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Austria, Vienna

at/74

Highways

Closing Date: 09/07/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 09.07.2015, for Kaisermuhlen tunnel  (2,120 m/2,115 m) refurbishment (Part II) on the A22 highway. Duration of contract from 01.10.2015 to 30.09.2016. ... ......Full Information

Montenegro, Jelovi

me/16

Local roads

Closing Date: 11/06/2015

Invitation of expressions of interest, deadline 11.06.2015, for supervision of civil works for: reconstruction of 11.5 km-long road section Lubnice-Jelovica; construction of 1.4 km of new ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton Ticino

ch/67

Highways

Closing Date: 25/06/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 25.06.2015, for support services to the Client during Phase 1 of maintenance and upgrading works for the pk 40 800-pk 48 500 section on N2, including Monte ... ......Full Information

Denmark, South Zealand

dk/14

Railway

Closing Date: 30/06/2015

Invitation to tender by restricted procedure, deadline 30.06.2015, for a framework agreement for consultancy services to Fehmarn A/S technical departments of design- and risk-related issues ... ......Full Information

Belgium, Antwerp

be/37

Railway

Closing Date: 23/06/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 23.06.2015, for fire coating, extinguishing line and fire hydrants, and emergency lighting in the 1,655 m-long Kennedy tunnel, Line 59 in Antwerp for the ... ......Full Information

Italy, Aosta Valley

it/140

Road

Closing Date: 09/06/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 09.06.2015, for o.m. and emergency services from 2015 to 2017 (1,095 days) of lighting equipment for open air, tunnels, interchanges, traffic lights and ... ......Full Information

Italy, Abruzzo

it/204

Road

Closing Date: 03/06/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 03.06.2015, for extraordinary maintenance, upgrading and new lighting equipment of 355 m-long Piaganini tunnel on SS80. Value of contract EUR792,000, excluding ... ......Full Information

France, Paris

fr/127

Grand Paris Express

Closing Date: 02/06/2015

Negotiated invitation to tender, deadline 02.06.2015, for water and environmental law investigation prior to start of construction of 14 km-long tunnel Olympiades (excluding station)-Orly ... ......Full Information

Italy, Lazio

it/199

Motorway

Closing Date: 01/07/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 01.07.2015, for lighting refurbishment design on motorways A90 (Grande Raccordo Anulare) and A91 (link between Rome and Fiumicino Airport). The contract ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton of Schwyz

ch/68

Motorways

Closing Date: 13/07/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 13.07.2015, for delivery, installation and maintenance of all doors (Lot E84) in the 1.14 km-long Mosi tunnel on N04. Further information from ... ......Full Information

Belgium, National -

be/26

Roads, Ring Roads and Motorways

Closing Date: 02/07/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 02.07.2015, for operation system for supervision and control of tunnels in Flanders. Duration of contract 12 months from award. Contact AWV,  Mrs ... ......Full Information

Norway, Oslo

no/46

Third Ring Road

Closing Date: 29/06/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 29.06.2015, for a complete renovation of 2.2 km-long bitube Granfoss tunnel on Ring 3 in Oslo and Baerum. Range value of contract: EUR65.40-89.18 million, ... ......Full Information

Industry News

World Tunnel Congress 2015

World Tunnel Congress 2015

WTC is coming! It will be held in Hotel Valamar Lacroma, Dubrovnik from May 22-28, 2015. The motto of the WTC 2015 is “Promoting Tunnelling in SEE Region“. Four technical visits ... ...Full Story

Strategic function of alpine tunnels

An international conference on the strategic function of alpine tunnels will be held in Rome 22-23rd October, 2015. All interested authors are invited to send an abstract in order to exchange ... ...Full Story

Expotunnel Milan 2015

ExpoTunnel and the Italian Tunneling Society, for EXPO 2015, will organize an International Conference about tunnelling on 8-9th October, 2015 in the Milan Leonardo da Vinci Museum of Science ... ...Full Story

Systemair fans for fjord tunnels

Systemair fans for fjord tunnels

Systemair Norge has supplied 88 new Mojet® fans for upgrading the ventilation system in Byfjord tunnel (5,875 m length and 223 m below sea level) and Mastrafjord tunnel (4,424 m ... ...Full Story

