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How are Pipelines Installed Across Rivers?

In order for pipelines to transport the energy we need across the country, pipelines must sometimes cross rivers.

The environmental protection of these rivers is definitely on the minds of Canadians, and it’s on the minds of pipeline companies as well. That’s why the industry has started using technically advanced construction methods such as horizontal directional drilling to build pipelines that cross sensitive areas.

What is horizontal directional drilling (HDD)?

CCI Inc. Named One Of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Oil & Gas And Municipal Infrastructure Services Provider Credits A Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach To Every Project, Resulting In 100% Success For Its Clients – 10 Years In A Row

CALGARY – March 25, 2014 –
CCI Inc. today announced that it has joined the elite rank of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Considered the “go-to” company for designing and constructing crossings – the most difficult and technical part of projects – CCI was selected from hundreds of private corporations in various industries across Canada. This prestigious national award program is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queens School Of Business and MacKay CEO Forums.

“CCI is tremendously proud to be among such a worthy field of Canadian business success stories,” said Dave Dupuis, Chief Operating Officer at CCI Inc. “We credit our talented pool of highly qualified technical people as the key to being able to deliver stellar results, project after project.”

“360-Degree” Approach to Every Project

CCI always provides its clients with the big picture of how crossings can affect the rest of a project. The company offers a deep technical knowledge of “cradle-to-grave or 360-degree” processes – from design, engineering and construction, right through to environmental. This approach facilitates sign-off on regulatory obligations and helps clients to maintain their social license to operate.

By practicing a relentless focus on safety and employing state-of-the-art horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and other construction methods, CCI’s strong team of experts including engineers, geotechnical professionals, geologists, biologists, foresters, hydrologists and many other specialists have been able to maintain an ongoing 100% success rate.

“Over the past 21 years, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program has recognized the most innovative and Best Managed Companies in Canada. We are delighted to celebrate the accomplishments of CCI Inc.,” said John Hughes, National Leader of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and Managing Partner, Growth Enterprises, Deloitte.

Industry “Firsts”

CCI has developed and implemented some innovations that are “Firsts” in the oil and gas industry, including:

PIPE-360 – In response to client needs, CCI has developed the PIPE-360 Pipeline Review System to assist with current and future pipeline project planning projects – enabling companies to make more informed decisions. Concurrently, a mobile app is being created to enable any pipeline company to export their data into the app and perform similar analyses.

DIRECT PIPE® – Completion of the Design and First DIRECT PIPE® installation in Canada. Used successfully in Europe and other countries, this method combines the advantages of micro-tunneling and HDD technology and allows speedy, highly economic installation of pipelines – a design that save CCI clients time and money.

STRAIN GAUGES – CCI has developed the ability to monitor actual loads that the product pipe encounters during the installation (pull back) of a horizontal directional drilled crossing. This procedure gathers information on the product pipe stresses incurred to ensure that design and construction processes do not compromise the integrity of the product pipe.

ANNULAR PRESSURE MODEL – CCI is the leader of the implementation of this technology that has revolutionized the HDD industry by providing indications of ground integrity and enabling success rates to increase from 50% to 99%.

WELLPAD-360 – For wellpad and road planning projects, CCI’s WELLPAD-360 is an end-to-end, cost-effective solution that examines all factors and places the utmost importance on constructability and feasibility.

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies Award

Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is the country’s leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian owned and managed companies. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the caliber of their management abilities and practices. Visit for more information.

About CCI Inc.

Since 2004, the company has provided services to the North American oil and gas and municipal infrastructure industries and specializes in designing, building and maintaining trenchless crossings – typically the highest risk part of a crossings project. The company has had 100% success, for 10 years straight, of ensuring crossings are sound by taking a “360-degree” approach to every project. CCI’s multi-disciplinary team focusing on design, construction, environmental and regulatory includes: engineers, geologists, geotechnical specialists, construction experts, foresters, biologists, project managers, writers, geomatics and GIS specialists. Visit for more information.
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