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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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‘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

Crossrail’s concrete conclusion

The last of Crossrail’s quarter of a million concrete segments has been cast
Breaking News Article Global News 29 Jul 2014 0 Stars

National Grid considers cable tunnel

UK utility National Grid is looking at plans to build a tunnel under Morecambe Bay in northwest England to transport new power cables from Cumbria to the grid
Breaking News Article Global News 29 Jul 2014 0 Stars

CBE signs global moulds contracts

CBE Group’s order book is looking in good shape thanks to demand for moulds from metro and tunnel schemes around the world
Breaking News Article Global News 29 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Horrocks to direct Mouchel water division

UK-headquartered infrastructure group Mouchel has recruited Lee Horrocks as the company’s business unit director for Mouchel’s water design and build division
Breaking News Article Global News 29 Jul 2014 0 Stars

WWL ALS relocates TBMs

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Services UK International (WWL ALS) has delivered two tunnel boring machines to Crossrail
Breaking News Article Global News 29 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Dealing with difficult rock

AlpTransit is offering innovative solutions for disturbed geology on the Ceneri Base Tunnel in the Swiss Alps
Headline Article Features 24 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Delivering watertight solutions

The BBMV JV successfully waterproofs Crossrail C510 tunnelling works
Headline Article Features 24 Jul 2014 0 Stars

A practical approach

Tunnelling experts David Green and Andrew Hindmarch from Mott MacDonald discuss some of the practical design and construction considerations that may affect TBM performance
Reports Article Features 24 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Life on the long rail

World Tunnelling reflects on works at the Gotthard Base Tunnel as it approaches its grand opening
Reports Article Features 24 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Fire under the White Mountain

The Alps are no stranger to tragedy and the tunnels traversing them are no exception
Reports Article Features 24 Jul 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
Headline Article Features 24 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Why did the woman cross the rail?

Germany has Angela Merkel, World Cup mascot and chancellor for almost 10 years now. The US had Condoleezza Rice, secretary of state from 2005 to 2009, followed by Hilary Clinton until 2013, who is about to say ‘Zip it, Bill!’ and possibly become the first female president of one of the most powerful nations in the world
Comment Article Comment 24 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Stockholm Metro awards tender for design of Arenastaden extension

Engineering consultant WSP’s Swedish outfit has won the contract to design a new subway route in Stockholm
Magazine Article Global News 24 Jul 2014 0 Stars

JV to sign $1bn Northern Line contract for London

London Underground has selected the Ferrovial Agroman Laing O’Rourke joint venture as the preferred bidder for its £600 million (US$1 billion) Northern Line extension
Magazine Article Global News 24 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Why did the woman cross the rail?

Germany has Angela Merkel, World Cup mascot and chancellor for almost 10 years now. The US had Condoleezza Rice, secretary of state from 2005 to 2009, followed by Hilary Clinton until 2013, who is about to say ‘Zip it, Bill!’ and possibly become the first female president of one of the most powerful nations in the world.
Breaking News Article Global News 23 Jul 2014 0 Stars
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