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CUIRE
CUIRE Holds 15th Annual Engineering & Inspector Schools In Fort Worth
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 & Exhibition in Fort Worth, TX. This year's program included two, half-days of a Geotechnical School, as well as two half-days of the
Advanced HDD School.

Geotechnical School Part One
Geotechnical requirements for both trenchless and open-cut applications,
soft soils and rock investigation methods, and how ground conditions will
impact trenchless feasibility and productivity, were presented by Tennyson Muindi, P.E., McMillen Jacobs Associates; Bradford P. Miller, P.G.,
Haley & Aldrich; and Nicholas H. Strater, P.G., Brierley Associates.

Pipe School
Applications, advantages and limitations of each type of pipe, such as
steel, ductile iron, vitrified clay, PVC, HDPE, fiberglass, etc., and new developments in pipe materials and joining systems were presented by Shah
Rahman, Thompson Pipe Group/Flowtite.

Geotechnical School Part Two
Planning, geotechnical reporting and contracting requirements for
trenchless technologies for different ground conditions were presented by
Tennyson Muindi, P.E., McMillen Jacobs Associates; Bradford P. Miller,
P.G., Haley & Aldrich; and Nicholas H. Strater, P.G., Brierley Associates.

Mud School for Trenchless Technology
Everything one needs to know about how to properly mix and apply drilling fluids for trenchless applications, including spoil removal and lubrication applications, was presented by Frank Canon, consultant.

Horizontal Auger Boring and Pipe Ramming School
Planning, design and construction of horizontal auger boring and pipe

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ramming was presented by Terry McArthur, P.E., HDR, and Alan Goodman, HammerHead.

Advanced Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) School Part One
Planning and design of large-, mid- and small-size HDD projects, from inception to closeout and delivery, was presented. The session covered pipe
loads, bore planning, drilling fluids and case studies, and was presented
by Jeffrey Scholl, P.E., Jeff Puckett, P.E., Kyle Nevins, P.E., Dave Patonai,
P.E., and Austin Miller, J.D. Hair & Associates.

Pipe Lining and Renewal School
Cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) and pipe lining methods were featured. It including planning, design, construction, inspection and QA/QC., presenters were Dr. Tom Iseley, P.E., Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana
Tech University; Dr. Firat Sever, P.E., American Structurepoint; Lynn
Osborn, P.E., LEO Consulting; and Gerry Muenchmeyer, P.E., Muenchmeyer Associates.

Advanced Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) School Part Two
This session covered construction of large-, mid- and small-size HDD projects. It included tracking, locating and case studies presented by Jeffrey
Scholl, P.E., Jeff Puckett, P.E., Kyle Nevins, P.E., Dave Patonai, P.E., and
Austin Miller, J.D. Hair & Associates.

Pilot Tube and Microtunneling School
Planning, design and construction of pilot tube and other guided boring
and microtunneling methods, with case studies, was presented by Troy
Stokes, Akkerman; Jeff Boschert, National Clay Pipe Institute; and Glenn
Boyce, Ph.D., P.E., McMillen Jacobs Associates.
Upon completion, attendees received a certificate, wallet-size certification
and a PDF copy of all presentations on a USB drive. For more information
on future engineering and inspection schools, call CUIRE at (817) 2729177, email at cuire@uta.edu or visit www.cuire.org.
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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 - 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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