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United Kingdom, London



Closing Date: 17/11/2014

Invitation to tender by negotiated procedure, deadline 17.11.2014, for C489 - System Integration (SCADA) for Thames Tideway Tunnel Project. Value of contract EUR12.61-18.92 million, excluding VAT, ... ......Full Information

Poland, Silesia


Tunnelling machinery

Closing Date: 17/11/2014

Open invitation to tender, deadline 27.11.2014, for renting tunnelling roadheaders at Jastrzebska Spolka Weglowa SA for the coal mine at Borynia-Zofiowka-Jastrzebie, movement Zofiowka (lot 1, value ... ......Full Information

France, Rhone-Alps



Closing Date: 21/11/2014

Open invitation to tender, deadline 21.11.2014, for maintenance of metallic equipment in the 3,336 m Roux road tunnel on RD 160 at Saint-Cirgues-en-Montagne. Duration of contract from 01.01.2015 to ... ......Full Information

France, Ile de France


Road and Motorway

Closing Date: 28/11/2014

Open invitation to tender, deadline 28.11.2014, for maintenance of ventilation equipment in national road tunnels in Ile-de-France (lot 4). Duration of contract 48 months from award, value EUR1-4 ... ......Full Information

Armenia, Yerevan


Metro rehabilitation

Closing Date: 12/12/2014

Invitation to tender, deadline 12.12.2014, for drainage tunnel extension (section A) and remedial works in metro tunnels (section B) for 2nd phase EBRD/EIB/NIF funded rehabilitation of Yerevan ... ......Full Information

Greece, West Greece and Ionian Islands



Closing Date: 20/01/2015

Additional information for the competitive dialogue, deadline 20.01.2015, for design, construction, financing, operation, maintenance and concession of the road link between Lefkada and ... ......Full Information

France, Ile de France


Road and Motorway

For maintenance of self-evacuation and closing devices in road and motorway tunnels of Ile de France, managed by Dirif, SDEL INFI SAS of Viry-Chatillon secured lot 1, section controlled by ... ......Full Information

Spain, Castilla & Leon



Closing Date: 24/11/2014

Open invitation to tender, deadline 24.11.2014, for construction of the 10 km-long Las Fuente brook collector linking Villalbilla de Burgos and Villagonzalo Pedernales municipalities to the sewage ... ......Full Information

France, Paris


Metro and Railways

Closing Date: 10/11/2014

Negotiated invitation to tender, deadline 10.11.2014, for ballasted track renewal on the 14 km-long underground section between La Defence and Nation stations, Line RER A in Paris. The contract ... ......Full Information

Austria, Styria & Upper Austria



Closing Date: 02/12/2014

Open invitation to tender, deadline 02.12.2014, for general management for E&M equipment refurbishment of the Selzthal tunnel (1,010 m, 958 m) on the Pyhrn highway A9. Duration of ... ......Full Information

United States, Virginia



Closing Date: 05/11/2014

The CBBT (Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel) commission selected a team led by Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc and including major partners COWI and HNTB to serve as the Design Manager for the Parallel ... ......Full Information

France, Channel Tunnel


Marine railway

Closing Date: 31/10/2014

Invitation to tender by negotiated procedure, deadline 31.10.2014,  for repair  and maintenance of concrete in 150 km of tunnels and 535 technical rooms under the Channel, 32 engineering ... ......Full Information

Industry News

Setronic ARGO at Expotunnel

Setronic Verona Srl is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, specialized in design, manufacture and after sales service for optical beam smoke and fire detectors, opacity analyzer, calibrating and ... ...Full Story

WTC2015 submission extended

By popular request, the deadline for abstract submissions for WTC2015 in Croatia has been extended to 01.11.2014. To date, more than 500 abstracts for WTC 2015 have been received, showing a strong ... ...Full Story

Normet training simulators

Normet training simulators

For several years Normet Academy has used simulators as the vital part of service in hydraulic and automation, concrete spraying and scaling training programs for mining and tunnelling operators. ... ...Full Story

