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WT November 2014

The strongest solutions

What to consider when constructing tunnel launch pits or access shafts in challenging conditions

Connecting East and West

Mohammed Tabarra, associate director of Arup, talks to World Tunnelling about uniting the future with the past on the Marmaray Tunnel project in Turkey

On the edge of the lake

Unpredictable ground conditions called for flexible solutions in an area of environmental sensitivity


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Man walks into a bar…

...Via a tunnel that he built himself. It is something reminiscent of the world’s favourite film – The Shawshank Redemption. You know the scene where Andy Dufresne acquires a rock hammer and scratches his way from his prison cell to freedom in a tunnel concealed behind the giant poster of actress Rita Hayworth and later Raquel Welch. It took him 20 years
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Global News

Speedy scanner

Renishaw has launched new 3-D laser scanning software to speed underground mapping and modelling operations

Fire-protection lining system makes escape route safer at Serralunga

Morgan Advanced Materials has supplied a fire-protection system to the 1,300m Serralunga Tunnel in Italy

DriftShot promises better blasting

Commercial explosives player Dyno Nobel and its joint-venture partner DetNet have released an electronic initiation system for underground development blasting

COWI buys Donaldson Associates

Engineering consultancy group COWI has acquired geotechnical design, tunnel and underground engineering firm Donaldson Associates
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Features

The strongest solutions

What to consider when constructing tunnel launch pits or access shafts in challenging conditions

Adjusting the parameters

From India to Mexico: lessons learned in EPB tunnelling

A good wind blowing

New tunnel-ventilation technology in Norway has called for three-dimensional thinking. Dr Fathi Tarada, managing director of Mosen, reports

No longer in third place

From Doha to Denmark, the reputation of so-called ‘sunken tunnels’ is rising

Connecting East and West

Mohammed Tabarra, associate director of Arup, talks to World Tunnelling about uniting the future with the past on the Marmaray Tunnel project in Turkey

On the edge of the lake

Unpredictable ground conditions called for flexible solutions in an area of environmental sensitivity

New design for Deep Rock

After a concept change, construction on the Deep Rock Tunnel Connector project is at the halfway point. World Tunnelling reports
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