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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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Breath of fresh air at Gotthard

Alwin Larcher and Andreas Kuhn report on the design and development of the world’s most powerful tunnel-ventilation system
Magazine Article Features 06 Oct 2011 0 Stars

SELI bags Italian subsea tunnel

Italian TBM-maker SELI has won a contract worth US$54 million to build a sub-sea, high voltage cable tunnel between Sicily and Calabria, Italy.
Breaking News Article Global News 08 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Herrenknecht set to make record TBM for Russian tunnel

Herrenknecht has received a record-breaking order for the world’s largest diameter TBM to excavate the Orlovski tunnel in St Petersburg, Russia
Breaking News Article Global News 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

New CEO for Arcadis UK

International design, engineering and management services consultancy Arcadis has appointed Mike Carroll as its CEO in the UK
Breaking News Article Global News 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Atkins announces new CEO

Atkins has announced the appointment of Uwe Krueger as CEO, replacing Keith Clarke, who retired recently.
Breaking News Article Global News 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

New CEO for Crossrail

Crossrail has a new chief executive in Andrew Wolstenhome, who was appointed to the position in May, and will take up the position in September
Breaking News Article Global News 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

New CFO for Normet

Finland-based tunnel and mining technology group Normet has announced that Riku Mäkinen has joined the Group as chief financial officer (CFO).
Breaking News Article Global News 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Herrenknecht TBM delivered to Lee tunnel site

UK water utility Thames Water has taken delivery of an 8.9m diameter Herrenknecht TBM which will be used to bore the US$647 million Lee tunnel in London.
Breaking News Article Global News 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Alain Deleard heads NFM

French TBM-manufacturer NFM Technologies announced recently that Alain Deleard has been appointed chief executive officer, taking over from Luc Devaux
Magazine Article Global News 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

A measured response

In a letter addressed to the editor, Nick Barton outlines the discrepancies and inaccuracies that he sees in the paper ‘Designs in Jointed Rock’, by Walter Wittke and René Sommer, published last month in World Tunnelling
Magazine Article Features 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Cautiously optimistic

Daniel Ruckstuhl, an engineer and vice-president of MEYCO Global Underground Construction (unit of BASF’s Construction Chemicals Division) spoke to George Demetri
Magazine Article Features 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Maximising resources

The construction of new feeder tunnels is revitalising a decommissioned power station in Norway and maximising natural resources. George Demetri reports
Magazine Article Features 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Smooth, seamless, spotless

Mike Harper outlines the development of sprayed, waterproof membranes for use in excavated tunnels, highlighting a recent example in South America
Magazine Article Features 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Herrenknecht adds extra shaft to power station

Herrenknecht said one of its raiseboring rigs has been used to increase capacity at the Vianden pumped-storage plant in Luxembourg
Magazine Article Global News 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Expressions of interest invited for Crossrail portal

Crossrail has placed a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union, seeking expressions of interest for the remaining tunnel portal contract (C340) at Victoria Dock, London
Magazine Article Global News 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

More debate needed

A controversial paper published last month in WT has spawned a strident response in this issue from a well-known tunnel consultant. Both arguments have benefitted WT and its readers
Comment Article Comment 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

BSI rolls out new publication on health and safety

Work on the revision of BS 6164, ‘Code of practice for health and safety in tunnelling in the construction industry’, has been completed and the revised standard published by the British Standards Institution
Magazine Article Global News 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Aker Wirth awarded for innovation

German TBM-maker Aker Wirth has been hailed as one of Germany’s top 100 innovators in a scheme that recognises creativity and vision
Magazine Article Global News 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Team TBM going for gold

Desiree Willis reports on the double shield TBMs pushing through difficult ground to create rail tunnels in time for Sochi’s Winter Olympics
Magazine Article Features 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Hindhead opens on time and budget

Following a 4.5-year building period, the 1.8km Hindhead road tunnel in southern England opened on July 27
Headline Article Global News 18 Aug 2011 0 Stars
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