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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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Underground space in high demand
15 November, 2017
L D Jones, K A Lee, A J Hulbert, all of the British Geological Survey present a new 3D dataset that represents the properties beneath London
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Interface power 15 November, 2017 Trends in geotechnical data and software. Report by Patrick Reynolds
Spending probes 15 November, 2017 Perspectives on the relationship of SI spending and ground risk. Report by Patrick Reynolds
Grounded thinking 02 November, 2017 Alex Conacher speaks to Rod Eddies and Simon Brightwell of Fugro, a geotechnical services provider, to get a handle on the latest thinking around the ground model approach
Cambridge service tunnel 02 November, 2017 AstraZeneca’s global R&D headquarters in Cambridge calls for a new tunnel. This report from a BTSYM presentation by Lloyd Rew of Skanska was written by Cameron Blackwell from Mott MacDonald
Fragrant Harbour 02 November, 2017 Keren Fallwell speaks with expat engineers living in Hong Kong to get a handle on the market
Ground control 18 October, 2017 Joseph Sopko, director of ground freezing for Moretrench, discusses the design of frozen Earth structure for cross passage excavation
In the field 18 October, 2017 In June students from the geomechanics graduate program at Queen’s University in Kingston, travelled to Europe for two weeks of research and tours—seeing first hand the challenges and innovative solutions required to complete the region’s impressive geological engineering projects. Mark Diederichs reports
Working remotely 18 October, 2017 Nichole Boultbee, engineering geologist with Golder Associates Ltd. and Oliver Robson, project manager with Innergex Renewable Energy Inc., report on the challenges of working in a remote and sensitive environment for the now operational Upper Lillooet River hydro facility
In the nick of time 18 October, 2017 To secure the potable water supply for Montreal, a new intake tunnel is being built with a fast-track design and construction schedule. Jean Habimana, regional tunnel practice lead - east region for Hatc
Investigate and implement 17 October, 2017 Toronto is preparing to build 22km of tunnels to improve waterways in the Great Lakes Basin. Mark Bruder of R.V. Anderson Associates Limited, Daniel Cressman of Black & Veatch, and Robert Mayberry with the City of Toronto outline the geotechnical investigation program for the Don River and Central Waterfront Wet Weather Flow System
Just like new 12 October, 2017 In the TBM world, multi-use machines offer time and cost savings
Design considerations 12 October, 2017 ACI recently drafted a new report as the first design guideline on FRC tunnel segments to provide specific guidance for this emerging technology. Mehdi Bakhshi, Verya Nasri and Federica Mercuriello of Aecom discuss how to implement the ACI 544 Guideline into tunnel design

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