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Standardizing Subsurface Utility Engineering (Detection & Mapping of Existing Utilities)

Standardizing Subsurface Utility Engineering (Detection & Mapping of Existing Utilities) Dr. Sanjay Rana, Director, PARSAN Overseas Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, India, sanjay@parsan.biz   Abstract Various utility installation projects involve execution using a mix of cable laying technologies like HDD (Horizontal Directional Drilling), MT (Micro-Trenching) and open trenching. Infrastructure projects also require accurate information on underground utilities in planning and construction stages. To be able to avoid damages to existing utilities, especially in Indian cities with extreme subsurface utilities congestion, record creation of existing subsurface utilities is the first step. Well ...

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