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Latest Bids

Switzerland, Canton of Obvaldo

ch/100

Road

Closing Date: 23/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 23.03.2015, for engineering services for ventilation control panels in the new monotube 2,481m Kaiserstuhl tunnel on new strecht of national road A8. Time limit ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton of Obvaldo

ch/100

Road

Closing Date: 23/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 23.03.2015, for design and general management of the new 3.8 km section of national road A8, including the monotube 2,481 m-long Kaiserstuhl tunnel. Time limit ... ......Full Information

Norway, Trondelag

no/212

Highway

Closing Date: 09/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 09.03.2015, for renovation of five tunnels on E6 totalling 7.62 km in Sor and Nord Trondelag counties. Installation includes variable message signs and barriers, ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton of Schwyz

ch/68

Motorways

Closing Date: 23/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 23.03.2015, for supply, installation and management of ventilation and safety equipment in 1.14 km-long Mosi tunnel on A4, near Brunnen. Further information from ... ......Full Information

Norway, Buskerud

no/190

Road

Closing Date: 29/01/2015 (Tender Closed)

Postponed from 26.01.2015 to 29.01.2015 the deadline for renovation electro-technical work in the 3,280 m Geiterygg tunnel on county road Fv 50, situated in the mountains 1,100 m ASL in Hol ... ......Full Information

Greece, West Greece and Ionian Islands

gr/39

Roads

Closing Date: 31/03/2015

Postponed from 03.02.2015 to 31.03.2015 the deadline of the competitive dialogue for design, construction, financing, operation, maintenance and concession of the road link between Lefkada and ... ......Full Information

Spain, Aragon

es/156

Road

Closing Date: 09/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 09.03.2015, for refurbishment, maintenance and operation of 3.07 km-long Bielsa-Aragnouet tunnel on A138 and its access roads. Estimated contract value EUR1,93 ... ......Full Information

Norway, More & Romsdal

no/220

Highway

Closing Date: 23/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 23.03.2015, for tunnel upgrading at Bomlafjord - variable message signs. Tender conference 20.02.2015 at 12:00 noon, meet at Marineveien 2, 5141 Fyllingsdalen, ... ......Full Information

Austria, Styria & Carinthia

at/42

High Speed Railway

Closing Date: 24/02/2015

Negotiated procedure, deadline 24.02.2015, for planning  of cooling and ventilation equipment in Koralmtunnel between Deutschlandsberg and St. Andrae. Contract duration: 01.07.2015 - ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Susten

ch/43

Motorway

Closing Date: 02/03/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 02.03.2015, for the conclusion of the Riedberg tunnel (451.5 m, 587.15 m) excavation on A9 motorway. Duration of contract from 01.04.2015 to 31.12.2021. Contact ... ......Full Information

Germany, Stuttgart

de/154

Road

Closing Date: 11/12/2015

Negotiated invitation to tender, deadline 11.12.2015, for planning services for new tunnel control centre in Stuttgart for twelve road tunnels. Contract commences 04.05.2015 for completion ... ......Full Information

Austria, Tyrol

at/73

Expressway

Closing Date: 03/02/2015

Open invitation to tender, deadline 03.02.20125, for general management for E/M equipment upgrading in the Flirscher tunnel (5,851 m, 5,775 m) and Strenger tunnel on the S16. Contact Eng Alexander ... ......Full Information

Industry News

Bohai undersea tunnel

Bohai undersea tunnel

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China's economic planner, agreed to review and support the high-speed railway project under the Bohai sea connecting Dalian in Liaoning ... ...Full Story

Varese orbital opening

On 24.01.2015 the 4.9 km-long first lot of Varese orbital motorway opened between A8 interconnection at Gazzada Schianno and Vedano Olona near Varese municipality. ...Full Story

Tunnels and Bridges

Tunnels and Bridges

The APAC tunnels and bridges conference is scheduled for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 15-16th April, 2015. Themes are design, construction, maintenance and inspection, with 23 speakers from government ... ...Full Story

Engineering underground space in London

The one-day ICE conference on this topic takes place on 18.02.2015 at One Great George Street, Westminster. It will explore the solutions and opportunities that underground space presents for ... ...Full Story

Full bore at North West Rail Link

On 14.01.2015 the fourth TBM, named Maria after 19th century Aboriginal rights advocate Maria Lock, started boring for North West Rail Link in Sydney, Australia. The 900 t TBM was delivered to the ... ...Full Story

Setronic Verona Srl at Intersec

Setronic Verona Srl, specialized in design, manufacture and after sales service for optical beam smoke and fire detectors, opacity analyzer, calibrating and testing equipment, and accessories, will ... ...Full Story

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Aurelia road to Savona

The 188 m-long Grana tunnel on the 5 km-long new Aurelia road section from Albisola to Savona in Italy has been completed using conventional methods. Meantime, TBM excavation of the 530 m-long Basci ... ...Full Story

TBM Elaine at Rennes

TBM Elaine at Rennes

On 19.12.2014 TBM Elaine was named for excavation of an 8 km-long tunnel for the 13 km-long metro Line B in Rennes. The line, which will serve 15 stations and connect the southwestern and ... ...Full Story

