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Italy, Friuli Venezia Giulia

it/186

Road

Closing Date: 23/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 23.03.2015, for 2015-2017 lighting and technological equipment o.m. for SS, RA and NSA of Friuli Venezia Giulia road dept. Contract value EUR2,226,960 excluding ... ......Full Information

Italy, Friuli Venezia Giulia

it/186

Road

Closing Date: 16/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 16.03.2015, for ordinary and extraordinary maintenance of technological equipment in the 2,213 m San Lorenzo tunnel on  SS52 Carnica at Passo della Morte, ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Countrywide

ch/69

Highways

Closing Date: 01/04/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 01.04.2015, for wiring and lighting installation in tunnels Rosenberg (1,448 m), Schoren (1,066 m), Stephanshorn (574 m) and St. Fiden on N1 section between St. ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Railway

ch/93

Canton Aargau

Closing Date: 16/04/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 16.04.2015, for the preliminary work at Schinznach-Dorf where the 12.4 m-diameter TBM for the new 2.5 km-long Boezberg railway tunnel will be assembled (lot ... ......Full Information

France, Paris

fr/12

Metro

Closing Date: 17/03/2015

Invitation to tender by negotiated procedure, deadline 17.03.2015, for upgrading of LW electrical equipment in the existing stations and control hall of  Line 14, following its extension to ... ......Full Information

France, Marseille

fr/122

Metro Line 2

Closing Date: 02/03/2015

Invitation to tender by negotiated procedure, deadline 02.03.2015, for general management during trains and operation systems upgrading for  Metro Line 1 and Line 2 and for the ongoing ... ......Full Information

France, Marseille

fr/17

Metro Line 1

Closing Date: 02/03/2015

Invitation to tender by negotiated procedure, deadline 02.03.2015, for general management during trains and operation systems upgrading for  Metro Line 1 and Line 2 and for the ongoing ... ......Full Information

Italy, Piedmont

it/228

Motorway

Closing Date: 27/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 27.03.2015, for delivery of Inox and  galvanized steel  for the safety improvement of the tunnel Cels (5,245m, 5,141m ) on A32 Turin-Bardonecchia ... ......Full Information

Germany, Hesse

de/46

Motorway

Closing Date: 10/03/2015

Negotiated invitation to tender, deadline 10.03.2015, for equipment and maintenance of Hirschhagen tunnel (4,174 m, 4,204 m) on the A 44 motorway Kassel-Herleshausen. Contact Hessen Mobil, attn Mr ... ......Full Information

Austria, Tyrol and Vorarlberg

at/86

Motorway

Closing Date: 25/02/2015 (Tender Closed)

Open invitation to tender, deadline 25.02.2015, for tender documents and planning for refurbishment and E&M equipment upgrading in the (1,915 m/1,915 m) Milser tunnel on A12 and in the (2,978 ... ......Full Information

Norway, Oslo

no/40

Highway

Closing Date: 27/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 27.03.2015, for purchase of traffic systems in the Opera and Valerenga tunnels on E6/E18 at Oslo. Contract value EUR232,024-348,047, excluding VAT. For electronic ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton of Obvaldo

ch/62

Highway

Closing Date: 25/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 25.03.2015, for engineering services (project design and site management) to optimize the security (phase 41 to 53) of 5.2 km-long Sachseln tunnel on N08. For ... ......Full Information

Industry News

Follo Line award

Follo Line award

Companies from all over Europe and Asia will participate in the Follo Line Project in Norway, a 22 km-long double track line between Oslo Central Station and the public transport hub at Ski. Key to ... ...Full Story

Promoter for Lyon-Turin HSR

Promoter for Lyon-Turin HSR

On 24.02.2015 Maurizio Lupi, the italian Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, and  Alain Vidalies, the French Secretary of State for Transport, signed in Paris an integration to the 2012 ... ...Full Story

