The Pipe Jacking Association has been established for over 40 years and represents
the leading contractors, pipe suppliers, machinery manufacturers, consultants and
other suppliers in the United Kingdom pipe jacking and microtunnelling industry.
The Association is either represented on, or works closely with, all the key bodies
involved with education and training, specifications and standards, and research in the
tunnelling and pipe jacking industry. These include British Standards Institution and
CEN; British Tunnelling Society; Construction Industry Training Board; the Departments
of Civil Engineering at a number of leading universities; Transport Research Laboratory;
Water Research Centre and the Health & Safety Executive.
Membership of the Assocaiation is for well established companies registered in the UK
who are in business as pipe jacking and/or microtunnelling contractors, manufacturers
of pipe jacking machinery and equipment, pipe manufacturers, consulting engineers
and specialist suppliers to the pipe jacking industry. Overseas companies are also
eligible to join the Association in each of the above categories, with limited participation rights.
Further details can be obtained from the Association's secretary.