Trenchless Technology

SEP 2018

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Trenchless Technology Center Newsletter 19 Industry Advisory Board Trenchless Technology Center Newsletter S e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 8 Trenchless Technology Center Louisiana Tech University DIRECTOR: Dr. John C. Matthews ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS: Dr. Tom Iseley ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH: Dr. Shaurav Alam RESEARCH LEADERS Dr. Arun Jaganathan, Dr. Amin Azimi, Dr. Omar Abdulkareem OFFICE MANAGER: Fredda Wagner SOUTH CAMPUS LAB MANAGER: Chris Morgan MUNICIPAL FORUM COORDINATOR: Carrie Kelly MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 10348 Ruston, LA 71272-0046 USA Phone: (318) 257-4072 | Fax: (318) 257-2777 E-mail: ttc@Latech.edu Web site for TTC: ttc.latech.edu Content for the TTC Newsletter was prepared by the Center. TTC IAB Members Bruce Jameson, Chair Ace Pipe Cleaning Bill Moore AOC Resins Staci Wegener BASF Jim Rush Benjamin Media Irene McSweeney Boston WSC David Ellett BRH-Garver Ali Mustapha, Vice- Chair Caddo Levee District Tim Taylor Carollo Engineers Daniel Buonadonna Jacobs CH2M John Morgan Citizens Energy Group Swirvine Nyirenda City of Aurora Eric Wharton City of Bloomington Thomas Blackman City of Denver Nick Domenick City of Columbus Edward Arrington City of Los Angeles Sean Benton City of Monroe Darrell Caraway City of Ruston Tom Wynne New York – DEP Collen Harold City of Portland David Smith City of Shreveport Eric Schadler City of Vancouver Jon Robison GeoEngineers Annie Ferguson Great Southern Press Dr. Ray Sterling Honorary Member Mr. Joe Barsoom Honorary Member Eugene Zaltsman Aegion Insituform Kaleel Rahaim Interplastic Corp. Steven Del Sole IPEX Management Gus O'Leary Kleinfelder Vic Weston LA CETF Larry Kiest LMK Technologies Wendy Chen Long Beach Water Joe Royer Milliken Infrastructure Lynn Osborn NASSCO Michael Burkhard Reline America Martin Bureau Sanexen Jeff Haby SAWS Kent Weisenberg SIPP Tech Russ Snow Stantec Qing Ma Tianjin Waterworks John Struzziery Town of Hull, MA Tony Baker Trinity Products Kurt Staller UTRWD Robert Carpenter Underground Construction TTC Sponsors Mo Ehsani PipeMedic John McGill Raven Lining Systems Jeff LeBlanc Thompson Pipe Group Barbera family (Leo and Jim) to the trenchless industry. It drives the future of the industry through the establishment of a world-class field training and research facility. This facility will be available for the research, develop- ment, and training for the entire trenchless technology industry including TTC Specialty Schools such as the Auger Boring School and Utility Investigation School. In addition, it will be available for international equip- ment and material manufacturers and technology providers for R&D and technology validation. This facility will replace the facility that was used for the previous TTC Auger Boring School. It will be 150 ft x 150 ft under the roof with a state-of-the-art video screen and sound system. The first use of BUIRT will be f d five-day TTC Auger Boring School on Nov. 12-16 in Ruston, Louisiana. The TTC continues to lead the way to advancing our trenchless industry to meet the challenging demands of the future. So far, TTC has achieved sponsorships for the BUIRT F oal, including sponsors from the United States, China, Japan, and Colombia. Sponsorship options are available at Diamond ($100,000 and above), Platinum ($50,000 to $99,999), Gold ($25,000 to 49,999), Silver ($5,000 to $24,999), and Sponsor ($500 to $4,999) levels. All sponsors will be recog- nized on the entrance monument of this world-class research and training facility. For more information please contact TTC Associate Director of International Operations, Dr. Tom Iseley at dtiseley@latech.edu. Upcoming BAMI-I Certificate of Training in Asset Management (CTAM) Course The Buried Asset Management Institute-International (BAMI-I) is a non- profit corporation whose main purpose is to educate and assist those who have an interest in applying best buried asset management practices to extend the life and efficiency of their assets. In 2008, BAMI-I launched the Certificate of Training in Asset Management (CTAM) courses, which con- sists of four online courses (100, 200, 400) plus a two-level certifica- tion program: Associate Water Asset Manager (AWAM) & Professional Water Asset Manager (PWAM). To-date, individuals from 16 countries have enrolled in the CTAM program. BAMI-I is teaming with the Underground Constriction Technology Association (UCTA)-North Texas Chapter to hold the third classroom-taught CTAM workshop on Nov. 5-8. This will be a four-day workshop offering all four CTAM courses in Asset Management for water infrastructure. Upon completion of the four courses, participants receive designation as an Associate Water Asset Manager (AW s of PDH credits. The CTAM workshop will be held at the Upper Trinity Regional Water District's (UTRWD's) Administration Building and Water Conservation Garden in Lewisville, Texas. For more information please contact Course Director and TTC Associate Director of International Operations, Dr. Tom Iseley at dtise- ley@latech.edu. TTC IAB Meets at ASCE Pipelines Conference in Toronto Recently, a large group from the TTC attended the 2018 ASCE Pipelines Conference in Toronto, Ontario. During the conference four presentations were given by TTC staff and students including: TTC Director Dr. John Matthews, who presented on a new consequence of failure model for pri- oritizing pipe repairs based on risk and a new life cycle assessment method for evaluating the cradle to grave environmental impact of various pipe materials; TTC Associate Director Dr. Tom Iseley, who presented on innova- tions in spray-in-place pipe (SIPP) for structural rehabilitation; and TTC Ph.D. Candidate Mr. Urso Campos, who presented on the testing and model- ing of press-fit joint for steel pipe being conducted at the TTC. The TTC also held an Industry Advisory Board (IAB) update meeting and reception dur- ing the conference, which was attended by many of its members.

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