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Designing the 1st HDD rigs
Designing the 1st HDD rigs
Horizontal directional drilling (HDD) rigs are widely used on transmission pipeline projects efficiently and economically to complete river and road crossings, and traverse environmentally sensitive areas with the lowest impact. But how did the technol...
The world's first composite lighthouse
The world's first composite lighthouse
Acciona Infrastructures in Spain, along with Hunsman Advanced Technology, have been awarded recognition at the composites show JEC World for the first all-composite lighthouse in Valencia.
Flint calls for bids for more pipe replacement work
Flint calls for bids for more pipe replacement work
The city is preparing for the next phase of a $55 million lead-pipe replacement effort. Mayor Karen Weaver’s office announced May 31 with the release of a Request for Proposals that businesses interested in doing the work have until June 16 t...
Localized corrosion failure of a hydraulic pipeline in a subsea gas well
Localized corrosion failure of a hydraulic pipeline in a subsea gas well
After 10 years of normal operation, a hydraulic circulation pipeline of a subsea gas production well failed at its bend zone due to internal localized corrosion attack. This appears to be related to crevice corrosion and pitting.
New biomaterial impedes bacteria on metal surfaces
New biomaterial impedes bacteria on metal surfaces
Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have developed an innovative anti-biofilm coating, which has significant anti-adhesive potential for a variety of medical and industrial applications.
Alternating current interference mitigation for a cathodically protected pipeline
Alternating current interference mitigation for a cathodically protected pipeline
It is becoming more common for crude oil or gas pipelines to share their rights-of-way with high-voltage alternating current (AC) power lines. Safety is a major concern for operators, and the integrity of AC mitigation facilities is crucial in reducing...