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Netherlands, North Holland

nl/27

Roads

Prior Information Notice for 2015 maintenance of technical installation in IJ tunnel (2 x 1,129 m) on S116 in Amsterdam. Contact Amsterdam Municipality, attn Raymond van den Broeke, Amsterdam, ... ......Full Information

Italy, National

it/158

Railway

Qualification system without call for competition for design and construction of safety equipment for operating railway tunnels in Italy. Contact Rete Ferroviaria Italiana SpA, attn Eng  ... ......Full Information

Austria, Tyrol

at/73

Expressway

Closing Date: 07/09/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 07.09.2015, for construction of the second tube for the  2.9 km-long Perjen tunnel on the S16 Arbel expressway. Contract duration from 30.11.2015 to ... ......Full Information

Austria, Voralberg

at/88

Firefighting vehicle

Closing Date: 28/08/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 28.08.2015, for firefighting vehicle TLF-A Tunnel 2000/200 for Wald am Arlberg fire brigade. Duration contract 350 days from award. Time limit for receipt of ... ......Full Information

Finland, Helsinki Region

fi/14

Metro

Closing Date: 07/08/2015

Restricted invitation to tender, deadline 07.08.2015, for design, supply and installation of signalling for the Ruoholahti-Matinkyla section of the West metro in Helsinki. The underground ... ......Full Information

Norway, Nordland

no/189

Motorway

Closing Date: 18/09/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 18.09.2015, for engineering design services, construction, maintenance and operation of the E6 on the stretch Nord-Trondelag border-Osen in Vefsn og Grane ... ......Full Information

Norway, Akershus

no/105

Dovrebanen

Closing Date: 07/09/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 07.09.2015, for the renovation and upgrading of the 903 m-long Follo Tunnel at E6 in Akershus. Value of contract EUR10.14-14.65 million, excluding VAT, ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton of Bern

ch/108

Railway

Closing Date: 02/10/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 02.10.2015, for capacity increasing of Ligerz tunnel on line n. 210 Ligerz-Twann. Duration of contract from February 2016 to 2027. Further information from ... ......Full Information

Italy, Liguria

it/232

Road

Closing Date: 10/09/2015

Restricted invitation to tender, deadline 10.09.2015, for the upgrading of technological equipment in Cima di Rovere and Noceire rock tunnels and in the anti boulders Noceire and Lamberta ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton of Grisons

ch/61

Highway

Closing Date: 18/09/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 18.09.2015, for construction of the 1,002 m-long safety tunnel, five crosspassages, and north and south portals for 1,030 m-long Barenburg tunnel on N13. ... ......Full Information

Norway, Rogaland

no/78

Road and Motorway

Closing Date: 04/09/2015

Restricted invitation to tender, deadline 04.09.2015, for electrical procurement for the submarine Ryfylke tunnel, part of Rv13 Ryfast project, contract 09. Duration of contract from 01.04.2016 ... ......Full Information

Italy, Lombardy

it/138

Road

Closing Date: 21/09/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 21.09.2015, for optimization of regime in tunnels on SS 340 Regina and SS 340 dir. Contract value EUR1.06 million excluding VAT, duration 180 days. Contact ... ......Full Information

Industry News

SR99 schedule revision

SR99 schedule revision

Seattle Tunnel Partners has begun installing a new main bearing on the SR 99 TBM with a view to restarting tunnelling next November. Tunnelling will take a year to complete, with the tunnel now ... ...Full Story

Northgate Link TBMs advance

In Seattle, US, TBM Pamela has arrived at Roosevelt Station and TBM Brenda is expected at U District Station in early-Autumn. On 13.07.2015  the Robbins EPBM Pamela arrived at the ... ...Full Story

Midtown tunnel connection

Midtown tunnel connection

On 14.07.2015 the last tunnel element of the new Midtown Tunnel connecting the shorelines of Portsmouth and Norfolk was immersed. The design-build contractor, SKW Constructors (a joint venture of ... ...Full Story

