Geotechnical Work Begins for Dubai Strategic Sewer Tunnels Project

Dubai Municipality has begun exploratory work for a major new sewage treatment system as part of the broader development of a modern city infrastructure to accommodate continued population growth.

2017 ITA Tunneling Awards: Winners Announced in Paris

Instituted in 2015, the ITA Tunneling Awards recognize the most ground-breaking international innovation and outstanding projects in tunneling and underground space utilization.

Purple Line Extension TBMs Heading to USA

Manufactured by Herrenknecht in Schwanau, Germany, the two tunnel boring machines that will dig the twin tunnels for the Purple Line Extension are currently on their way to America.

Four Directors Join UCA Executive Committee

Edward Dowey, Pamela Moran, Paul Schmall and Mike Vitale are serving their first year as part of the Executive Committee of the Underground Construction Association (UCA) of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration. Their terms run from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2021.

Burke Receives 2017 DFI Distinguished Service Award

Hayward Baker Inc., a North American leader in geotechnical construction, announced that George K. Burke, P.E., D.GE, has been named the 2017 recipient of DFI’s Distinguished Service Award.

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