Posts In: Transport

4 July 2018
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Tunnelling

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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19 June 2018
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Water

Granite completes Layne acquisition

Granite has completed its acquisition of global water management, infrastructure services and drilling company Layne Christensen Company for an approximate final consideration of US$536 million, including assumption of net debt.

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9 May 2018
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Tunnelling

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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11 April 2018
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Tunnelling

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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5 April 2018
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Water

Registrations available for No-Dig Poland

Registrations are available for the 8th edition of No-Dig Poland, which will take place at Hotel Uroczysko in Kielce, Poland on 18-19 April 2018.

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28 March 2018
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Tunnelling

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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Tunnelling

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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28 February 2018
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Wastewater

VIP wins contracts for two tunnelling projects

VIP-Polymers Ltd has won contracts to provide tunnel segment gaskets for two major tunnelling projects in the UK and India.

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13 February 2018
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Water

Winter edition of Trenchless International now online

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

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19 December 2017
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Transport

Metro Tunnel awards largest contract

The state government building one of Australia’s largest transport infrastructure projects has named the joint venture (JV) that will deliver the project’s most significant contract.

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6 December 2017
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Tunnelling

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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Wastewater

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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Tunnelling

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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Utility location

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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Tunnelling

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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Tunnelling

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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