Call for papers ISTSS 2016

Call for Papers for the 7th International Symposium on Tunnel Safety and Security (ISTSS 2016), to be held Montreal, Canada, 16 - 18th March 2016 is now open. Manuscripts and posters submitted for ... ...Full Story

Robbins revives NY EPB

Robbins revives NY EPB

On 28.01.2015 the 3.8 m-diameter TBM EPB Pat completed the last metres of the 2.9 km-long tunnel between Brooklyn and Staten Island. The tunnel, part of the New York City Harbor Siphons Project, is ... ...Full Story

CAIS – Compress Air Intervention System

CAIS – Compress Air Intervention System

Compressed Air Work GmbH has developed the first mobile automated system for decompression chambers for personnel known as CAIS – Compress Air Intervention System. Fundamentally, the system ... ...Full Story

Five CIFA Spritz Beton machines for the Brenner Base Tunnel

Five CIFA Spritz Beton machines for the Brenner Base Tunnel

Work on the tubes of the Brenner Base Tunnel is in full swing on different fronts. Excavation of the new Tulfes-Pfons section officially began on 18.09.2014. In 5 months, at 16.02.2015, ... ...Full Story

Shenzhen metro lines progress

Construction on the extensions of seven lines to add 87 km to the Shenzhen, China metro system will start between 2015 and 2017. The Shenzhen Rail Construction Office plan for this third phase of ... ...Full Story

Waterview progress

Waterview progress

In Auckland, NZ, by early-February, 2015 Waterview TBM Alice had advanced 125 m from the northern approach trench, in the second of the motorway tunnels, the northbound tunnel. When the TBM reaches ... ...Full Story

Surfacing Bertha

Surfacing Bertha

In Seattle, WA contractor STP is making final preparations for TBM Bertha’s move into the 36.57 m-deep pit from which the machine will be hoisted to surface for repairs. STP has injected grout ... ...Full Story

Marao tunnel restarts

Marao tunnel restarts

Last November, in northern Portugal, the consortium Teixeira Duarte/EPOS started completion work on the bi-tube 5.7 km-long Marao tunnel. Work on the missing link on the 32 km-long A4/IP4 connection ... ...Full Story

Intermat in Paris

Intermat 2015, the international exhibition for equipment and techniques for the construction and materials industries, will take place 20-25th April, 2015 at Paris Nord Villepinte, France. Online ... ...Full Story

NorthConnex financing

On 02.02.2015 the contracts between the proponents Transurban and Westlink M7 shareholders and the NSW Government were signed on the $3 billion NorthConnex project, which will be funded through toll ... ...Full Story

Latest Awards

Norway, Akershus

no/86

Railway

Omega AS of Olensvag secured the EUR6.3 million contract, excluding VAT, for active coordination and follow up of contractor assignments on the Follo line project, in order to ensure good and ... ......Full Information

Norway, Akershus

no/86

Railway

The Norwegian National Rail Administration and Societa Italiana per Condotte d’Acqua S.p.A (Condotte) have signed the first EPC contract, value EUR150 million, for the Follo Line Project. The ... ......Full Information

Norway, Rogaland

no/78

Road and Motorway

Bunndata A/S of Boknper secured the EUR182,030 contract, excluding VAT, for services for underwater mapping for the tunnel projects national road 13, national road 13 Ryfylke tunnel and E39 Eiganes ... ......Full Information

France, Paris

fr/44

Metro Line 4

The JV Demathiet Bard Constrution/Guintoli SAS/Nge Genie Civil/G.T.S/Impresa Pizzarotti of Montigny-les-Metz secured the contract for the metro Line 4 extension (lot T2) at Bagneux. Contact ... ......Full Information

Italy, Lyon-Turin

it/80

High Speed Railway

Artelia Ville & Transport of Lentilly secured the EUR750,000 contract, excluding VAT, for environmental coordination of geological works from Saint-Martin-la-Porte during construction of the new ... ......Full Information

