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What makes polymer concrete the best jacking pipes?
What makes polymer concrete the best jacking pipes?
03 March 2020

Enough has been said about the benefits of pipe jacking over open-cut construction, but how sure are we about the end product that’s actually supposed to perform the rest of the job after pipe jacking is completed? Yes, we’re talking about the pipes that are meant to last not just a few years, but decades or even longer.

For these pipes to remain sustainable for such long periods of time, not only do they need to be stronger than conventional pipes, but also be able to withstand the corrosive nature of sewage contents. 

In recent years, polymer concrete pipes have been proven to be one of the best options for jacking pipes in the market, with capabilities that far...

RASA DH2500 pipe jacking for hard soil
RASA DH2500 pipe jacking for hard soil
02 March 2020

The team visited RASA factory in Fukuoka, Japan, for another machine inspection with Kingview Engineering! Designed for hard soil conditions, this RASA DH2500 machine is specially built to perform pipe diversion works as part of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2 project.

JK&T Equipment specialises in providing microtunneling equipment to civil engineering companies in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong. Contact us at 6904 5833 or enquiries@jktgroup.com.sg for more information.

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Slurry management gaining popularity among pipe jacking players
Slurry management gaining popularity among pipe jacking players
04 February 2020

Slurry management is gaining popularity among pipe jacking operators as it provides cost savings and efficiency from treating slurry onsite. For most pipe jacking sites, JK&T recommends a combination of a Desander for separation of large solids and a Decanter Centrifuge to further remove fine solids prior to disposal.

JK&T offers a wide range of Desanders and Decanter Centrifuges, and we can customise our slurry management solutions based on your project needs. Contact us for further discussion at 6904 5833 or enquiries@jktgroup.com.sg

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RASA DH2000 pipe jacking for rocks and hard soil
RASA DH2000 pipe jacking for rocks and hard soil
16 December 2019

Another RASA DH2000 pipe jacking machine built for rocks and hard soil is arriving in Singapore this January!

Check out the highlights of our joint inspection with client Sam Lain Equipment Services at RASA factory in Fukuoka, Japan. Stay tuned for more updates!

JK&T Equipment specialises in providing microtunneling equipment and parts to civil engineering companies in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong. Contact us at 6904 5833 or enquiries@jktgroup.com.sg today!

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Visiting Zhuzhou tungsten carbide factory for cutters
Visiting Zhuzhou tungsten carbide factory for cutters
20 June 2019

Tungsten carbide is a key component of the cutters welded onto our pipe jacking machines. The sturdiness and toughness of the material ensures that most ground conditions can be penetrated easily.

Based off a small city in Hunan province, Zhuzhou is an extremely well known destination for having the best tungsten carbide manufacturers in China. Our visit to the factory not only broadened our horizons on tungsten...

JK&T is now the official distributor for TPP Polymer Pipes
JK&T is now the official distributor for TPP Polymer Pipes
20 May 2019

In Singapore, sewerage diversion jobs are on the rise with ongoing large-scale construction projects such as the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) project and the North South Corridor (NSC) project. This has significantly increased the demand for polymer pipes.

In our search for highly durable and cost-efficient pipes for local clients and contractors, the team at JK&T visited the polymer pipe factory of TPP Manufacturing Sdn Bhd in May 2019. Based in Batu Pahat, Malaysia, the company specialises in manufacturing polymer pipes used mainly for transportation of water and ...

Slurry management solutions for onsite slurry treatment
Slurry management solutions for onsite slurry treatment
02 April 2019

Slurry management for pipe jacking in Singapore has constantly been a topic of discussion among construction companies and regulatory government bodies.

With greater demand for more environmentally-friendly approaches towards disposal of slurry, our senior management team visited GN Solids Control in Hebei, Langfang city with 3 of our customers in March 2019, to explore slurry management solutions offered by the China-based supplier.

GN Solids Control provides a variety of slurry management equipment that can efficiently manage slurry at our clients’ pipe jacking work sites. In the next article, we will be introducing 2...