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BTS Summer Soirée 2017 14 September, 2017
Great Britain – The British Tunnelling Society’s annual late-summer party takes place later this month.
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CRS twins culvert in Ontario
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Canada – CRS Tunnelling announced September 11 it has completed a 61m, 1,800mm RCP culvert to twin an existing, like diameter culvert under Highway 400 in Barrie, Ontario, for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation.
DTSS awards Phase 2 tunnel contract
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Singapore – Zublin, a subsidiary Strabag, announced today it has been hired by PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, to build 11.9km of tunnels for the sewerage system of the city. The contract is a part of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2 project and worth EUR 309M (USD 370M).
Construction starts on Delaware Aqueduct Bypass tunnel
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 USA – The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) held a ceremony on September 8 to mark the start of tunnelling for the Delaware Aqueduct Bypass Tunnel.
Cross River Rail to partner with industry
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 Australia – The Cross River Rail will be a public private partnership (PPP). The Cross River Rail Delivery Authority announced that it is looking to link with the private sector to deliver core components of the project. The decision was presented to 500 ‘industry leaders’ at a briefing on 30 August 2017.
Aurecon appoints infrastructure chief
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 International - Aurecon has appointed Ben Stapleton as its managing director for infrastructure. The company said Stapleton has experience as a leader and advisor in the infrastructure industry across many geographies and roles that will assist clients navigate mounting complexities, including changing funding mechanisms and delivery models.
BTS Underground Health and Safety Course
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 Great Britain – The British Tunnelling Society (BTS) is accepting registrations for its health and safety course.
Schnabel Engineering creates technical tunneling director role
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 US - James Parkes has joined Schnabel Engineering as a senior associate in the new position of technical tunneling director. Based in Baltimore, he will be responsible for positioning and growing the company’s national tunnel and underground engineering services practice.
ADS appoints new CEO
Monday, August 21, 2017 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.
New Hochtief UK managing director
Monday, August 21, 2017 United Kingdom - Lawrence Jackson has been appointed as Managing Director of Hochtief (UK) Construction after former Managing Director, Sally Cox, stepped down.
Tunnels and Tunnelling Project Listings 2017
Thursday, August 17, 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.

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