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From the Editor's Desk - 26 Dec 2019
Litigation can be a blunt instrument for settling disputes and claims in the underground construction industry. The verdict of the SR99 case in favour of the client has drawn sympathy for the contractor and has focused attention again on the appointment and purpose of a DRB. See our year end report to know of developments that shaped the industry during 2019 and contribute to the discussions.
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VIDEO REPORTING: Industry conferences and awards

Inspiration for autonomous TBM

ITA Awards 2016, Singapore

ITA Awards 2017, Paris, France

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