Business View Magazine | February 2019

and promote its benefits.The Pipe Bursting Center of Excellence will provide leadership in education, standards, training and elevating the profile of the method throughout the construction industry. In addition, this specialty group will work on the refinement of best practices and act as a resource and forum for utilities, contractors, and manufactur- ers to share information and continue to move the pipe bursting method forward. To solve North America’s increasing infrastructure needs, it is important that new technologies are continually developed and advanced to market. Through research along with hands-on utility management, these issues can be addressed in the most environmentally, economically and socially responsible ways. 207