Tuesday 14th September – 10:00 to 12:00

Sewerage Solutions Forum

Moderator: Iain Naismith, PhD, Senior Research Fellow, IKT – Institute for Underground Infrastructure

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Summary: The Sewerage Solutions Panel’ session involves members of the Sewer Rehab Contact Group & UKSTT Patrons. The panel have identified four issues they are facing and have asked for existing or new solutions from UKSTT members and No-Dig Live exhibitors that can address them.

Each topic will be introduced by a network owner and the solutions provided by UKSTT members & NO-DIG Live exhibitors will be presented during the session with one of the solutions selected by the panel to present in more detail in person on the day.

Tuesday 14th September – 11:30 to 13:30

The Green Alliance – The Road to Net Zero

Moderator: Norman Howell

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The UKSTT and the Pipeline Industries Guild have joined forces to form The Green Alliance to explore, share and promote the industry’s drive towards net zero and reduction in environmental impact.

Throughout the year The Green Alliance will be hosting a series of webinars leading up to a face-to-face seminar at No-Dig Live

Tuesday 14th September – 13:30 to 16:30

UKSTT Pipe Jacking Mini Masterclass



Introduction to Micro tunnelling & Pipe Jacking – Steve MacKellar, Jacobs
Outlining how TBMs are prescribed for projects – Joseph Gallagher Ltd, Mark McGeady
Case Study – Concrete Pipe Jack – Ward & Burke, Brien Curran
Case Study – Clay Pipe Jack  – Allen Watson, Simon Marsh
Case Study – GRP Pipe Jack – Amiblu, Leon Woods
Case Study – Werrington Network Rail Box Culvert – Jacked Structures, Andy Robinson

Tuesday 14th September – 14:00 to 16:00

Trenchless Training – Live onsite training hosted by JBP

The course titled CIPP Design – Current Practice focuses on the current Calculation and Design considerations for effective implementation of pipeline rehabilitation using CIPP methods.

Those that will benefit by attending include Utilities, contractors, engineers and technicians commissioning and managing rehabilitation projects. The course will be delivered by Dr Dec Downey who has over 45 years’ experience in water and wastewater pipeline construction and rehabilitation and is widely regarded as one of the pre-eminent experts in the application of trenchless methods and technologies.

Dr Downey is a past Chairman of the International Society of Trenchless Technology and holds the ISTT Gold Medal for his contribution to our industry. He has also been recognised with a UKSTT Lifetime Achievement Award and the Japan Micro-Tunnelling Association’s Kurose Prize.

Thursday 16th September – 10:30 to 12:30

The Drilling Contractors Associations (DCA)

The DCA is a technical association of the horizontal directional drilling (HDD) industry in Europe. The HDD method has established itself worldwide as a technical and economic alternative for the underlaying of obstacles in the field of pipeline laying.

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During No-Dig live Scott Stone will deliver a presentation focussing on the DCA as an organisation & will include some high level case studies which will give a greater understanding as to what is possible with the application of HDD.

The session will include presentations from:

An Introduction to the Drilling Contractors Association (DCA) & the advantages of being affiliated to such an organisation

  • Scott Stone - Volker Trenchless Solutions
  • Optical Gyro Operation - Brownline
  • Mudd-Dry soil additive - SlimDril

To attend any of the above conference sessions please register to attend No-Dig Live and select the conference sessions you wish to attend on the registration form.

Tuesday 14th September – Thursday 16th September 2021 East of England Arena & Events Centre, Peterborough PE2 6XE