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Latest Bids

France, Ile de France


Road and Motorway

Closing Date: 14/09/2015

Negotiated invitation to tender, deadline 14.09.2015, for operation and maintenance of radiocommunication systems in 17 road tunnels in Paris. The following 12 tunnels are already equipped with ... ......Full Information

France, Rhone - Alps



Closing Date: 15/09/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 15.09.2015, for maintenance of fire fighting pipe, tunnels ventilation, Low Voltage, Fiber Optic for SOS and lighting of the A43 Maurienne. Value of contract ... ......Full Information

United Kingdom, National


Railway Suppliers

Qualification system with call for competition for RISQS (Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme) to be used for awarding contracts for works in the next 12 months. The suppliers need ... ......Full Information

United Kingdom, National


Railway Suppliers

Qualification system with call for competition for RISQS (Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme) to be used for awarding contracts for electrical machinery, apparatus, equipment, ... ......Full Information

United Kingdom, National


Railway Suppliers

Qualification system with call for competition for RISQS (Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme) to be used for awarding contracts for maintenance and repair services in the next 12 ... ......Full Information

Ireland, Eastern Region



Periodic indicative notice (PIN) without call for competition for Marine Tunnelling, Marine Outfall Construction and Sub-Sea Pipelaying Works. Ervia is inviting submissions from small, medium ... ......Full Information

Italy, Emilia Romagna



Closing Date: 22/09/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 22.09.2015, for structures and technological equipment upgrading in Roccaccia tunnel (km173+683-km175+523) on SS 3 bis Tiberina, Bagno di Romagna ... ......Full Information

France, Paris


Grand Paris Express

Closing Date: 28/08/2015

Negotiated invitation to tender, deadline 28.08.2015, for the tests and analysis of tests for the characterization of soil’s mechanical properties  and vibration transfer during ... ......Full Information

Netherlands, North Holland



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



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



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


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

Industry News

Blue Plains holing

In early July, 2015 Herrenknecht TBM Lady Bird completed the 7.24 km-long Blue Plains Tunnel that will be used to help improve the water quality in the Anacostia River in Washington DC, US. Blue ... ...Full Story

EuroTAP 2015 reports

The results of EuroTAP tests overseen by the German Automobile Club, ADAC, together with its partner clubs: ACI in Italy, OEAMTC in Austria, and TCS in Switzerland have been published. The 2015 ... ...Full Story

Jaime Ibarra joins Normet in North America

Jaime Ibarra joins Normet in North America

Jaime Ibarra is the new TBM Technical Manager – Americas in Normet. He’ll lead Normet’s North and Latin American teams into the fast growing market of TBM related construction ... ...Full Story

Robbins at Moscow metro

Robbins at Moscow metro

On 15.07.2015 Robbins EPB Elena completed excavation of the 1,710 m-long left-hand tunnel for the Moscow Metro Second Circle line (Third Interchange Circuit) and arrived in the future 65 m-deep ... ...Full Story

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

Latest Awards

Switzerland, Canton Aargau



SBB awarded Implenia of Wallisellen the EUR137 million contract (CHF145 million) to build the new twin-track Boezberg railway tunnel, replacing the existing Boezberg tunnel in Canton Aargau and ... ......Full Information

Romania, Bucharest



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



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


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



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


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



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


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



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



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



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



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

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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