USA’s Essex Elected to Serve on ITA Executive Committee

Randy Essex, executive vice president at Mott MacDonald, was elected to serve on the International Tunnelling Association’s (ITA) Executive Committee (ExCo) during ITA’s World Tunnel Congress June 9-15, 2017, in Bergen, Norway.

Tirolo Joins STV Tunnels and Underground Structures Practice

Vincent Tirolo Jr., a project manager and tunneling/geotechnical engineer with more than 45 years of experience leading the design and construction of complex transportation and infrastructure projects, has joined STV as tunnels and underground structures discipline leader.

RETC Descends on San Diego

Tunnelers and underground construction contractors, suppliers, designers and owners from around the world came together at the 2017 Rapid Excavation Tunneling Conference (RETC) in San Diego.

NASTT’s 2018 No-Dig Show Call for Abstracts

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) is now accepting abstracts for its 2018 No-Dig Show in Palm Springs, California, on March 25-29, 2018.

A Big Break Through

The SR 99 tunnel will replace the existing elevated highway that was in need of replacement in the wake of the Nisqually earthquake in 2001. By burying the highway and opening up the city core to the waterfront – the city’s most valuable asset – city planners have gone a long way toward improving the quality of life for the next 100 years or more.

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