Hayward Baker’s Hussin Receives Geo-Institute Award

James D. Hussin, P.E., M.ASCE is the recipient of the Wallace Hayward Baker Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Geo-Institute.

SR 99 TBM Nears Breakthrough

Bertha, the TBM mining the SR 99 tunnel in Seattle, was 219 ft from its end point as of March 27, according to the Washington State Dept. of Transportation.

RETC Scholarship Applications Due April 1

Scholarship applications for the 2017 Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC), to be held June 4-7 in San Diego, are due April 1.

TERRATEC TBM Breaks Through in Laos

On March 18, 2017, TERRATEC’s 5.74-m diameter H43 double-shield tunnel boring machine (TBM) broke through into a reception chamber on the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Hydroelectric Project, in southern Laos, successfully completing an 11.5-km long drive for the project’s low-pressure headrace tunnel.

Short List Announced for London’s Silvertown Tunnel

Transport for London (TfL) announced three companies who have been shortlisted to design, finance, build and maintain the Silvertown Tunnel

Breakthrough on Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point Project

On March 1, Atkins and Dragages celebrated the first TBM tunnel breakthrough at Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point project.

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