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Silicon Valley Program to Power Design Build in U.S.

Featured in Water & Wastes Digest

Silicon Valley Clean Water’s (SVCW) Regional Environmental Sewer Conveyance Upgrade (RESCU) program is paving the way for the future of wastewater management and capital improvement upgrades using Microsoft’s collaborative tools and other technology for its innovative approach to project delivery.

Silicon Valley Progresses with its Design-Build First

Featured in North American Tunneling Journal

In Silicon Valley, construction has started on the US’s first-ever progressive design-build tunneling project. Kristina Smith spoke to the team to check on progress so far. It is less than two months since design-build contractor Barnard Bessac JV, with designer Arup, signed the $206m contract for Silicon Valley Clean Water’s (SVCW’s) Gravity Pipeline Project. But already work has begun on site, with specialist contractor Malcolm Drilling constructing the walls for TBM launch shaft.

The Icky Business No One Wants to Talk About or Do Without

Featured in Climate Magazine

They may offer just the basics for that most bodily function: a bowl, a seat, a tank, a handle and the inner workings designed for no-fuss, no-muss dispatch. Newer, luxury models, on the other hand, utterly redefined “going in style” with their integrated air-deodorizer options, the heated seats, foot warmers, built-in night lights, two-user memory, and music. The quiet-closing lids of top toilets will even rise in welcome as the user approaches the throne. 

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