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This page lists all articles in the Middle-East Asia 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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In the thick of it

Sprayed concrete has benefited tunnelling globally. But, as George Demetri finds, there remain safety lessons to learn, while not everyone agrees on just how conservative you should be in design
Breaking News Article Global News 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

The great commute

In tunnelling, distance is not our foe, but our feat. It is a challenge that sparks the brightest minds into motion. But how much noise is being made when some challenges seem just too big?
Breaking News Article Global News 30 May 2014 0 Stars

Aecom bags Jeddah metro contract

Jeddah Metro Company has awarded US engineering consultant Aecom Technology an 18-month US$28 million contract to provide pre-programme management consultancy services
Breaking News Article Global News 29 May 2014 0 Stars

Bad British business for Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty’s operational issues in its UK mechanical and electrical engineering businesses and delays in some of its major building projects have led to a £30 million (US$50.1 million) shortfall
Breaking News Article Global News 29 May 2014 0 Stars

New chairman for BASF SE

The new Supervisory Board of BASF SE has elected Dr Jürgen Hambrecht as its new chairman
Breaking News Article Global News 29 May 2014 0 Stars

In the thick of it

Sprayed concrete has benefited tunnelling globally. But, as George Demetri finds, there remain safety lessons to learn, while not everyone agrees on just how conservative you should be in design
Headline Article Features 28 May 2014 0 Stars

Exceeding expectations

This year’s World Tunnel Congress (WTC) demonstrated Brazil’s role as a key player in the global market
Reports Article Features 28 May 2014 0 Stars

The great commute

In tunnelling, distance is not our foe, but our feat. It is a challenge that sparks the brightest minds into motion. But how much noise is being made when some challenges seem just too big?
Comment Article Comment 28 May 2014 0 Stars

New sealing compound from Condat

In June France-based lubrication specialist Condat will launch a new sealing compound for the main bearing of TBMs
Magazine Article Global News 28 May 2014 0 Stars

Vital transfers

The tally of large water-transfer tunnels in Asia is climbing, Patrick Reynolds reports
Breaking News Article Global News 09 May 2014 0 Stars

Slurry projects: step-by-step

Selection of the right slurry treatment plant (STP) supplier, the right STP specification and the right slurry can contribute to the success of a project
Reports Article Features 30 Apr 2014 0 Stars

A novel design

A new test method could address a large number of the issues in the safe design of tunnel structures and linings
Headline Article Features 30 Apr 2014 0 Stars

Vital transfers

The tally of large water-transfer tunnels in Asia is climbing, Patrick Reynolds reports
Headline Article Features 30 Apr 2014 0 Stars

Sandvik adds to tunnelling equipment

Sandvik Construction Tunneling has introduced new add-on instrumentation to its DT and DD series underground drill rigs used in tunneling and mining
Breaking News Article Global News 23 Apr 2014 0 Stars

MineARC chambers on Doha TBMs

MineARC emergency refuge chambers will be fitted to 11 of the 15 Herrenknecht TBMs on phase one of the Doha Metro project in Qatar
Breaking News Article Global News 26 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Money for Mecca water infrastructure

Saudi Arabia’s National Water Company is developing 60 projects that aim to improve the water and sewage infrastructure in the Mecca region at a cost of almost US$1.5 billion
Breaking News Article Global News 26 Mar 2014 0 Stars

All aboard for PB’s Hammond

Parsons Brinckerhoff’s (PB) national transportation market leader Paula Hammond has joined the board of an organisation that works to advance the careers of women in the transportation sector
Breaking News Article Global News 26 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Much more than six feet under

In his excellent book ‘London Under’, Peter Ackroyd guides us through the history of the construction of London’s great underworld infrastructure. He writes of the real fear of Victorian tunnellers and the legend of the ghosts of the dead, who perished in the build that so many today take for granted
Comment Article Comment 25 Mar 2014 0 Stars

BASF chemical sales decline

BASF Group’s chemicals business saw sales slide in 2013. Higher sales volumes in all divisions could not compensate for lower prices and adverse currency effects, the company said
Magazine Article Global News 25 Mar 2014 0 Stars

TBM order for Doha Metro

For the expansion of the Doha Metro in Qatar, Herrenknecht is supplying 15 earth-pressure balance (EPB) shield tunnel boring machines
Magazine Article Global News 25 Mar 2014 0 Stars
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