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Advanced Technologies Help to Overcome Tunneling Challenge...

Tunneling and tunnel boring technology has advanced to allow construction of tunnels in locations and in geology that engineers would not have thought possible just a decade ago. In addition to being able to tunnel in more difficult ground, the size of tunnel-boring machines is getting bigger and their control systems becoming more sophisticated.

TAC Recognizes Golder for Innovation in Tunneling

Golder Associates was awarded the Tunnelling Association of Canada’s 2017 Innovation Project of the Year during the organization’s annual awards ceremony, held in Montreal on Oct. 12.

Design-Build: A Realistic Solution for Owner Cost Overrun ...

Many public owners choose design-build (“DB”) as a delivery approach with the objective of reducing risk for cost overruns.

P3s and Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure

The delivery of infrastructure can also effectively incorporate a public private partnership (P3) model, an excellent tool for executing large and complex infrastructure projects. In such a model, the private sector partners substantially assume the responsibility for the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of a project and guarantees its execution and long-term performance.

Incorporating Risk Management into the Contact Document

This paper points out potential problems with including Risk Registers in the Contract Document, arguing that the current approach to allocating and managing risks via the Contract Document itself should not be modified.
recent from Editor's Message Improving the Image of the Tunneling Industry
Improving the Image of the Tunneling Industry With the demand for tunnels high, it is imperative that the industry does what it can to improve its public image as well as strive to keep projects within budget and on schedule.
recent from People Appointment of New CEO for DSI Construction
Appointment of New CEO for DSI Construction The Board of the DSI Group announced the appointment of Matti Kuivalainen as CEO of DSI Construction effective Sept. 1, 2017. Kuivalainen is a seasoned CEO with extensive national and international experience.
recent from Technical Papers Groundwater: For Tunneling, It’s All about Control
Groundwater: For Tunneling, It’s All about Control Groundwater will go where it wants to go and will exert hydrostatic pressure at the most inconvenient locations. Effective groundwater control is, therefore, one of the key factors to a successful tunneling project.
recent from Product Showcase Tunnel Lining Products
Tunnel Lining Products The October 2017 issue of TBM: Tunnel Business Magazine included a special section dedicated to products and services related to tunnel lining. The following is a sampling of the leading products and services available for your lining needs.