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PERI makes formwork for English water scheme

Germany-based shuttering provider PERI is to provide formwork and falsework solutions to a US$170 million sewer improvement scheme near Preston, northwest England
Magazine Article Global News 18 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Report proposes major London road tunnelling

Londoners could have Boston Big Dig-style highways operating beneath their feet, should the proposals of a strategic road review by the Mayor of London’s Roads Task Force (RTF) come to fruition
Headline Article Global News 18 Jul 2013 0 Stars

STS concludes successful congress

Having welcomed more than 1,800 visitors and some 110 exhibitors, the World Tunnel Congress (WTC) held in Geneva was drawn to a successful close on June 7
Headline Article Global News 18 Jul 2013 0 Stars

New show to highlight sustainable tunnelling

A new event dedicated to underground construction, ExpoTunnel, will take place in October in Italy
Breaking News Article Global News 20 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Oslo metro contract win for Skanska

Skanska Norway is to construct a subway at Løren in Oslo, Norway, following the signing of a US$62 million contract
Breaking News Article Global News 20 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Major global tunnel event prepares for autumn roll

The International Urban Tunnelling Conference, a major event in the tunneller's calendar, is to take place in London on September 16-19, 2013
Breaking News Article Global News 20 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Crossrail tunnelling and stations gathering momentum

Crossrail, the east-west rail scheme that will stretch 118km across London and beyond, is now one third complete
Breaking News Article Global News 20 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Is geological risk analysis always relevant?

Cédric Gaillard, Emmanuel Humbert, Fabien Rival and Alain Robert discuss the necessary conditions for undertaking risk analyses, estimating the consequences and achieving a satisfactory level of geological knowledge
Magazine Article Features 04 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Competitive and sustainable

Jo Stimpson looks at immersed-tunnels and outlines the various steps involved in their creation, from design to building a water-tight, underwater structure that can turn out to be as cost-competitive as a bored tunnel or bridge
Magazine Article Features 04 Jun 2013 0 Stars

To grout or not to grout

Grouting can form an indispensable component of the tunnel advance, but what does it comprise, when do we use it, and in what applications?
Magazine Article Features 04 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Sorting out the grout

Tunnel contractors can choose whether to use cement or chemical grouts, and to help them out, Britt Babcock discusses both types, which to use, when to use them and why… and an idea of how much it will all cost
Magazine Article Features 04 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Chalking-up steady advances

Drill and blast is a multi-faceted technique which over recent years has seen innovation and improvement in all its component areas, says George Demetri
Magazine Article Features 04 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Conference on the Bosporus

Istanbul, Turkey, will be the venue for the International Symposium and Exhibition on Underground Excavations for Transportation, to be held in November
Magazine Article Global News 04 Jun 2013 0 Stars

SELI unveils second Copenhagen TBM

The second SELI-Kawasaki EPB TBM for the Copenhagen Metro project was inaugurated at the SELI factory in Aprilia, Italy, last month
Magazine Article Global News 04 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Seal of approval for used Herrenknecht machines

Germany-based TBM-maker Herrenknecht has launched a scheme to offer additional security to companies buying used tunnelling equipment
Magazine Article Global News 04 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Italian contractor secures Doha metro design

According to Italian press reports, Qatar Railways has awarded a US$2.2 billion contract for the design of Doha Metro’s Red Line north to a consortium led by Impregilo
Magazine Article Global News 04 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Team successfully concludes tests on mesh drainage product

Tests on a new HDPE product designed to cure the problem of inwardly draining leak water have shown it to successfully solve tunnel leaks
Magazine Article Global News 04 Jun 2013 0 Stars

SSE Glendoe legal action to start

Contractor Hochtief is to face legal action brought by SSE (formerly Scottish and Southern Energy) following losses SSE claims it incurred on the Glendoe hydro-power station in Scotland following a tunnel collapse
Headline Article Global News 04 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Atlas Copco launches compact rock-bolting rig

Atlas Copco has launched a new, fully mechanised, compact rig for rock bolting in small- to medium-sized tunnels
Breaking News Article Global News 31 May 2013 0 Stars

Civils association wants more infrastructure investment

Report warns that UK's relatively poor infrastructure is costing the country billions of pounds
Breaking News Article Global News 31 May 2013 0 Stars
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