The Canadian Underground Infrastructure Innovation Centre would like to welcome eTrenchless Group Inc. as a CUIIC Member.
eTrenchless Group Inc. is an industry leading consultancy firm, led by Dr. Mark Knight, that provides expert services to the North America water and gas pipeline industry. Dr. Knight is also recognized by the US Federal Court and in Canada as a litigation and dispute expert in the areas of Horizontal Directional Drilling, Cured-In-Place Lining, Spray-In-Place Pipe Lining, Pipeline rehabilitation and construction, and Blown-in Epoxy Coatings.
eTrenchless has also developed industry leading design tools, such as PPI-BOREAID, PPI-PACE, HDPEAPP, and Vermeer BOREAID. It has also developed custom calculators, industry leading short courses, best practice manuals, standards, and provided engineering design services on challenging projects. In addition, eTrenchless completes forensic failure studies, design reviews, Value Engineering studies, and third-party product testing and evaluations. eTrenchless also has extensive experience in the development and performance of research programs, product development, and product verification.
The Canadian Underground Infrastructure Innovation Centre (CUIIC) was established in 2022. CUIIC is a cross-Canada initiative located at the University of Alberta. We have partners at the University of Waterloo and members across Canada. CUIIC focuses on providing stakeholders with opportunities to collaborate on research and training opportunities in underground infrastructure. Together, we foster innovation to provide cost-effective, sustainable solutions to the challenges involved in building, assessing, and rehabilitating underground infrastructure.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta