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2008 Beavers Award Winners 29 April, 2008 Just over 2,100 Beaver members and guests attended the 53rd Annual Golden Beavers Awards Dinner in Los Angeles, on January 18.

Robert J Jenny (1932-2008) 29 April, 2008 For his entire career, Robert Jenny was dedicated to tunneling. Throughout his career and until just weeks before he died on February 23, at age 76, Bob not only witnessed but contributed towards safer and more cost effective design and excavation of tunnels and underground space.

Robert A Pond (1941-2008) 29 April, 2008 Over the past number of years, there hasn’t been a topic of discussion, point of policy, or trending development within the US tunneling industry that hasn’t felt the guiding influence of Bob Pond. He had that rare gift of being a combining rather than dividing force between players of the industry, qualities that served him well as an experienced arbitrator and member on the Construction Industry Panel for the American Arbitration Association. Be it owners, designers, contractors, suppliers, insurers, unions, committees, associations, tunnelers in general, or the media, Bob was a frequent and willing industry spokes-person and promoter.

Dr Ralph B Peck (1912-2008) 29 April, 2008 A leading authority in the science of geotechnical engineering died on 18 February 2008. Dr. Ralph Peck passed away at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico, aged 96.

Denis Mahoney (1947-2007) 29 April, 2008 A well known and much liked British Tunnelling Society member, Denis Mahoney, died suddenly from a heart attack on 16 December, aged 60, following a full and wide-ranging career in many areas of tunnelling and civil engineering construction.

Obituary - Mike Duggan 04 September, 2007

It is announced with sadness that Mike Duggan died suddenly in early August. Mike was a well known personality in the UK tunnelling industry and a tunnelling engineer with a busy career....

ITA 26 June, 2007

At this month’s 33rd

New recruiter 15 June, 2007

Established construction recruitment company, Coyle Personnel has opened a specialist tunnelling division to focus on staffing the large amount of upcoming work. Coyle is currently one of the...

Leading role 19 February, 2007 T&TI editor, Tris Thomas, recently spoke to Martin Knights, current ITA vice-President, about his candidacy for the role of ITA President in 2007

Making moves 01 January, 2006

Martin Knights, vice president of the

Farewell 01 October, 2004 Sir Alastair Morton 1938 - 2004

Carlo Grandori 21 October, 2002 6 June 1911 - 17 September 2002 By Dick Robbins, friend and collaborator

People and Places 01 April, 2002

  • Gareth Rees has joined US consultant Hatch Mott MacDonald as systems engineering manager. Based in Millburn, New Jersey, Gareth will cotinue to...

    People & Places 14 January, 2002 Dr Nicola Della Valle after gaining an extensive experience in underground construction with leading general contractors is now starting as a freelance consultant ready to provide services...

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