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Atlas Copco to Acquire Australian Rock Drills Business

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has agreed to acquire Rockdrill Services Australia Pty. Ltd., a rock drills specialist serving the Australian mining industry.

ARTBA Forecasts Uptick in Transportation Construction

The U.S. transportation infrastructure market is anticipated to rebound slightly in 2018, following a 2.8 percent drop in 2017, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s economic forecast released Nov. 30.

DFI Announces Ben C. Gerwick Award Winner

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announced that Akio Kitamura, founder and president of Giken, is the recipient of the 2018 Ben C. Gerwick Award for Innovation in the Design and Construction of Marine Foundations.

LA’s Regional Connector Project Reaches Another Milestone...

The tunnel boring machine (TBM) for the Regional Connector resurfaced Friday, Dec. 8, at the future Grand Avenue Arts/Bunker Hill Station.

Longest Curved Microtunnel Drive Completed in North Americ...

Ward & Burke Tunneling Inc. recently holed through on the first of two drives for the Kingsbury Run Culvert Repair project in Cleveland, Ohio. The curved drive spanned 2,722 ft, making it the largest curved drive completed in North America to date. 
recent from Editor's Message Tunneling in the Public Eye
Tunneling in the Public Eye Over the past few years it seems that tunneling projects are becoming increasingly visible in the public eye - and the trend is continuing.
recent from People Almeraris Named Moles Award Committee Chair
Almeraris Named Moles Award Committee Chair Gary Almeraris has been named the chairman of The Moles’ Award Committee. Almeraris has been involved in the heavy construction industry for over 40 years.
recent from Technical Papers Groundwater: For Tunneling, It’s All about Control
Groundwater: For Tunneling, It’s All about Control Groundwater will go where it wants to go and will exert hydrostatic pressure at the most inconvenient locations. Effective groundwater control is, therefore, one of the key factors to a successful tunneling project.
recent from Product Showcase VIP Polymers Granted U.K. Patent for Tunnel Segment Gasket
VIP Polymers Granted U.K. Patent for Tunnel Segment Gasket VIP Polymers Ltd. has been awarded a U.K. patent for a cast-in rubber gasket corner joint system specifically designed to reduce the risk of tunnel segment cracking during installation.