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Seattle Tunnel Partners Set to Repair Damaged Pier

Seattle Tunnel Partners is set to repair damage that occurred at the Port of Seattle's Terminal 46 during the Jan. 12 barging incident. Work is expected to begin in the coming days and could take up to 10 days to complete, according to STP.

Brokk Names McCabe as New England Regional Sales Manager

Brokk Inc., the leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, promoted Bob McCabe to New England regional sales manager. Formerly a Brokk field application and training specialist, McCabe’s new role will support customers in New England in addition...

Houston Microtunneling Project Nears Completion

BRH-Garver Construction will soon complete the installation of 54-inch jacking pipe for the Lift Station Renewal and Replacement Program, a project that involves jacking 54-in. gravity sewer pipe.

DFI Announces New Technical Committee Chairs

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announced that two of its 18 Technical Committees have new committee chairs starting in 2016. Morgan NeSmith, P.E., of Berkel & Company Contractors, is the incoming chair of the Augered Cast-in-Place Pile Committee, following Mike...

Third ExpoTunnel Set for Bologna, Italy

The third edition of ExpoTunnel takes place in Bologna on October 19-21, 2016. As announced during the ExpoTunnel Convention 2015 in Milan, the exhibition will be part of SAIE Building and Construction Platform, dedicated to the infrastructures and the engineering of...
recent from Editor's Message Editor’s Message: Defining a Successful Project
Editor’s Message: Defining a Successful Project Back when I started at TBM: Tunnel Business Magazine in 1998, the big story within the tunneling industry in North America was of course Boston’s Central Artery/Tunnel project, aka the Big Dig. Still one of the biggest, if not the biggest, tunneling related project completed in North America, the Big Dig...
recent from People Brierley Associates Adds to Denver Office
Brierley Associates Adds to Denver Office Brierley Associates added two new staff to its Denver office recently: Heather Stewart and Chris Karns.
recent from Technical Papers Microtunneling or Guided Boring?
Microtunneling or Guided Boring? How to choose the most appropriate method for your project The debate regarding what method of mining to select for infrastructure pipe installation continues to grow. Debate of construction means and methods is healthy for the industry.  However, an accurate and realistic discussion of means and methods...
recent from Product Showcase Normet Launches Stage IV/Tier 4 Final Power Train Technology in M- and L-Series
Normet Launches Stage IV/Tier 4 Final Power Train Technology in M- and L-Series Normet has launched its new M- and L-Series underground mining and tunneling equipment offering with European Stage IV/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final power train technology (4F) based on Cummins engines with an engine brake, lockable turbine and automatic gear selector. The new power and drivetrain concept provides...