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Dealing with difficult rock

AlpTransit is offering innovative solutions for disturbed geology on the Ceneri Base Tunnel in the Swiss Alps Full story...

Life on the long rail

World Tunnelling reflects on works at the Gotthard Base Tunnel as it approaches its grand opening Full story...

Why did the woman cross the rail?

Germany has Angela Merkel, World Cup mascot and chancellor for almost 10 years now. The US had Condoleezza Rice, secretary of state from 2005 to 2009, followed by Hilary Clinton until 2013, who is about to say ‘Zip it, Bill!’ and possibly become the first female president of one of the most powerful nations in the world Full story...

Stockholm Metro awards tender for design of Arenastaden extension

Engineering consultant WSP’s Swedish outfit has won the contract to design a new subway route in Stockholm Full story...

JV to sign $1bn Northern Line contract for London

London Underground has selected the Ferrovial Agroman Laing O’Rourke joint venture as the preferred bidder for its £600 million (US$1 billion) Northern Line extension Full story...

Why did the woman cross the rail?

Germany has Angela Merkel, World Cup mascot and chancellor for almost 10 years now. The US had Condoleezza Rice, secretary of state from 2005 to 2009, followed by Hilary Clinton until 2013, who is about to say ‘Zip it, Bill!’ and possibly become the first female president of one of the most powerful nations in the world. Full story...

Peak interest in Fehmarnbelt tunnel tender

Six major international contractor consortia have applied for the tender for Fehmarnbelt tunnel’s electrical and mechanical installations. Full story...

PB welcomes Norris

Brian Norris has joined Parsons Brinckerhoff’s Perth, Australia-based team as principal project manager Full story...

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? Full story...

US$50 billion tunnel for London

London mayor Boris Johnson has commissioned proposals to develop a new 22-mile (35.4km) tunnel in an effort to beat increasing noise, traffic and pollution caused by vehicles in the UK capital Full story...

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 Full story...

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 Full story...
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Russian precious-metals company Polymetal International plc has made significant progress at the Semcha platinum-group metals (PGM) property in the past year as it moves the project towards a preliminary economic assessment
The Republic of Guinea intends to launch, pursuant to the mining Code, a competitive and transparent invitation to tender for three bauxite mining blocks located in the prefectures of Boffa, Boké and Télimélé.
Indochine Mining Limited is developing a high-grade gold project at Mt Kare in PNG by rapidly developing wide, high-grade gold zones
Sarama Resources is a West Africa-focused gold explorer with substantial landholdings in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Mali.
Midway Gold is an emerging, near-term gold producer on track to bring its first million-ounce project, the Pan mine, to production in 2014
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