So far I completed many works in the trenchless field, achieving a vast knowledge, experience and expertise. These works range from research & development in the no-dig industry, to projects for the installation or renovation of underground pipes, to projects for environmental protection.
The following list contains a brief description of each work. To learn more about each work, click on the link [READ MORE…].
 COLLI DRILL Spa
ITALY, USA, Far East ASIA
1994 – 2007
Drill pipes and down-the-hole equipment for HDD: detailed design, study of materials, manufacturing processes, control procedures. expert consultant for HDD technology. Technical commercial support.
 F.LLI ESPOSITO Srl
1997 – 2002
Inventor and technical-scientific head of the CADRIANN Project (Computer Aided Drilling via Artificial Neural Network): application of artificial intelligence for the control of a directional drilling system with the development of a soil sensitive drilling system and a transmissive internal channel for the drill pipes.
Detailed design and management of cabling projects telecommunication & energy – Several projects for more than 100 km (60 miles) of installations in Italy, Spain, UK, Brazil, in a wide range of soil condition ranging from soft ground to very hard and abrasive intrusive rock.
 HYDRO QUEBEC
2000 – 2001
Expert consultant for the urban cabling project for the installation of 28 km (17,4 miles) of electrical medium tension cables, by HDD in mixed ground with volcanic boulders, for the connection of 1.000 houses in the City of Hampstead, Montreal, Qc Canada. Design and manufacturing of a pit launched dry directional drilling machine.
 IDS Spa
1999 – 2000
Feasibility study for the application of radar systems in the detection while tunneling (DWT), in the mapping of reinforced concrete structures, in the massive surveying of road pavement. Marketing strategies for radar system for underground utilities detection and mapping.
 SE INDUSTRIES Inc.
2000 – 2002
Launch in the North American market of the dry directional drilling technology. Development and applications of the dry directional drilling technology for all-terrain drilling without fluid. Strategic marketing and relationships with public and private investors .
 SE Srl
1997 – 2002
Development and applications of the dry directional drilling technology for all-terrain drilling without fluids.
 SE.T.A. Srl
2003 – 2004
Detailed design of the installation of pressure and gravity sewer pipes by directional drilling; training of the engineering personnel. Development of a HDD pit launched installation system for the connection of houses to the sewer mains. Technical standards.
 S3 SONCINI Spa
2004 – 2005
Handbook, for internal use, about calculation methods, in-situ application procedures and internal production procedures for CIPP technology. Specialized training of engineers and operators.
 REVOLUTION DDT Srl
2005 – 2007
R&D and detailed design of a new laser-based guidance system for HDD. Design of the algorithm and prototypal tests.
 GHIZZONI Spa
Design of of 6 HDD crossings for the installation of a DN900 gas pipeline, for a total length of 3.536 m (11.600 ft).
 IMET Spa
Detailed design and work direction of the installation by HDD of a DN450 HDPE drainage pipe along a curved drilling path with sharp bending radius in alluvial soil with polygenic boulders, for a total length of 180 m (590 ft).
 SERREMAR Srl
2006 – 2008
Detailed design of the installation of underground pipes, ranging from 100 mm (4 in) to 500 mm (20 in), by horizontal directional drilling, in hard to very hard rock. HDD with sharp radius in rock. Experimental use of HDD in compensation grouting for the pre-tunneling soil treatment.
 RISANAMENTO CONDOTTE Srl
2008 – 2010
R&D for the improvement of the CML technology. Detailed design and manufacturing supervision of lining machines. Detailed design of the rehabilitation by CML of steel water mains DN1000 (40 in) and DN1200 (48 in) for a total length of 3.000 m (9.800 ft), in the City of Milano, Italy .
 APPENNINO ENERGIA Srl
2009 – 2010
Design of the installation by HDD, in medium to hard and high abrasive rock (sandstone), of a pressure water HDPE pipe, DN630 mm (25 in), for a total length of 530 m (1,740 ft) along an uphill drill path.
 BLUECO Srl
Detailed design and project management of the rehabilitation, by UV-CIPP, of air-conditioning pipes laid under runways, at the International Airport of Fiumicino (Rome, Italy).
