Publication Navigation

Site Navigation

Articles By Region: Europe

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.
Sort Articles By
Article Type Section Published Date Rating

Preparing the ground in Sofia

Sofia’s increasing population has necessitated a larger city metro, which is now being extended. Ground conditioning treatment has been applied while building the second phase
Magazine Article Features 25 Jul 2012 0 Stars

In at the deep end

Having started out as a draughtsman in the family firm, Walter Grantz went on to qualify as a civil engineer, with later specialisms in steel-shell immersed and submerged floating tunnels
Interview Article Features 25 Jul 2012 0 Stars

PB stalwart dies

US-based infrastructure provider Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) has announced the death of tunnel ventilation expert William Kennedy. Mr Kennedy, who was 69, is regarded as instrumental in the development of ventilation systems for road and rail tunnels worldwide.
Magazine Article Global News 25 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Crossrail resurrects historic tunnel – temporarily

A disused tram tunnel in the heart of London is to be used temporarily for the construction of Crossrail, the cross-London urban rail system currently under construction.
Magazine Article Global News 25 Jul 2012 0 Stars

TBM components arrive for Crossrail eastern tunnels

Crossrail has announced that assembly of a 1,000t TBM to work on London’s west-east urban rail project has commenced at the Limmo Peninsula in east London
Breaking News Article Global News 21 Jun 2012 0 Stars

TAM now a fully-owned subsidiary of Normet

Finnish tunnel and mine technology provider Normet Group has acquired the remaining assets of construction chemicals manufacturer and supplier, TAM International
Breaking News Article Global News 21 Jun 2012 0 Stars

Swiss conference ready to roll

Lucerne, Switzerland, will be the venue for the Swiss Tunnel Congress and Colloquium, to be held at the KKL centre on 13-14 June, 2012
Breaking News Article Global News 21 Jun 2012 0 Stars

School kids inspired by tunnels

Children at a school in northeast England have been inspired to write and produce their own newsletter on two local tunnels beneath the River Tyne
Breaking News Article Global News 18 May 2012 0 Stars

Veidekke wins power contract in Norway

Veidekke Entreprenør has signed a contract for the construction of a new transfer tunnel and other work to a power station in Norway
Breaking News Article Global News 18 May 2012 0 Stars

Sandvik starts to Twitter

Sandvik has launched a presence on Twitter – the online social networking and micro-blogging site
Breaking News Article Global News 18 May 2012 0 Stars

Rockmore launches new DTH hammer

Rockmore International has launched a new down-the-hole hammer and the first to be released as part of the company’s Deep Hole Series
Breaking News Article Global News 18 May 2012 0 Stars

Ferrovial lands Galicia high-speed rail contract

Spanish infrastructure provider Ferrovial Agroman, a construction subsidiary of Ferrovial, has won a US$140 million contract to build a tunnel and two viaducts as part of the construction of a 7.6km line on Spain’s Madrid-Galicia high-speed rail project
Magazine Article Global News 16 May 2012 0 Stars

Bulge causes London Underground scare

A bulge which occurred in the tunnel of London’s Bakerloo metro line on April 26 caused damage to three trains and the suspension of the line between Elephant & Castle and Piccadilly Circus
Magazine Article Global News 16 May 2012 0 Stars

Industry leaders head-to-head

World Tunnelling invited some of the top names in tunnelling to take part in a teleconference, held on January 18. This is the second and final part of the edited transcript of the event
Magazine Article Features 16 May 2012 0 Stars

Emerging theories

Håvard Østlid is known in Norway for his work on highways and soil mechanics, but more recently, has gained international recognition for his somewhat futuristic theories on submerged floating tunnels
Magazine Article Features 16 May 2012 0 Stars

Integrating safety: the camera never lies

New video technology automates the identification of potential disasters in tunnels, generating instant alarms and facilitating a rapid response which can enhance overall safety. Urs Rufener reports
Magazine Article Features 16 May 2012 0 Stars

Complex cocktail for Dutch capital

Work on the North-South metro comprises a varied mix of TBM-bored tunnels, deep stations, cut-and-cover, and immersed units, not to mention difficult ground conditions. Rodney Craig reports
Magazine Article Global News 16 May 2012 0 Stars

Ground monitoring courses for engineers

Training courses on perform­ance monitoring are being offered in the UK for practising civil engineers
Magazine Article Global News 16 May 2012 0 Stars

A cure in sight for concrete cancer?

Concrete cancer and cracks in concrete generally could become a thing of the past if a new product is brought successfully to the market
Magazine Article Global News 16 May 2012 0 Stars

Crossrail - updating the Connaught Tunnel

Dewatering wells have been sunk at the 130-year-old Connaught Tunnel, which will form part of the Crossrail route in east London
Headline Article Global News 16 May 2012 0 Stars
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - WT November 2014
CovI_WT1411.jpg
 
PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENTS

Professional PlacementsProfessional Placements: Executive Director - PDAC

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to oversee its operations from its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario

COMPANY PROFILES
Russian precious metals company Polymetal International plc’s commitment to establishing an extensive pipeline of growth projects has continued with the acquisition of the Kyzyl gold project.
Russian precious-metals company Polymetal International plc has made significant progress at the Semcha platinum-group metals (PGM) property in the past year as it moves the project towards a preliminary economic assessment
The Republic of Guinea intends to launch, pursuant to the mining Code, a competitive and transparent invitation to tender for three bauxite mining blocks located in the prefectures of Boffa, Boké and Télimélé.
Indochine Mining Limited is developing a high-grade gold project at Mt Kare in PNG by rapidly developing wide, high-grade gold zones
Sarama Resources is a West Africa-focused gold explorer with substantial landholdings in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Mali.
SEARCH OUR COMPANY DATABASE

Recently Created or Updated Company News Portals
RECENT IN-DEPTH FEATURES

Recently published Reports:

No results were found

Mining Journal
Leaders Series

Thought leadership Guides, Webinars & Round Table events