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Germany, Nuremberg

de/153

Highway

Closing Date: 04/02/2015

Negotiated invitation to tender, deadline 04.02.2015, for the planning of civil engineering structures for the enlargement of the 2.6 km-long mid-section of the Frankenschnellweg expressway, ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton Aargau

ch/93

Railway

Closing Date: 09/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 09.03.2015, for increasing the tunnel profiles on the Gotthard route. Before  2020 the profile of twenty-one tunnels on the Basel-Chiasso line will be ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, National

ch/98

Railway

Closing Date: 09/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 09.03.2015, for increasing the tunnel profiles on the Gotthard route. Before  2020 the profile of twenty-one tunnels on the Basel-Chiasso line will be ... ......Full Information

Norway, Oslo

no/222

Highway

Closing Date: 19/01/2015

Postponed from 05.01.2015 to 19.01.2015 the deadline of the open invitation to tender for blasting work and removal of approximately 100,000 cu m of rock to expand existing tunnels and rock hall and ... ......Full Information

Norway, Oppland

no/129

Motorway

Closing Date: 23/01/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 23.01.2015, for procurement of directional controlled fans at E6 Biri-Otta project for 4.3 km-long Hundorp and 3.675 km-long Teigkamp tunnels, both 60 sq m ... ......Full Information

Greece, West Greece and Ionian Islands

gr/39

Road

Closing Date: 03/02/2015

Postponed from 20.01.2015 to 03.02.2015 the deadline of the competitive dialogue for design, construction, financing, operation, maintenance and concession of the road link between Lefkada and ... ......Full Information

Germany, Baden Wurttemberg

de/89

Light Metro and Road

Closing Date: 20/01/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 20.01.2015, for the light metro system project in Karlsruhe. The project includes Kaiserstrasse tunnel (1 x 2,030 m) and Ettlinger tunnel (1 x 1,000 m), cross ... ......Full Information

France, Rhone - Alps

fr/56

Highway

Closing Date: 08/01/2015

Notice to tender, deadline 08.01.2015, for the refurbishment of Saint Germain Sud and Chatillon Nord tunnels on A40. Contact Ingerop Conseil et Ingenierie La Croix de Barral, attn Mr Sylvain Flety, ... ......Full Information

France, Paris

fr/12

Metro

Closing Date: 09/01/2015

Invitation to tender by negotiated procedure, deadline 09.01.2015, for 5.8 km electric alimentation work in the underground extension of line 14 (Lot T26) from Saint-Lazare to Mairie de Saint-Ouen. ... ......Full Information

Italy, Brenner

it/103

High Speed Railway

Closing Date: 10/12/2014 (Tender Closed)

The JV Poyry Infra Gmbh/Gdtest Srl of Salzburg secured the EUR764,619.40 contract, excluding VAT, for geological and geotechnical laboratory testing. Contact Brenner Basis Tunnel BBT SE, attn Avv. ... ......Full Information

Austria, Brenner

at/16

High Speed Railway

Closing Date: 10/12/2014 (Tender Closed)

The JV Poyry Infra Gmbh/Gdtest Srl of Salzburg secured the EUR764,619.40 contract, excluding VAT, for geological and geotechnical laboratory testing. Contact Brenner Basis Tunnel BBT SE, attn Avv. ... ......Full Information

Italy, Brenner

it/103

High Speed Railway

Closing Date: 10/12/2014 (Tender Closed)

Open invitation to tender, deadline 10.12.2014, for the maintenance of the piezometric shafts installed by BBT SE and for the groundwater pollution monitoring along the new Brenner railway tunnel ... ......Full Information

Industry News

A toast to our followers!

