For the voestalpine AG in Donawitz, a more than 100 m long HOBAS GRP Pressure Pipeline De 1720 has been installed by means of curved jacking. Despite challenging circumstances, the installation has been successfully completed within 2 months only.
One month to go until the IFAT 2016 in Munich! Between May 30th and June 3rd, the No. 1 global innovations platform and trade fair for environmental technology will again attract more than 135,000 visitors and over 3,000 exhibitors from all over the world to the Messe München exhibition center. Furthermore, the IFAT celebrates its 50th birthday this year – and as one of the longstanding...
Now that's what you can call a literally great start of the year: HOBAS Pipe USA has recently shipped 122 m of DN 3000 CC-GRP jacking pipes to Denver, Colorado for the "33rd Street Outfall Project" which will soon be underway. The City and County of Denver chose HOBAS to supply the crossings in this large-scale stormwater sewer project. Thanks to their high strengths, HOBAS CC-GRP Pi...
From September 28 to 30, the ISTT ’s 33rd annual International No-Dig Conference and Exhibition will be held at the WOW Convention Center in the vibrant Turkish capital Istanbul. HOBAS Experts will offer first-hand advice at the German Pavilion and present three exciting papers on trenchless innovations and achievements with GRP Products.
Since February 2013, the HOBAS TechCenter in Wietersdorf, Austria, is a state-approved, independent testing facility for GRP pipe systems. The laboratory has now been put through its paces once again in order to re-confirm what had previously been accredited. And that’s not all: The TechCenter also celebrated its fifth anniversary recently. The top quality HOBAS Research and Development is r...
In the Polish capital Warsaw, a 3.2 km long HOBAS Pipeline De 3270 has been microtunnelled on the left bank of the Vistula River to transport sewage and rainwater from the central and northern districts of Warsaw to the wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) Czajka. The installation involved the largest-diameter microtunnelled curve ever realized with a CC-GRP pipe so far. The new line will discharge t...
From March 24 to 27, the renowned Trade Fair and Congress for Water and Wastewater WASSER BERLIN INTERNATIONAL will draw the attention of professionals from all around the world to the German capital. On a total area of 36,000 m², more than 600 exhibitors will present their industry-specific products and services. Among them HOBAS, with innovative solutions in the areas of pipe jacking and re...
In the view of environmental influences and the expansion of urban areas, the issue of flood prevention becomes a key task for urban infrastructure. HOBAS Tanks have become a widely accepted remedy for this problem – such as a 2,410 m³ large retention system DN 3600 that has been installed in Poland in 2014.
At the International No-Dig Madrid, which will be held from October 13-15 at the IFEMA Convention Centre in Madrid, HOBAS will present high-quality trenchless products and innovations as Bronze sponsor.
The wastewater system of the city Marysville in Ohio serves its growing population and several major industrial firms including the Nestlé Corporation, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., and Honda. To meet future wastewater requirements, reduce maintenance costs, and increase the reliability of the system, the city decided to build a new water reclamation facility in 2008. A new wastewater con...
The vibrant small hydro power industry in Sri Lanka saw a further green accomplishment in the south of the country approximately 2 km from Dehilanda in Wellawaya at the river Kuda Oya. With a capacity of 1.2 MW and approximately 5.7 GWh output per year, which will be fed into the national grid of Sri Lanka Water, the hydropower plant will supply for about 6000 households. The owner, the private co...
How do you see the global developments regarding environmental awareness?
Victor Vladimirov: The complete society including more and more companies is increasingly aware that each of our choices impacts the environment. Everyone is responding with growing care as well as better environmental performance and particularly municipalities are a lot more aware of their responsibility in this are...
HOBAS Australia is actively minimizing the company’s carbon footprint by taking part in the NoCO2 Certification program of the Carbon Reduction Institute. Despite not being subject to the new carbon tax the government introduced for large CO2 emitters in July 2012, HOBAS thereby addresses its climate change action and the company’s declared aim, which has already become a widely ackno...
Trenchless installation minimizes costs and impacts on the environment and the population. Still, only perfect pipes with thin walls, a smooth outer sourface, high stiffness and a suitable coupling system qualify for an installation by jacking. That HOBAS high performance GRP Pipe Systems perfectly meet these requirements is impressively shown by the projects Fusina (Venice, Italy) and Czajka (W...
7 km of HOBAS CC-GRP Jacking Pipes De 3000 were installed by remote controlled jacking in Warsaw to relieve the down-town sewer collector and to transport wastewater to the new treatment plant “Czajka”. The outstanding project was honored with the ISST NO DIG Award in 2011.
The construction of HOBAS culverts beneath the railway line in the area of Ciechanów, Poland, was carried out as part of the nationwide project modernising the E65 Warsaw to Gdynia Railway Line. The project was initiated to straighten railway lines for passenger comfort, increase safety and decrease the journey by 27 minutes.
A HOBAS composite potable water tank has helped the Austrian town of Karlstetten avoid water shortages each year. The market town of Karlstetten is home to over 2000 people, and this figure has been rising steadily in recent years. As there are no lakes for swimming in the immediate vicinity, many homeowners in Karlstetten have their own pools that they fill every year beginning of summer. This ca...
Utrecht, the fourth largest city of the Netherlands, counts about 312,000 inhabitants and is an important node regarding roads, rail- and waterways. Its district Ondiep in the northwest of the city owes its existence to the river Vecht of which the largest bend had silted up over the years and now provides living space for approximately 6,000 residences.
Utrecht, the 4th largest city of the Netherlands, counts about 312,000 inhabitants and is an important node regarding roads, rail- and waterways. Its district Ondiep in the northwest of the city owes its existence to the river Vecht of which the largest bend had silted up over the years and now provides living space for approximately 6000 residences.
Only shortly after receiving the renowned international No-Dig Award from the ISTT (International Society for Trenchless Technology) at the No-Dig fair in Berlin for the best project 2010, HOBAS has come up trumps at the VST (Ville Sans Tranchée), No-Dig trade fair, in France for supplying pipes for the best construction site 2010. The project awarded by the FSTT (French Society for Trenchless Tec...
In France, until the beginning of 2010 GRP pipes have been applied in microtunneling projects for diameters up to DN 1600. The rainwater collector and storage project that would limit the amount of overflow caused by heavy rain falls is part of the Seine River depollution plan and was launched by the local authority Syndicat d'Assainissement de la Boucle de Seine involving DN 1800 CC-GRP HOBAS...
The Czajka Wastewater Treatment Works, designed to treat 80 percent of the Polish capital's effluents, is under construction on the right bank of the Vistula River in Warsaw, Poland. Environmental concern and growing regional population gave the project top priority.
How would you connect two train stations under a densely populated city where you are neither allowed to disturb inhabitants nor to disrupt traffic, and you cannot move the historic buildings "standing in the way"? In Zurich, the capital of Switzerland for example, HOBAS Jacking Pipes were chosen as auxiliary static construction that reliably helps support the urban district above. The tunnel for ...
"We cannot afford to stand still; we want to raise the bar in the market", is what Doris Strohmaier, managing director of the GRP pipe producer HOBAS, likes to say and sure enough, the group's continual efforts and investments in research and development pay off, as visitors of the IFAT Entsorga 2010 in Munich will be able to see for themselves.