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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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Aker Wirth reshuffle

Ulrich Frenzle has taken over the management of the Mining & Construction product group within Aker Wirth
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2012 0 Stars

A quiet revolution

Norman Haltof says that improved technology and reliability have resulted in increased use of roadheaders and tunnelling excavators on projects
Magazine Article Features 18 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Piece by piece

World Tunnelling looks at segment manufacture and installation, taking into account often crucial components such as fibres, fasteners and special inserts
Magazine Article Features 18 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Taking stock in Stockholm

Rodney Craig looks at the current progress of tunnelling on Stockholm’s City Line, Sweden’s largest and most significant construction scheme for decades
Magazine Article Features 18 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Normet introduces new charging concept

Finnish technology company Normet took the opportunity at MINExpo to introduce a new concept in its range of MF-series charging equipment
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Herrenknecht supplies Rio with first TBM

Rio de Janeiro’s first tunnel boring machine is being finalised at the works of Germany-based TBM-maker Herrenknecht
Headline Article Global News 18 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Pre-qualification begins for Fehmarnbelt immersed tube

Femern has begun the pre-qualification process for contractor consortia interested in building the US$7.2 billion combined road and rail tunnel under the Fehmarnbelt between Denmark and Germany
Headline Article Global News 18 Oct 2012 0 Stars

New European tunnel body aims to enhance tunnelling

A research body launched recently in Lyons, France, will aim to address the key scientific and technical challenges in tunnelling over the next few years
Breaking News Article Global News 27 Sep 2012 0 Stars

UK puts infrastructure at heart of economic growth

A new forum to bring government and industry together to help deliver the UK’s infrastructure needs has been announced
Breaking News Article Global News 27 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Crossrail tunnel spoil to create nature reserve

Spoil from excavating Crossrail’s tunnels beneath London, UK, is being used to create a wetland to attract birds and fish
Breaking News Article Global News 27 Sep 2012 0 Stars

London's Northern Line metro extension looking more hopeful

London’s proposed Northern Line metro extension is gaining momentum, following a recent commitment from Mayor Boris Johnson
Breaking News Article Global News 27 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Major milestone reached on London electricity tunnel

Tunnelling operations on the London Power Tunnels project have reached another major landmark
Breaking News Article Global News 27 Sep 2012 0 Stars

New foaming agent targets sustainability

Foam and additives manufacturer Condat has launched a new eco-friendly foaming agent
Breaking News Article Global News 27 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Tunnelling to gain from mining advances

As mineral exploration increasingly requires longer and deeper tunnels to access remote ore bodies, TBM manufacturers are supplying their expertise to the mining sector. But will there be any spin-offs for civil tunnelling?
Comment Article Comment 26 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Maintaining standards

STUVA managing director Dr Roland Leucker heads a research institution that has much influence on German tunnel construction and operation, including standards, health and safety, traffic management and the environment
Magazine Article Features 26 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Tunnel and mine come together

Much innovation is taking place in the mining industry involving companies normally associated with producing large tunnel boring machines. George Demetri reports
Magazine Article Features 26 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Normet Scandinavia appoints new MD

Finnish technology company Normet has appointed Ola Woldmo as managing director of Normet Scandinavia, Ludvika, Sweden
Appointment Announcement Article Global News 26 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Alexis Fries appointed president and CEO of Pöyry

Alexis Fries has been appointed president and CEO of global consulting and engineering firm Pöyry plc
Appointment Announcement Article Global News 26 Sep 2012 0 Stars

First Aker Wirth TBM arrives at Koralm

TBM-maker Aker Wirth has delivered the first of two tunnel boring machines to the Koralm rail tunnel project in Austria, which will form part of the high-speed link between Graz and Klagenfurt
Magazine Article Global News 26 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Herrenknecht TBM makes Vosges debut

A newly developed Herrenknecht open-mode earth pressure balance (EPB) shield able to be converted in-tunnel and adapted to different soil conditions has achieved breakthrough two months earlier than planned on the first tube of the Saverne Tunnel in eastern France
Magazine Article Global News 26 Sep 2012 0 Stars
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