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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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Exceeding expectations

This year’s World Tunnel Congress (WTC) demonstrated Brazil’s role as a key player in the global market
Reports Article Features 28 May 2014 0 Stars

New sealing compound from Condat

In June France-based lubrication specialist Condat will launch a new sealing compound for the main bearing of TBMs
Magazine Article Global News 28 May 2014 0 Stars

Light at the end of the tunnel

He has tunnelled under the River Thames in London a record 10 times, and now after 50 years in the industry civil engineer Peter Bermingham is to retire
Magazine Article Global News 28 May 2014 0 Stars

Apprenticeships head towards 1 in 50 jobs on Tideway Tunnel

The Thames Tideway Tunnel project has announced two new apprenticeships as part of its pledge to offer the scheme for one in 50 available jobs
Breaking News Article Global News 02 May 2014 0 Stars

Slurry projects: step-by-step

Selection of the right slurry treatment plant (STP) supplier, the right STP specification and the right slurry can contribute to the success of a project
Reports Article Features 30 Apr 2014 0 Stars

A novel design

A new test method could address a large number of the issues in the safe design of tunnel structures and linings
Headline Article Features 30 Apr 2014 0 Stars

The ink underground

In secret, letters were once sent that could topple the reign of a monarch or bring a country to its knees. Be they words of treason or infidelity, by horse or by hand, under the cover of dark in the dungeons of a castle or the crooked alleys of an ancient city, they came
Comment Article Comment 30 Apr 2014 0 Stars

Apprenticeships head towards 1 in 50 jobs on Tideway Tunnel

The Thames Tideway Tunnel project has announced two new apprenticeships as part of its pledge to offer the scheme for one in 50 available jobs
Magazine Article Global News 30 Apr 2014 0 Stars

Terex gets with the times

Tunnelling-machine manufacturer Terex has announced schemes to promote opportunities for women in the construction industry
Magazine Article Global News 30 Apr 2014 0 Stars

Balfour Beatty sets up training academy

Balfour Beatty is to set up a UK training academy to improve skills in the company’s workforce in the construction and engineering sectors and to provide young and unemployed people with opportunities that lead directly to jobs
Breaking News Article Global News 23 Apr 2014 0 Stars

Sandvik adds to tunnelling equipment

Sandvik Construction Tunneling has introduced new add-on instrumentation to its DT and DD series underground drill rigs used in tunneling and mining
Breaking News Article Global News 23 Apr 2014 0 Stars

Femern dons the thinking hat

Femern is now evaluating the 17 tenders submitted by nine major international contractors/consortia for the proposed €5.5 billion (US$7.6 billion) Fehmarnbelt tunnel linking Denmark and Germany
Breaking News Article Global News 23 Apr 2014 0 Stars

All aboard for PB’s Hammond

Parsons Brinckerhoff’s (PB) national transportation market leader Paula Hammond has joined the board of an organisation that works to advance the careers of women in the transportation sector
Breaking News Article Global News 26 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Asite launches new cloud-based platform

Construction collaboration and technology developer Asite has introduced Adoddle, a cloud-based collaboration platform that allows users to create, store and share knowledge in a secure environment
Breaking News Article Global News 26 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Umbilicals underground

Lee Tunnel contractors got to grips with the bogies, gantries, umbilicals and segments in preparation for launching the TBM
Reports Article Features 25 Mar 2014 0 Stars

TNT versus teeth

Explosives are the only way forward on tunnelling jobs in Finland
Reports Article Features 25 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Intelligent solutions

Drill and blast is making progress on a limited-access section of a Spanish railway link
Headline Article Features 25 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Balfour Beatty joins equality scheme

Balfour Beatty has become one of the first major construction companies to join UK-based lesbian, gay and bisexual rights charity Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme
Magazine Article Global News 25 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Much more than six feet under

In his excellent book ‘London Under’, Peter Ackroyd guides us through the history of the construction of London’s great underworld infrastructure. He writes of the real fear of Victorian tunnellers and the legend of the ghosts of the dead, who perished in the build that so many today take for granted
Comment Article Comment 25 Mar 2014 0 Stars

BASF chemical sales decline

BASF Group’s chemicals business saw sales slide in 2013. Higher sales volumes in all divisions could not compensate for lower prices and adverse currency effects, the company said
Magazine Article Global News 25 Mar 2014 0 Stars
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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.
Midway Gold is an emerging, near-term gold producer on track to bring its first million-ounce project, the Pan mine, to production in 2014
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