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McMillen Jacobs Associates on Sound Transit’s East Link Te...

McMillen Jacobs Associates has been selected as part of the winning HDR team to provide Construction Management Consultant (CMC) services for the East Link Project for Sound Transit, the regional transit authority in the Seattle area. East Link Extension will give...

Hatch Mott MacDonald to Design Toronto’s Scarborough Subwa...

On Dec. 9, the board of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) awarded Hatch Mott MacDonald the contract to design the tunnel for Toronto’s new Scarborough subway. Michael Schatz, HMM’s Managing Director for Canada, said, “HMM is honored to be contributing once...

DFI Appoints New Technical Committee Chairs

Three of the 16 DFI Technical Committees have new committee chairs. It is the role of the Technical Committees to focus on the unique issues of major methods and technologies and their applications within deep foundations and excavation, and to keep DFI members and the...

Tunnels Fire Safety Forum Set for Amsterdam

The third annual Tunnels Fire Safety Forum is set for April 15-16 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Tunnels Fire Safety Forum will bring together industry leaders and other experts who are deeply involved in tunnels fire prevention and safety protection projects. Speakers...

Nicholson Opens Chicago Office

Nicholson Construction will begin 2015 with the opening of a new office in Chicago. This location will be an expansion of Nicholson’s Kalamazoo, Michigan, office, which serves customers throughout the Midwest. Aaron Evans, current Business Development Manager for...
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recent from Product Showcase Product Showcase – April 2014
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