Last Word: The Foundation of Safety

July 19, 2017
One of my favorite quotes is from Theodore Roosevelt which goes: “No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” This statement exemplifies the most critical aspect of safety and the heart of achieving safety success. The ...

Mortimer the Sewer Rat (2007 – 2016)

July 6, 2017
Mortimer the Sewer Rat, the coveted prize of NASTI's No-Dig Show Educational Fund Auction and famed symbol of trenchless education, has been retired. He was nine. To NASTI members and trenchless professionals, Mortimer has become the headlining act o...

Midwest Mole to Celebrate World Trenchless Day

September 25, 2016
September 20, 2016 - (Greenfield, IN) – Indiana residents are no strangers to heavy summer rains and strong storms that can leave yards flooded, powerlines toppled, and streets underwater. Though the Hoosier state has seen its share of flooding thi...
Mortimer the Sewer Rat is on the Job with Midwest Mole!

Mortimer the Sewer Rat is on the Job with Midwest Mole!

June 24, 2016
Mortimer the Sewer Rat was adopted earlier this year during NASTT's 15th Annual Educational Fund Auction by the generous folks at Midwest Mole! He has been on the I-69 Section 5 project with them in the Bloomington, IN area. In Indiana’s first p...
Crossing the Des Plaines River

Crossing the Des Plaines River

April 11, 2016
Crossing the Des Plaines River Shortcrossing Provides Big Challenges When it comes to tunneling, the City of Joliet, Illinois, may not have the wealth of experience that some other, major urban centers may have. After all, there are no subways to ...