Controlling ground water in tunneling is subject of third Cutting Edge conference
Mining Engineering, 2014, Vol. 66, No. 12, pp. 166-166
The third edition of the Underground Construction Association of SME’s (UCA) Cutting Edge series of conferences focused on a challenge every underground construction and tunneling project faces: controlling ground water.
The conference, held in New York City in November, is a partnership between the UCA and The North American Tunneling Journal. It featured more than 20 technical presentations by professionals from around the world. Each described specific challenges unique to their projects and the solutions employed. More than 175 professionals attended the two-day conference that included an exhibition featuring 17 companies. In addition to the technical program, the Cutting Edge conference featured a site visit to the $10.4 billion East Side Access Project. Sponsors of the meeting included Soil Freeze, Traylor Bros., Kiewit, Skanska, Moretrench, Aecom and The Robbins Co.
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