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St. Louis MSD Project Clear Nears Completion of First Tunn...

Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) manages the fourth-largest sewer collection system in the United States. It has begun an ambitious program called Project Clear that will span a generation. This program is a multi-billion dollar investment addressing...

ISTSS 2016 Heading to Montreal

The 7th International Symposium on Tunnel Safety and Security (ISTSS 2016) will be held at the Marriott Château Champlain in Montreal from March 16-18, 2016. This event will bring together experts in the field of safety and security for three days of presentations and...

Philanthropy Award Bestowed on CTS Cement

CTS Cement is proud to be honored recently with the UCLA Engineering 2015 Corporate Philanthropy Award. The award was presented at the UCLA Tech Forum: Robotics and Technologies of the Future. The forum gathered leaders from industry, government and academia to share...

Manitowoc Unveils New Telescoping Crawler Cranes

Manitowoc unveiled the new GHC series of telescoping crawler cranes during a launch event at its Shady Grove, Pa., factory in March. Playing host to dealers and customers from North America, the company showed off the new Grove cranes with a dramatic curtain drop and...

Southern Delivery System Regional Water Project Concludes ...

The Southern Delivery System (SDS), one of the largest water projects under construction in the western United States, was scheduled to complete its 50 miles of pipeline construction in March. Community leaders, contractors and partner communities celebrated the end of...
recent from Editor's Message Looking Ahead to 2015
Looking Ahead to 2015 For the past couple of years, we at TBM have kicked off the New Year with an industry forecast – namely a questionnaire sent to experts in the tunneling sector asking about the future of the market and how it is changing. Unanimously, our four panelists agree that the need for tunneling and underground...
recent from People Avanti International Appoints Vice President of Sales
Avanti International announced that Britt N. Babcock, P.E., has been appointed Avanti’s Vice President of Sales to further develop a growing portfolio of customers and partners nationwide. Britt Babcock comes with a wealth of experience within the industry, having spent the last four years as Avanti’s...
recent from Technical Papers 170 Feet Below Columbus
170 Feet Below Columbus By Lucian P. Spiteri, P.E., Paul C. Schmall, Ph.D., P.E., Mark Gentile, P.E., and Michael A. Nuhfer, P.E. The OSIS Augmentation and Relief Sewer (OARS) project is a 23,300-ft long, 20-ft finished diameter combined storm and sanitary overflow relief sewer mined through dolomite and limestone rock...
recent from Product Showcase Product Showcase – April 2014
Product Showcase – April 2014 Brookville Equipment Expands Portfolio Brookville Equipment Corp. expanded its mining product portfolio in 2013, offering up custom haulage and transportation solutions for mining customers in the U.S. market and abroad, including the production of its largest underground mining locomotive since the company...