Terratec raise borer for China

Terratec raise borer for China

Terratec has successfully completed the factory testing and delivery of a new TR3000 Raise Boring Machine. The destination of the machine is in the Chinese Province of Yunnan, where the main mineral ... ...Full Story

Patnitop holes out

On 13.07.2015 the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) achieved an important milestone with the breakthrough of the 9 km-long Patnitop tunnel between Chenani and Nashri in the State of Jammu ... ...Full Story

Bekaert Maccaferri now sponsors tunnelbuilder

Bekaert Maccaferri Underground Solutions, a newly created joint venture, has taken up sponsorship of tunnelbuilder.com to promote their smart reinforcement solutions for underground ... ...Full Story

Riyadh metro start

Riyadh metro start

On 08.07.2015 the TBM Jazlah (diameter 10 m, weight 700 t) started driving the 5.8 km-long tunnel of the 41.2 km Orange Line of the Riyadh Metro. The contractor, ArRiyadh New Mobility Consortium ... ...Full Story

Sandvik at NorthConnex

Sandvik is supplying thirteen roadheaders to the NorthConnex highway tunnel project in Sydney, Australia. Read the press release and visit www.construction.sandvik.com. 28/15. ...Full Story

Robbins in Honolulu

Robbins in Honolulu

As of June, 2015 the Robbins 3.96 m-diameter Main Beam TBM has excavated more than 300 m for the 4.8 km new sewer tunnel in Kaneohe, Honolulu, Hawaii, US. The machine, nicknamed Pohakulani in ... ...Full Story

Pink Line success

Last 11.06.2015 the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in India completed the 1,565 m-long TBM tunnel at Lajpat Nagar from South Extension, part of the Pink Line or Line 7 from Majlis Park to ... ...Full Story

Mount Kop on schedule

At the end of June, 2015 the drill/blast construction of the 6.5 km-long twin-tube Mount Kop tunnel, between Maden, Bayburt in the northwest in Black Sea Region, and Aşkale, Erzurum, in the ... ...Full Story

Robbins’ Webinar Recording

Robbins’ Webinar Recording

The Robbins Company invites you to watch a recording of their June, 2015 webinar titled "Fast Track Your Mine with Proven TBM Technology" led by Ryan Gratias, Project Engineer at Robbins and Adam ... ...Full Story

Latest Awards

Romania, Bucharest

ro/13

Metro

The JV Astaldi SpA, FCC Construccion SA, UTI Grup SA and Activ Group Management SRL of Rome secured the EUR179.59 million contract, excluding VAT, for railway works, third rail, E&M ... ......Full Information

Saudi Arabia, Mecca

sa/14

Metro

The consortium Isolux Corsan (Spain), Kolin Insaat Turizm Sanayi ve Ticaret (Turkey) and Haif Company (Saudi Arabia) has been appointed as preferred bidder to build lines B and C of the Makkah ... ......Full Information

Oman, National

om/11

High Speed Railway

Three of the five consortia on the Oman Rail shortlist for the design-build contract of the 207 km-long Segment One from Sohar Port to Buraim have been asked to extend the validity of their bid ... ......Full Information

Norway, Akershus

no/86

Railway

The Norwegian National Rail Administration (NNRA) has nominated the Spanish company Obrascon Huarte Lain S.A. for the EPC Ski contract for the Follo Line Project. This is the third of six large ... ......Full Information

Germany, Hesse

de/118

High-speed railway

CFT GmbH Compact Filter Technic of Gladbeck secured the EUR638,000 contract, excluding VAT, for provision of temporary ventilation facilities during refurbishment of the rail tunnels Deesen (380 ... ......Full Information

Norway, Troms

no/224

Road

Scanmatic Elektro AS of Staubo secured the EUR22.18 million contract, excluding VAT, for safety equipment renovation of 3.5 km-long E8 Tromsoysund twin-tube tunnel with 15 crosscuts and three ... ......Full Information

