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Tunneling Complete on London Power Tunnels Project

National Grid has completed the final section of tunneling on its London Power Tunnels (LPT) project, Arup reported. Arup has been involved in the project since 2009 and has provided Program and Project Management throughout, as well as a number of specialist technical...

Eglinton Crosstown Reaches Milestone

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project marked a significant milestone in late April with the lift and move of the two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) tunneling the western segment of the 10-km underground tunnel. The TBMs, Dennis and Lea, tunneling from...

International No-Dig Heading to Istanbul

The spotlight will be on Istanbul for the International Society for Trenchless Technology’s (ISTT’s) 33rd annual International No-Dig Conference and Exhibition, being held 28-30 September 2015. Hosted by the Turkish Society for Infrastructure and Trenchless...

Announcing the New Pipeline Leadership Conference

The first Pipeline Leadership Conference will be held on Nov. 4-5, at the University of Denver. Join contractors, engineers, pipeline owners, gas utilities and other industry thought leaders for a two-day conference focused on innovative approaches and best practices...

Hobas Awarded Contract in Ontario

Hobas Pipe USA announced that it has been chosen as the pipe supplier to the Upper Centennial Trunk Sewer Tunnel Project for the City of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. McNally Construction Inc. was awarded the project and plans to purchase over 17,000 ft of 72-in. diameter...
recent from Editor's Message The Changing Face of Engineering
The Changing Face of Engineering In this issue we profile AECOM, the engineering giant that just got bigger following the acquisition of URS Corp. last year. In the 2014 ENR Ranking of the Top 500 consulting firms, released before the acquisition, AECOM was ranked No. 1, with URS checking in at No. 3. The combined company now boasts nearly...
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...