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Are you looking for a career that takes you beyond your desk and allows you to get your hands dirty? A career in civil underground engineering is exciting, adventurous, and challenging, letting you travel the world while you develop your skills. It's also diverse and multidisciplinary. No two projects will ever be the same.
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Latest Industry News
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Source: Tunneling Journal
Turkish XRE TBM Bores Best Day, Week & Month
History has been made twice on Turkey’s Eşme-Salihli Railway Tunnel where a 13.77m diameter Robbins Crossover XRE TBM has set new world records for best day, week, and month in the 13 to 14m diameter range. The machine broke all three records first in May with 25.3m in one day, 117m in one week, and 345.6m in one month, then again in June with 28.5m, 133.2m, and 455.4m respectively.
Source: Tunnel Business Magazine
Webuild Begins Excavating Tunnel For Ship Canal Water Quality Project
Webuild Group’s U.S. subsidiary, Lane, began excavating with the “MudHoney” tunnel-boring machine (TBM) the 2.7-mile (4.2-km) storage tunnel for the Ship Canal Water Quality Project, an environmental sustainability project designed to prevent untreated stormwater and sewage from flowing into major bodies of water like the Lake Washington Ship Canal in Seattle, Washington. The TBM began at Ballard, the western end of the planned 18.1-ft (5.5-m) diameter tunnel and will head toward Fremont and Wallingford.
Source: Tunneling & Underground Construction
SENATE PASSES $1.2 TRILLION INFRASTRUCTURE BILL
On Aug. 10, the U.S. Senate passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill aimed at repairing and enhancing the nation’s infrastructure including transportation and water tunnels along with roads, bridges and the electric grid.
Everything is different in the underground industry. You're a creative problem solver who has to think on their feet. You will see more in one day than others will see in their whole career.”
Your Path to Underground
A scholarship may help you pursue a career in underground
Are you ready to take your education about underground construction one step further? Apply for a scholarship to learn more about the industry and get to know professionals and available opportunities. Scholarships are offered to students to encourage the academic pursuits and careers in the field of tunneling and underground construction.Learn More