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Black & Veatch Adds Tunneling and Buried Infrastructure Expertise

June 30, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, People, Water

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 30, 2016—Todd Wanless, a tunneling and geotechnical engineering expert with strong experience in water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure projects, has joined Black & Veatch’s water business. Based in Kansas City, Missouri,…

Seymour–Capilano Twin Tunnels Deliver Treated Water to Metro Vancouver Residents

May 24, 2016 - in Projects, Water

Drinking water for Vancouver’s Lower Mainland communities comes from rain and snowmelt collected by three mountain watersheds. Metro Vancouver is responsible…

Seattle Commuters Prepare for Two-week Closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct

April 20, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate, Transportation

Drivers and transit users, pay heed: there are 14 days to get ready for a closure of the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct through downtown Seattle.…

Topcon Announces Global Distribution Agreement with VMT GmbH

April 13, 2016 - in Uncategorized

LIVERMORE, Calif./ CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, The Netherlands, April 12, 2016—Topcon Positioning Group announces the launch of Topcon Delta, its new deformation monitoring solution for construction, tunneling and mining. Topcon Delta is a system of software and…

Tunneling is Complete on Australia’s Sydney Metro Northwest Project

January 15, 2016 - in Construction, Projects, Rail

Tunnelling has finished on Australia’s longest railway tunnels, with the last of four giant tunnelling machines completing work on Sydney Metro Northwest. NSW Premier Mike Baird, Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance and local MPs witnessed…

Crossrail Wins Global Tunnelling Project of the Year

December 8, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Rail

Crossrail, Europe’s largest infrastructure project, won the Judges’ Supreme Award at the 2015 New Civil Engineer International Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards. London Underground won the prestigious Global Tunnelling Project of the Year (under…

Seattle Tunnel Partners Successfully Lower the Repaired “Big Bertha” Tunneling Machine

August 26, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Transportation

SEATTLE, Aug. 25, 2015—Seattle Tunnel Partners and crane crews from Mammoet have successfully lowered the 2,000-ton front end of the SR 99 tunneling machine to a platform at the bottom of the access pit. Crews will now use the crane to fine-tune the position…

International Tunneling Awards to be Presented in Switzerland in November

August 19, 2015 - in Awards, Construction, Corporate

With the growth of infrastructure needs and requirements for better use of space and resources, the development of underground options have often proved to provide relevant solutions to these challenges. As part of this endeavour, the International Tunnelling…

Tunneling Below Second Avenue

August 6, 2012 - in Transportation

In Manhattan, where street traffic tends to stall, only one subway runs the length of the East Side. Every weekday, 1.3 million passengers — more than are carried in 24 hours by the transit systems of Boston, Chicago and San Francisco combined — cram onto…

Tunneling Below Second Avenue

August 6, 2012 - in Transportation

In Manhattan, where street traffic tends to stall, only one subway runs the length of the East Side. Every weekday, 1.3 million passengers — more than are carried in 24 hours by the transit systems of Boston, Chicago and San Francisco combined — cram onto…