Eleven Qatar contracts awarded

Eleven Qatar contracts awarded

On 10.05.2015 Ashghal, the Qatar Public Works Authority, announced the award of 11 contracts for infrastructure projects under the Inner Doha Resewerage Implementation Strategy (IDRIS), and the ... ...Full Story

Super accurate drilling from Sandvik

Super accurate drilling from Sandvik

Sandvik Construction is introducing more advanced tunnelling drillrig instrumentation which, coupled with existing drill/blast design and control systems, brings higher levels of accuracy to ... ...Full Story

Fehmarnbelt approval

On 28.04.2015 the Danish Parliament adopted the Construction Act for the fixed link across the Fehmarnbelt and the Danish landworks, authorizing the state-owned companies Femern A/S and A/S ... ...Full Story

Datwyler – 100 years growing with the Challenge

Datwyler – 100 years growing with the Challenge

With determination and the spirit of a pioneer, Adolf Datwyler in 1915 laid the foundation for success. He recognised the signs of the times early and invested counter-cyclical. In 1958, ... ...Full Story

Riyadh TBM startup

Riyadh TBM startup

On 30.04.2015 the first of two FAST Consortium TBMs started tunnelling the Riyadh Metro Green Line. The TBM, named Dhafrah, meaning Victory in Arabic, started boring on the 12.9 ... ...Full Story

Brenner lot 3 approved

CIPE has approved the construction of Brenner Basis Tunnel, Lot 3 Mules-Brenner. Some EUR920 million are now available for the Brenner project to be added to EU funds. The lot involves completion of ... ...Full Story

Buenos Aires Line F

Buenos Aires Line F

In Argentina, Mr Juan Pablo Piccardo, president of SBASE (Subterraneos de Buenos Aires Sociedad del Estado) announced that the Buenos Aires authority will launch this year a EUR624-713 million ... ...Full Story

Cascina Merlata opening

Cascina Merlata opening

In Italy, on 28.04.2015, the new link between Milan Western By-Pass Road A50 and the A8 motorway opened. The design is part of the complex set of upgrading and territorial innovation actions ... ...Full Story

Latest Awards

Switzerland, Canton Ticino

ch/67

Highways

Consortium SPP-MAWI, c/o Spataro Petoud Partner SA, Viganello (CH) secured the EUR1.54 million contract, excluding VAT, for general management during Phase 1 of maintenance and upgrading works ... ......Full Information

Italy, Lyon-Turin

it/80

High Speed Railway

Fama has signed with the JV Spie Batignolles, Ghella, Cogeis, CMC Ravenna, Eiffage TP, which has as project director Florent Martin, the contract for the supply of the production segments and ... ......Full Information

France, Rhone-Alps

fr/11

High Speed Railway

Fama has signed with the JV Spie Batignolles, Ghella, Cogeis, CMC Ravenna, Eiffage TP, which has as project director Florent Martin, the contract for the supply of the production segments and ... ......Full Information

France, Paris

fr/133

Metro Line 11 extension

The Group Sogea TPI/Botte of Chevilly-Larue secured the EUR2.22 million contract, excluding VAT, for ground investigation work prior to extension of line 11, partly on the plateau of ... ......Full Information

Germany, Baden Wurttemberg

de/89

Light Metro and Road

BCL – Building Construction Logistics GmbH at Frankfurt secured the EUR1.49 million contract, excluding VAT, for the light metro system project in Karlsruhe. The project includes ... ......Full Information

Qatar, Doha

qt/14

Sewer

Hotchief Solutions Middle East Qatar, Al Sraiya Strabag for Roads and Infrastructure and Petroserv Ltd signed the EUR256 million contract (QR1,065,765,88) for design and construction of the central ... ......Full Information

Germany, Thuringia-Bavaria

de/14

High Speed Railway

EQOS Energie Deutschland GmbH of Biberach (D) secured the EUR7.23 million contract, excluding VAT, for the telecommunication equipment with digital radio BOS (emergency service) in the tunnels ... ......Full Information

France, Paris

fr/127

Grand Paris Express

Setec TPI of Paris secured the contract for general management during construction of the new 14 km-long tunnel section Olympiades (excluding station)-Orly Airport, a southern extension of ... ......Full Information