The management and staff at tunnelbuilder ltd send greetings and good wishes to all our readers and clients around the world at this festive time. While the international financial news has not ... ...Full Story

Muhlhauser acquires Obermann

Muhlhauser acquires Obermann

Obermann becomes the first acquisition in the 100-year history of Muhlhauser, the Germany-based global market leader in tunnelling logistics. Read the press release and visit www.khmte.com. ... ...Full Story

Terratec TBM for Laos

Terratec TBM for Laos

Terratec, after a successful test on 06.12.2014, has delivered a new Double Shield TBM to Seli Overseas S.p.A. of Italy, the tunnelling subcontractor for the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Hydropower Project, ... ...Full Story

Robust Robbins EPB for Seattle

Robust Robbins EPB for Seattle

On 17.11.2014 the 6.65 m-diameter Robbins TBM EPB began its journey south into the city of Seattle, Washington, USA. The machine, for contractor JCM North Link LLC (a JV of Jay Dee, Coluccio, and ... ...Full Story

Sydney’s WestConnex motorway

Sydney’s WestConnex motorway

The WestConnex motorway is an EUR7.41 billion, 33 km continuous motorway which links Sydney’s west and south-west with the CBD (Central Business District), Sydney Airport and Port Botany ... ...Full Story

Tunnelling/pipejacking engineers wanted

International recruitment specialist iPS is seeking engineers to fill a range of positions on a project commencing early next year in Melbourne, Australia. Click below for more, and visit ... ...Full Story

Robbins webinars on record

Robbins webinars on record

Robbins have completed their very successful webinar series for 2014 and are making recordings available to tunnelbuilder readers until the end of the year. Click here for access and visit ... ...Full Story

New Putzmeister scissor lift

New Putzmeister scissor lift

Putzmeister has announced Minelift 4 scissor lift platform with lifting height 4 m and 4 t load capacity for underground use. The machine is suited to both personnel and equipment lifting. Read the ... ...Full Story

Six tunnels under Suez Canal

The EUR6.58 billion New Suez Canal Project features a new 72 km-length parallel branch of the 190 km-long Suez Canal from Deversoir to al-Balah which will cost EUR3.22 billion and six new tunnels to ... ...Full Story

Intertunnel Russia

Intertunnel Russia

Intertunnel 2015, the 7th edition of the International Tunnelling Exhibition, will take place at the VDNKh in Moscow from 27 to 29 April, 2015. In a country as vast as Russia, tunnels are playing ... ...Full Story

Opportunities at Fehmarnbelt tunnel

Another opportunity will occur for sub-contractors when Femern A/S offers two more major contracts in December, 2014. These concern the electrical and mechanical installations to be fitted inside ... ...Full Story

Normet new generation

Normet new generation

Normet is introducing its latest generation of underground equipment at Bauma China in Shanghai. Apart from being endowed with improved overall ergonomics, the new machines are ready for Industrial ... ...Full Story

Latest Awards

United Kingdom, National

uk/88

Suppliers

Qualification system with call for competition for registration of suppliers and contractors in 27 categories among which category 3.5.8 Civil Works/Building Contracting Services including ... ......Full Information

Austria, Land of Salzburg

at/23

Highway

PEL Ingenieurbüro f. Elektro u. Installationstechn secured the EUR1.21 million contract, excluding VAT, for refurbishment and E&M equipment installation in the Oswaldiberg ... ......Full Information

Italy, Lombardy

it/198

Railway

Itinera Spa at Tortona (AL) secured the EUR 40.09 million contract for all work and supplies necessary to build railway connection T1-T2 Malpensa Lot 2 and its final design. Contact Ferrovienord ... ......Full Information

Denmark, Ringby

dk/28

Light rail

Lloyd's Register Rail at  Hellerup secured the contract for LR3CS7 Independent Safety Assessor to verify compliance with the governing standards for the assessment services and the standards ... ......Full Information

Sweden, Stockholm

se/37

Road

Subterra a.s. of Prague secured the EUR15.37 million contract, excluding VAT, for construction of Skarholmen tunnel on E4 Forbifart Stockholm. Contact Trafikverket, attn Mrs Amanda Sandin, Solna, ... ......Full Information