Italy, Sicily

it/17

Palermo-Messina Highway

Elimar Srl of Palermo secured the EUR65,736, excluding VAT, for fault and lights reset in Trapani, Salice and Bazia parking areas, Messina North barrier, Rometta, Milazzo, Barcellona, Falcone ... ......Full Information

United Kingdom, London

uk/54

Sewage

Bazalgette Consortium comprising Inpp, Allianz, Amber Infrastructure Group, Dalmore Capital Limited, DIF and Swiss Life Asset Managers has been appointed preferred bidder for the Thames Tideway ... ......Full Information

United Kingdom, London

uk/54

Sewage

AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Ltd of Basingstoke secured the C486 contract for services for air quality and noise monitoring for early works at nine sites for Thames Tideway Tunnel ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton of Obvaldo

ch/100

Road

Poyry Schweiz AG of Zurich secured the EUR452,915 contract for engineering services for ventilation control panels in the new monotube 2,481 m-long Kaiserstuhl tunnel on new stretch of national ... ......Full Information

Austria, Styria & Upper Austria

at/17

Motorway

ILF Consulting Engineers Austria GmbH of Salzburg secured the EUR1.13 million contract, excluding VAT, for refurbishment of Pretallerkogel (446m, 535m) and Wald (2,810 m, 2,844 m) tunnels on the ... ......Full Information

Austria, Styria & Upper Austria

at/17

Motorway

Hopferwieser Consult ZT GmbH of Salzburg secured the EUR1.66 million contract, excluding VAT, for general management of E&M works in 2,144 m Klausertunnel on the A9 Pyhrn motorway. Contact ... ......Full Information

News Feed

Xiamen-Zhangzhou intercity rail to start construction by the end of 2015

Xiamen-Zhangzhou intercity rail to start construction by the end of 2015 Full Story

Feasibility study into Trans-Pennine tunnel plan

A £1.3m contract has been handed to a joint Mouchel/Hyder team Full Story

SBB awards contract for new Bözberg tunnel

SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) has awarded Implenia, Switzerland, the SFr 145m ($US 152m) main Full Story

Riyadh Metro: Bechtel-led team starts tunneling

JEDDAH: A consortium led by global engineering, project management and construction company Bechtel has begun tunneling on Line 1 of the Riyadh Metro, marking an ... Full Story

China’s CCCC wins $705 million tunnel contract in Bangladesh

SHANGHAI - China Communications Construction Corp (CCCC) said it had won a $705 million contract to build an underwater tunnel below the Karnaphuli river in ... Full Story

Skanska Constructs Tunnel in Stockholm Bypass, Sweden, for SEK 1.3 Billion

The Swedish Transport Administration has selected Skanska (STO:SKAB) as contractor for constructing the southern connection of Stockholm Bypass tunnel. The contract is ... Full Story

Waterview concrete linings complete

The final concrete piece in the Waterview tunnel puzzle is ready to be installed Full Story

Karnaphuli tunnel: $705m deal inked with Chinese firm

Road Transport and Bridges Ministry today inked a deal with a Chinese firm for the construction of a two-lane tunnel under the Karnaphuli River in Chittagong. Full Story

BBIN accord to establish people-to-people contact

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said on Sunday the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicles Full Story

Akron will unveil machine in $300M tunnel project

AKRON The city of Akron plans to unveil a machine that will drill a tunnel through downtown in what will be the largest construction project in the city’s history. Full Story

San Francisco tunnel completion

A joint venture including Salini Impregilo has reached completion on the tunnel for Central Subway project to extend the San Francisco, US subway Full Story

The first of four tunnel boring machines working on Sydney’s North West Rail Link has broken through into the new Showground station site.

New South Wales premier Mike Baird and minister for transport and infrastructure Andrew Constance marked the breakthrough by revealing the design for Showground – one ... Full Story

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