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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

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
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