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Taking a global view

Experts shared their experiences at the International Urban Tunnelling Conference in London (UK) on September 17-18
Reports Article Features 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Ventilation actuators that can take the heat

ProMation Engineering has completed a key milestone for international ventilation applications in rail and road tunnels
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Femern PINs date on contracts

Femern is poised to announce two major new turnkey construction contracts for the establishment of the fixed tunnel link under the Fehmarn Belt in the Baltic Sea, connecting Germany and Denmark
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Alas, poor Yorick!

To what extent are our cities icebergs? We used to aim for the sky in our architectural and modal transportation endeavours. Diminishing land space prompts us to push up through the urban tangle
Comment Article Comment 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Jacobs names date for SKM acquisition

Jacobs Engineering Group will complete its acquisition of Australian consultancy Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) by the end of December this year
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Crossrail benefits to spread across UK

While its 26 miles (41.8km) of tunnels will directly benefit citizens and businesses of the south of the UK, Crossrail’s economic impact is spreading to the Midlands region of the country
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Award for Sterling international effort

Stirling Lloyd, a UK-based manufacturer of high-performance waterproofing systems for tunnels, has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in recognition of its continued international success
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Skanska appoints Persson

In November Magnus Persson will begin his new role as senior vice-president of investor relations at Skanska. Persson has been employed at Skanska since 2006
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Expanding opportunities

New business in sectors outside mining has paved the way for changes to traditional roadheaders. As technologies advance and markets expand, these trends appear set to continue in tunnelling. Patrick Reynolds reports
Headline Article Features 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Holding breath

Excavation equipment is being put to the test on the globe’s longest underwater road tunnel
Reports Article Features 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Robbins ready at Røssåga

TBM to be deployed in November on Norwegian power station project
Reports Article Features 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

BASF launches Master brand

The world’s largest chemical company, BASF, is showcasing its expertise in chemical solutions for the mining and tunnelling industries under a new global brand
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Crossrail: a million tonnes later

What do you do with one million tonnes of 55-million-year-old earth? Crossrail’s answer is to return it to nature
Breaking News Article Global News 26 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Tunnel ventilation safety milestone

ProMation Engineering has completed a key milestone for international ventilation applications in rail and road tunnels
Breaking News Article Global News 26 Sep 2013 0 Stars

The key to planning ahead

On tunnel planning projects effective software programmes can lead to informed decisions prior to deployment of TBMs
Reports Article Features 18 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Approaching half way

The latest from the Crossrail machines boring their way under London
Reports Article Features 18 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Light at the end of the tunnel

Former Cat Tunnelling Europe general manager Steve Duncombe talks to World Tunnelling about his new company, SD Tunnelling
Reports Article Features 18 Sep 2013 0 Stars

From mountains to the sea

Herrenknecht’s TBMs have been at work on several key global projects
Reports Article Features 18 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Tunnel Engineering Services expands its UK operations

Tunnel Engineering Services (UK)(TES) has expanded its manufacturing facilities in response to rising demand for larger-diameter tunnelling systems
Magazine Article Global News 18 Sep 2013 0 Stars

New blood

A recent report has revealed that the shotcrete/ sprayed concrete market will have a value of around US$6.5 billion by 2018
Comment Article Comment 18 Sep 2013 0 Stars
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