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Romania, Bucharest



Closing Date: 08/09/2014

Additional information about open invitation to tender: deadline postponed from 01.09.2014 to 08.09.2014, for railway works, third rail, E&M equipment, elevators and escalators for section 1 on ... ......Full Information

Italy, Marche



Closing Date: 04/09/2014

Open invitation to tender, deadline 04.09.2014, for retrofitting of technological systems in Colle Paganello tunnel (611 m, 606 m) on SS 76 Val d’Esino. Contract value EUR3.4 million. Contact ... ......Full Information

Italy, Marche



Closing Date: 04/09/2014

Change in awarding procedure for the open invitation to tender, deadline 04.09.2014, for retrofitting of technological systems in Colle Paganello tunnel (611 m, 606 m) on SS 76 Val d’Esino. ... ......Full Information

Germany, Hesse


High-speed railway

Closing Date: 30/10/2014

Open invitation to tender, deadline 30.10.2014, for temporary ventilation installations during track renewal in six tunnels ranging in length from 1.1 km to 3.3 km on Koeln-Frankfurt high-speed line ... ......Full Information

Poland, Lesser Poland


Fast Tramway

Closing Date: 24/09/2014

Open invitation to tender, deadline 24.09.2014, for maintenance and inspection of the service equipment and plant automation systems in the 1,420 m-long Krakow fast tram tunnel. Value of contract ... ......Full Information

Italy, Catania



Closing Date: 10/10/2014

Open invitation to tender, deadline 10.10.2014, for general management, engineering services, and safety and health coordination during the completion works in tunnel for Catania railway extension ... ......Full Information

United Kingdom, London



Closing Date: 08/09/2014

Periodic information notice for Railway Control Systems in Piccadilly, Central, Bakerloo, and Waterloo & City lines for London Programme (NTfL). Expressions of Interest are required by noon on ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton Ticino



Closing Date: 06/10/2014

Open invitation to tender, deadline 06.10.2014, for enlargement to 4 m of Molino tunnel. Duration of contract from 05.01.2015 to 31.07.2015. Further information from Infrastruttura, attn Yves ... ......Full Information

Romania, Bucharest



Closing Date: 01/09/2014 (Tender Closed)

Additional information about open invitation to tender, deadline postponed from 19.08.2014 to 01.09.2014, for railway works, third rail, E&M equipment, elevators and escalators for section 1 on ... ......Full Information

Norway, Telemark


E134 highway

Closing Date: 11/09/2014

Deadline postponed from 04.09.2014 to 11.09.2014 for open invitation to tender for construction of 12 km-long section of E134 Gvammen-Arhus which includes 9.5 km-long Maelefjell tunnel with three ... ......Full Information

Germany, Frankfurt-Nuremberg


High Speed Railway

Closing Date: 01/09/2014 (Tender Closed)

Prior information notice that award procedures will start on 01.09.2014 for construction of the Schwarzkopf tunnel bypasses between Hanau and Nantenbach municipalities on ... ......Full Information

Germany, Regensburg



Closing Date: 09/10/2014

Open invitation to tender, deadline 09.10.2014, for lighting, telecoms and ventilation upgrade in Pfaffenstein tunnel. Contract commences 08.06.2015 for completion 30.10.2015.Further information, ... ......Full Information

Industry News

Turkey motorway financing

The EUR457 million financing agreement for Phase 2A of the Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir motorway in Turkey has been signed. This section includes the bi-tube Selcukgazi tunnel, length 1,037 m. Overall, the ... ...Full Story

Transjura A16 section opened

A 9 km-long stretch of A16 motorway between Bure and Porrentruy was inaugurated and opened to traffic on 21.08.2014. The last link of the A16 connecting the canton of Jura with France, this highway ... ...Full Story

Submission deadline extended

The deadline to submit abstracts for the WTC 2015 in Dubrovnik, Croatia from 22 to 28 May 2015 has been extended to September 15th. Visit http://wtc15.com. 36/14. ...Full Story

