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This page lists all articles in the Europe region in the World Tunnelling database. You can sort the list by type, date, or reader rating. To browse another section, use the menu in the column on the right.
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‘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

Where are the girls?

Engineering continues to be male dominated, but should that be a cause for concern?
Comment Article Comment 14 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Spraying solutions

Patrick Reynolds looks at sprayable waterproof membranes for tunnels and also some of the research that is being undertaken
Magazine Article Features 14 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Netherton Tunnel structure rejuvenated

Engineers recently completed major repair works to the historic Netherton Tunnel – the UK's last tunnel to be constructed during the golden age of canal building
Magazine Article Global News 14 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Light at end of tunnel for equipment market?

Having been adversely affected by slow economic growth during the global financial downturn, the heavy construction equipment market now looks set to enjoy a period of positive correction
Magazine Article Global News 14 Aug 2013 0 Stars

ITA signs up to UN drainage agreement

ITA (the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association) and UN-Habitat have signed a memorandum of understanding to increase their collaboration in urban drainage management
Magazine Article Global News 14 Aug 2013 0 Stars

ITA president stresses need for education and training in industry

Søren Degn Eskesen, the recently-elected president of ITA, has stressed the industry’s urgent need for qualified professional engineers with an educational background in tunnel design and construction
Magazine Article Global News 14 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Rock tunnel options

David R Crouthamel and Dan J Van Roosendaal examine the factors to consider when deciding between drill-and-blast and TBM excavation methods for rock tunnels
Magazine Article Features 14 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Records claimed at Sparvo

A world record has been claimed by Italian contractor Toto Costruzioni Generali following July's TBM breakthrough at the twin-tube Sparvo Tunnel in Italy
Headline Article Global News 14 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Integritank waterproofs Stockholm immersed tube

Stirling Lloyd's Integritank has been applied to the Söderström Tunnel currently under construction in Stockholm
Breaking News Article Global News 25 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Amberg updates tunnel seismic prediction system

Amberg Technologies has launched the latest version of its established Tunnel Seismic Prediction system
Breaking News Article Global News 25 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Istanbul conference gathering momentum

Another event in the global tunnelling calendar draws near as the Turkish Tunnelling Society and the Turkish Society for Infrastructure and Trenchless Technologies prepare for their course in September
Breaking News Article Global News 25 Jul 2013 0 Stars

A golden age?

With both RETC and WTC successfully completed, the variety of global conferences in tunnelling is truly impressive, a sign perhaps of a golden age for tunnelling?
Comment Article Comment 18 Jul 2013 0 Stars
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