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McMillen Jacobs Associates Announces Staff Additions

McMillen Jacobs Associates announced the addition of several key staff.

STRABAG Awarded Road and Tunnel Contract in Norway

STRABAG SE, the European technology group for construction services, has been selected as main contractor to build a section of European Route E16, the most important link between the Norwegian capital of Oslo and the country’s second largest city of Bergen.

Mott MacDonald’s Leggett Appointed Chairman of the British...

Mott MacDonald’s Mark Leggett has been appointed chairman of the British Tunnelling Society (BTS), taking over from Roger Bridge who has completed his two-year tenure.

Boring Complete on West Ashley Tunnel in Charleston, S.C.

After spending six months deep underground, a tunnel boring machine has finished drilling the new West Ashley Tunnel, a 1.6-mile tunnel that will soon carry millions of gallons of wastewater daily from West Ashley to the Plum Island Wastewater Treatment Plant on James Island.

$27 Billion New York MTA Capital Plan Approved

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced May 24 that the $27 billion 2015-19 MTA Capital Program has received final approval from the Capital Plan Review Board. The passage of this Capital Program marks the largest investment in MTA infrastructure in state history.
recent from Editor's Message March April Publisher’s Message — World Tunnel Congress Coming to the USA
March April Publisher’s Message — World Tunnel Congress Coming to the USA April 22-28, the World Tunnel Congress (WTC) will convene in San Francisco, marking the first time the International Tunneling Association (ITA) has held its annual event in the United States since 1996, when it was held in Washington, D.C. It is a time for the United States to showcase some of its many contributions to tunneling technology made over the past two decades.
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McMillen Jacobs Associates Announces Staff Additions McMillen Jacobs Associates announced the addition of several key staff.
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Cement Grout vs. Chemical Grout: Which One to Use, When, and Why By Britt N. Babcock, P.E.   Used on a myriad of new and rehabilitation construction projects, cementitious and chemical grouts share a common category and name, but the distinct differences far outweigh the common qualities. Both grout types are used in civil applications ranging from sewer pipe...
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Sandvik Introduces DT912D Jumbo Sandvik Construction has introduced a new tunneling jumbo to its extensive offering, the DT912D. The DT912D – a self-contained, air-mist flushing, diesel-hydraulic high reach single boom jumbo – offers high-quality drilling in its most advanced form.
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