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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
See what's happening underground, around the world.
Source: Tunnel Business Magazine
Feds Clear the Way for VTA to Pursue Billions More in Funding for BART Silicon Valley Extension
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) just received authority to pursue federal funding for up to 50% of the cost of Phase II of the BART Silicon Valley Extension Project. The funding could be as much as $4.6 billion, if needed, for the alignment that will extend the heavy rail service from Berryessa/North San Jose through Downtown San Jose into Santa Clara.
Source: Tunnelling Journal
CRCHI TBM Achieves Record Advances In Peru
December 6th saw the first CRCHI hard rock TBM exported to South America create an advance rate record of more than 1000m per month during construction of the San Gawang Hydropower Project in Peru. The 5.83m diameter TBM is particularly suitable for tunnelling in the geological conditions present at the San Gawang Hydropower Station which consist of rock of good stability and displaying medium-high strengths.
Source: Tunneling & Underground Construction Magazine
Purple Line Expansion Project and Mill Creek Tunnel Win Awards from International Tunnelling Association
The International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) announced the winners of its 2022 awards and American projects and engineers were represented in the international competition that is in its eighth year.
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