Tunnel Business Magazine

APR 2018

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TUNNELINGONLINE.COM TBM: TUNNEL BUSINESS MAGAZINE // APRIL 2018 Derrick The DE-6400 VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) centrifuge offers a robust mechani- cal design coupled with advanced control technology, enabling it to provide consistent and effective solids control in a wide range of drilling fluid types and drilling or tunneling conditions. The stain- less steel bowl and conveyor with hardened and replaceable wear parts reduce the total ownership cost and maintenance down- time. With a maximum of 3,310 G's at 3,600 rpm bowl speed, the DE-6400 separates fine solids from drilling fluids at flow rates up to 450 gpm, improving drilling fluid rheology and thus drilling or tunneling performance. Epiroc Epiroc is a new company formed out of the mining, rock excavation and hydraulic at- tachment tools business areas of Atlas Copco. The brand is a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural re- sources industries. With cutting-edge technology, Epiroc meets tun- neling and underground infrastructure needs for face drills, ven- tilation, loaders and trucks. The company also supplies a complete range of related consumables and offers a comprehensive service network. Epiroc experts can partner with customers to create tai- lored solutions focused on maximizing productivity in a safe, cost- effective and sustainable way. Everest Equipment Co. Since 1975, Everest Equipment Co. has been a leading designer and manufacturer of custom construction f erest's mission statement is to be "the best-in-class partner for custom formwork solutions." Everest designs and fabricates shaft formwork, blast- proof shaft formwork, many types of tunnel formwork serving the areas of mass transit development, fresh water supply, sanitary water treatment and vehicular tunnels, California switches, un- derground gantries and related equipment. Everest has recently acquired an expanded design expertise. Everest encompasses in- house sales support, in-house engineering, in-house fabrication and on-site servicing of custom formwork designed to meet the harsh requirements of underground forming. Adding to its core strengths is the support Everest enjoys from ownership by the Alamo Group. Gall Zeidler Consultants Gall Zeidler Consultants (GZ) is a worldwide leader in geotechnics, tunnel design, tunnel engi- neering, tunnel rehabilitation and tunnel construction manage- ment, with special expertise in transportation and infrastructure projects. The company specializes in mastering difficult ground conditions by using cutting-edge methods including, but not lim- ited to, dewatering, grouting and ground freezing. GZ offers ex- ceptional expertise in urban tunneling with shallow overburden and the related protection of neighboring structures and surface operations by innovatively combining conv and mechanical tunneling metho ound improve- ment and state-of-the-art waterproofing techniques. GZ employs over 50 staff worldwide, and can look at a history of over 300 miles of successfully completed international tunneling projects. F E A T U R E S T O RY 2 4 Sunday, June 24, 2018 7:00am - 4:00pm Short Course Registration 8:00am - 4:00pm Short Courses 9:00am - 5:00pm Exhibitor Registration 2:00pm - 4:00pm NAT Organizing Committee Meeting 2:00pm - 5:00pm Attendee Registration 5:00pm - 6:30pm UCA of SME Corporate/Sustaining Member Reception 6:00pm - 7:30pm Owners Reception ( by invitation only ) Monday, June 25, 2018 7:30am - 8:30am Authors' Coffee 7:30am - 5:00pm Registration 9:30am - 11:30am Technical Sessions 11:30am - 1:00pm Lunch 1:30pm - 5:00pm Technical Sessions 5:00pm - 7:00pm Welcome Reception, Exhibit Hall Tuesday, June 26, 2018 7:00am – 8:30am UCA of SME/ITA Breakfast ( Ticketed Event ) 7:30am – 8:30am Authors' Coffee 9:30am - 11:30am Technical Sessions 11:00am - 2:00pm Exhibits & Poster Session 11:30am - 1:00pm Exhibit Hall Lunch 1:30pm - 5:00pm Technical Sessions 5:00pm - 7:00pm Reception, Exhibit Hall 7:00pm – 10:00pm Awards Banquet Wednesday, June 27, 2018 7:30am – 8:30am Authors' Coffee 7:30am – 12:00pm Registration 9:00am - 12:00pm Exhibits & Poster Session 9:30am - 11:30am Technical Sessions 11:30am – 2:30pm UCA of SME Executive Committee Meeting Schedule of Events SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE

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