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New UV Lining Rig Arrives

 

Environmental Techniques are pleased to welcome a new UV Lining Rig. The rig, which is fitted with the latest in UV-lining technology, joins the existing UV-Rig to boost resources for this new and in demand service.

 

 

The UV Lining Rig has already undertaken its maiden projects in Belfast, Northern Ireland, after undergoing rigorous safety and quality checks after arriving from Germany. The UV system cures resin in the liner by use of an ultra-violet light train which travels through the inflated liner. The technology, an alternative to water and steam curing, allows rehabilitation to be undertaken in shorter time periods and in less accessible areas. With the improvements in technology and equipment, the liners are able to be put in with increasing levels of quality, efficiency and safety.

 

Find out more about the UV Lining technology by clicking on this link.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 May 2016 10:04

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Achilles Accreditation Renewed

Environmental Techniques have renewed their Achilles UVDB accreditation for another year. This accreditation acknowledges our management systems and demonstrates our commitment in the following areas;

Health and Safety

Environment

Corporate Social Responsibility

Sustainability

We strive to be industry leaders in these areas and understand the need for continuous improvement. The accreditation from Achilles allows our Clients to assess us based on the rigorous criteria of the accreditation.

Click here to view our Achilles UVDB Certificate 

Please also read our policies on Health and Safety, Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and other important aspects of our business.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 May 2016 15:43

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Additional Fuller Recycler

Following the successful implementation of the Fuller Recycler purchased last year, Environmental Techniques have purchased an additional Fuller Recycler. 

Our clients have welcomed the use of Recyclers as they can significantly reduce the dependence on clean water resources. Filtering the spoiled water and reusing it to clean the sewer has proven invaluable in remote areas with no access to a water supply or in towns and villages were clean, drinking water resources are limited. 

The newcomer comprises of the latest Volvo FM 410 HP Euro-6 truck head and a ECWVTA 3800-gallon Fuller recycler. The machine is the ‘High Performance’ spec, producing 500 lpm at up to 200 bar pressure.  It has 180 metres of jetting hose and ‘Liquid Ring’ continuous recycling operation. 

Fuller Tankers became the first tanker manufacturer in the UK to achieve ECWVTA on the range of recyclers, starting in 2010 with the Volvo chassis.  

Last Updated on Monday, 23 May 2016 13:46

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Remote Jetting Reel

Environmental Techniques have acquired a new remote jetting reel. The remote hose reel can be maneuvered to allow jetting of sewers from remote manholes which are not accessible by use of the Jet Vac or Recyclers. As the remote hose reel is mounted on tracks, it can traverse across uneven terrain such as gravel, mud and grassy fields.

The purchase of the remote reel allows us to continue to meet our Clients' requirements and solve many problems with cleaning and maintaining sewers in remote, inaccessible areas.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 November 2015 12:40

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Trenchless Trailblazers

 

An interview with Environmental Techniques' Director, Shauna Herron, has been published by Trenchless International in their Summer 2015 magazine. The article, titled 'Trenchless Trailblazers', puts the spotlight on three prominent women in Europe and Asia's no-dig sectors, to discuss their careers in the trenchless industry.

Shauna has worked in the trenchless industry for 16 years, and has helped developed trenchless technologies in both her role as a Director in Environmental Techniques and as a UKSTT Councillor. Below are Shauna's answers to the questions, as featured in the magazine.

 

What is your trenchless industry background?

"I graduated as a Civil Engineer 24 years ago and worked mainly on large marine projects such as the construction of harbours and marinas. In 1995, I became a chartered engineer while working for Charles Brand Ltd. Since joining Environmental Techniques in 1999, I have spent the last 16 years specialising in Trenchless Technology.

What attracted you to the trenchless industry?

"A decade and a half ago, mainstream civil engineering had not yet distinguished itself in sustainability initiatives. I felt that the trenchless industry was exciting and at the forefront of creative environmental projects. I gained my chartered environmentalist status through the application of Trenchless Technologies to projects that would have traditionally been excavated."

What is your favourite project or challenge to work on?

"My favourite project is the recent Dublin City Centre Sewerage Scheme. The scope of the project was to carry out a comprehensive survey to assess the structural condition of approximately 80km of ageing and complex drainage systems throughout the city centre. The project was high profile and put trenchless to the fore in Ireland. It also won the prestigious 2015 UKSTT Innovative Scheme Award."

Did you have any female role models in the industry? Who do you look up to and why?

"My mother inspired me and my sisters. From an early age she told us that we could be whatever we wanted to be. She encouraged me to persevere with my career choice in civil engineering, especially after my careers advisor in school suggested that I do nursing or teaching, which he thought was more suitable for a girl!"

Do you have any advice for women just beginning their careers in the trenchless industry, and what advice can you offer women considering it as a career?

"Keep abreast of all the innovative solutions that are being developed and see how you can apply some to your sphere of work. I think it is an exciting time to join the trenchless industry given the rehabilitation requirements of our ageing infrastructure. You can develop a specialty that will make a real contribution to future projects."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 November 2015 12:55

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