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Iseki Re-emerges in North American Microtunneling Market

Thirty years ago, the Iseki name was closely linked to Microtunneling in the United States. In fact, the Japanese equipment manufacturer was the first entrant in the North American market, establishing a U.S. branch in 1984. Soon after, manufacturers Herrenknecht,...

Fitzmaurice, Gelson Join Normet in Australia

Kari Hamalainen, VP Asia-Pacific, is pleased to announce that Neil Fitzmaurice joins Normet in Australia in the role of Managing Director, and John Gelson joins Normet in Australia in the role of Manager, Ground Control and Construction Technologies. Fitzmaurice...

GZA GeoEnvironmental Opens New Office in Connecticut

GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., a leading geotechnical and environmental consulting firm, announced the opening of a new office at 35 Nutmeg Drive, Suite 325, in Trumbull, Connecticut. The Trumbull office will be the culmination of the merger between the staff of Heller and...

Hertlein Named 2015 DFI Distinguished Service Award Recipi...

Bernie Hertlein, FACI, M.ASCE, is the recipient of Deep Foundation Institute’s (DFI’s) highest award to an individual, the Distinguished Service Award (DSA). The annual award recognizes individuals who have made exceptionally valuable contributions to the...

CINTEC America Provides Anchoring Systems for NYC MTA Subw...

CINTEC America, a world leader in the field of structural masonry retrofit strengthening, repair and preservation, announces that after extensive site testing and evaluation, it will supply a new anchoring system for the overhead glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC)...
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 HNTB Welcomes Thompson
HNTB Welcomes Thompson Jimmy Thompson has joined HNTB Corporation as principal tunnel engineer in its national tunnel practice. He is based in the firm’s Oakland office.  Thompson has 30 years of experience in the design and construction of large infrastructure projects, and specializes in tunnels and underground...
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...