Schoema at Innotrans

Schoema at Innotrans

German specialist locomotive and rolling stock manufacturer Schoema will be presenting new technology at Innotrans 2014 in Berlin, September 23-26th. Don’t miss their exhibition stand, and ... ...Full Story

BTS conference registration

BTS 2014 takes place at the QE 2 Centre in London on 23-24th September. Free online registration is available. Accompanied by “a very well attended exhibition, with many key people from the UK and international tunnelling sectors”. 33/14. ...Full Story

TBM renaissance in Norway

TBM renaissance in Norway

A Robbins 7.2 m-diameter main beam TBM is at work on the Rossaga hydro project in Norway, the first Norwegian tunnel to be mechanically bored in 22 years. Watch the six-minute video and visit ... ...Full Story

Terratec double in Delhi

Terratec double in Delhi

The first two of a scheduled 18 breakthroughs of Terratec TBMs have been accomplished on the CC-07 and CC-24 projects at New Delhi Metro Phase-III. Read the press release and visit ... ...Full Story

Putzmeister at Expomina, Peru

Expomina 2014 takes place in Lima, Peru on 10-12th September. Putzmeister will be there on Stand E01 showing its 5 cu m capacity Mixkret 5 mixer/carrier designed for underground applications. Read ... ...Full Story

City Rail Link update

City Rail Link update

New Zealand’s City Rail Link (CRL) will be built in two 3.4 km-long, twin tunnels up to 42 m below the city centre of Auckland. It will extend the existing rail line underground through ... ...Full Story

Palermo railway ring

Palermo railway ring

On 23.07.2014 Tecnis SpA (Catania) began work on Lot 1 of the railway ring in Palermo. Value of the project is EUR152 million, with EUR28 million coming from EU funds. The Giachery-Politeama section ... ...Full Story

Palermo-Messina progress

On 17.07.2014 breakout was achieved at the Palermo end of the 4,127 m-long Monte Poggio Maria tunnel, part of the dualling of the 19.7 km Fiumetorto-Cefalu Ogliastrillo section on the ... ...Full Story

Power your business with tunnelbuilder

As the good times start to roll again in the US and Europe, tunnelbuilder readership is growing rapidly, currently averaging 71,493 visits/month for 2014. Our weekly newsletter garners 10,666 ... ...Full Story

Latest Awards

Norway, Oppland



E6 Implenia/Aurstad ANS of Oslo secured the EUR196 million contract, excluding VAT, for main contract H2 construction of 16 km of new two-lane road Vinstra-Sjoa section of E6 Biri-Otta project, with ... ......Full Information

France, Paris



Four lots awarded on safety and health coordination for metro Line 11 extension to Rosny-Bois-Perrier and refurbishment of existing stations. Conpas Coordination SAS of Charenton-le-Pont secured Lot ... ......Full Information

Austria, Brenner


High Speed Railway

RTI Wpa Beratende Ingenieure Tirol GmbH/Wpa Beratende Ingenieure GmbH/Boehler Analytik GmbH at Innsbruck secured the EUR554,317 contract, excluding VAT, for sampling, analysis and evaluation of ... ......Full Information

United Kingdom, London


Crossrail Line 1

MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Ltd of London secured the 8 years operating concession on new Crossrail infrastructure and over existing rail networks. Contact Transport for London, attn Mr Nathan ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Countrywide



Martin Meyer AG of St Gallen secured the EUR290,410 contract for temporary renovation of lighting in the 1,448 m-long Rosenberg, 1,066 m-long Schoren and 574 m-long Stephanshorn tunnels on N1 ... ......Full Information

Norway, Oslo



OEC Consulting AS of Lysaker secured the EUR7.35 million contract, excluding VAT for project management and AF Advansia AS at Lysaker secured the EUR3.68 million contract, excluding VAT, for ... ......Full Information

Denmark, Copenhagen



Award of contract CRNH4 to Ansaldo STS spA of Rome, Italy, for transport systems works from bifurcation chamber at Cityringen, located under Lake Sortedams Soe, to the Orient Kaj station. Further ... ......Full Information

