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'Play well'

It’s been 65 years since colourful interlocking plastic bricks helped to shape the dreams of budding designers, architects and engineers
Breaking News Article Global News 14 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Safety: loud and clear

Post-disaster rescue work has indicated the need for reliable means of communication and rapid localisation of tunnel users
Headline Article Features 26 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Boring in the deep

Almost two years later, Busy Lizzie has completed boring the Lee Tunnel
Reports Article Features 26 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Operational intelligence

Computer-aided process controlling software can improve TBM optimisation
Headline Article Features 26 Feb 2014 0 Stars

'Play well'

It’s been 65 years since colourful interlocking plastic bricks helped to shape the dreams of budding designers, architects and engineers
Comment Article Comment 26 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Combating a whole horst of problems

Freeze drilling solved water flooding in rock fissures on the Hallandsas Rail Tunnel
Reports Article Features 26 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Moving mountains

While volcanoes are sometimes busy forming new land, in the rocks below Iceland contractors are carving new lanes for traffic. Rodney Craig reports
Headline Article Features 26 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Morgan Sindall tunnel activity boom

Several tunnelling projects are adding ink to UK construction-design company Morgan Sindall’s order book
Magazine Article Global News 26 Feb 2014 0 Stars

The colourful side of Crossrail

The notion of tunnelling conjures images of a dark seemingly endless abyss. Now Crossrail is giving some colour to the practice by appointing its first artist-in-residence
Breaking News Article Global News 24 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Channel Tunnel incident overshadows anniversary

An ongoing safety investigation is taking the shine from Eurotunnel’s celebration of 20 years of Channel Tunnel operations this month
Breaking News Article Global News 24 Feb 2014 0 Stars

A mix of methods

An ideal blast can result in a tunnel profile that is as near as possible to that designed. Realistically, there will be areas where the profile deviates from the design, and where this occurs, scaling may be required, George Demetri reports
Breaking News Article Global News 14 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Atlas Copco to split Construction and Mining

Starting February 1, Atlas Copco in the UK will separate its construction and mining service divisions
Breaking News Article Global News 30 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Turbosol on the right track

Italy-based shotcrete pump manufacturer Turbosol is introducing new models this year and expanding its accessories range for Dragon and TSR 7 models
Breaking News Article Global News 30 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Capital to aid itmsoil growth

Private investment firm Rcapital’s investment in geotechnical monitoring specialist itmsoil will help drive continued growth in both UK and international markets for the company
Breaking News Article Global News 30 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Cracking the Fehmarnbelt clay problem

Recently completed geotechnical investigations have revealed more information on how to tackle potential foundation problems on the planned Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link immersed tunnel
Breaking News Article Global News 30 Jan 2014 0 Stars

A mix of methods

An ideal blast can result in a tunnel profile that is as near as possible to that designed. Realistically, there will be areas where the profile deviates from the design, and where this occurs, scaling may be required, George Demetri reports
Headline Article Features 29 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Problems down below

It’s a subject for a stiff one: we avoid the topic. We don’t want to talk about it. We have a reputation to uphold. We need to keep our heads high. I’m talking about issues down below. Big problems. Complications
Comment Article Comment 29 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Tideway tunnel package put out to tender

In the UK, Thames Water has invited tenders (ITTs) for the second works package on the Thames Tideway Tunnel
Magazine Article Global News 29 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Further Crossrail TBM cameos expected this year

At least four TBM breakthroughs are expected this year, UK-based Crossrail said, as it celebrated the halfway mark of construct­ion on January 16
Magazine Article Global News 29 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Ceresola joins Bekaert

Aldo Ceresola has joined Bekaert’s Swiss team for the Dramix product line – a range of steel fibres for concrete reinforcement
Breaking News Article Global News 18 Dec 2013 0 Stars
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