New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International ADS appoints new CEO US - Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) announced August 17 several leadership changes in accordance with its previously communicated succession plan, which will become effective September 1. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:38:59 GMT New Hochtief UK managing director United Kingdom - Lawrence Jackson has been appointed as Managing Director of Hochtief (UK) Construction after former Managing Director, Sally Cox, stepped down. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:28:53 GMT Tunnels and Tunnelling Project Listings 2017 The Tunnels and Tunnelling Annual Listings is introducing an improved format. This year in addition to the usual corporate details, companies have the opportunity to list sample projects showcasing their expertise and innovation in a practical way. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:59:00 GMT Hobas and Flowtite merger approved Austria – August saw the European Commission approve the merger of Hobas and Flowtite. The companies, owned by Amiantit and Wietersdorfer respectively, are pipe manufacturers. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:50:02 GMT Brockville tunnel reopens on Saturday <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5898669/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Ontario - Canada's first railroad tunnel, in Brockville, Ontario, reopens on Saturday, August 12, following restoration work converting it to a recreational space connected to the city's trail system. Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:59:25 GMT Oxford Circus train fire Great Britain – A small fire broke out as a Bakerloo Line approached Oxford Circus in London this morning (11 August). Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:46:26 GMT Final Emscher breakthrough <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5898044/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Germany - Tunnelling and pipe jacking has concluded on the Emscher sewer. The final drives, two 10km-long main collectors in the town of Oberhausen, were carried out by contractor Porr between October 2014 and June 2017 using two Herrenknecht 3,397mm EPBMs. Fri, 11 Aug 2017 05:14:09 GMT Jacobs Engineering to buy CH2M International – Jacobs and CH2M have entered into an agreement that will see Jacobs acquire all outstanding CH2M shares for a total value of USD 3.27bn. This amount includes around USD 416M in CH2M debt. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:27:59 GMT Omaha CSO project celebrates TBM breakthrough USA - The South Interceptor Force Main tunnel project in Omaha made its final breakthrough on August 5, following a year-long delay due to a stuck TBM in unexpected ground. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 10:01:02 GMT Albany Park project marks blasting milestone USA – Blasting operations for the intake shaft on a Chicago tunnel project are now complete, the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced August 7. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 09:59:14 GMT