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The strongest solutions

What to consider when constructing tunnel launch pits or access shafts in challenging conditions
Breaking News Article Global News 27 Oct 2014 0 Stars

Connecting East and West

Mohammed Tabarra, associate director of Arup, talks to World Tunnelling about uniting the future with the past on the Marmaray Tunnel project in Turkey
Headline Article Features 24 Oct 2014 0 Stars

No longer in third place

From Doha to Denmark, the reputation of so-called ‘sunken tunnels’ is rising
Reports Article Features 24 Oct 2014 0 Stars

A good wind blowing

New tunnel-ventilation technology in Norway has called for three-dimensional thinking. Dr Fathi Tarada, managing director of Mosen, reports
Reports Article Features 24 Oct 2014 0 Stars

Adjusting the parameters

From India to Mexico: lessons learned in EPB tunnelling
Reports Article Features 24 Oct 2014 0 Stars

The strongest solutions

What to consider when constructing tunnel launch pits or access shafts in challenging conditions
Headline Article Features 24 Oct 2014 0 Stars

Man walks into a bar…

...Via a tunnel that he built himself. It is something reminiscent of the world’s favourite film – The Shawshank Redemption. You know the scene where Andy Dufresne acquires a rock hammer and scratches his way from his prison cell to freedom in a tunnel concealed behind the giant poster of actress Rita Hayworth and later Raquel Welch. It took him 20 years
Comment Article Comment 24 Oct 2014 0 Stars

COWI buys Donaldson Associates

Engineering consultancy group COWI has acquired geotechnical design, tunnel and underground engineering firm Donaldson Associates
Magazine Article Global News 24 Oct 2014 0 Stars

DriftShot promises better blasting

Commercial explosives player Dyno Nobel and its joint-venture partner DetNet have released an electronic initiation system for underground development blasting
Magazine Article Global News 24 Oct 2014 0 Stars

Fire-protection lining system makes escape route safer at Serralunga

Morgan Advanced Materials has supplied a fire-protection system to the 1,300m Serralunga Tunnel in Italy
Magazine Article Global News 24 Oct 2014 0 Stars

Speedy scanner

Renishaw has launched new 3-D laser scanning software to speed underground mapping and modelling operations
Magazine Article Global News 24 Oct 2014 0 Stars

Down to the wire

Conventional polymeric wiring systems could make tunnel fires worse
Breaking News Article Global News 08 Oct 2014 0 Stars

The right chemistry

Selecting the best soil-conditioning products for TBM drives can reduce the environmental impact
Breaking News Article Global News 01 Oct 2014 0 Stars

Kier numbers result in cheer

Civil engineering and construction player Kier Group has seen positive preliminary results for the year ended June 30, 2014
Breaking News Article Global News 25 Sep 2014 0 Stars

German green light for Arcadis-Hyder deal

The German Federal Cartel Office has approved Arcadis’ acquisition of design and engineering consultancy Hyder, almost a week after Nippon Koei withdrew its bid
Breaking News Article Global News 25 Sep 2014 0 Stars

First female president for Royal Academy of Engineering

Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering in the UK have selected Professor Dame Ann Dowling (DBE FREng FRS) as president
Breaking News Article Global News 25 Sep 2014 0 Stars

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
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