n IMIESA - River crossing : trenchless technology

Volume 33, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 33, Issue 9, Sep 2008, p. 25
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Installing and running four 168m-long, 160mm-diametre pipes under a river, the Berg River on the Cape West Coast to be precise, presents its own set of unique set of challenges. Nonetheless this is exactly what was achieved using horizontal directional drilling technology.

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