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Switzerland, Susten



Closing Date: 02/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 02.03.2015, for the conclusion of the Riedberg tunnel (451.5 m, 587.15 m) excavation on A9 motorway. Duration of contract from 01.04.2015 to 31.12.2021. Contact ... ......Full Information

Germany, Stuttgart



Closing Date: 11/12/2015

Negotiated invitation to tender, deadline 11.12.2015, for planning services for new tunnel control centre in Stuttgart for twelve road tunnels. Contract commences 04.05.2015 for completion ... ......Full Information

Austria, Tyrol



Closing Date: 03/02/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 03.02.20125, for general management for E/M equipment upgrading in the Flirscher tunnel (5,851 m, 5,775 m) and Strenger tunnel on the S16. Contact Eng Alexander ... ......Full Information

France, Lyon



Closing Date: 16/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 16.03.2015, for  upgrading of metro lines stations Part-Dieu (line B), Bellecour (line A) and Charpennes (lines A+B) in Lyon. The contract is composed of ... ......Full Information

France, Brittany



Closing Date: 03/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 03.03.2015, for signalling systems (Lot 27) for  Line B of the driverless light metro in Rennes. Duration of contract 43 months from award. Contact Semtcar ... ......Full Information

Italy, Piedmont



Closing Date: 30/01/2015

Postponed from 16.01.2015 to 30.01.2015, the deadline of the open invitation to tender for maintenance of the payment system in the Frejus tunnel. Value of contract EUR100,000-400,000, excluding ... ......Full Information

France, Rhone-Alps



Closing Date: 30/01/2015

Postponed from 16.01.2015 to 30.01.2015, the deadline of the open invitation to tender for maintenance of the payment system in the Frejus tunnel. Value of contract EUR100,000-400,000, excluding ... ......Full Information

Austria, Upper Austria



Closing Date: 27/02/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 27.02.2015, for Technical Project (road-engineering structures-tunnel) for the section Freistadt North - North Rainbach of the Muehlviertler expressway S10. ... ......Full Information

Germany, Baden Wuerttemberg



Closing Date: 23/01/2015 (Tender Closed)

The information day about Stuttgart-Ulm project and the 8,168 m Albvorland tunnel will be held on 03.02.2015 in Stuttgart. Contractors and suppliers should express their interest, not later than ... ......Full Information

Germany, Baden Wuerttemberg



Closing Date: 16/01/2015 (Tender Closed)

Periodic indicative notice for the information day early-2015 for companies interested in the Stuttgart-Ulm project, including restructuring of Stuttgart rail node and Wendlingen-Ulm line. ... ......Full Information

Italy, Liguria



Closing Date: 25/02/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 25.02.2015, for SS 45 Valle Trebbia bypass, lot 1 (p.k.31+500-p.k. 32+445). The complete bypass from km 31,500 (in Costafontana) to km 35,600 (Montebruno) in ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton Jura



Closing Date: 18/02/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 18.02.2015, for installation of ventilation equipment in the tunnels Mont Terri (4,068 m) and Mont Russelin (3,572 m) on N16. For further information go to ... ......Full Information

Industry News

Tunnels and Bridges

Tunnels and Bridges

The APAC tunnels and bridges conference is scheduled for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 15-16th April, 2015. Themes are design, construction, maintenance and inspection, with 23 speakers from government ... ...Full Story

Engineering underground space in London

The one-day ICE conference on this topic takes place on 18.02.2015 at One Great George Street, Westminster. It will explore the solutions and opportunities that underground space presents for ... ...Full Story

Full bore at North West Rail Link

On 14.01.2015 the fourth TBM, named Maria after 19th century Aboriginal rights advocate Maria Lock, started boring for North West Rail Link in Sydney, Australia. The 900 t TBM was delivered to the ... ...Full Story

Setronic Verona Srl at Intersec

Setronic Verona Srl, specialized in design, manufacture and after sales service for optical beam smoke and fire detectors, opacity analyzer, calibrating and testing equipment, and accessories, will ... ...Full Story

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tunnelbuilder – first for bids

Our readers have to be advised promptly and accurately of the bids and awards on which their business depends. That is why tunnelbuilder websites are updated whenever there is news, even at weekends ... ...Full Story

Aurelia road to Savona

The 188 m-long Grana tunnel on the 5 km-long new Aurelia road section from Albisola to Savona in Italy has been completed using conventional methods. Meantime, TBM excavation of the 530 m-long Basci ... ...Full Story

TBM Elaine at Rennes

TBM Elaine at Rennes

On 19.12.2014 TBM Elaine was named for excavation of an 8 km-long tunnel for the 13 km-long metro Line B in Rennes. The line, which will serve 15 stations and connect the southwestern and ... ...Full Story

Waterview TBM resumes

In New Zealand, the huge Waterview TBM has been successfully turned and on 17.12.2014 resumed tunnelling, heading south on the second of the motorway tunnels. The machine will advance far enough to ... ...Full Story

Atlas Copco rigs relaunch

The Boomer M-series drillrigs, the medium sized single and twin boom rigs favoured by tunnellers, have been the subject of a major upgrade. Read the press release and contact ... ...Full Story

Evergreen line

The construction for the Evergreen line includes a 2 km-long bored tunnel with tunnel portals located in Port Moody and Coquitlam, Canada. The tunnel is being constructed with a 10 m-diameter TBM, ... ...Full Story

