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Germany, Thuringia-Bavaria

de/14

High Speed Railway

Closing Date: 19/12/2016

Negotiated invitation to tender, deadline 19.12.2016, for the construction of the ventilation shaft in the Silberberg (7,391 m) tunnel on the new VDE 8.1 Ebensfeld - Erfurt line. Contract ... ......Full Information

Norway, Ostfold county

no/245

Road

Closing Date: 30/01/2017

Open invitation to tender, deadline 30.01.2017, for operation and maintenance assignments related to electrical installations on National and County roads includes the Ostfold tunnel. ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Saint Gallen Canton

ch/89

Motorway

Closing Date: 27/01/2017

Open invitation to tender, deadline 27.01.2017, for signaling and control equipment in tunnels Murgwald (1,400 m), Quarten (1,040 m), Fratten (310 m), Hof (560 m) and Raischiebe (780 m) on the ... ......Full Information

Austria, Carinthia

at/77

Motorway

Closing Date: 14/12/2016

Postponed from 07.12.2016 to 14.12.2016 the deadline for the open invitation to tender for Phase 2 (construction and E&M)  for the refurbishment of tunnels on the A2, northern ... ......Full Information

United States, Washington

us/42

Seattle Light Rail

Closing Date: 08/12/2016 (Tender Closed)

Kiewit-Hoffman AJV, Sound Transit General Contractor/Construction Manager (GC/CM) for the East Link Extension, Seattle to South Bellevue (E130) Heavy Civil GC/CM project is soliciting bids, ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Saint Gallen Canton

ch/89

Motorway

Closing Date: 09/01/2017

Open invitation to tender, deadline 09.01.2017, for provision of signalling equipment in the tunnels Murgwald (1,400 m), Quarten (1,040 m), Fratten (310 m), Hof (560 m) and Raischiebe (780 m) on ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Saint Gallen Canton

ch/89

Motorway

Closing Date: 09/01/2017

Open invitation to tender, deadline 09.01. 2017, for supplying a medium voltage system in the Murgwald (1,400 m), Quarten (1,040 m), Fratten (310 m), Hof (560 m) and Raischiebe (780 m) tunnels on ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton Glarus

ch/64

Highway

Closing Date: 17/01/2017

Open invitation to tender, deadline 17.01.2017, for vibration monitoring during the refurbishment and upgrading of the 5.7 km-long Kerenzerberg tunnel on the N03/70. Contract duration 01.02.2017 ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton Glarus

ch/64

Highway

Closing Date: 17/01/2017

Open invitation to tender, deadline 17.01. 2017, for surveying services during the refurbishment and upgrading of the 5.7 km-long Kerenzerberg tunnel on the N03/70. Contract duration 01.01.2017 ... ......Full Information

Austria, Carinthia

at/77

Motorway

Closing Date: 07/12/2016 (Tender Closed)

Open invitation to tender, deadline 07.12.2016, for Phase 2 (construction and E&M)  for refurbishment of tunnels on the A2, northern Klagenfurt bypass. The tunnels are Ehrentalerberg ... ......Full Information

Belgium, Antwerp

be/37

Railway

Closing Date: 10/01/2017

Open invitation to tender, deadline 10.01.2017, for the construction of an evacuation shaft in the 1,655 m-long Kennedy tunnel, Line 59 in Antwerp for the Antwerp-Gand railway. Duration of the ... ......Full Information

France, Rhone-Alps

fr/11

High Speed Railway

Closing Date: 12/12/2016

Negotiated invitation to tender, deadline 12.12.2016, for supply and delivery of electricity and related services for the Villarodin-Bourget/Modane tunnel on the new Turin-Lyon high-speed railway. ... ......Full Information

Industry News

TERRATEC completes 20 breakthroughs for Delhi Metro

TERRATEC completes 20 breakthroughs for Delhi Metro

Eight TERRATEC Earth Pressure Balance TBMs have successfully completed 20 drives, totalling approximately 18km of running tunnels, on four major contracts. Two TERRATEC Earth Pressure Balance ... ...Full Story

Morgan Sindall BeMo joint venture appointed to London Underground framework

A joint venture between Morgan Sindall and BeMo Tunnelling has been awarded a place on London Underground’s ‘Future Stations’ Civils and Tunnelling Works framework. The eight-year ... ...Full Story

