line

Hitachi Construction Machinery America Inc. (HCMA) continues to expand its ZW-6-wheel loaders in North America, with the upgrade of its popular compact model, ZW100-6.

Swirltex awarded $3M water treatment project

Swirltex and ARC Resources are awarded a $3 million project to use their water treatment technology in Canada.

Vermeer introduces Ultra X3 Drilling System

Vermeer is expanding horizontal directional drilling (HDD) crews’ tooling options with the new Ultra X3 Drilling System for utility-sized rigs.

NUCA releases updated trenchless tech manual

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

New analyzer improves water monitoring reliability

A new trace-level silica analyzer for real-time monitoring aims to more accurately protect expensive components, including turbines and heat exchangers.

John Deere showcases new wheel loader with technology advancements

John Deere introduces the 904 P-Tier Wheel Loader with improved technology advances to its lineup.

PointMan Protects Pipes, the Public, and Penguins at Tulsa Zoo

ProStar precision mapping solutions uses its technology to help protect over 3,000 animals living in the Tulsa Zoo.

John Deere unveils new mid-sized excavators to product lineup

John Deere announces the newly enhanced 350 P-tier and 380 P-tier excavators to the manufacturer’s mid-size excavator lineup.

Century Products Falcon FR Receives U.S. Patent

Century Products received a U.S. patent for the Falconer FR Series.

Komatsu introduces tight-tail excavator

Komatsu releases a new excavator that combines high performance and versatility.

RimRiser introduces bolt-adjusted riser technology

RimRiser's adjust-to-grade systems feature bolt-adjusted riser technology which makes processes simpler, faster, and more accurate.

CASE Construction Equipment releases new control solutions

CASE Construction Equipment releases OEM-Fit 2D and 3D machine control solutions for CASE D Series excavators from certified dealers.

REED introduces Bear Hug PE Squeeze Tool

REED releases a new tool called the Bear Hug PE Squeeze Tool designed for HDPE and is lighter with more force output than comparable models.

CASE releases new machine control solutions for excavators

CASE Construction Equipment introduces new machine control solutions that are now available in CASE D series excavators.