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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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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

Soft and hard challenges

Patrick Reynolds reports on research in ground conditioning, particularly on foams that reduce tool wear on EPB and hard-rock TBMs
Magazine Article Features 18 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Climbing mountains

Fresh from having organised a highly successful World Tunnel Congress in Geneva, Felix Amberg reflects on his career and some of the finance and technology challenges facing tunnelling. He spoke to George Demetri
Magazine Article Features 18 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Turning back the tide

London’s Crossrail tunnelling project is encountering various dewatering challenges, reports Patrick Reynolds
Magazine Article Features 18 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Aktor wins Serbia tunnel contract

Greece’s largest construction company, Aktor, recently signed a US$96 million contract for the construction of a 16.6km section of highway and two tunnels on Serbia’s E80 highway
Magazine Article Global News 18 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Veidekke to build Norway railway tunnels

Bergen Light Rail Development & Construction has awarded Norway-based contractor Veidekke a US$103 million contract to build 2.7km of double-track railway from Lagunen to Sandslivegen, Norway, that will also include three tunnels, two stations and a bridge
Magazine Article Global News 18 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Moscow TBM makes landmark breakthrough

A Robbins EPB TBM excavating the Moscow Metro achieved breakthrough at the end of May
Headline Article Global News 18 Jul 2013 0 Stars
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