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Shifting seasons, and sands 30 October, 2023
Shifting seasons in nature don’t disappoint; they enliven, ultimately.
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Underground Activities, Thoroughly International
Tuesday, September 26, 2023 Sometimes, it is just amazing to get a glimpse of just how much is happening on tunnel projects, and the many discussions and activities about underground space, in so many places across the world. Kinda stops you, on occasion. Stuns even, then you smile. What a great industry. A calling, even.
Preparing for what may be ahead
Monday, August 21, 2023 Over recent weeks and months, instances of extreme weather in some places call to mind – not that such should ever really be absent – that problems can and do occur.
Counting carbon, and more
Monday, July 24, 2023 What gets locked into plans comes from the early thinking gone into the endeavour. Same for projects, such as underground infrastructure. Or anything.
Get together, again
Wednesday, June 28, 2023 Summer is for gatherings and celebrations – getting together to share experience and lessons learned, such as at RETC 2023, in Boston in June, and also to celebrate successes and knowledge gained to be of benefit to the future.
Greetings, anew
Wednesday, June 28, 2023 With the covid pandemic still on the minds on many, and the economic impacts being felt still and set to continue, and with financial wobbles in the markets yet infrastructure investment sorely needed, there is a lot to come together to discuss in the forthcoming large gatherings of the industry.
Challenges, opportunities
Monday, June 26, 2023 Groundwater is never an insignificant part of the challenge of determining what is below the ground surface. It can be present in so many, often puzzling, ways and brings potential for difficulties. Consequently, examinations and what information can be obtained from such investigations carried out, ideally early on, will help to inform approaches for dewatering to counter – or might be needed to solve – construction challenges.
Weighty works
Monday, May 15, 2023 In this issue, the challenge of gauging what ground conditions most likely exist is examined in a paper based on research, tested in the field, that combines employs geostatistics to sampled borehole data to generate probabilities, especially of transitions in soil profiles.
A sense of time
Monday, April 24, 2023 Athens greets the international tunnelling industry in May, and with its long history of sharing knowledge and tunnels from ancient periods it also offers some appreciation of time.
With sight to see
Monday, March 27, 2023 In this issue it gives us pleasure to present and consider research and thoughts around ways of seeing what is and what might be.
What may come
Monday, January 16, 2023 In the infrastructure and energy sectors, and the financing and fulfilment of the same, that takes a mighty amount of planning. Consideration. Studies. In depth. Based on experience.

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