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This page lists all articles in the Europe region in the World Tunnelling database. You can sort the list by type, date, or reader rating. To browse another section, use the menu in the column on the right.
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Beaminster Tunnel soil nailing gets green light

Dorset County Council will use soil nails to stabilise slopes at the portals of the Beaminster Tunnel in Dorset, UK, following a fatal collapse last July
Magazine Article Global News 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Minova anchors new Semmering Tunnel

Pre-construction work is gathering pace at Austria’s new Semmering Base Tunnel, where work has started on the above-ground sections
Magazine Article Global News 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Crossrail releases eye-catching aerial views

Crossrail has released a series of eye-catching photographs showing bird’s-eye views of the transformations occurring as the east-west railway across London moves into its peak construction period
Gallery Article Global News 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

London super sewer meets funding obstacle

Thames Water has delayed the tender for London’s so-called super sewer due to uncertainties over government funding
Headline Article Global News 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

ITA Croatia conference to boost Balkan tunnelling

ITA Croatia is organising a conference entitled ‘Tunnelling in the Mediterranean Region’ to be held in Porec, Croatia, on May 7-8
Headline Article Global News 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Robbins TBM finishes Swiss safety tunnel

A Robbins TBM broke through recently on the Milchbuck Safety Tunnel in Zurich, Switzerland.
Headline Article Global News 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Happy birthday, London Underground

London Underground, in conjunction with the London Transport Museum, is celebrating 150 years of operation since the first underground railway journey took place in 1863
Headline Article Global News 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Lively response to immersed tunnel project

There has been healthy international response for pre-qualification for the Fehmarnbelt immersed tunnel project between Denmark and Germany
Breaking News Article Global News 24 Jan 2013 0 Stars

TBMs begin work on Koralm Tunnel

Two Aker Wirth tunnel boring machines have started excavating the central section of Austria's Koralm rail tunnel
Breaking News Article Global News 24 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Atlas Copco acquisition takes industry by surprise

In a move that has surprised the underground construction industry, Atlas Copco announced that it will acquire Meyco Equipment from BASF Construction Chemicals Europe
Breaking News Article Global News 24 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Murphy completes London cable tunnel

UK contractor J Murphy & Sons has used a Caterpillar TBM to complete the excavation of a cable tunnel in London
Breaking News Article Global News 24 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Herrenknecht acquires rolling stock manufacturer

Herrenknecht has acquired rolling stock manufacturer Techni-Métal Systemes
Breaking News Article Global News 24 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Flaming cheese closes tunnel

A truckload of burning cheese was responsible for the closure of a road tunnel near Narvik, northern Norway.
Breaking News Article Global News 24 Jan 2013 0 Stars

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
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