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Trenchless Technologies


The term “Trenchless Technologies” literally refers to technologies which do not involve digging.
Those technologies consist in fact in a set of techniques which  make it possible to operate, reline, repair and renew the belowground service network and infrastructures avoiding, or at least minimizing, the typical  “trench excavation” operations.

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About IATT

IATT, Italian Association for Trenchless Technology, is a non-profit association founded in in 1994 in Italy in order to promote, develop and apply trenchless technologies (no-digging) in: Government Organization, Network agencies, Universities, Companies, and among technicians and researchers. These technologies are based on low environmental impact and environmental friendly techniques.

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  • The origin of Georadar

    The first reliable trace of the use of electromagnetic waves for the localization of buried objects dates back to a 1910 German patent of Leimbach and Löwy. Since then, thanks mainly to the development of the impulse techniques, in the early 1930s, the radar has been experimented in cognitive surveys performed on different types of […]