World Tunnel Congress 2017 Gathers in Norway

Held in Bergen, Norway from June 9-15 by the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) and the Norwegian Tunnelling Society (NFF), the World Tunnel Congress 2017 and 43rd ITA General Assembly were a momentous occasion and an undoubted success for the global tunneling industry.

Woertz to Supply Power Cables for Gotthard Tunnel

Woertz AG, a Swiss manufacturer of flat cable power bus systems, will provide its fire proof safety cable to power emergency lighting and life safety equipment in the Gotthard Tunnel upgrade construction project.

Michels Canada Builds Successful Microtunnel in BC

In 2016, Michels Canada used microtunneling to successfully construct a 145-m long tunnel under the heavily traveled Mary Hill Bypass roadway in Coquitlam, B.C., east of Vancouver.

Fort Wayne Groundbreaking Marks Start of 3RPORT Project

The groundbreaking ceremony of the Three Rivers Protection and Overflow Reduction Tunnel (3RPORT) project in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on June 15 marked the beginning of the largest construction and public investment project the City has ever seen.

SEM Excavation of East Link Downtown Bellevue Tunnel Progressing

The SEM excavation of the 36-ft wide, 32-ft high and 1,985- long light rail tunnel under downtown Bellevue, Washington, is well underway.

Granite Construction Celebrates 95 Year Anniversary

Granite Construction Inc., one of the nation’s leading infrastructure contractors and construction materials producers, announced that it will celebrate its 95th anniversary throughout the month of June with a variety of special events and activities.

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