New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International http://http// MCM Jacobs announces promotions California – McMillen Jacobs announced July 12 it appointed Victor Romero to the role of executive pice President. Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:30:34 GMT MTBM removed from Schoharie Reservoir <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7313244/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>New York – The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced July 12 it retrieved a the MTBM from the waters of the Schoharie Reservoir, marking another milestone for the USD 400M program to upgrade infrastructure and improve operational flexibility at the northernmost reservoir in the City’s water supply system. Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:27:00 GMT Keller to combine companies US – Keller’s geotechnical construction businesses in North America are joining together as one unified company, and rebranding to Keller, effective January 1, 2020, the company announced July 11. Mon, 15 Jul 2019 08:04:46 GMT BTS announces Northumbria University meeting Great Britain – The British Tunnelling Society (BTS) will hold an evening meeting at Northumbria University. The event will feature a talk on the topic: ‘Tunnelling Under 21st Century Building Structures: Bond Street Station Upgrade and the infamous case of Avon House’. Speakers will be Andy Clarke (for Costain Laing O’Rourke), Richard Totty (for Bachy) and Paul Perry (formerly of Halcrow Atkins JV. Wed, 10 Jul 2019 11:35:25 GMT Epiroc modifies concrete sprayer <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7293595/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Sweden – Epiroc has made some changes to its Meyco ME3 concrete sprayer. The upgrades are to the conveying system, the water system, switching cylinders, the telematics system (Certiq, for Epiroc) and the boom base/turret. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 05:20:53 GMT CIRIA begins work on ground movement impact guidance Great Britain – The Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA) has held its first steering group meeting for the development of new ground movement impact guidance. The document, ‘P3155 – construction impact from ground movement – assessment and good practice guidance’, is due to be delivered in spring 2020. Thu, 04 Jul 2019 05:52:35 GMT Mike King awarded James Clark Medal Great Britain – On 16 May Mike King was awarded the James Clarke Medal. This medal is an annual award for a major contribution to the tunnelling industry. King received the award for his work on the Tunnel Lining Design Guide. Mon, 01 Jul 2019 06:27:39 GMT T&T Annual Listings 2019 International – The Tunnels and Tunnelling Annual Listings are now open. The T&T Annual Listings is a compendium of contractors, consultants, manufacturers and suppliers active in the tunnelling industry. Mon, 01 Jul 2019 06:03:58 GMT Breakthrough on Bangkok’s Chidlom Cable tunnel <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7283194/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Thailand – A 3.2m diameter Terratec TBM completed a challenging section of a drive for the Chidlom Cable tunnel project in Bangkok this month. The drive included a 35m-radius curve Mon, 01 Jul 2019 06:01:38 GMT NY/NJ create Gateway commission USA – The state legislatures of New York and New Jersey passed identical bills creating a bi-state commission charge with the financial oversight of the Gateway Tunnel project on June 20. Fri, 28 Jun 2019 05:07:44 GMT