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FEB 2018

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TUNNELINGONLINE.COM TBM: TUNNEL BUSINESS MAGAZINE // FEBRUARY 2018 Avanti Announces Aguilar as President Aguilar Avanti International, a leading provider of injec- tion grouts, announced . 8, 2017, that Frank Aguilar has been ap- pointed President, and Avanti founder David een elected Director. Aguilar will work clos e strategic operational goals, utilize proper resource allocation to capitalize on all mar- ket opportunities, and provide guidance and support to ensure that customers ex- perience the highest level of performance in products and service. With Aguilar as President, Avanti looks forward to leveraging his extensive knowledge and leadership garnered from his experience with the company. Aguilar joined the Avanti team in 1999, and has served many roles from Inside Sales, Re- , Technical Product , VP of Customer Service, and most recently, VP of Operations. MJA Announces Six New Principals obs Associates recently announced six Principal promotions in the firm's Underground Division. Murray urray, PE is the firm Roseland, , Office - ager. He has 20 years of experience as a design en- gineer and project man- ager on several major tunnel design projects. He has served as a design lead and project manager on a number of design-build and design-bid-build tunnel projects and his experience includes planning, prelimi- nary design, final design, procurement support, and design support during con- struction. His experience includes large diameter water, wastewater, mass transit, and highwa urray is currently the design manager for the Catskill Aque- duct Repair and Rehabilitation Project in Upsta 's efforts as part of the program manage- ment team on the Ottawa Rail Transit project for the City of Ottawa. on, CPEng, PEng, IntPE, is the firm's Auckland, ealand, Office , and has worked for 19 years as a civil engineer in both C Zealand, specializing in complex marine, Nelson temporary works and ground improvement methods. He has exten- sive experience planning and delivering projects that maintain client ac- cess to facilities and working around opera- tional activities. He has managed projects from design to delivery, and has a deep un- derstanding of the impacts and interrela- tionships of design, construction, options, and constr on is currently the D y Bay WWTP Upgrade and Outfall Replacement in Auckland. Page Troy Page, PE, is an Un- derground Cost Estimator with 34 years of experi- ence. Page started out as a tunnel laborer in Chicago while in school, and worked his way up the ranks. He spent 24 years with heavy construction contractors, pri- marily working on tunnels, shafts, and underground caverns. He has experience in most tunneling methods, as well as grouting, estimating, and claims. His ex- tensive knowledge base affords him the ability to develop detailed engineer's esti- mates, perform design feasibility and con- structability reviews, and review contrac- tor submittals. Page has provided cost estimating services on some of the firm's most significant tunneling projects, in- cluding Akron Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel, Ottawa Light Rail Transit, Central Subwa anal Water Quality Project. Swartz Samuel Swartz, PE, is the firm's newly opened Chi- cago Office . He has 19 years of engineer- ing experience with the firm, working on major tunnel design projects. He has served as Project esign Lead on a number of large tunneling projects, including plan- ning, preliminary design, final design, and design support during construction. Swartz is currently leading the final de- sign f o Vancouver's Sec - rows Water Supply Tunnel in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Trim rim, CPEng, PE, has 19 years of experi- ence working as a design engineer and manager specializing in perma- nent and temporary un- derground structures, with an emphasis on tunnel design, deep excavation support systems, soil–structure interaction, and ground improvement technology. A few of the more notable projects he has worke - ica and Australia ar East Project (Sydney, Australia), Ottawa Light Rail Transit Project (Ottawa, Cana- da), Airport Link Project (Brisbane, Austra- age Proje - bourne, Australia). He is a Chartered Professional Engineer in Australia and a Registered Civil Engine Texas, and Washington. Wilson Sarah Wils has applied her combined experience in design and construction manage- ment to solving problems on underground projects, primarily in water supply and rail transit, for more than 18 years. Wilson recently served as Resident Engineer f A Central Subway's $234 million Tunnels and $294 million Union Square et Street Station contracts. She currently oversees the firm's construction management practice as well as serving on the board of directors. She is a past president of the American Ro - chanics Association and is currently work- ing on an upda bli- cation Recommended Contract Practices for Underground Construction. Paradis Marks 1 Year at BASF Paradis Underground industry veteran, Ed Paradis, is cel- ebrating his one-year an- niversary after joining BASF Corp.'s Construc- America division. Paradis is responsible for under- ground construction sales and market de- velopment for injection sy America. Paradis has served the chemical grout industry for more than 20 years with involvement in some of the country's highest profile projects, such as the chemi- cal grouting for the P unnel, Brickell City Center Project and Daytona Beach Band Shell Restoration and many others around the country. Paradis con- tributes and advances the education of the underground construction industry through his active participation and board membership in various associations. Us- ing his vast experience as a contractor, sales representative and manager in the chemical grout market, he speaks nation- wide for various organizations. P E O P L E 1 0

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