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East Europe tunnel conference shaping up

The first Eastern European Tunnelling Conference (EETC) will take place in Budapest on September 18-21 2012 and is being organised by the Hungarian Tunnelling Association
Breaking News Article Global News 27 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Merry Christmas and happy new year from the WTO team

This is the last World Tunnelling Online (WTO) newsletter for 2011. The WTO team would like to wish all our readers and advertisers a successful and prosperous New Year.
Breaking News Article Global News 15 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Hungarian society organising Euro conference

ITA-AITES has endorsed the 1st Eastern European Tunnelling Conference (EETC) 2012, to be held in Budapest, in September
Breaking News Article Global News 15 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Keeping it in the family

Germany-based Prof Walter Wittke is an outspoken critic of rock classification systems and has worked on a wide range of international tunnel projects
Magazine Article Features 23 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Skanska wins Norwegian rail contract

Norway’s national rail administration, Jernbaneverket, has awarded Skanska a US$235 million contract for the construction of a twin-track railway on the Vestfold Line in the south of the country
Headline Article Global News 23 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Athens symposium in place for March

Backed by the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AITES), the Greek Tunnelling Society is organising a two-day symposium on ‘Practices and Trends for Financing and Contracting Tunnels and Underground Works’
Magazine Article Global News 23 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Green measures claimed to obviate need for super-sewer

It seems the tide could be starting to turn against the proposed Thames tunnel, dubbed London’s ‘super sewer’
Magazine Article Global News 23 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Pointless tunnel?

London needs its Thames tunnel. The use of green technologies some argue could replace the 'super-sewer' are unlikely to be implemented over the long term and on such a huge scale
Comment Article Comment 23 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Alpine breakthrough in Germany

Construction company Alpine recently announced a breakthrough on the US$108 million New Kaiser Wilhelm tunnel on the rail line between Koblenz and Perl, Germany
Headline Article Global News 23 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Athens tunnel symposium gears up for March 2012

Boasting a promising line-up of speakers, the Greek Tunnelling Society is organising a two-day international symposium on 'Practices and Trends for Financing and Contracting Tunnels and Underground Works' to be held in Athens on March 22-23 2012.
Breaking News Article Global News 10 Nov 2011 0 Stars

EC Harris merges with Arcadis

Design, consulting, engineering and management services company Arcadis has merged with EC Harris, the London-based international consultancy and management services provider
Breaking News Article Global News 02 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Construction facing worst decline for more than 30 years

UK construction looks like it will remain in the doldrums for some time, with no growth expected until 2014, according to recent forecasts from the London-based Construction Products Association
Breaking News Article Global News 02 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Doom and gloom…but not for tunnelling

UK-based global infrastructure consultancy firm Halcrow has closed four UK offices but its tunnel departments are not affected
Breaking News Article Global News 02 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Minova buys self-drilling anchor business

Minova has acquired Atlas Copco’s self-drilling anchor business, which will become part of its tunnelling and civil division
Magazine Article Global News 26 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Murphy scoops London cable tunnel contract

UK Power Networks has awarded civil-engineering contractor Murphy a US$15 million contract to partially design, construct and project manage a 1.3km cable tunnel in London
Magazine Article Global News 26 Oct 2011 0 Stars

InnoTrans gears up for ninth technology success

There may be 11 months to go until InnoTrans (September 18-21, 2012), but the event is already gearing up to rise to its name as the world’s leading rail technology show
Magazine Article Global News 26 Oct 2011 0 Stars

An impressive return

UK-based Ian Morrison looks at some key criteria to be considered when choosing drilling muds
Magazine Article Features 26 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Dr Tarkoy and rock classification systems

US-based geotechnical and underground construction consultant Dr Peter Tarkoy responds to the recent WT articles published in connection with rock classification systems
Letter To The Editor Article Global News 26 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Costain-Skanska JV hands first tunnel portal to Crossrail

Construction of the portal at Royal Oak on the west London portion of Crossrail has been completed one month ahead of schedule by the Costain-Skanska JV
Headline Article Global News 26 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Tunnel academy opens doors to students

The UK’s first dedicated tunnelling and underground training facility, dubbed the Crossrail Academy, has opened its doors to students
Magazine Article Global News 26 Oct 2011 0 Stars
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