Waterview TBM resumes

In New Zealand, the huge Waterview TBM has been successfully turned and on 17.12.2014 resumed tunnelling, heading south on the second of the motorway tunnels. The machine will advance far enough to ... ...Full Story

Atlas Copco rigs relaunch

The Boomer M-series drillrigs, the medium sized single and twin boom rigs favoured by tunnellers, have been the subject of a major upgrade. Read the press release and contact ... ...Full Story

Evergreen line

The construction for the Evergreen line includes a 2 km-long bored tunnel with tunnel portals located in Port Moody and Coquitlam, Canada. The tunnel is being constructed with a 10 m-diameter TBM, ... ...Full Story

Latest Awards

China, Hong Kong

cn/45

Railway

Alstom and Thales were awarded a contract worth EUR330 million by MTR Corporation, the operator of Hong Kong’s metro network, to resignal and upgrade the signalling systems of seven metro ... ......Full Information

Germany, Baden-Wurttemberg

de/144

Railway

Baresel GmbH of Stuttgart secured the EUR43.94 million contract, excluding VAT, for renovation of construction site, trackwork and retaining walls at portals of 903 m-long Pforzheimer twin-track ... ......Full Information

Belgium, Brugge

be/34

High voltage cable

Awarded the EUR8.219,323 contract, excluding VAT, for construction of 220 m-long, 2.5 m-diameter tunnel at 32 m depth beneath Boudewijn canal in Brugge for Project Stevin. Contact Frederik Seghers, ... ......Full Information

Italy, Sicily

it/17

Palermo-Messina Highway

Luigi Notario SpA-Bruno Teodoro SpA JV of Milano secured the EUR 8,764,127 contract, excluding VAT, for safety upgrading of the bi-tube Tindari tunnel (2,136 m, 2,136 m) on the Palermo-Messina A20 ... ......Full Information

Italy, Sicily

it/17

Highway

Luigi Notari SpA-Bruno Teodoro SpA JV at Milano secured the EUR6,862,107 contract, excluding VAT, for safety upgrading of the Capo d’Orlando tunnel (2,011 m, 1,980 m) on the Palermo-Messina ... ......Full Information

Norway, Nordland

no/145

Road

Award of contract No 1 to Veidekke Entrepronor of Oslo, value EUR102,649,740 excluding VAT, for construction of Hunstadmoen-Bodoelv section on the national road Rv 80 Hunstadmoen-Thalle, including a ... ......Full Information

Spain, Asturias

es/23

Sewage

The JV Acciona Infraestructuras/Ascan Empresa Constructora y Gestion secured the EUR11,799,468.38 contract for construction of the subaqueous tunnel and conditioning shafts for Santona-Laredo ... ......Full Information

France, Paris

fr/21

Orbital Motorway

The JV Guintoli/NGE Genie civil/Gonnet Isolation/SPIE IDF NO/Nidec AASI of Tarascon secured the EUR46,166,000 contract for modernization work on safety niches and electrical equipment in Bobigny (2 ... ......Full Information

Austria, Styria & Carinthia

at/42

High Speed Railway

The JV Geoconsult ZT GmbH, Bernard Ingenieure ZT GmbH p. a. Geoconsult ZT GmbH of Wals bei Salzburg secured the EUR3,462,230 contract, excluding VAT, for engineering services related to railway ... ......Full Information

France, Rhone - Alps

fr/56

Highway

SA Cofely Axima at Villeurbann secured the EUR 1,171,800 contract, excluding VAT, for replacing works of accelerators in Vuache tunnel (1,431 m, 1,393 m) on A40. Contact ATMB,  attn Philippe ... ......Full Information

China, Hong Kong

cn/63

Railway

The JV Leighton(51 percent)/China State (49 percent) has been awarded a EUR658 million contract by MTR Corporation for works on the Shatin to Central Link in Hong Kong. The works, which will ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Countrywide

ch/69

Highways

The IG Verkehrstechnik of Zurich secured the EUR6.8 million contract for upgrading and enlargement of operating and safety equipment in tunnels Rosenberg, Schoren, Stephanshorn and St. Fiden, on the ... ......Full Information

News Feed

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

Look: 'China's first rainbow tunnel' constructed in Zhengzhou

An under-construction rainbow tunnel in Zhoumou county of Henan's Zhengzhou city is the first and only one of its kind in China, according to the construction workers. Full Story

Final TBM starts work on $3.8bn Sydney rail link

Latest to come into service is the fourth TBM, Maria, which is named after 19th century Aboriginal rights advocate Maria Lock. Full Story

Tunnel boring world record quenches Vegas thirst

A three-year tunnel boring operation under the bright lights of Las Vegas has managed to withstand pressurised conditions to finish off in record-breaking style. Full Story

Moscow To Build $230B Bullet Train to Beijing

China has bagged a Russian contract to build a high-speed railway that would connect Moscow to Beijing in just 48 hours. Full Story

Waterview’s towering interchange reaches half-way

Waterview’s towering interchange reaches half-way Full Story

No light at end of Metro tunnels

The city's subterranean structure appears to be as intractable as the roads on its surface. Or at least that's the impression Bangalore Full Story

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