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Mainmark wins international award for earthquake repairs

August 15, 2016 , , 0

Mainmark has been recognised for its work rehabilitating earthquake damage in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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JVs shortlisted to tunnel under Sydney Harbour

August 15, 2016 , 0

Two groups have been shortlisted to build a pivotal section of Australia’s biggest public transport project.

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TERRATEC TBM crosses halfway in Laos

August 15, 2016 , 0

TERRATEC’s Double Shield tunnel boring machine (TBM) recently passed the mid-way point of 11.5 km Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Hydropower Project in Laos.

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Registrations open for free NASTT webinars

August 15, 2016 , 0

Registrations have opened for the free 2016 Trenchless Webinar Series.

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Upcoming NASTT Regional Chapter events

August 15, 2016 , 0

The upcoming NASTT Regional Chapter events present a great opportunity for education and networking with others in the trenchless industry in your area.

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Vac-Tron releases new PTO truck

August 15, 2016 , 0

Vac-Tron Equipment has released a new size of the Power Take Off (PTO) truck driven vacuum excavator system.

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Registrations open for NASTT Western No-Dig

August 15, 2016 , 0

Registrations are open for the NASTT Western No-Dig Conference and Exposition which will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on 17-18 October.

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Trenchless Middle East returns to Dubai

August 1, 2016 , , 0

Trenchless Middle East will return to Jumeirah Beach Conference & Exhibition Centre in Dubai next year.

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URACA releases compact sewer cleaning pump

August 1, 2016 , 0

URACA has released the P3-15 sewer cleaning pump, which is capable of 230 litre per minute at 250 bar discharge pressure.

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Aurecon appoints design directors

Aurecon has continued their investment in design through the appointment of eight Design Directors.

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UCS to distribute Akkerman in South America

An agreement has been signed to make Underground Construction Supply (UCS) Mexico the sole representative of Akkerman equipment in Mexico and Central America.

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UKSTT awards set for record year

August 1, 2016 , 0

The UKSTT Awards and Gala Dinner has been moved to a new venue with a larger capacity, to meet demand for the event.

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Toro elects new CEO

August 1, 2016 , 0

Toro has promoted COO Richard M. Olsen to President and CEO, effective 1 November.

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Akkerman makes new sales appointments

July 19, 2016 , 0

Akkerman has announced the appointment of Cecilia Zavaleta as sales engineer and Yovani Zelaya as project manager to its sales team.

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Summer edition of Trenchless International is now online

The summer edition of Trenchless International is now available to be viewed as a digital flipbook online.

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TERRATEC secures order for seven TBM machines

July 19, 2016 , , , 0

Australian tunnel boring machine (TBM) manufacturer TERRATEC has taken worldwide orders for seven new machines to be delivered during this year and next.

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Work begins on complex tunnel under Isarco River

July 19, 2016 , 0

Construction has started in Frotezza, Italy on a technically complex €303 million (US$333 million) section of the Brenner Base Tunnel.

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TBM breaks through to complete London electricity tunnel

July 19, 2016 , 0

A tunnel boring machine (TBM) has completed a 3 km tunnel under London to conclude a three-stage project to increase the capacity of the city’s electricity network.

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Tenders open for Singapore’s DTSS Phase 2 and IWMF

July 19, 2016 , 0

Tenders have been requested for part of the S$9.5 billion Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2 and the Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF) in Singapore.

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Leighton Asia wins US$1.2 b tunnel contract

July 19, 2016 , 0

The Leighton Asia and China State Construction Engineering (Hong Kong) joint venture (JV) has been awarded a US$1.2 billion contract as part of a large-scale Hong Kong transport project.

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Exhibitions places open for No-Dig Live 2016

July 19, 2016 , 0

Exhibition applications have now opened for No-Dig Live 2016, which will run 20-22 September at Peterborough Arena.

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Boring commences on Scotland’s Shieldhall Tunnel

July 19, 2016 , 0

Construction on the largest wastewater tunnel to be built in Scotland has begun, after the project was launched by a Scottish minister on 6 July.

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Tenders open for Australian tunnel project

July 19, 2016 , 0

Three contractors, including the international consortium of Salini Impregilo, Fluor Australia and Lane Worldwide, have been invited to tender for Victoria’s Western Distributor Tunnel project.

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John Holland awarded Melbourne Metro contract

July 4, 2016 , 0

Victorian Premier and Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan has announced that John Holland has been awarded the first major contract for the Metro Tunnel.

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Book your place at No-Dig Beijing

July 4, 2016 , 0

The 34th International Society of Trenchless Technology (ISTT) International No-Dig event will be hosted by the China Society for Trenchless Technology (CSTT) in Beijing from 10-12 October 2016.

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