Tunnel Business Magazine

OCT 2018

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Geotechnical contractor and As- sociation of Drilled Shaft Contrac- tors (ADSC) memb on Con- struction has received the ADSC's Dave White Award for Continued Commitment to Safety. The award is given to member contractors who success- fully execute company-wide safety programs in an effort to prioritize and improve overall safety performance. on's Safety Through Everyone's Participation (STEP Up) Program, which was launched in 2014, has had an ex- tremely positive impact on the company's safety culture and safety record. "The STEP Up program allowed us to outline a clear safety message for our team and define clear expectations and safety responsibilities for every employee at every level," said Ste- phane Bourillot, Pr on Construction. The efforts of the STEP Up program have led to some of the lowest statistics for work-related injuries and lost-time work days in the company's history. TUNNELINGONLINE.COM TBM: TUNNEL BUSINESS MAGAZINE // OCTOBER 2018 1 1 Nicholson Receives ADSC Safety Award COWI has strengthened its position in Southeast Asia with the inauguration of COWI Singapore PTE LTD and the opening of a new office. COWI has designed several important infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia including the Hong Kong-Zhu- Immersed Tunnel, South Korea's Busan-Geoje Fixed Link and Hong Kong's Stonecutters Bridge. ering consultancy is strengthening its position further with the opening of a new office in Singa- pore. "We have combined local presence with global knowl- edge to win major roles on new projects like the forthcom- ing ShenZhong Link in China, the Karnaphuli Tunnel in Bangladesh and, most recently, the $10 billion Deep Tun- nel Sewerage System Phase 2 in Singapore," says Vince Goh, COWI's Regional Director in Singapore. Urbanization and the need for new infrastructure is one of the global megatrends that drives COWI's business. In Singapore, nearly 6 million people live in an area of just 720 sq km, yet it is consistently named as one of the world's most liveable cities, largely due to the government's innova- tive and proactive approach to urban development. COWI Expands Activities in Southeast #UKCYKVJ5KPICRQTG1HƒEG B U S I N E S S B R I E F S

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