Egypt, Cairo


Metro Line 3

Three candidates have been shortlisted for Project Management & Technical Support to the NAT (National Authority for Tunnels) for the implementation of Cairo Metro Line 3, Phase 3 and will be ... ......Full Information

Germany, Karlsruhe



Award of contract 1, Lot 1 to Bietergemeinschaft Tunnel Rastatt, value EUR312,021,679 excluding VAT, for construction of the 4,270 m bi-tube, single-track Rastatt tunnel, with 470 m in cut/cover, on ... ......Full Information

Italy, National



Qualification system without call for competition for design and construction of safety equipment for operating railway tunnels in Italy. Further information, specs and docs from Eng.Paolo ... ......Full Information

Italy, Lyon-Turin


High Speed Railway

SEA Coop/EG Team (Turin) secured the EUR187,111.50 contract, excluding VAT, for auscultation of water resources on the Italian side of the new Lyon-Turin rail link. Contact Stephanie Nicoud at LTF ... ......Full Information

Italy, Brenner


High Speed Railway

The RTI Salini Impregilo SpA/Strabag AG-Strabag SpA/Consorzio Cooperative Costruzioni CCC Societa Cooperativa/Collini Lavori at Milan secured the EUR301,308,880 contract, excluding VAT, for design ... ......Full Information

News Feed

Nancy ready to begin drilling McConnell Dowell's northern tunnel

McConnell Dowell Constructors is drilling an underground tunnel north of Auckland, from the Watercare Pump Station off Millwater Parkway at Orewa to subdivisions north ... Full Story

Chile and Argentina near agreement on US$1bn tunnel financing

Chile and Argentina are close to sealing the financing terms of the US$1bn trans-Andean Agua Negra tunnel. Full Story

Züblin, Hochtief JV wins rail tunnel contract

A joint venture formed by Züblin and Hochtief has been awarded a €312 million contract by DB Netz, the railway infrastructure subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, to build the ... Full Story

Crossrail’s rail tunnels are now 83% complete

Crossrail’s rail tunnels are now 83% complete and the project remains on programme and within the allocated budget Full Story

Lumding-Silchar gauge conversion project, tunnel No. 7

As a major step taken towards completion of the Lumding-Silchar gauge conversion project, tunnel No. 7 (1,687 metre length) near Mahur was made through on August 8 with ... Full Story

Hochtief/Strabag team wins €312m rail tunnel contract

The team has been commissioned by DB Netz to deliver the shell construction of the Rastatt Tunnel, which forms part of a new route Karlsruhe in Germany and Basle in ... Full Story

Delhi Metro Completes Twin-Tunnel's Construction

New Delhi : The construction of Delhi Metro's two underground parallel tunnels was completed here Tuesday, a statement said.The drilling of one of the tunnels began in ... Full Story

Bolivia launches tunnel construction tender

Bolivia has launched a 160mn-boliviano (US$23mn) international tender for the construction of Incahuasi tunnel Full Story

Not boring anymore

The North-South corridor work of Namma Metro has come to a halt as the Rs 70-crore boring machine has got stuck in Full Story

$1.4b Waterview tunnel running on track

A time-lapse video has shown the scale of work involved in building Auckland's Waterview tunnel connection. NZ Transport Agency's highway manager Brett Gliddon said ... Full Story

PortMiami Tunnel Opens After 3 Months of Delays

After 4 years of construction, and then a faulty equipment delay after the opening ceremony, the PortMiami tunnel is open and ready for transit. Full Story

Staten Island Siphon almost complete

The construction of the $250 million Staten Island Siphon has resumed and made significant progress after a nearly 18 month delay due to damage caused by Hurricane ... Full Story

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1 October 2014 - 4 October 2014

The 20th edition of Geofluid, the show specializing in subsoil fluid prospecting extraction and transport, geological and geophysical drilling, deep foundations, no-dig technology and construction of tunnels, will take place from 1st to 4th October, 2014 at the Piacenza Expo exhibition centre in Italy. Visit www.geofluid.it. 43/13.
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