Papers for Arabian Tunnelling Conference

For the second edition of the Arabian Tunnelling Conference in Abu Dhabi deadline to submit an abstract is 15 October 2014. The conference theme will be: Sustainable Tunnelling in GCC ... ...Full Story

Ritchie Bros. breaks site records in Caorso, Italy

Ritchie Bros. breaks site records in Caorso, Italy

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, held a record-breaking multi-million Euro auction at its site in Caorso, Italy on 02.10.2014. More than 1,360 ... ...Full Story

Innovation in the construction of underground works

During ExpoTunnel, on October 23-24, the SIG - Italian Tunnelling Society has organized the international conference Innovation in the construction of underground works. Among the speeches on 23 ... ...Full Story

Thimphu-Wangdue feasibility

The Thimphu-Wangdue road is classified as the primary national highway in Bhutan. Except for an undefined weak zone near the portal at Nabisa, the 10.5 km-long road tunnel road Yusipang in Thimphu ... ...Full Story

Breakthrough in Bhutan

Excavation of the headrace tunnel from adit 1 to the de-silting chamber has been completed at Punatshangchhu-II HEP in Bhutan. The de-silting chamber helps clean up the raw water between intake and ... ...Full Story

Invitation to Expotunnel

Invitation to Expotunnel

Expotunnel will be in Bologna, Italy from 23 to 25 October 2014, where tunnelbuilder team welcomes you to our stand D2-E1 in Hall 19. Fill out the registration form and you'll receive by email ... ...Full Story

Caltanissetta in Sicily.

Caltanissetta in Sicily.

By 28.09.2014 EPB TBM Barbara (diameter 15.08 m, length 115 m) owned by consortium Empedocle 2, comprising CMC (leader), Tecnis and CCC, reached the 1 km mark driving the Caltanissetta tunnel on SS ... ...Full Story

Bjornabakkane start

Bjornabakkane start

Metrostav and Havnen Anlegg have started drill/blast construction of the 1,565 m-long Bjornabakkane tunnel in Central Norway. The tunnel, commissioned by Statens vegvesen, will provide avalanche ... ...Full Story

Northgate Link Extension update

Northgate Link Extension update

Northgate Link Extension will connect the Northgate, Roosevelt and U District neighborhoods to downtown Seattle, US and the airport. A second TBM is beginning its 5.79 km journey from the Maple ... ...Full Story

Latest Awards

Italy, Lyon-Turin


High Speed Railway

Fenice Spa of Cascine Vica (Rivoli, TO) secured the contract for environmental controls for Maddalena survey tunnel and its storage site. Contact Lyon Turin Ferroviaire SAS, att.n Stephanie ... ......Full Information

United Kingdom, Blantyre



The JV Costain/Vinci Construction Grands Projets has been awarded an EUR109.44 million contract by Scottish Water to construct the Shieldhall tunnel in Glasgow. The Shieldhall tunnel will be ... ......Full Information

Norway, Hordaland



Additional information about tender for the E39 Svegatjorn-Radal project, the new main road between Os and Bergen, including 28.2 km of tunnels. The scheduled date for start of award procedures is ... ......Full Information

France, Lorraine



Setec TPI of Paris secured the EUR142,248 contract, excluding VAT, for a ventilation study in the 4,877 m tunnel Mauvages on the canal from Marne to Rhine West. Contact VNF (Voies navigables de ... ......Full Information

Germany, Bremen



ARGE Ed Zueblin/Hochtief/Zueblin Spezialtiefbau of Bremen secured the EUR145,442,911 contract, including 19 percent VAT, for construction of the new Hafen tunnel in Bremerhaven. The length of the ... ......Full Information

United Kingdom, London


Crossrail Line 1

Balfour Beatty Group Ltd of London secured the contract for construction of Lot C530, Woolwich box and portal fit-out works. Contact Crossrail Ltd, London, tel +44 2032299100. Visit ... ......Full Information

