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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

‘Bat tunnel’ move gets under way

Galashiels might not quite be Gotham City, but it does have a bat problem
Magazine Article Global News 18 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Final breakthrough for Hallandsås

Tunnel boring machine Åsa has broken through on the north side of Hallandsås in Sweden
Magazine Article Global News 18 Sep 2013 0 Stars

A thinking professional’s reply

Dear Editor, I refer to the article by Peter Tarkoy in the September 2013 edition of World Tunnelling [pages 17-18]
Letter To The Editor Article Global News 18 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Eurotunnel makes safety appointment

Groupe Eurotunnel has appointed Philippe de Lagune as safety and ethics director
Magazine Article Global News 18 Sep 2013 0 Stars

DMT launches new surveying instrument

German company DMT has developed a new gyroscope for measuring direction in areas such as tunnel building
Breaking News Article Global News 29 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Mary marks Crossrail’s half-way point

After starting her journey from Plumstead (UK) in May Crossrail TBM Mary has broken through into the station box at Woolwich, marking the half-way point of tunnelling south of the Thames
Breaking News Article Global News 29 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Evelyn lights up the Grid

UK electricity and gas utility company National Grid has succeeded in the latest phase of its London Power Tunnels project
Breaking News Article Global News 29 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Tube upgrade team named

A team of five consultants has been awarded the high-profile delivery partner contract for London Underground’s (LU) £331 million (US$513.4 million) stations upgrade programme
Breaking News Article Global News 29 Aug 2013 0 Stars
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