No Dig 2017

Posts In: Boring

15 August 2017
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Herrenknecht makes double breakthrough at Emscher sewer

Two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) have broken through to a target pit, successfully completing the tunnelling work on section 40 of the Emscher sewer in Germany.

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15 August 2017
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Events

Event preview: Trenchless World Congress Colombia 2017

Trenchless Technology experts from around the world will attend Trenchless World Congress in Medellín, Colombia on 25-27 September 2017.

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1 August 2017
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Oceania

One of Australia’s largest tunnelling projects names winning consortium

The state government of Victoria, Australia has revealed the joint venture (JV) that has been selected to build the AU$6 billion (US$4.81 billion) Melbourne Metro Tunnel.

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17 July 2017
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Herrenknecht TBM completes Belchen rehabilitation tunnelling

Herrenknecht’s custom designed 13.91 m diameter tunnel boring machine (TBM) completed 3.2 km of tunnelling for the Belchen rehabilitation project last month, 3 months ahead of schedule.

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4 July 2017
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From the magazine

Tesla founder Elon Musk’s venture into tunnels is anything but boring

Billionaire-entrepreneur Elon Musk, who confirmed he was venturing into underground construction earlier this year, has started the construction of the first of what he says will be many tunnels in Los Angeles, California.

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30 June 2017
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Boring

First crossover TBM in US gains factory acceptance

A Robbins crossover (XRE) tunnel boring machine (TBM) – the first to be used in the US – gained factory acceptance in late May.

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10 May 2017
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German project completes world first in wash boring

Dutch horizontal directional drilling (HDD) specialist Visser & Smit Hanab has collaborated with a collection of European contractors to complete a ground breaking project, using wash boring to replace a damaged pipeline underneath the Spree River, Germany.

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10 May 2017
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Elon Musk outlines vision for boring company

Billionaire-entrepreneur Elon Musk has confirmed his latest venture into underground construction during a TED Talk last month.

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23 November 2016
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Driller Mike commences boring in Atlanta

Atlanta’s tunnel boring machine (TBM), known as ‘Driller Mike’, has commenced excavation on the project, following two and a half months onsite first time assembly (OFTA).

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25 October 2016
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Robbins machine breaks through in Bangalore

The Namma Metro Phase 1 tunnel boring machine (TBM) known as ‘Krishna’ has broken through, marking the end of tunnelling on the project in Bangalore, India.

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15 October 2015
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Kevin Smith

New head for HammerHead

Charles Machine Works has appointed a new president of HammerHead Trenchless Equipment.

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1 September 2015
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Newly redesigned Sidewalker earth-piercing tools by HammerHead Trenchless Equipment.

Increase convenience, power, speed

Installing short utility runs beneath landscaping, driveways and sidewalks can be done even more efficiently – and faster – with newly redesigned Sidewalker earth-piercing tools by HammerHead Trenchless Equipment.

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22 July 2015
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The complete guide to drill bits and tooling e-guide provides an overview of extending the life of your HDD drill bits

Drill tooling made easy

Become a champion of the bit by downloading Trenchless Australasia’s complimentary e-guide on drill bits and tooling, available now.

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14 May 2015
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Philippines utilities join ISTT at summit

The Philippines hosted the latest series of summits and masterclasses for the International Society for Trenchless Technology in April, gathering delegates from water utilities, government organisations, and the public and private sector.

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14 May 2015
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The immediacy of online advertising ensures that products can be introduced to the market very quickly.

Business marketing: the value of advertising online

Does your marketing plan include a budget for online ads? Find out why placing advertisements online is no longer an optional extra.

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8 May 2015
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UT Arlington Professor Mo Najafi.

Underground freight system research given go-ahead

A Texas university has received a $US1.2 million research grant to investigate an innovative underground freight transportation network concept, which would be built in congested urban environments using trenchless techniques.

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22 April 2015
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John Holland was a main contractor for the award-winning Melbourne Main Sewer Replacement project.

Sale of John Holland to Chinese construction group finalised

Ownership of Australian construction management and civil engineering contractor John Holland has recently transferred to China-based CCCC International Holding Limited.

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22 April 2015
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John Holland was a main contractor for the award-winning Melbourne Main Sewer Replacement project.

Sale of John Holland to Chinese construction group finalised

Ownership of Australian construction management and civil engineering contractor John Holland has recently transferred to China-based CCCC International Holding Limited.

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2 February 2015
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Thames Water alliances sign £4 billion of contracts

Two major alliances partnered with Thames Water have signed the largest contracts in the UK’s water industry, with up to £4 billion worth of work and services to be delivered.

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27 January 2015
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Two construction workers build out a Washington

Hundreds of billions in the pipeline for US water infrastructure

With more than $US600 billion needed to improve the country’s water infrastructure, the United States Environmental Protection Agency has launched a Finance Centre to assist with sorely needed system improvements and upgrades nationwide.

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19 January 2015
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No-Dig Istanbul call for papers closing soon

The ISTT’s 33rd International No-Dig Conference and Exhibition is calling for papers – make sure you submit yours before 1 April!

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13 January 2015
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Herrenknecht recently accomplished a new world record under Las Vegas

Tunnel boring world record quenches Vegas thirst

A three-year tunnel boring operation under the bright lights of Las Vegas has managed to withstand pressurised conditions to finish off in record-breaking style.

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6 January 2015
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Wessex Water invests £2 billion in water and wastewater

The UK’s Wessex Water is investing more than £2 billion to maintain and improve services for customers.

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5 January 2015
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BIG opportunity for trenchless graduates

If your office has Belgian or Dutch graduates, trainees, PhD students or researchers who have made an outstanding contribution to the use of underground pipes as a transport medium, you should inform them of the BIG Award 2015!

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18 December 2014
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Singing Sewermen take to the charts to fight festive fatbergs

Thames Water sewer workers have recorded their own Christmas hit in an effort to save customers from blocked drains.

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17 December 2014
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Mapping utilities in Honolulu included using GPR.

Florida’s underground set to shine bright

A mass sewer rehabilitation in the sunny city of Miami, Florida, is set to ensure the longevity of water utilities within the coastal county.

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