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Rules of Thumb: Auger boring
01 November, 2018
Tackling various ground conditions and often offering comparably lower costs than other trenchless methods, columnist Keivan Rafie explains considerations for auger boring
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A word to the wise 01 November, 2018 Mark Knight, associate professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and executive director of CATT, at at the University of Waterloo, reviews geotechnical considerations for new trenchless construction projects.
Interface 01 November, 2018 Greg Austin, marketing director, and Xia Cao, principal scientist, of GCP Applied Technologies discuss using waterproofing with shotcrete in underground construction
Concrete evidence 01 November, 2018 T&T looks at developments in concrete and related materials
Take initiative 01 November, 2018 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
Getting clearance 01 November, 2018 Navigating existing infrastructure above and below ground, Dragados/ Tomlinson has completed the first of two drives for a new stormwater storage system in Ottawa. Nicole Robinson reports
Under the dam 26 October, 2018 Paola De Pascali spoke with Tony Dell, lead geotechnical engineer at SNC-Lavalin to discuss the excavation of the John Hart powerhouse and tunnels, including an unexpected soft ground surprise
TAC Directors’ Annual Reports 26 October, 2018 Each regional director for the TAC writes a report in October sharing the status of work and forthcoming projects in the five chapters across Canada
Collaboration, communication, competence 08 October, 2018 Bob Ibell, former chair of London Bridge Associates and the British Tunnelling Society, delivered his Harding Lecture in June of this year. The lecture is given by an eminent speaker in the UK, usually every two years, in honour of Sir Harold Harding, the founding chair of the BTS. Alex Conacher produced this account of the talk, which reflected on 50 years in the industry and makes suggestions about where it should be going
Double up 08 October, 2018 Paola De Pascali spoke with Gustavo Bomben, Fama’s owner to understand the value of a multi performance gasket in the presence of hydrocarbon contamination
The bypass is back 08 October, 2018 Paola De Pascali talked with two directors of Autostrade per l’Italia, Roberto Tomasi and Alberto Selleri to explore the Genoa bypass project and its geological challenges amongst a large presence of asbestos
Neelum Jhelum TBM recovery 08 October, 2018 Gary Peach and Bruce Ashcroft of Multiconsult Norge AS look at works relating to TBM recovery after a severe rockburst event on the Neelum Jhelum project in the Himalayas
TDUK turns one 08 October, 2018 Think Deep UK celebrated its first anniversary this summer. Paola De Pascali attended