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First Major Contract Awarded for Melbourne Metro Tunnel

Construction company John Holland has been awarded the first major Melbourne Metro Tunnel contract, which includes excavating massive shafts in the center of Melbourne as part of preparations for the tunnel and the new underground stations in the CBD.

Lechner to Lead Robbins SBU Sales

The Robbins Company announced the appointment of Joe Lechner to the role of Small Boring Unit (SBU) Sales Manager. With over 18 years of industry experience, the role is a natural career progression for Lechner.

SR 99 Crews Nearing Planned Maintenance Stop

After another week of good tunneling progress, Seattle Tunnel Partners is preparing Bertha, the SR 99 tunneling machine, for its next planned maintenance stop.

Parsons Welcomes Crosbie as SVP and Transport Business Dev...

Parsons announced that William “Bill” Crosbie has rejoined the corporation as Senior Vice President and Business Development Director for its Transport division.

HNTB Opens Inland Empire Office

Continued growth of HNTB Corp.’s operations in Southern California is driving the firm’s commitment to lease new office space in the Inland Empire. The new HNTB office is located at 3200 Guasti Road, in the city of Ontario in San Bernardino County.
recent from Editor's Message Publisher’s Message — World Tunnel Congress Coming to the USA
Publisher’s Message — World Tunnel Congress Coming to the USA April 22-28, the World Tunnel Congress (WTC) will convene in San Francisco, marking the first time the International Tunneling Association (ITA) has held its annual event in the United States since 1996, when it was held in Washington, D.C. It is a time for the United States to showcase some of its many contributions to tunneling technology made over the past two decades.
recent from People Parsons Welcomes Crosbie as SVP and Transport Business Development Director
Parsons Welcomes Crosbie as SVP and Transport Business Development Director Parsons announced that William “Bill” Crosbie has rejoined the corporation as Senior Vice President and Business Development Director for its Transport division.
recent from Technical Papers Tunnel Shaft Dewatering Dealing with Stratified Soils Below the Water Table
Tunnel Shaft Dewatering Dealing with Stratified Soils Below the  Water Table Advancing a tunnel shaft is akin to an archeological dig. The process is relatively slow with the support structure advancing plate by plate with the excavation. When the shaft is completely above the water table this is a rhythmic process with few hiccups. Even if the shaft is below the water table and the...
recent from Product Showcase FlexBor Unveiled in Pennsylvania
FlexBor Unveiled in Pennsylvania The new FlexBor system was recently unveiled during an open house at Trumbull Pipeline Services’ facility in Washington, Pennsylvania. More than 100 interested people showed up to see a demonstration installation using the FlexBor system.
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