Norway, Hordaland

no/13

Highway

The following seven companies: Leonard Nilsen & Sons (EUR292.28 million), Strabag AG, Austria (EUR392.22 million), Skanska Norway AS (EUR 286.26 million), AF Gruppo Norway AS (EUR 285.60 ... ......Full Information

Norway, Hordaland

no/13

Highway

The following five companies: NCC (EUR204.39 million), Implenia (EUR174.73 million), Skanska (EUR187.74 million), Veidekke (EUR157.15 million) and Aldeso (EUR201.83 million) have been sent ... ......Full Information

France, Provence - Alps - French Riviera

fr/69

Road

BG Ingenieurs Conseils of Marseille secured the contract for general management for safety upgrading of monotube Mescla (1,017 m) and Reveston (327 m) tunnels on RD 6102. Contact President du ... ......Full Information

Austria, Carinthia

at/84

Motorway

The JV OEBA A11 Vorportal Karawankentunnel Nievelt Ingenieure GmbH & DI Thomas Zodl of Stockerau secured the EUR536,906 contract, excluding VAT, for general management during construction of the ... ......Full Information

News Feed

S.F. leaders tour completed Central Subway tunnel

S.F. leaders tour completed Central Subway tunnel Full Story

Workshop on safety for Metro tunnel workers

Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) organised a workshop at the Civil Defence headquarters demonstrating the safety procedures and evacuation plans for personnel ... Full Story

Qatar awards Hochtief with $296m contract for tunnel construction

Hochtief Solutions Middle East Qatar has signed a €256-million ($296 million) contract for construction of the central section of a new sewerage network with Qatar’s ... Full Story

Council OKs $3.9 million to replace failed drainage tunnel

Waco City Council on Tuesday approved spending up to $3.9 million for the ongoing project to replace a failing drainage tunnel Full Story

First TBM starts drilling on Riyadh Metro Green Line

The first of two FAST Consortium tunnel-boring machines (TBM) to be used on the Riyadh Metro Green Line has been launched Full Story

Tunnel Vision: Inside London’s £4.2 billion super sewer

Clumping along in my heavy boots, dressed in orange hi-vis overalls, hardhat and with breathing equipment belted to my waist, I feel like an astronaut as I step into ... Full Story

Report: Tunnel project keeps within budget, but that's not the whole story

It will be within budget, but not on time, and some involved have to get along bette Full Story

Tunnel boring machine cutter lifted to surface for repair

Specialist heavy lifting contractor Mammoet has released images of the 16-hour operation to lift a 1,700t tunnel boring machine cutter to the surface in Seattle Full Story

Construction begins for Kaneohe-Kailua gravity sewer tunnel

A tunnel boring machine will be used this week to start work to convey wastewater flows from Kaneohe to Kailua. Full Story

Tough success at Dariali hydro scheme

TBM boring was recently completed despite challenges on Dariali hydro scheme, in Georgia. Report by Patrick Reynolds Full Story

Allen closes for next phase of tunneling on Eglinton Crosstown

Crosstown construction fans will get seating and a coffee to watch the giant tunneling machines lifted out of the ground and replanted on the east side of Allen Rd. Full Story

DC Water names tunnel boring machine 'Lucy'

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- DC Water named the third tunnel boring machine "Lucy" Tuesday during a christening and ceremony to bless the machinery Full Story

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WTC 2015

22 May 2015 - 28 May 2015

The WTC 2015 will take place on May 22-28th, 2015 at Lacroma Valamar Congress Center, Dubrovnik, Croatia. The opening ceremony includes speeches from Prof Lunardi (Italy) and Prof In Mo Lee (Korea). The open session will be dedicated to hydro energy and how the use of underground space makes this energy even more sustainable. Many workshops will be organized on technical innovation, underground space use and tunnel safety. Within the congress week four technical visits take place: to the underground structures of HPP Zakucac and HPP Peruca; to the underground structures of HPP Dubrovnik I and II; to tunnels on highway Zagreb-Split-Ploce (Biokovo and Mala Kapela tunnels); and to a tunnel on highway Bar-Boljare, Montenegro. On-line registration to the WTC 2015is open, with early bird rate until March 15th, 2015. Visit http://wtc15.com. 07/15.

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