Trenchless Technology

Since 1982, DM Civil has successfully installed various services using trenchless techniques. Our range of equipment and methodologies are a viable and cost effective option when minimal ground disturbance or environmental impact is required. We offer a range of trenchless technology solutions. This allows us to provide flexible alternatives and methodology combinations to install infrastructure varying from DN150 to DN1600 in any ground conditions.

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Trenchless Technology projects

View our recent project reports by clicking on the images below.

Lot 500/501 Hay Street Sewer Extension

DM Civil was tasked with the construction of the sewer for the new landmark development, 500/501 Hay Street, Subiaco.

800 2092 a Hay Street

Millstream - Greenbushes Water Main, Blackwood River Crossing

As a part of the scheme, a link main between Millstream Dam and the town of Greenbushes was required to be constructed.

800 2093 a Greenbushes

Eaton to South Bunbury Waste Water Pressure Main Trenchless Installation

With auger boring, slurry microtunnelling and guided pilot boring methodologies being utilised, the diversity of DM Civil’s Trenchless Technology fleet proved beneficial.

800 2097 a Eaton to Bunbury

Yanchep Pressure Main, Main Sewer & Collector Sewer

This project involved the construction of a pressure main, main sewer and collector sewer. We were required to utilise a wide variety of construction techniques including both trenchless and traditional methods.

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Christmas Avenue DN600 Collector Sewer Main

Following DM Civil’s recent success in microtunnelling the Yanchep DN450 Collector Sewer, we could confidently commit to our longest drive to date in variable limestone and sand conditions.

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Baldivis Trunk Sewer Main

The construction of this 755m gravity sewer trunk main was required to connect the Tuart Ridge subdivision’s sewer network to the existing Baldivis sewer infrastructure.

Trenchless Techology being used for the Baldivis Trunk Project by DM Civil Contractors Perth

Gnangara Collection Sewer – Section 1

This contract involved the construction of a 1.4km collection sewer using trenchless techniques from Whitfords Avenue, Kingsley, to Susan Road, Madeley. This project ultimately allowed our client, Water Corporation, to decommission two existing pumping stations.

Trenchless Techology used for Gnangara Collection Project by DM Civil Contractors Perth

Kalgoorlie DN800/DN900 Horizontal Thrust Boring

The overall project involved Water Corporation’s Construction Branch constructing a DN800/DN900 MSCL water main to improve Kalgoorlie’s water supply infrastructure.

Trenchless Techology on the Kalgoorlie DN800 DN900 Project by DM Civil Contractors Perth

Lake Coogee Estate Stages 1 & 2 Sewer Microtunneling

This job involved connecting the Lake Coogee Estate, on Fawcett Road, to the sewer network located on West Churchill Road, Munster.

Trenchless Technology on the Project link Lake Coogee Stage 1 by DM Civil Contractors Perth

2102 Monash to Eaton River Crossing

This 310 metre crossing of DN450 PE pipe is one of many large scale HDD crossings that DM Civil has successfully completed for the Water Corporation in recent years.

800 2102 a Monash HDD

Mt Eliza Reservoir

This project required the relining and modification of the main reservoir outlet of pond No 2 at the Mt Eliza reservoir complex in Kings Park.

800 2109 a Mt Eliza

Roe Hwy Sewer Main Relocation

As a part of the Perth Airport and Freight Link road network project, the abutments for the bridge widening works on Roe Highway intersected the existing St Johns sewage pressure main.

800 2117 a Roe Hwy

Client references for Trenchless Technology projects

Thank you for the professional manner in which DM Civil executed the subcontract Trenchless excavation works under the contract.

Your management & site staff worked in well with our project staff to ensure that your aspects of the works were completed safely and in accordance with our expectations. We were particularly grateful and impressed with your agreement to work extended hours when requested to ensure that we were able to meet the program as agreed with our client.

Glenn Hosken
Construction Manager, Downer Edi Works Pty Ltd

I wish to extend my appreciation to DM Civil for your company's professional performance throughout this contract. The work was well planned and executed with great care, precision and safety. The teams were focussed on the task at hand and demonstrated flexibility to adapt the scope of works and priorities to meet our needs onsite.

I was also particularly impressed with the relationships that your project management team developed with the City of Kalgoorlie Boulder, various rail authorities and local residents which contributed to a successful project.

Andrew Youngs
Principal Engineer, Water Corporation Construction Section