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Fourth TBM increases Crossrail boring capacity

Half of Crossrail's eight TBMs are now engaged on the ambitious east-west rail route across London
Breaking News Article Global News 17 Dec 2012 0 Stars

London cable tunnel breakthrough

Breakthrough has been achieved on the second stage of a 6.1km cable tunnel scheme in London
Breaking News Article Global News 03 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Crossrail sets up graduate training scheme

Crossrail has initiated a new graduate scheme aimed at giving young people the chance to work on Europe's largest construction project and to help transform rail transport in London
Breaking News Article Global News 03 Dec 2012 0 Stars

WBI to stage ninth rock engineering conference

WBI is to run a five-day short course on advanced rock engineering in April at its new headquarters in Weinheim, Germany
Breaking News Article Global News 03 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Course to provide tunnelling procedure awareness

UK training body City & Guilds has approved the establishment of a one-day tunnelling course to be provided by Total Protection UK
Breaking News Article Global News 03 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Smart ideas

It is said that the best ideas are often the simplest and tunnelling has its fair share of them, as well as more complex ideas, all of which have made excavation faster and safer than ever before
Comment Article Comment 22 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Moscow metro surges

The phenomenal rate of expansion of the Moscow Metro involves dozens of mixed-ground TBMs in a city of complex ground conditions and highly compact jobsites, writes Desiree Willis
Magazine Article Features 22 Nov 2012 0 Stars

A valued colleague

Rodney Craig has designed tunnels globally in a wide range of ground conditions. He worked with London-based Halcrow for many years, and was a close colleague of the late tunnel expert Sir Alan Muir Wood. Mr Craig spoke to George Demetri
Magazine Article Features 22 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Prince Charles to become honorary ICE fellow

The UK-based Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has announced that the Prince of Wales has accepted an invitation to become an honorary fellow
Magazine Article Global News 22 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Stormwater tunnel work progresses well in Malta

Work is well under way on a flood-relief project in Malta that will involve 17km of large tunnels, canals, culverts and bridges that will convey 700,000m3 of rainwater, reported The Times of Malta
Magazine Article Global News 22 Nov 2012 0 Stars

New steel fibre may mean thinner concrete segments

‘One fibre can hold 100 kilos’ – according to Belgium-based steel-fibre manufacturer Bekaert, which made the claim at the launch in London recently of its new Dramix 5D-steel fibre for concrete reinforcement
Magazine Article Global News 22 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Minova launches rockbolting resin

Minova has introduced Carbothix – a newly-developed two-component silicate resin for bonding rockbolts
Magazine Article Global News 22 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Seli receives Chinese boost

China-based Tollian has acquired a 29.84% stake in Italian TBM manufacturer SELI with a capital injection of US$38 million
Headline Article Global News 22 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Strike stalls metro in Thessaloniki

For the third week in success­ion, work on the Thessaloniki metro in Greece has been at a standstill, this time due to a prolonged strike by archaeological workers,
Magazine Article Global News 22 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Liebherr acquires pump manufacturer

Following the signing of contracts last month, Germany-based machine manufacturer Liebherr has acquired concrete pump manufacturer Waitzinger
Magazine Article Global News 22 Nov 2012 0 Stars

German minister visits Herrenknecht project in New Delhi

On his trip to the Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business, Dr Philipp Rösler visited the Mandi House metro job-site in New Delhi and met Frank Hurst, the head of the Herrenknecht subsidiary there
Magazine Article Global News 22 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Oslo conference to announce contracts for Norway tunnel

Norway's national rail administration, Jernbaneverket, will hold an international conference and presentation in Oslo about the construction of the 20km twin-bore Follo Line tunnel.
Headline Article Global News 22 Nov 2012 0 Stars

New steel fibre could mean thinner concrete segments

Belgium steel fibre manufacturer Bekaert has launched a new fibre which could bring huge benefits to tunnelling
Breaking News Article Global News 25 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Optimistic outlook for Thessaloniki metro

There is a strong possibility that Phase 1 of the much-delayed metro in Thessaloniki, Greece, could be completed by the first quarter of 2017
Breaking News Article Global News 25 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Maltese stormwater tunnel work progresses

Work is underway on a flood relief project in Malta that will involve 17km of large tunnels, canals, culverts and bridges
Breaking News Article Global News 25 Oct 2012 0 Stars
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