German Student Team Wins Hyperloop Competition

The WARR (German acronym for Scientific Work Group for Rocketry and Space Flight) Hyperloop Team of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) won the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition in Hawthorne, California, on Aug. 28, 2017.

1,850-ft Microtunnel Completed for NEORSD

The Westerly Low Level Relief Sewer (WLLRS) Project includes regulator modifications, upsizing of dry weather outlet (DWO) sewers, and approximately 2,600 lf of new 72- in. diameter relief/storage sewer with relatively shallow depths of 8 to 25 ft.

Singapore PUB Issues DTSS Phase 2 Contracts

PUB, Singapore's national water agency, has appointed three contractors – Ed Zublin AG (Singapore Branch), Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd. and Koh Brothers Building & Civil Engineering Contractor (Pte.) Ltd. Joint Venture, and Leighton Contractors (Asia) Limited (Singapore Branch) – to design and build the first batch of 30 km of deep tunnels and link sewers for the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2.

International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association Announces New President

With global transportation leaders from 22 countries meeting for the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association's (IBTTA) 85th Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia, IBTTA announced Tim Stewart, Executive Director of Colorado’s E-470 Public Highway Authority, has been elected as the association’s incoming President for 2018.

ITA COSUF Holds Workshop at WTC 2017

On June 13, 2017, the ITA COSUF Workshop on New Security Challenges for Design and Operation took place. This workshop was organized as part of the World Tunneling Congress 2017.

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