President Trump’s long-awaited infrastructure plan was unveiled on Feb. 12, calling for a federal investment of $200 billion over 10 years, which would be leveraged into $1.5 trillion through local and state tax dollars in addition to private investment.
An innovative, electrically-powered hydrofraise diaphragm walling machine is being used to help build London’s new super sewer. The machine, which will help dig the shaft for the main tunnel at Tideway’s Chambers Wharf site in Bermondsey, will run off mains electricity instead of diesel.
HNTB Corp. announced two new leadership roles on its national tunnel and underground team. Gordon Clark, PE, vice president, was named West Division tunnel practice leader, and Mark Ramsey was named West Division tunnel practice construction management and delivery leader and vice president.
As engineers and construction crews undertake a project to upgrade Sweden’s railway infrastructure, PENETRON’s team in Scandinavia delivered time-tested products to ensure the complex of newly excavated tunnels will remain waterproof for years to come.
The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) announced Jan. 25 in an email to its board members, partner associations and corporate members that it has advised the government of Canada of its opposition to government-owned or controlled entities competing for construction contracts.
NFM Technologies has sold its Energy Business Unit dedicated to the design, implementation and maintenance of complex mechanical systems for the nuclear, oil & gas sectors and other industries to REEL.