Underground Construction - August 2017 - 1

CONTENTS
August 2017 Vol. 71 No. 8

55 NEW PRODUCTS

59 EQUIPMENT
SPOTLIGHT

20 Real Business In The Big Easy

A mere five months away, preparations for Underground Construction magazine's 23rd
Annual Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition (UCT)
are kicking into high gear.

12

30

The Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act, which
would remove water and wastewater infrastructure from
under the state volume cap subject to private activity bonds,
was endorsed.

In March, Dr. John Matthews assumed the position of
director of the Trenchless Technology Center (TTC) at
Louisiana Tech University.

Construction Industry
Applauds PAB Legislation

14

First Look: Vacuworx Unveils Compact
Vacuum Lifting System
Vacuworx has introduced a compact vacuum lifting system
for handling concrete slabs, steel trench plates, pipe and
other job-site lifting needs.

16

Two Ways Utility Contractors
Can Transfer Risk

How do you better protect your company? The two most
common risk transfer methods for a utility contractor are
contractual and insurance coverage.

18

PVCPA Study Examines
Environmental Impacts,
Safety, Costs Of Water Pipes

The Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association announced
the completion of the first comprehensive
environmental and performance review of water
and sewer pipes in North America.

24

Currently @ CUIRE

News from the Center for Underground Infrastructure
Research and Education (CUIRE).

Matthews Assumes TTC
Leadership Role

2017

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DEPARTMENTS
Editor's Log ............................................2
Newsline .................................................4
Washington Watch ...............................8
Pipeline Projects.................................10
Business ................................................51
New Products ......................................55
Equipment Spotlight .........................59
Calendar Of Events ............................58
Business Cards ................................... 60
Sales Reps............................................ 64
Ad Index ............................................... 64

Buyer's Guide

REHABTECHNOLOGY
44

NASSCO Tech Tips

The Dangers Of Using Damaged Jetter Hose
And Proper Repair Techniques

46

Test Your Skills At The RehabZone
'18 Cutter Challenge

The Cutter Challenge invites attendees to see how quickly
they can reinstate a lateral compared to their peers. The winner will receive a cash prize - and bragging rights, of course.

47

Rehab Products

49

WATERWORKSNEWS

ON THE COVER
Workers in Atlanta, GA, install a new sewer
line along a busy road. (Photo by Sandy
Buller, Buller Productions, bullerproductions.com)


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Underground Construction - August 2017

Underground Construction - August 2017
Contents
Editor’s Log
Newsline
Washington Watch
Pipeline Projects
Construction Industry Applauds Pab Legislation
First Look: Vacuworx Unveils Compact Vacuum Lifting System
Two Ways Utility Contractors Can Transfer Risk
Pvcpa Study Examines Environmental Impacts, Safety, Costs of Water Pipes
Real Business in the Big Easy
Currently @ Cuire
Matthews Assumes Ttc Leadership Role
2017 Buyer´S Guide
Nassco Tech Tips
Test Your Skills at the Rehabzone ‘18 Cutter Challenge
Rehab Products
Waterworksnews
Business
New Products
Calendar of Events
Equipment Spotlight
Business Cards
Sales Reps
Ad Index
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Contents
Underground Construction - August 2017 - Editor’s Log
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Newsline
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Washington Watch
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Pipeline Projects
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Construction Industry Applauds Pab Legislation
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - First Look: Vacuworx Unveils Compact Vacuum Lifting System
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Two Ways Utility Contractors Can Transfer Risk
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Pvcpa Study Examines Environmental Impacts, Safety, Costs of Water Pipes
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Real Business in the Big Easy
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Currently @ Cuire
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Matthews Assumes Ttc Leadership Role
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - 2017 Buyer´S Guide
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Nassco Tech Tips
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Test Your Skills at the Rehabzone ‘18 Cutter Challenge
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Waterworksnews
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Business
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - New Products
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Calendar of Events
Underground Construction - August 2017 - Equipment Spotlight
Underground Construction - August 2017 - Business Cards
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Ad Index
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