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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

Murphy tunnel site achieves top rating

A tunnel construction site in London, UK, has been commended under a scheme reviewing environmental and social impacts
Breaking News Article Global News 25 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Stormy weather ahead

Increased rainfall in many regions this summer has had a drastic effect on agricultural yields, but higher surface water volumes are also placing a heavy burden on existing rainwater and sewer systems
Comment Article Comment 18 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Two readers write...

Readers respond to the article on shotcrete published in the October issue of World Tunnelling
Letter To The Editor Article Global News 18 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Female engineer wins UK award

Kate Cooksey has been named winner of the 2012 Karen Burt Award for the best newly qualified chartered engineer
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2012 0 Stars

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
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