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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Take initiative
08 July, 2019
Lindsey Gauthier, research assistant, and Lana Gutwin, research coordinator, both of CETT, outline the work and research of the consortium, which is part of the University of Alberta
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Waterview tunnel 08 July, 2019 Tommy Parker, NZ Transport Agency and Iain Simmons, Well-Connected Alliance gave a presentation on the Waterview Connections project. Paul Perry of Hewson Consulting Engineers reports
A digital twin 08 July, 2019 Digitalisation offers a variety of new possibilities. One of them is the modelling of infrastructure with Building Information Modelling (BIM). Digital technology is a core element for the simplification of processes and for automation. This also applies to already-built infrastructure, as the RetroBIM project launched by Amberg demonstrates. Pedro Luis Iserte Llacer, head of BIM at Amberg and Roger Schaad, marketing specialist at Amberg discuss the project
Spanning the far east 08 July, 2019 Paola De Pascali interviewed several key figures at Normet, which is enjoying bumper growth thanks to the health of underground construction
Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) 07 June, 2019 Includes: Q&A with Ali Asadi (M.Eng Candidate from Concordia University’s Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Conditions of contract 06 June, 2019 Alex Conacher reports on the Emerald Book, published at WTC 2019
A step forward for fresh air 06 June, 2019 Fathi Tarada, managing director of Mosen Ltd, reviews a new emissions guidance report issued by the World Road Association
Restoration 06 June, 2019 Matthew Hubel, Schemmer Associates, discusses restoration for the City of Omaha’s Missouri River Water Resource Recovery Facility
In the clear 06 June, 2019 Tunnelling below St. Louis will improve wastewater capacity and alleviate overflows, Desiree Willis, technical writer for Robbins, reports
Navigating live tunnel connections 06 June, 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
Subsurface storage system 06 June, 2019 Underground construction in Montreal is helping the city meet increasing transit system demand. Jean Habimana, Hatch, discusses the Garage Cote Vertu project
Salt of the earth 04 June, 2019 A regular topic on the UK news is the management of roads in wintertime. This usually relates to the delivery of ‘grit’ to local authorities. But where does this ‘grit’ come from and how is it managed such that there is enough to cope with demand? At the BTS/Minsouth meeting in February, the VP of operations for Compass Minerals, Gordon Dunn, delivered a talk on the salt extraction operations at Winsford Mine in Cheshire, report by Andrew Hindmarch
Under the Northern lights 04 June, 2019 Paola De Pascali spoke with David Fossati, Nordnes project manager to explore the logistical challenges of the K01 E6 Indre Nordnes-Skardalen road project