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Q-system can be 80% cheaper, says 'lucky' Barton

Using the Q-system of rock classification in conjunction with the Norwegian Method of Tunnelling (NMT) can result in excavation costs up to four-fifths lower than the New Austrian Tunnelling Method
Magazine Article Global News 28 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Partners harness tunnelling techniques to aid mining

Rio Tinto and Aker Wirth have released details of their joint tunnel boring system – the Mobile Tunnel Miner (MTM) – as part of the Mine of the Future programme
Magazine Article Global News 28 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Report proposes London Crossrail 2

A £12 billion (US$18.8 billion) new commuter rail route running northeast to southwest through London mostly through a new tunnel has been proposed in a report by business lobby group London First
Headline Article Global News 28 Feb 2013 0 Stars

First TBM starts boring on Koralm

Following testing in December, an Aker Wirth TBM began excavating the south line of the Koralm Tunnel in Austria in January
Headline Article Global News 28 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Atlas Copco launches new Scooptram

Sweden-based underground construction equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco has launched the latest in its Scooptram range of underground loaders designed for sustainable productivity
Magazine Article Global News 28 Feb 2013 0 Stars

TBM breakthrough landmark for London power tunnels

A Caterpillar 3.55m-diameter TBM (‘Evelyn’) broke through on a section of the construction of London’s underground electricity ‘super highway’ on January 7
Magazine Article Global News 28 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Here's to another 150 years

London's metro, the Tube, is celebrating 150 years of operation but what lessons can it teach us?
Comment Article Comment 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

HDPE drainboard tests herald long-lasting relief

Marcus Jablonka and Heinz Peter Raidt outline the methods used to investigate the long-term performance of HDPE drainboards, focusing on ageing mechanisms and with reference to the Gotthard Tunnel, Switzerland
Magazine Article Features 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Upgrading the Södermalms tunnels

Konrad Aurin looks at the application of fire protection boards to two existing road tunnels in Stockholm, Sweden
Magazine Article Features 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Driving tunnelling forward

Ian Gee, of Atkins in London, is responsible for the management and technical direction of a range of transportation tunnels. He spoke to George Demetri
Interview Article Features 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Established and here to stay

Patrick Hudd gives a brief overview of current practices and trends in the drill-and-blast sector
Magazine Article Features 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Normet acquires D-Bolt maker

Normet Group has acquired Dynamic Rock Support, manufacturer of the D-Bolt, a rock bolt designed specifically for use in squeezing and burst-prone strata
Magazine Article Global News 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

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
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