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Pipe jacking increasingly tapped to install segments of PUB's underground network

A worker aligning a water pipe that will be installed underground using the pipe-jacking method, which obviates the need to dig large trenches at the possible expense of infrastructure such as the urban environment or underground cabling, sewerage and rail networks.


TO MEET the challenge of expanding water infrastructure within a highly urban setting, Singapore's national water agency PUB has taken to pipe jacking - a trenchless way of laying pipes - to install underground pipes.

The Murnane Pipeline Project (MPP), a 22km network...

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