Pipe Jacking Association
10 Greycoat Place
London SW1P 1SB
+44 (0)845 0705201
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THE PIPE JACKING ASSOCIATION has been established for over 30 years and represents the leading contractors, pipe suppliers, and machine manufacturers in the United Kingdom pipe jacking and microtunnelling industry.
The Association is either represented on,
or works closely with, all the key bodies involved with education
and training, specifications
and standards, and research in the tunnelling and pipe jacking
industry. These include British Standards Institution and CEN; British
Society; Construction Industry Training Board; the Departments
Engineering at Leeds, Newcastle, Oxford and Cambridge Universities; Transport Research
Laboratory and the Health & Safety Executive.
the Association is for well established companies registered
in the UK who are in business as pipe jacking and/or
contractors, manufacturers of pipe jacking machinery and equipment,
pipe manufacturers, consulting engineers and specialist suppliers to the pipe jacking
industry. Overseas companies are also eligible to join the
Association in each
of the above categories, with limited participation rights.
Further details can be obtained from the Association's secretary.
Research at Oxford University (Link to Oxford University site)
Cambridge University: Soil conditioning for pipejacking and tunnelling - François Xavier Borghi
Latest slurry research: The Optimisation of Slurry Separation within Pipe Jacking - Neil Phillips/Leeds University
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