Italy, Rhone-Alps

it/11

High Speed Railway

Artelia Ville & Transport of Lentilly secured the EUR750,000 contract, excluding VAT, for environmental coordination of geological works from Saint-Martin-la-Porte during construction of the new ... ......Full Information

Italy, Lyon-Turin

it/80

High Speed Railway

The Group Tractebel Engineering SA/TUC Rail of Bruxelles secured the EUR350,000 contract, excluding VAT, for the certification of the project costs for the cross border section for the new rail link ... ......Full Information

France, Rhone-Alps

fr/11

High Speed Railway

The Group Tractebel Engineering SA/TUC Rail of Bruxelles secured the EUR350,000 contract, excluding VAT, for the certification of the project costs for the cross border section for the new rail link ... ......Full Information

Spain, Castilla & Leon

es/187

Sewer

The JV Construcciones y Obras Llorente SA (COLLOSA)/Ceinsa Contratas e Ingenieria SA secured the EUR3.34 million contract, excluding VAT, for construction of the 10 km-long Las Fuente brook ... ......Full Information

Nepal, Mid-Western Region

np/19

Hydro

COVEC, the China Overseas Engineering Group, has been awarded the EUR94.41 million Bheri Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project (BBDMP) by Nepal’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation. During the ... ......Full Information

Sweden, Gothenburg

se/21

Highway

Elektro Emanuel AB of Veddige secured the EUR394,855 contract, excluding VAT, for upgrading of electric power systems and associated control equipment in the bi-tube 715 m-long Gnistangs tunnel in ... ......Full Information

France, Provence-Alps-French Riviera

fr/114

Canal tunnels

OPSIA Mediterranee of Marseilles secured the contract  n. 1406017, Lot 1 for topographical services for structures and equipment design necessary for experimental re-opening of the 7,120 m Rove ... ......Full Information

News Feed

VIDEO: Turnaround for Waterview Connection TBM ‘Alice’

Tunnel boring machine ‘Alice’ has completed her first stage of tunnelling on New Zealand’s $NZ1.4 billion Waterview Connection project and must be turned Full Story

Removing A Tunnelling Machine From The Ground Is Difficult

Removing A Tunnelling Machine From The Ground Is Difficult Full Story

Crossrail: Inside the tunnels

Photos from inside the 26 miles of tunnels.... Full Story

Private firm to build deep tunnel within 3 years

Private contractor PT Antaredja Mulia Jaya will this year begin the construction of Jakarta’s first deep tunnel, dubbed an “integrated” tunnel, with its expected ... Full Story

PHOTOS: Fixing Bertha

The Big Bertha saga recently received a major update - Full Story

Tunnel vision: London’s Crossrail enters its final leg

Under 2km of tunnels remain of the 42km needed for the £14.8bn infrastructure project, due to be finished in 2017 Full Story

BAM JV lands Swiss tunnel contract

Royal BAM subsidiary Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau and Swiss contractor Marti have won a joint venture contract to build the 2.6km-long Eppenberg Tunnel in Switzerland. Full Story

PHOTO: Crosstown Tunnel Breakthrough

Two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) broke through the headwall at the extraction shaft just west of Allen Road in Toronto, Ont. Full Story

Contractors plan to upskill nearly 5,000 tunnellers

The Government is topping up industry funding to raise the tunnelling and underground construction skills of up to 5,000 workers. Full Story

TBM breaks through for North West Rail Link

Sydney’s epic $8.3 billion North West Rail Link reached another project milestone this week when one of its four tunnel boring machines broke through to the site of the ... Full Story

Biden stumps for infrastructure

The White House’s efforts to nudge Congress into making more infrastructure investments landed on the banks of the Anacostia River Full Story

Ramirent JV gets clearance to target Fehmarnbelt tunnel

Plant hire companies Ramirent and Zeppelin Rental have received clearance from competition authorities to set up a joint venture to target the €6.2bn Fehmarnbelt tunnel ... Full Story

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Upcoming Events

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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