Accepted Abstracts

We are pleased to provide the title and corresponding author information for all approved abstracts that were submitted to 2018 TAC/NASTT-NW Tunnelling and Trenchless Conference - our thanks go out to all submitters.

All corresponding authors are reminded that, in order to be considered for an oral or poster presentation assignment, a full technical paper must be submitted by July 15 using the online submission process (see Submission Details for complete details.)

TT2018
Case Histories - Lessons Learned
4 DOUBLE SHIELDED HARD ROCK TBMS IN USE FOR THE OSLO FOLLO LINE - PROJECT CHALLENGES AND TBM SOLUTIONS
Karin Bäppler
Herrenknecht AG
940m NPS 42 HDD Crossing of the Victoria Harbour
Samuel Wilson
CCI Inc.
Ashcroft Lateral Pipeline Horizontal Directional Drill Construction: Lessons Learned Not Using and Using a Surface Casing
Michelle van der Pouw Kraan
Confederation Way Sanitary Sewer Bypass – Fort McMurray, Alberta
Carlie Pittman
Associated Engineering
Construction of Corrosion Resistance Deep Tunnel Sewer Shafts Using Very Large Diameter Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer Mortar (FRPM) Pipes
Bijan Khamanian
HOBAS Pipe USA
Design and Construction of Unlined Water Tunnels – an Update
Richard Humphries
Golder
Emergency Rehabilitation of Live Non-Circular Deep Concrete Sewer Tunnel with GRP pipes using Sliplining Method
Bijan Khamanian
HOBAS Pipe USA
Following Canadian Pacific Railway protocol for a trenchless crossing in Calgary, Alberta
Remco Kleinlugtenbelt
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
GROUND FREEZING AS TEMPORARY EXCAVATION SUPPORT: A SUSTAINABLE GEOTECHNICAL TECHNIQUE
Filippo Mira-Catto
Bauer Foundations Canada
Lessons Learned at Montreal’s Rue Jarry Project: Overcoming Flooding and Rebuilding a TBM to Finish on Schedule
Tom Fuerst
THe Robbins Company
Pilot Tube Guided Boring To Solve Project Challenges, and Go Further in Harder Geology
Chris Sivesind
Akkerman
Retro-fit of Storm Infrastructure in Mature Neighbourhoods to Mitigate Flooding – A successful project in the Mill Woods Area of Edmonton
David Y Yue
Sameng Inc.
Soft Ground Tunnelling Techniques for the Mining Industry
Joe Anderson
Golder Associates
Stormwater Management Facility Upgrades at Easgate Lake
Christopher Kevin Lamont
Associated Engineering
TBM PARTIAL CAVERN EXCAVATION, Airport Link Tunnel - Brisbane, Australia
Keivan Rafie
The new Jet Pump Technology, ideal for long distance pipe jacking and HDD crossings with highly permeable soils
Karin Bäppler
Herrenknecht AG
Wayne's first test
Wayne Gibson
Gibson Group Management Inc.
Winnipeg’s First Large Diameter Microtunnelling Project – 2,700 mm Trunk Sewer: A Case History
Offman Offman
KGS Group Consulting Engineers
Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation
Cured-in-Place Pipe Liners for Pressure Applications – What the Industry is Doing to Standardize Structural Design and Seal at Services and Ends
George Bontus
Aegion Corporation
Fast and Cost-Effective Rehabilitation of the Old Pipeline by Pulling Through Standalone Flexible Steel Pipe
Kirill Kovalenko
FlexSteel Pipeline Technologies
Grande Prairie Manhole Assessment and Rehab
David L Machado
Advanced Trenchless inc
Northwest Arm Sewer Rehabilitation
Shane Cooper
Uni-Jet Industrial Pipe Services
Rehabilitation of 3km of 2.4m Sewer with Sprayed Geopolymer
Carlos Lazarte
Aldea Services, LLC
Structural Considerations of Relining Pipe Infrastructure - PVC Fold and Form
Tim Johnston
Saloc
The Cross Harbour Watermain Tunnel
Leila Sunderani
R.V. Anderson Associates Limited
Planning and Design
A New Face Vulnerability Index for Stability Analysis of TBM in Soft Ground
Masoud Zare
Hamedan University of Technology
Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Outfall – Design Innovations
Riley McMillan
Hatch
Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Outfall – Designing for Time Dependent Deformations in PCTL
Michael Duton
Hatch
ATCO 1,746m NPS20 Crossing of the Weaselhead Valley / Elbow River: Swift execution through sound engineering design.
Justin Winter
Design and Construction of the City of St. Albert's North Interceptor Sanitary Trunk
Paul Dedeluk
Associated Engineering
Effect of Rock Strength Components’ Evolution Rate on the Mechanism of Failure in Brittle Rocks
Neda Dadashzadeh
Queen's University
HDD Pipeline Design for South Regional Water Line Project
Bingzhi Yang
TBM tunneling design in challenging Geological Setting in York Region, Ontario. The West Vaughan Sewage Servicing Project
Giuseppe M Gaspari
Tunnel Segmental Lining Geometry, Tolerance and Measurement
Mehdi Bakhshi
AECOM
Research and Innovation
A New Perspective in Hydro Fracture Evaluation
Stefan Goerz
CCI Inc.
Analysis of Cognitive Response and Accident Prevention
Christina Lee Lindstrom
Obayashi Corporation
Data Management in TBM Tunneling - From Table List to BIM Source
Lars Henning Babendererde
Babendererde Engineers LLC
Effect of kaolinite and bentonite on the clogging potential of Edmonton clay
Ali Bayat
University of Alberta
European Implementation of Automation and Digitization in Tunnel Waterproofing and Grouting Practices
Stefan Lemke
Renesco INC
Laboratory assessment of flow behaviour and clogging associated with EPB machine excavation
Daniela Garroux Goncalves de Oliveira
Herrenknecht
Material Flow in EPB Tunneling – Characterization and Importance
Mario Galli
PORR Deutschland GmbH
Precast Concrete Tunnel Segments Slenderness Ratios
Mehdi Bakhshi
AECOM
Reducing the Intrusion: Instrumentation and Monitoring for Urban Excavation with Non-Contact Technologies
Loic GALISSON
SIXENSE Canada Ltd
Superior Modeling of Hard Rock TBM Performance Using Novel Predictive Analytics Methodologies
Masoud Zare
Hamedan University of Technology
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The Evolution of Yield, Closure and Support Analysis for Rock Tunnelling
Mark Stephen Diederichs
Queen's University
Tunnel Segmental Lining Durability
Mehdi Bakhshi
AECOM
Unified communication and data network for tunnels
GUIDO MARTIN PEREZ MANFREDINI
MST Global
Urban and Environmental Challenges
Conventional Tunnels in Urban Settings – Assessment of Risk of Damage to Buildings
Alexander Eddie
Thurber Engineering Ltd
InSAR monitoring in urban tunneling projects
Giacomo Falorni
TRE ALTAMIRA
Novel Solidification Technology and Tracking Software Solves Waste Management Problem for Large HDD in Urban Environment
Nick Gannon
Allstream Waste Solutions Inc
Pedestrian Tunnels – The Mode of the Future
Keivan Rafie