France, Paris

fr/127

Grand Paris Express

Egis Rail at Lyon secured the contract for general management during construction of the two new sections of Grand Paris Express: Saint-Denis Pleyel/Le Bourget RER - a 6 km-long tunnel with two ... ......Full Information

France, Rhone-Alps

fr/87

Road

The JV Eiffage tp/Eiffage tp raa/Clemessy/Cofely-Axima of Neuilly sur Marne secured the EUR33.56 million contract, excluding VAT, for refurbishment of Chat tunnel (1,488 m) on Rd1504. Contact ... ......Full Information

France, Lyon

fr/72

Road

The JV Fayat/Sanef/Mirova of Bordeaux secured the EUR425.83 million contract, including 20 percent VAT, for design, construction and financing of safety retrofitting in the four tunnels on Boulevard ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton Basel and Solothurn

ch/65

Road

Kull Elektro AG of Birmensdorf secured the EUR147,243 contract for the optical guide in the central tube of the 3.2 km-long Belchen tunnel on N02. Contact USTRA, Zofingue, e-mail ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton Basel and Solothurn

ch/65

Road

Terra Vermessungen AG of Zurich secured the EUR206,050 contract for vibrations measurement for the safety tunnel of the 3.2 km-long bi-tube Belchen tunnel on N02. Contact USTRA, Zofingue, e-mail ... ......Full Information

Belgium, Brussels

be/36

Metro

The contract for the renewal and strengthening of cable ladders, associated equipment and various pipes in the tunnels and platforms in metro and premetro underground lines operated by the STIB has ... ......Full Information

United Kingdom, London

uk/54

Sewage

G4S Security Services Ltd of Sutton secured the C425 Framework Agreement for Access Control and Security for Thames Tideway Tunnel Project. Contact Programme Procurement Manager at Thames Water ... ......Full Information

News Feed

Chennai Metro completes tunnel

It was a momentous moment for the Chennai Metro Rail Ltd when the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) broke the last piece of the wall at Thirumangalam Full Story

TBM Market 2020 Forecasts and Tunnel Boring Machine Industry Players' Review Report

DeepResearchReports.com adds 2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) Industry Full Story

Stunning New Images Of The £15 Billion Rail Network

Europe’s largest construction project, Crossrail, is now more than half complete. Full Story

Tunnel Under Stonehenge Part of £15 Billion UK Road Building Plan

The UK government announced plans today to tunnel under the iconic prehistoric landmark Stonehenge as part of a multi-billion pound initiative to expand Britain’s roads ... Full Story

DMRC achieves first tunnel breakthrough at Vinobapuri

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) today achieved the first tunnel breakthrough of the Vinobapuri Metro station under phase III construction Full Story

Above and underground work evident as North West Rail Link construction starts to get on a roll

THERE is no turning back for the North West Rail Link, with construction now going full-steam ahead. Full Story

Construction projects aim to improve road safety of Sichuan-Tibet Highway

The Sichuan-Tibet Highway is known as a road full of stunning vistas, winding through 21 mountains and crossing14 major rivers. Full Story

SBB awards Eppenberg tunnel contract

Swiss Federal Railways announced on November 14 that it had awarded a SFr273·7m contract for the construction of the 3 km Eppenburg tunnel Full Story

Five-year construction project on I-895 north of Harbor Tunnel to begin 2016

$290 million construction project to replace a large elevated section of Interstate 895 north of the Harbor Tunnel will begin in 2016 Full Story

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Pedestrian Tunnel Enters Final Stages of Construction

The pedestrian tunnel that is being constructed under the Western Gap to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is now entering its final stages of construction Full Story

Improved HS2 tunnel for Burton Green

A village expected to be cut in two by the HS2 rail line is to get a longer tunnel to help protect homes. Full Story

Light at the end of the tunnel for Vancouver water project

A decade-long construction project to allow for the continued supply of safe, high-quality drinking water in Metro Vancouver is 99 per cent complete. Full Story

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