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Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport Pedestrian Tunnel Opens

On July 30, 2015, travelers catching a flight out of Billy Bishop Airport became the first passengers to descend below Lake Ontario to experience the engineering feat of one of the world’s first fully underwater tunnels from a mainland to an island airport, now open...

Crosslinx Reaches Financial Close on Eglinton Crosstown LR...

Aecon Group Inc. announced on July 24 that Crosslinx Transit Solutions has reached commercial and financial close on the previously disclosed Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Toronto. In 2010, the Province of Ontario announced an investment of...

TBM Emerges after Completing Blue Plains Tunnel for DC Wat...

DC Water’s celebrated TBM – dubbed “Lady Bird” — has completed its mission, creating a four-and-a-half-mile-long tunnel that will be used to help improve the water quality in the Anacostia River. Tunneling was completed earlier this month and on July 23...

New mts Perforator GmbH Office in North America

Tunneling equipment manufacturer mts Perforator GmbH, with headquarters in Valluhn, Germany, has opened a North American office for sales and support to its customers in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The new office is located at 4700 Rockside Rd.,...

Technical Program Highlights ASCE Pipelines 2015

International Experts to Present Across 7 Tracks, 3 Panels Pipelines 2015, the annual meeting of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Pipelines Division, is regarded as the premier technical conference for professionals engaged in pipeline planning, design,...
recent from Editor's Message Editor’s Message: Celebrating Infrastucture
Editor’s Message: Celebrating Infrastucture As we are putting the finishing touches on this issue of TBM: Tunnel Business Magazine, the third annual Infrastructure Week is coming to a close. Infrastructure Week was initiated as an awareness campaign led by a group of more than 75 organizations – notably ASCE – who have an interest in promoting...
recent from People AECOM Appoints Ward as SVP
AECOM Appoints Ward as SVP AECOM announced May 14 that it has appointed Christopher O. Ward as senior vice president, chief executive, Metro New York. In this role, Ward will be leading strategic growth and profitability of the Design and Consulting Services group in the New York City Metro area. Areas of responsibility will include...
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...