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Atlas Copco to launch underground 'app'

Atlas Copco’s Underground Rock Excavation division has launched an ‘app’ to exploit the proliferation of smart phones, tablets and other hand-held devices
Breaking News Article Global News 25 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Talking tunnels at InnoTrans

Tunnel construction will be one of the key areas to be highlighted at transport technology trade fair InnoTrans in Berlin in September
Breaking News Article Global News 25 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Straits crossings event gearing up for 2013

Bergen, Norway, will host the Sixth Symposium on Strait Crossings (June 16-19, 2013), which will look at extreme crossings and new technologies
Magazine Article Global News 23 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Big manufacturers see construction equipment sales growth in 2011

Vestiges of the global financial crisis may have lingered well into 2011, but the year also saw sales of construction equipment by the world’s 50 largest manufacturers grow by 25%
Headline Article Global News 23 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Strabag wins contracts for Vienna metro

Austria-based contractor Strabag has won two civils and tunnelling contracts worth US$117 million for extending Vienna’s metro system
Magazine Article Global News 23 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Industry leaders exchange ideas

World Tunnelling invited some of the top names in global tunnelling to take part in a teleconference held on January 18. This is an edited transcript of the event. Part 2 will follow next month
Magazine Article Features 23 Apr 2012 0 Stars

An academic tunneller

Involved extensively on numerous high-profile international tunnelling projects, Robert Mair returned to Cambridge University from industry, directing tunnelling research and guiding students towards a fulfilling career
Interview Article Features 23 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Another year, another round table

This issue includes one of the most popular editorial features this magazine carries: the Industry Leaders’ Round Table. WT invited some of the top names in global tunnelling to take part in a teleconference, held recently. Read the edited transcript of the event...
Comment Article Comment 23 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Shortlist drawn up for London's Crossrail fit-outs

Crossrail has announced a shortlist of five teams for a US$634 million tunnel fit-out contract in London
Headline Article Global News 23 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Hammering home soft ground issues

A project in southern Italy saw a tunnel face in soft ground stabilised using two different soil nailing techniques for ground reinforcement and pore water pressure reduction
Magazine Article Features 23 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Canary Wharf station box completed

The box structure for Canary Wharf station, one of Crossrail’s key interchanges in London, has been completed
Breaking News Article Global News 30 Mar 2012 0 Stars

Alpine team wins Stuttgart 21 tunnel

Austria-based Alpine Construction Co has announced that it is part of a team that has been awarded a US$386 million contract for the construction of the Bad Cannstatt feeder tunnel in Stuttgart, Germany
Breaking News Article Global News 30 Mar 2012 0 Stars

Femern industry day a success

Around 500 participants from 17 countries gathered in Copenhagen to learn about the construction of the proposed 18km tunnel under the Fehmarnbelt channel between Germany and Denmark
Breaking News Article Global News 30 Mar 2012 0 Stars

Consortium wins high-speed contract

A consortium led by ERM, which includes Mott MacDonald and Temple Group, has won two major environmental impact assessment contracts for the UK's High Speed 2 line
Breaking News Article Global News 30 Mar 2012 0 Stars

Crossrail TBM1 ready to go

The first of eight TBMs set to start tunnelling on London’s Crossrail project was unveiled recently at a ceremony in London, attended by Mayor Boris Johnson, transport secretary Justine Greening and other dignitaries
Headline Article Global News 27 Mar 2012 0 Stars

Draft anchor fixing guidelines

The UK-based Concrete Fixing Association (CFA) has circulated guidelines for fixing anchors into concrete and is now requesting feedback from specifiers, including engineers, contractors and consultants
Headline Article Global News 26 Mar 2012 0 Stars

Atlas Copco rolls out multi-purpose drill rig

Atlas Copco has announced the launch of the Boomer E1 C-DH face-drilling rig, hailed as one of the biggest diesel-hydraulic rigs on the market
Magazine Article Global News 26 Mar 2012 0 Stars

Veidekke and Hochtief sign Norwegian road-rail deal

Veidekke and Hochtief have signed a US$271 million contract to provide services for the new road and railway construction between Brøhaug and Strandlykkja, by Lake Mjøsa in Norway
Magazine Article Global News 26 Mar 2012 0 Stars

A long process

Rightly or wrongly, tunnels tend to come in for a bashing whenever a tragic accident occurs. Educating the public over their benefits will help, but it could take some time
Comment Article Comment 26 Mar 2012 0 Stars

Monaco launches traffic-busting city tunnel

Monaco has embarked on a US$131 million tunnel project, aimed at easing traffic on one of the Principality’s most heavily used entrances – the Boulevard de Jardin Exotique
Headline Article Global News 26 Mar 2012 0 Stars
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