Trenchless Manual

Trenchless Construction and New Installation Methods, 5th Edition 

As the industry continues to grow, many contractors are adding trenchless projects to their operations. Some bid trenchless projects without the proper knowledge to complete the job as specified, and or their inexperience results in major project problems and costs.
After four years of volunteer effort by industry professionals, NUCA's Trenchless Construction and New Installation Methods manual has been updated by the trenchless experts and professionals of NUCA's Trenchless Technology Committee.

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If you would like to be a part of NUCA's long engagement within the trenchless construction sector, consider joining NUCA's Trenchless Technologies Committee.

Spring 2023 Update: Manuals are in regular shipment, within 1-2 week delivery. 

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The 5th edition contains these chapters:

Ch. 1 - Introduction
Ch. 2 - Overview
Ch. 3 - Geotechnical Considerations
Ch. 4 - Auger Boring
Ch. 5 - Pipe Jacking & Utility Tunneling
Ch. 6 - Microtunneling
Ch. 7 - Guided Boring Method
Ch. 8 - Small Horizontal Directional Drilling
Ch. 9 - Large Horizontal Directional Drilling
Ch. 10 - Pipe Ramming
Ch. 11 - Pipe Bursting
Ch. 12 - Safety
Ch. 13 - Risk Management
Ch. 14 - Legal Aspects
Ch. 15 - Glossary of Terms

NUCA Media Release: New Trenchless Tech Manual Illustrates Cost-Saving Options (April 4, 2022)