Breakthrough under Lake Mead

Breakthrough under Lake Mead

On 10.12.2014 the hybrid TBM launched in 2011 holed the 4.5 km-long tunnel beneath the bed of Lake Mead. The project involves the construction of a system for collecting and transporting the waters ... ...Full Story

Hydraulic design engineer wanted

Hydraulic design engineer wanted

International tunnelling recruitment specialist iPS is seeking a design engineer for heavy hydraulic systems to be located in France on a permanent basis, starting Q1/2015. See below for more ... ...Full Story

Latest Awards

Norway, Nordland



Award of contract No 1 to Veidekke Entrepronor of Oslo, value EUR102,649,740 excluding VAT, for construction of Hunstadmoen-Bodoelv section on the national road Rv 80 Hunstadmoen-Thalle, including a ... ......Full Information

Spain, Asturias



The JV Acciona Infraestructuras/Ascan Empresa Constructora y Gestion secured the EUR11,799,468.38 contract for construction of the subaqueous tunnel and conditioning shafts for Santona-Laredo ... ......Full Information

France, Paris


Orbital Motorway

The JV Guintoli/NGE Genie civil/Gonnet Isolation/SPIE IDF NO/Nidec AASI of Tarascon secured the EUR46,166,000 contract for modernization work on safety niches and electrical equipment in Bobigny (2 ... ......Full Information

Austria, Styria & Carinthia


High Speed Railway

The JV Geoconsult ZT GmbH, Bernard Ingenieure ZT GmbH p. a. Geoconsult ZT GmbH of Wals bei Salzburg secured the EUR3,462,230 contract, excluding VAT, for engineering services related to railway ... ......Full Information

France, Rhone - Alps



SA Cofely Axima at Villeurbann secured the EUR 1,171,800 contract, excluding VAT, for replacing works of accelerators in Vuache tunnel (1,431 m, 1,393 m) on A40. Contact ATMB,  attn Philippe ... ......Full Information

China, Hong Kong



The JV Leighton(51 percent)/China State (49 percent) has been awarded a EUR658 million contract by MTR Corporation for works on the Shatin to Central Link in Hong Kong. The works, which will ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Countrywide



The IG Verkehrstechnik of Zurich secured the EUR6.8 million contract for upgrading and enlargement of operating and safety equipment in tunnels Rosenberg, Schoren, Stephanshorn and St. Fiden, on the ... ......Full Information

Belgium, Wallonia


Road and Motorway

Cofely Fabricom SA/Ecodi SA of Bruxelles secured the EUR2.6 million contract, excluding VAT, for maintenance of electrical and electro-mechanical equipment on roads, in tunnels and on structures in ... ......Full Information

Serbia, Srbije



Contract, value EUR169,000 excluding VAT, awarded to JV Safege/Spie/Aiscat Servizi of Nanterre, France for consulting services for preparation of studies on risk assessment and route determination ... ......Full Information

Serbia, Nis



Contract, value EUR169,000 excluding VAT, awarded to JV Safege/Spie/Aiscat Servizi of Nanterre, France for consulting services for preparation of studies on risk assessment and route determination ... ......Full Information

Denmark, Copenhagen



JV Cowi/Systra of Kongens Lyngby secured the contract for consultancy services in relation to Cityringen - branch off to Ny Ellebjerg via Sydhavnen. The new section will include a 3.5 km-long bored ... ......Full Information

France, Ile de France


Road and Motorway

The group SDEL transport services/Semeru of Nanterre secured the contract for maintenance of safety and emergency telephone network in national roads Ile-de-France. Contact Meeddm, attn Delavaud ... ......Full Information

News Feed

Contractors plan to upskill nearly 5,000 tunnellers

The Government is topping up industry funding to raise the tunnelling and underground construction skills of up to 5,000 workers. Full Story

TBM breaks through for North West Rail Link

Sydney’s epic $8.3 billion North West Rail Link reached another project milestone this week when one of its four tunnel boring machines broke through to the site of the ... Full Story

Biden stumps for infrastructure

The White House’s efforts to nudge Congress into making more infrastructure investments landed on the banks of the Anacostia River Full Story

Ramirent JV gets clearance to target Fehmarnbelt tunnel

Plant hire companies Ramirent and Zeppelin Rental have received clearance from competition authorities to set up a joint venture to target the €6.2bn Fehmarnbelt tunnel ... Full Story

Look: 'China's first rainbow tunnel' constructed in Zhengzhou

An under-construction rainbow tunnel in Zhoumou county of Henan's Zhengzhou city is the first and only one of its kind in China, according to the construction workers. Full Story

Final TBM starts work on $3.8bn Sydney rail link

Latest to come into service is the fourth TBM, Maria, which is named after 19th century Aboriginal rights advocate Maria Lock. Full Story

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. Full Story

Moscow To Build $230B Bullet Train to Beijing

China has bagged a Russian contract to build a high-speed railway that would connect Moscow to Beijing in just 48 hours. Full Story

Waterview’s towering interchange reaches half-way

Waterview’s towering interchange reaches half-way Full Story

No light at end of Metro tunnels

The city's subterranean structure appears to be as intractable as the roads on its surface. Or at least that's the impression Bangalore Full Story

Chennai Metro completes tunnel

It was a momentous moment for the Chennai Metro Rail Ltd when the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) broke the last piece of the wall at Thirumangalam Full Story

TBM Market 2020 Forecasts and Tunnel Boring Machine Industry Players' Review Report

DeepResearchReports.com adds 2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) Industry Full Story

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