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Dragados/Schiavone Awarded Thimble Shoal Tunnel Contract

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission has awarded the Dragados Team a contract to construct a new parallel tunnel at the Thimble Shoal Channel.

Tunneling Underway in Cities of Vista and Carlsbad

The tunneling portion of a two-year project undertaken by the City of Vista and the City of Carlsbad is now underway. This project, which started in January 2016, will replace existing facilities, increase sewer capacity and improve reliability within the lower portion of the sewer system.

Atlas Copco Construction Names New U.S. President

Atlas Copco Construction recently appointed Scott Carnell as president of its U.S. division.

Akkerman Announces Dealership Agreement in Mexico

On June 29, 2016, Akkerman entered into dealership contract with Underground Construction Supply (UCS) Mexico as sole Akkerman equipment representative in Mexico and Central America.

Finalists Announced for 2016 ITA Awards

On Nov. 11-12, 2016, the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) is organizing the second edition of its ITA Tunnelling Awards, an international competition seeking to recognize and reward the most ground-breaking achievements and innovations in underground infrastructures worldwide.
recent from Editor's Message Robbins-NHI Merger
Robbins-NHI Merger The big news in the tunneling industry this summer has been the merger of The Robbins Company with China’s Northern Heavy Industries (NHI). The $150 million deal was finalized on June 28 and gives NHI 61% of Robbins’ shares. NHI is a state-owned enterprise that was created in 2006 after the merger of...
recent from People Fugro GeoServices Announces New Managing Director
Fugro GeoServices Announces New Managing Director Ross Stevens has been appointed Managing Director of Fugro GeoServices Ltd., the U.K.-based site characterization specialist.
recent from Technical Papers Ground Improvement for Groundwater Control
You Get One Clean Shot at it. The opening of the first public railway system using steam locomotives in the United Kingdom in the mid-1820s radically changed the face of passenger and goods transportation. As railroad networks expanded, soft-ground tunnels became a necessity to overcome the problems...
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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