Posts In: Tunnelling

18 July 2018
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Herrenknecht hosts training information day

Herrenknecht has hosted its third information day on vocational training for 300 students and their parents at its training workshop in Schwanau, Germany.

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18 July 2018
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ISTT awards set to feature in Cape Town

The ISTT’s 2018 No-Dig Awards will be a feature of the association’s 36th Annual Conference and Exhibition, No-Dig South Africa.

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4 July 2018
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Herrenknecht moves through solid rock

Herrenknecht technology and expertise is breaking new ground on a challenging tunnelling project through tough rock in Norway.

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9 May 2018
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Metrostav uses convertible TBM in Eastern Europe

Metrostav has used a convertible multimode tunnel boring machine (TBM), specially designed and manufactured by Herrenknecht, for the first time in Eastern Europe.

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24 April 2018
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UCA of SME awards TTC student scholarship

The Underground Construction Association of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (UCA of SME) has awarded Louisiana Tech University doctoral engineering student Seyedsaleh ‘Saleh’ Behbahani a scholarship.

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11 April 2018
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TBM makes record-breaking advance in Istanbul

A TERRATEC tunnel boring machine (TBM) has made a record breaking advance in Istanbul, Turkey, completing a 26.6 m drive in 12 hours.

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28 March 2018
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Metroselskabet awards €460 million contract

Metroselskabet has awarded the HOCHTIEF–VINCI joint venture (JV) a €460 million (US$573 million) contract that will use two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) to create twin tunnels on the Sydhavn Metro Line in Copenhagen.

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14 March 2018
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TERRATEC delivers four EPB TBMs to Istanbul

TERRATEC has delivered four new earth pressurised balance (EPB) tunnel boring machines (TBMs) which will be used in the expansion of Istanbul’s metro system.

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13 February 2018
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Winter edition of Trenchless International now online

The latest edition of Trenchless International is now available to be read online.

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6 December 2017
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The Boring Company illustrates its plans for LA tunnels

Elon Musk’s The Boring Company has released a map illustrating its plan for a system of tunnels to be constructed under Los Angeles (LA), California.

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8 November 2017
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City of Ottawa prepares for cross-town tunnelling

The Dragados–Tomlinson joint venture (JV) has begun to assemble the tunnel boring machine (TBM) that will be used to deliver the City of Ottawa’s CA$232.3 million (US$181.9 million) Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel (CSST).

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8 November 2017
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WATCH: TBM breaks through on Shieldhall Tunnel

Tunnel boring machine (TBM) Daisy the Driller has broken through in Queen’s Park, Glasgow, completing the construction phase of Scottish Water’s Shieldhall Tunnel.

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8 November 2017
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Kolkata projects selected to celebrate ICE bicentenary

In 2018, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) UK will celebrate its bicentennial milestone by recognising 200 civil engineering projects from across the globe that have significantly impacted society, including two projects from Kolkata, India.

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6 November 2017
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E-BERK disrupts the TBM legacy

E-BERK, renowned for innovative tunnel boring machine (TBM) cutting tools, has taken the next step in its business development by manufacturing its own TBM at its base in Ankara, Turkey.

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25 October 2017
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Golder purchases Alan Auld Group

Global engineering and consulting company, Golder Associates, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the assets and ongoing operations of the Alan Auld Group.

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26 September 2017
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WATCH: TERRATEC TBM breaks through in Lucknow

A TERRATEC tunnel boring machine (TBM) has broken through to complete the first tunnel of the US$1 billion Phase 1 Lucknow Metro North-South Line Project in Uttar Pradesh, India.

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26 September 2017
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Robbins TBM gains factory acceptance for MML-3 project

A Robbins Company slurry tunnel boring machine (TBM) has passed its factory acceptance test (FAT) to begin works on the Mumbai Metro Line 3 (MML-3).

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7 September 2017
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NSTT’s No-Dig Event returns to the Netherlands in 2017

The Netherlands Society for Trenchless Technology’s (NSTT) No-Dig Event will return to Hart van Holland, Nijkerk, Netherlands on 11-12 October 2017.

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28 August 2017
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HS2 commences UK’s largest program of ground investigation

The High Speed Two (HS2) project, a 192 km high speed rail linking London with Birmingham, has started the largest program of ground investigations ever undertaken in the UK.

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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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1 August 2017
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NDDU exhibition space sells out!

Exhibition space for Australasia’s only dedicated Trenchless Technology conference and exhibition, the ASTT’s No-Dig Down Under (NDDU), has sold out.

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1 August 2017
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Last chance registrations available for ASCE Pipelines 2017 Conference

Last minute registrations are still available with less than a week until the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Pipelines 2017 Conference taking place in Phoenix, Arizona on 6-9 August.

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1 August 2017
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Registrations open for NSTT No-Dig

Registrations have opened for the Netherlands Society for Trenchless Technology’s (NSTT’s) No-Dig Event taking place at Hart van Holland in Nijkerk, Netherlands on 11-12 October 2017.

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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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Laying the foundations in Qatar

As part of its preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qatar is in the midst of an unprecedented level of construction in the leadup to the event.

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4 July 2017
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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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