The North American Society for Trenchless Technology Canadian Chapters (NASTT-NW, NASTT-GLSA and NASTT-BC) are excited to bring the first annual No-Dig North Show to the Calgary Telus Convention Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on October 28-30, 2019.
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HOBAS Pipe USA a supplier of large diameter fiberglass pipe has announced that Martin Dana has joined the HOBAS management team as the new Vice President of Sales. Martin is an 18-year veteran of Northwest Pipe Company and most recently served in the capacity of Executive Vice President of Business Development and Strategy. He is a well-rounded, dynamic senior executive with functional experience in finance, operations and sales.
In the early 1900s, the New Milford Power Company successfully completed the first commercially viable hydroelectric power plant on the Housatonic River in Connecticut. The project, Bulls Bridge Development, broke ground in spring 1902 and was in operation by 1903. Bulls Bridge was named after the Bull family that had lived in the area for generations.
When an old storm water sewer that crossed below a highway and a highly frequented shopping avenue in the City of Quebec partly collapsed and had to be replaced, the city government was presented with a challenge. The solution required a method to renovate the pipeline while keeping traffic disruptions to a minimum.
Hobas pipe, the centrifugally cast, fibreglass-reinforced, polymer mortar pipe is ideal in new construction and rehab for critical installations. It is corrosion resistant with a life expectancy of 100 years or more that provides low life-cycle cost. Contractors prefer its leak-free, push-together joints that reduce installation time and costs.
Hobas Pipe USA is currently supplying pipe for the rebuilding of the 40-year-old Turcot Interchange, southwest of downtown Montreal. The project will continue for several years and is estimated to cost $3-billion.
When the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County (LACSD) were formed in the 1920s, the agency embarked on its first major project — the construction of the backbone trunk sewer of the Joint Outfall System (JOS). Since then, the Sanitation Districts have completed many challenging projects, providing environmentally sound, cost-effective wastewater and solid waste management services to over five million people in Los Angeles County.