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Technical Services

 

K M Plant provides Multi-Utility Mains Laying, Cable and Pipeline Installations and Infrastructure, Mains Renewal, Maintenance and Repair, New and Upgraded Utility Connections and Installations, via 'No-Dig' Trenchless Technologies such as Horizontal Directional Drilling ('HDD'), Impact Moling, Auger Boring and Pipe Bursting. K M Plant also provides Line-Stop/Flow-Stop and Overland Diversions, Pipe Freezing, Hot Tapping, Live Insertions, Slip-Lining, plus Vacuum Excavations, etc. for Civils and Reinstatement Services.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

K M Plant's Technical Services Division provides Trenchless 'No-Dig' Technologies such as Horizontal Directional Drilling ('HDD') and Pipe-Bursting, Slip-Lining (including Live Mains), in addition to Line-Stop / Flow Stop and Flow Diversions, allowing Mains to remain Live whilst works are undertaken, Cryogenic Isolation Pipe-Freezing for Hydrant and Valve swap-outs on Live Mains, and Underground Leak Detection, identification and repair. 

 

Utilites are now finding themselves under ever-increasing scrutiny to address network leakage issues, and K M Plant can assist with a strategic approach to replacing problem sections of Main (Network, Trunk, Spine, etc.) and leaking Connections, Communication Pipes, Supply Pipes, Valves, Joints, Hydrants, Matrix, etc.  Internal resourcing can be somewhat stretched in this regards, so Utilities are increasingly detecting the presence of a Leak through internal read validation and analysis, and engaging external parties such as K M Plant, to locate, rectify and complete up to final Reinstatement, as a convenient single point of supply.

 

 
 

 

K M Plant have a team of highly experienced Utilities professionals, including ex-Water Utility Inspectors with direct experience of Leak Detection and the necessary rectification measures.  K M Plant is equipped to quickly mobilise the necessary Plant, equipment and personnel to identify the issue, rectify the problem and conduct the necessary emergency repairs, including Crygenic Isolation Pipe-Freezing, Line-Stopping or Supply Diversion. On confirmed rectification, K M Plant can conduct the necessary making good and Reinstatement on site to complete the job from end to end.   

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

K M Plant have a team of highly experienced Utilities professionals, including ex-Water Utility and Utility Contractor Operatives, Technicians, Inspectors, Supervisors, Departmental and Project Managers, etc., all with extensive direct experience of Network Mains Rehabilitation, Renovation and Renewal, and the necessary management of repairs and rectification measures. 

 

K M Plant is equipped to promptly mobilise the necessary Plant, equipment and personnel to deliver cost effective Mains Renewal and Rehabilitation works to a scheme promptly, and utilising the most appropriate and cost effective methodologies to conduct the programmed works.  Surface Infrastructure disruption can be minimised, courtesy of Trenchless 'No-Dig' Technologies and such methodologies as Pipe-Bursting and Slip-Lining.  K M Plant can conduct the necessary making good and Reinstatement on site to complete the job from end to end, as single point of supply.   

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Utilites are now finding themselves under ever-increasing scrutiny to address network maintenance issues, and K M Plant can assist with a strategic approach to replacing problem sections of deteriorating and failing Newtork Infrastructure, persistent Leaks, sub-optimal flow and low pressure issues, failed or broken valves, etc.  Internal resourcing can be often somewhat stretched in this regard, so Utilities are increasingly outsourcing this critical work, and engaging external parties such as K M Plant, to undertake the Mains Renewals, Rehabilitation, Refurbishment, or to provide additional and replacement Mains Infrastructure.  K M Plant can provide an complete end to end service, including final Reinstatement works, providing the Client with a convenient single point of supply.

 

 
 

 

K M Plant can apply Live Insertion Slip-Lining techniques to Mains Services renewal for Water or Gas (low flow pressure) on existing pipeline network infrastructure, thusly minimising the disruption, interference and disturbance to surface-level infrastructure, through this minimally invasive technique.  K M Plant can provide Pipe-Bursting insertion techniques, for Mains Services Renewal, Rehabilitation and Refurbishment for Potable Water Mains, Mains Surface or Foul, Sewers and any associated Pipeline Network Infrastructure. 

 

 
 

 

Through a dynamic and responsive agility, facilitated by K M Plant's substantial 'Owner-Operated' fleet and retained employees operating status, K M Plant is able to provide a complete end-to-end service in respect of planned and scheduled, and unscheduled (including emergency response) Repair and Maintenance (R&M) services for Network Infrastructure, into the Construction, Contractor and Utility sector, from Leak Detection, through to Repairs and to final Reinstatement.   This highly responsive Repair and Maintenance service, includes a 24/7 Call-Out (0203 146 9561) for Emergency works, such as Mains Bursts, Fractures, Vandalism, Accidental Damage and Service Strike response and repairs.

 

 
 

 

K M Plant also supplies Line-Stop and Cryogentic Isolation Pipe-Freezing, that facilitates the convenient Swap-Out of faulty or damaged Water Mains Valves, and the installation of additional or replacement Mains Wash-Outs and Fire Hydrants.  K M Plant has extensive experience of providing swift emergency response solutions for scenarios where a Line-Stop or Cryogenic Isolation Pipe-Freezing solution, facilitates the most efficient method for swap out of a failed Valve with minimum supply interruption and disruption.