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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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Mott MacDonald acquires water partner

Mott MacDonald has acquired long-term partner and major UK water civils player Bentley Holdings
Breaking News Article Global News 25 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Down to the wire

Conventional polymeric wiring systems could make tunnel fires worse
Headline Article Features 25 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Sunny summer for tunnelling projects

Weather aside, July was a hot month for tunnel contract announcements in the UK and France
Reports Article Features 25 Sep 2014 0 Stars

The right chemistry

Selecting the best soil-conditioning products for TBM drives can reduce the environmental impact
Headline Article Features 25 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Kicking up a stink

On page 11 we report on the planned £100 million (US$163 million) sewer tunnel in Glasgow, Scotland, a country which was on the brink of separation from the United Kingdom
Comment Article Comment 25 Sep 2014 0 Stars

New combo for fire-detection

AD Group’s FireVu brand has introduced the first fire-detection technology that combines visual smoke detection (VSD), flame detection and now temperature-sensing technology in the form of a built-in thermopile
Magazine Article Global News 25 Sep 2014 0 Stars

The long wait

20 years since the plan was first published, Rodney Craig reports on progress on the Stuttgart 21 project
Headline Article Features 25 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Terratec delivers to Turkey

Following a successful testing phase, Terratec is to deliver a new TBM to the Istanbul Metro project in Turkey
Magazine Article Global News 25 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Crossrail counts down the days

The last of the mechanised tunnelling work on the east London section of the Crossrail project is slated to end before Christmas
Magazine Article Global News 25 Sep 2014 0 Stars

New horizons

Roger Bridge, new chairman of the British Tunnelling Society (BTS), talks to WT about career ups and downs and the forthcoming BTS Conference
Reports Article Features 28 Aug 2014 0 Stars

The need for speed

Collaboration results in new ‘vertical TBM’ for sinking shafts
Reports Article Features 28 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Crying over spilt ice cream

Summer… nothing happens in summer. People go on holiday, leave home with the complexion of a polar bear, return looking like a lobster, buy ice creams, fend off seagulls and exhaust themselves battling that tickly sweat that constantly dribbles down your nose
Comment Article Comment 28 Aug 2014 0 Stars

BTS Conference in September

The British Tunnelling Society Conference and Exhibition will run from September 23-24 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London
Breaking News Article Global News 27 Aug 2014 0 Stars

BBA Pumps launches new product

BBA Pumps has released new Stage IV pump units in the power range 130-560kW
Breaking News Article Global News 27 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Hyder agrees Arcadis deal

Arcadis’ pursuit of UK engineering firm Hyder Consulting has ended in victory, with both sides agreeing a £288 million (US$477.8 million) price
Breaking News Article Global News 27 Aug 2014 0 Stars

‘Ship-safe’ floating tunnel looks likely

Denmark’s engineering consultant Ramboll has completed two risk reports on the proposed 4.1km submerged floating tunnel in Norway
Breaking News Article Global News 27 Aug 2014 0 Stars

London Power Tunnels enters final phase

TBM Evelyn will soon commence boring out the final 5.5km of National Grid’s new 32km (19.88-mile) London Power Tunnels project in the UK
Breaking News Article Global News 27 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Life on the long rail

World Tunnelling reflects on works at the Gotthard Base Tunnel as it approaches its grand opening
Breaking News Article Global News 13 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Flexible solutions for Fehmarnbelt?

Though initially rejected as being too costly, an optimised TBM solution could be a viable option for the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link
Breaking News Article Global News 30 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Balfour and Carillion eye £3bn merger

Discussions have finally materialised following three months of merger/sale talk surrounding UK construction business Balfour Beatty
Breaking News Article Global News 29 Jul 2014 0 Stars
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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

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.

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