 MC Scarl – Cooperativa Mucafer Scpa
Specialized advisor for HDD operations in the insulation of two urban landfills, for the environmental securing of the area; approximately 60 km – 37 miles – of horizontal directional boreholes drilled through soft to hard limestone rock (total value of HDD installations: €14m). Specialized subcontractor for HDD and soil treatments: TREVI Spa.
 ROTECH Srl
Detailed design of the rehabilitation, by thermal and UV CIPP, of DN1200 and 1000 mm (48 and 40 in) sewer mains for a total length of 220m, at the petrochemical plant of Porto Marghera, Italy. Detailed design of the rehabilitation, by thermal CIPP, of DN1200 mm (48″) sewer mains for a total length of 1.250 m, in the cities of Scafati, Pompei e Sant’Antonio Abate, Italy.
 IN.TEC. Srl
Improvement of the applications of the CIPP proprietary technology. Strategic marketing & technical-commercial communication.
 AC Srl – SIEMENS Spa
Detailed design and work supervision of the installation, by hybrid pipe jacking/DTH concentric air powered hammer technique, of three DN300 (12”) steel pipes, and sliplining of three hdpe dn280 pipes inside the steel casings, for the crossing of a rocky hill.
 EDIL IDRAULICA Sas
Project management and supervision of the installation, by HDD, of three HDPE DN 560 (22 in) pressure sewer pipes under the Foglia river (Italy), with a sharp bending radius in very difficult soil conditions. Personnel training.
 KLAPFER BAU Srl – SANTATO MARCO TRIVELLAZIONI
Detailed design and supervision of the installation by microtunneling and HDD, in very hard and abrasive quartzite/diorite rock, of a DN700 mm (28″) cast iron water pressure pipe – total length 160 m (530 ft).
 TEA Spa
Detailed design, made in the framework of a specialized training program of the engineering personnel, of a channel crossing, by HDD, for the installation of a pressure sewer main, DN250 – 320 m long.
 EUROSCAVI Srl
Detailed design and work supervising of the installation, by pilot tubing, of DN600 (24 in) GRP pipe for the connection of two ventilation shafts in the new subway line C in Rome, Italy.
 SPUNTON IMPIANTI Srl – ADVANCED SERVICES Srl
Detailed design and project management of the replacement, by pipe bursting, of concrete sewer pipes DN200-400 (8-16 in) and of the rehabilitation by UV-CIPP of concrete sewer pipes DN 250, 400, 600, 700, 800, 900 and 1000 mm (10, 16, 24, 28, 32, 36 and 40 in) for a total length of 2,5 km (1,6 miles) at the Florence American Cemetery of the WWII.
 B&M INGEGNERIA Srl
Preliminary and detailed design of the installation by microtunneling of a steel casing 72″ (1828 mm) 95 m long, along a 16% inclined drive, for the connection of two water tanks.
 BERRO & SARTORI INGEGNERIA Srl
Detailed design of the installation by microtunneling of a concrete pipe DN1600 (63 in), below the Osellino Channel at Mestre, Venezia – Italy.
 FONDAZIONI SPECIALI Spa
2011 – 2012
Head of R&D of the HDD division. Detailed design and problem solving for large river crossing by HDD, for the installation of gas pipelines:
 ITE Srl
2013 – 2014
Detailed design and project management of the installation of high tension electrical infrastructures, by HDD, in karstic rock (sandstone and limestone) – equivalent to DN550 (22 in), for a total length of 1.000 m (3,300 ft).
 ENI Spa
Feasibility study and technical standard for the rehabilitation of two 12″ pipeline by using flexible high-pressure hoses – total length 3.600 m (11.800 ft).
 CONSORZIO DELLA BONIFICA PARMENSE
Detailed design of the rehabilitation by UV-CIPP of a concrete water main DN1100 (43 in) – length 1.700 m (5.600 ft).
 EUROSCAVI Srl
Detailed design of the replacement by dynamic pipe bursting of a DN600 (24″) sewer concrete pipe with a DN800 (32″) HDPE pipe.