Features

Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the TUNNELS editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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Clean water
31 October, 2019
Kristian Downs, export manager for Siltbuster explains the use of the company’s system on the Gothenburg Metro project
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In the clear 31 October, 2019 Tunnelling below St. Louis will improve wastewater capacity and alleviate overflows, Desiree Willis, technical writer for Robbins, reports
To boldly go underground 31 October, 2019 Paola De Pascali speaks with Jamal Rostami, head of mining engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, who has been looking at the challenges of tunnelling on the moon
No changes, No regrets 31 October, 2019 Paola De Pascali returns to the Trans Adriatic Pipeline’s landfall site to check on progress as the project enters its final stages
Manila Aqueduct 31 October, 2019 At the June 2019 meeting of the British Tunnelling Society, GHD’s practice leader for tunnels, Brendan Henry spoke about the NBAQ 4 project to deliver water to seven million residents in the Manila metropolitan area. Alex Conacher reports
The Emerald Book 31 October, 2019 FIDIC board member Aisha Nadar is the main board liaison for contracts. She explains the rationale and thinking behind the recently launched FIDIC Emerald Book, the Conditions of Contract for Underground Works
Muck transportation systems 22 October, 2019 During the construction of tunnel projects, large quantities of excavation material are created. Muck transportation systems are among the critical elements in the tunnelling process.
ASA publishes position statements for underground Shotcrete 22 October, 2019 Axel Nitschke, tunnel practice leader (NATM), for WSP USA , is chair of the ASA Underground Committee. He gives background on two new papers from the association
SDC 2019 22 October, 2019 Toronto is hosting the 4th International Conference on Shaft Design and Construction this November. It is the first time the event is held in America
TAC Directors’ Reports / Quebec and Maritimes 22 October, 2019 Every autumn the TAC directors report on projects and activities in their regions.
International relations 21 October, 2019 On behalf of TAC, Andre Rancourt travelled to China to attend a workshop hosted by the China Railway Society.
In demand in Montreal 21 October, 2019 A local building boom has affected the supply of shotcrete to contractors across the tunnelling and wider construction industry. Liam Ireland, technical sales engineer, King Packaged Materials Company, reports
Navigating live tunnel connections 30 September, 2019 Connecting the Des Plaines Tunnel System to the McCook Reservoir is one of the latest – and more challenging – components of TARP. Report by Cary Hirner and Faruk Oksuz of Black & Veatch, and Carmen Scalise of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago