Tunnel Business Magazine

APR 2018

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TUNNELINGONLINE.COM TBM: TUNNEL BUSINESS MAGAZINE // APRIL 2018 DSI's Clemens Announces Retirement Clemens Tom Clemens, longtime employee and more re- cently Pr unneling for DSI Underground, based in Louisville, Ken- tucky, announced his retirement effective Dec. 31, 2018. Clemens marked 47 years with the firm. After graduating from Westminster College in Pennsylvania, Clemens be- gan his nearly 50-year career in a training pro- gram and inside sales position for Commercial Shearing's Under- ground Supports Division. While the ownership and company has changed several times over the years, Clemens steadily rose through the company taking on additional sales and operations positions. He was named president in December 2006, after play- ing a key role in developing alliances with partner companies to dramatically expand their product line serving the underground construction industry. Clemens has been a pillar in the tunneling industry sitting on several boards and committees, including Underground Con- struction Association Executive Committee, as well as a member of the lnternational Tunneling Association. His involvement and contributions to the industry led him to win the Golden Beavers Service and Supply Award in 2015. Clemens played a key role in developing alliances and expand- ing DSI's product lines. He has agreed to continue his relationship with DSI with future support on a consultation basis. Management Changes at Dr. Sauer & Partners Ltd. Dr. Sauer & Partners Ltd. announced changes within its management team. Brian Lyons will be taking over from Gerald Skalla as irector in London. Skalla will continue to assist as Strategic Director in the United Kingdom to retain continuity within the business. Lyons has been with Dr. Sauer & Partners for seven years and has headed up all the major design contracts such as Bond Street Station Upgrade (LU), Farringdon Station (CRL) and Bank Station Capacity Upgrade (LU). Lyons is experienced as an engineer and project manager who also possesses people management skills. He uses this great combination not only to form and govern the firm's specialist design teams, but also to enable true collaboration and integration with the larger multidisciplinary project teams and contractors for complex infrastructure projects. Skalla will not be leaving the business, instead, he is taking this opportunity to focus on the Canadian market, building up a fully staffed and operational office in Toronto ready for the growing in- frastructure market there. Arup Welcomes Terzaghi as Americas Geotechnical Leader Terzaghi Arup principal Sergei Terzaghi has joined the firm's Los Angeles office as the Americas Geo- technical Leader. Prior to joining the Los Ange- les office, Terzaghi spent over eight years in Arup's Sydney office. He worked on a wide range of projects throughout Australia, Zealand and Asia, including the Thomson-East Coast Line in Singapor c- tor motorway in Adelaide, multiple sections of the Pacific High- way upgr th Wales, and Pump Station 15 in Christchurch. Terzaghi has over 30 years of experience in the geotechnical field. His work encompasses the full breadth of geotechnical engineering, including desktop studies, investigation, analysis, design, and construction input for highways, tunnels, railways, pipelines (onshore and offshore), embankments, dams, and exca- vations for a vast range of structures, from tanks to large multi- story buildings. Geotechnical engineering is a family affair for Terzaghi — his grandfather, Karl von Terzaghi, is known as the "father of soil me- chanics." Brierley's Denver Office Welcomes Friedman Clemens Brierley Associates welcomes Kyle Friedman to the Denver, Colorado, office. Friedman earned a bachelor of science degree in Civil and Environ- mental Engineering from Univ ouri- Columbia and is currently pursuing a master's degree in geotechnical engineering. Prior to joining Brierley Associates, Friedman spent four years with a regional consulting firm in Colum ouri. Friedman's strengths include ground char- acterization, slope stability analysis, geotechnical design, reme- diation of karst-related features and construction testing services. Friedman's move to Denver has ensured his hobbies of hiking, ski- ing and hunting can now be done close to home. P E O P L E 1 2

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