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Turkey opens transcontinental tunnel

The Republic of Turkey has celebrated its 90th anniversary with the opening of a railway tunnel underneath the Bosphorus Strait
Breaking News Article Global News 31 Oct 2013 0 Stars

£1bn bids on super sewer

Thames Water’s selected contractors are bidding up to £950 million (US$1.52 billion) on construction packages for the Thames Tideway Tunnel project in southeast UK
Breaking News Article Global News 31 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Jacobs Associates forms construction management division

US-based engineering consultancy firm Jacobs Associates has created a business division focusing on construction management (CM) practice
Breaking News Article Global News 31 Oct 2013 0 Stars

TT-UK collaborates with SSE

Trenchless player Tracto-Technik UK (TT-UK) has supplied electric utility company SSE with 27 cable drum trailers
Breaking News Article Global News 31 Oct 2013 0 Stars

The Roki road

Reconstruction work on a Russian road tunnel has called for special treatment
Reports Article Features 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

The strongest link

Engineering, design and consultancy company Ramboll reveals its portfolio of recent and ongoing tunnelling work across Scandinavia
Reports Article Features 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Catching up in Copenhagen

Rodney Craig provides an update on the Copenhagen New Circle Line after two years of construction
Headline Article Features 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Evaluating fixed firefighting systems

Recent catastrophic fires in road tunnels and a new confidence in water-spray and mist systems have had a profound effect on the use of fixed fire-fighting methods in tunnels. Professor Haukur Ingason looks at what is on offer
Headline Article Features 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Keeping BBMV workers safe

New inspection tag improves safety in and around tunnels
Reports Article Features 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

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
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