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WT October 2014

The long wait

20 years since the plan was first published, Rodney Craig reports on progress on the Stuttgart 21 project

The right chemistry

Selecting the best soil-conditioning products for TBM drives can reduce the environmental impact

Down to the wire

Conventional polymeric wiring systems could make tunnel fires worse


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Kicking up a stink

On page 11 we report on the planned £100 million (US$163 million) sewer tunnel in Glasgow, Scotland, a country which was on the brink of separation from the United Kingdom
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Crossrail counts down the days

The last of the mechanised tunnelling work on the east London section of the Crossrail project is slated to end before Christmas

Terratec delivers to Turkey

Following a successful testing phase, Terratec is to deliver a new TBM to the Istanbul Metro project in Turkey

Making moulds for Chinese metro

CBE Group’s Chinese subsidiary will provide 30 segment moulds for China’s first double-function tunnel

New combo for fire-detection

AD Group’s FireVu brand has introduced the first fire-detection technology that combines visual smoke detection (VSD), flame detection and now temperature-sensing technology in the form of a built-in thermopile
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The long wait

20 years since the plan was first published, Rodney Craig reports on progress on the Stuttgart 21 project

Sunny summer for tunnelling projects

Weather aside, July was a hot month for tunnel contract announcements in the UK and France

The right chemistry

Selecting the best soil-conditioning products for TBM drives can reduce the environmental impact

Down to the wire

Conventional polymeric wiring systems could make tunnel fires worse
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