Austria, Styria & Upper Austria



Geodata Ziviltechnikergesellschaft mbH of Leoben secured the EUR2.08 million contract, excluding VAT, for geotechnical and geodetic measurements and control surveys in connection with the ... ......Full Information

Finland, Helsinki Region



Palokatkomiehet of Parainen secured the EUR246,599 contract, excluding VAT, for firefighting equipment in the tunnels and stations of the 13.9 km-long extension of Western Metro in Helsinki from ... ......Full Information

Finland, Helsinki Region



Not awarded: the restricted invitation to tender, deadline 03.02.2014, for uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems on the 13.9 km-long extension of Helsinki metro to Espoo. Contact Matti Kokkinen ... ......Full Information

France, Provence-Alps-French Riviera



Opsia Mediterranee of Toulon secured the contract for measurement and topographical services in tunnels along Provence railway between Nizza and Digne Les Baines. Contact Region Provence-Alps-French ... ......Full Information

Brazil, Sao Paulo


Metro Line 2

Consortium CRAlmeida-Ghella (35 percent)-Consbem secured the EUR620 million contract to design and build the 6.5 km-long Sao Paulo green metro line 2 extension, lot 2. The new 10.4 m-diameter ... ......Full Information

Austria, Styria & Upper Austria



The JV Bernard Ingenieure ZT GmbH/Fuerlinger Ingenieurkonsulent fuer Technische of Hall in Tirol secured the EUR945,947.81 contract, excluding VAT, for geological documentation and technical ... ......Full Information

News Feed

Isabelle NWRL tunnel boring machine arrives

The third North West Rail Link tunnel boring machine has arrived in Sydney and has been named Isabelle by tunnellers working on the North West Rail Link. Full Story

Hong Kong celebrates final breakthrough of 21km sewerage tunnel

Hong Kong’s project to improve Victoria Harbour's water quality has reached a new milestone with the final breakthrough of all the tunnel sections for the Harbour Area ... Full Story

Vinci Construction Grands Projets to build the Shieldhall tunnel in Glasgow, Scotland

Vinci Construction Grands Projets, working in a 50-50 joint venture with Costain, is to build the Shieldhall tunnel in Glasgow for Scottish Water, the publicly-owned ... Full Story

Tunnel company Acciona says East West Link project will go ahead

The Spanish infrastructure group helping build the East West Link expects the project to go ahead despite the political wrangling over its future Full Story

Alice the tunnel-boring machine breaks through

Alice has dug the country's longest road tunnel during the past 10 months and today she has broken through into daylight to reveal the wonderland beneath Full Story

Sydney TBM named after Australia’s first female engineer

The second tunnel boring machine for Sydney’s North West Rail Link has arrived on site and has been named after Australia’s first female engineer and architect, ... Full Story

Chennai Metro Rail set for trial runs between Egmore, Shenoy Nagar by middle of next year

Chennai, September 23: On the surface, thousands of vehicles criss-cross the arterial roads of Anna Salai and Poonamallee High Road Full Story

Engineers meet challenge of Gotthard tunnel

Due to open in 2016, the Gotthard base tunnel is not just a hole through a mountain. Full Story

German tunnel contract for Hochtief

A project for a €122 million harbour tunnel at Bremerhaven in northern Germany will be developed by a consortium led by Hochtief. Full Story

Crossrail begins last east London tunnel

Tunnel machine Ellie has started her 900 metre journey from Limmo Peninsula, near Canning Town, towards Victoria Dock Portal in east London Full Story

Bouygues lands $5.2bn Hong Kong tunnels

Two Bouygues subsidiaries have won a HK$ 5.2bn (£415m) contract with MTR Corporation for tunnels on the Shatin to Central Link. Full Story

Machine reduces shaft-sinking time by 20% to 30%

Mining contracting company Murray & Roberts Cementation, in partnership with tunnel boring machine manufacturer Herrenknecht and Germany-based Thyssen Schachtbau, Full Story

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