ITA tunnelling awards 2016

To watch the awards and see all the winners please click on the following link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHESh816ATE .49/16 ...Full Story

New date for 17th International Water Mist Conference

New date for 17th International Water Mist Conference

Due to a clash of dates with another Italian fire safety event, IWMA today announced that it will move its 17th International Water Mist Conference from September to October 2017. The new dates now ... ...Full Story

Apply for the UCA of SME Scholarship

The Underground Construction Association of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (UCA of SME) Scholarship has been established to encourage undergraduate and graduate academic ... ...Full Story

Rail Expansion Asia 2017

Rail Expansion Asia 2017

With the official support from Institution of Railway Signal Engineers – Thailand Sector, Rail Expansion Asia 2017  will deliver unmatched opportunities; leveraging expertise from all ... ...Full Story

Lee Tunnel awarded a Concrete Society Award

Lee Tunnel awarded a Concrete Society Award

The Lee tunnel in Beckton (London), a MVB joint venture (Morgan Sindall/Vinci Grand Projets and Bachy Soletanche), is the first Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete (SFRC) tunnel ever to be nominated and ... ...Full Story

Line 3 of the Cairo Metro

Line 3 of the Cairo Metro

Phase 4A of the Cairo Metro public works contract was won by a Franco-Egyptian joint venture composed of Vinci Construction Grands Projets, Bouygues Travaux Publics, an Arab Contractor and Orascom ... ...Full Story

Pipe Jacking Association appoint new chairman and vice-chairman

Pipe Jacking Association appoint new chairman and vice-chairman

Graeme Monteith, Tunnelling Engineering Manager at Barhale Construction, has been appointed chairman of the Pipe Jacking Association and Jim Kirby, an Associate at consulting engineer Donaldson ... ...Full Story

Normet announces North American organization changes

Normet announces North American organization changes

Mike Rispin, Senior Vice President for Global Sales and Marketing at Normet Group, announces the following changes in Normet’s North American organization, effective December 1, 2016: Gregory ... ...Full Story

Looking at your advertising budget for 2017?

Looking at your advertising budget for 2017?

Tunnelbuilder websites can offer you far more than any other magazine or website for far less. Tunnelbuilder has a global reach and is being read by over 300,000 people in 128 different countries. ... ...Full Story

Construction starts on Forrestfield-Airport Link

Work is underway on Perth's Forrestfield-Airport Link (FAL) following a sod turning ceremony on 03.11.2016 at the site of the future Forrestfield Station. The FAL will provide a much-needed ... ...Full Story

Latest Awards

Switzerland, Canton of Geneva

ch/75

Motorway

Dexa SA from Losanna secured the EUR101,806.73 contract, excluding VAT,  for preparatory work for the upgrading  of operational and safety equipment in the following tunnels Vernier ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton of Geneva

ch/75

Motorway

Cegelec Mobility of Miribel secured the EUR5.26million contract, excluding VAT,  for security equipment for  the following tunnels - Vernier (1,940 m, 1,860 m), Confignon (1,455 m, ... ......Full Information

Germany, Frankfurt-on-Main

de/146

S-Bahn Railway

Periodic indicative notice without call for competition for relocation/construction of the railway line between Frankfurt Main Station and Frankfurt Airport Regional station and for the ... ......Full Information

Germany, Hesse

de/129

Motorway A49

The consortium of Stredich Beratende Ingenieure GmbH & Co. KG / SSP Consult, Beratende Ingenieure GmbH from Bochum secured the EUR343,606 contract, excluding VAT,  for  the ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Cantons of Zurich and Schaffhausen

ch/66

Motorways

OSRAM Lighting AG from Winterthur secured the EUR450,597 contract, excluding VAT, for the upgrading of lighting (lot 2), as part of safety improvement works in the following tunnels Fasenstaub ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton of Geneva

ch/75

Motorway

Cegelec Mobility from Miribel secured the EUR6.45 million contract, excluding VAT,  for cables, electricity and lighting of the following tunnels - Vernier (1,940 m, 1,860 m), Confignon ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Gotthard

ch/50

Highway

EBP Schweiz AG from Zurich secured the EUR 1.67 million contract for 2017-2026 maintenance planning for the Gotthard road tunnel, N2. For further information ... ......Full Information

United States, Washington

us/42

Seattle Light Rail

Sound Transit awards the EUR142.83 million contract (USD152 million) to Hoffman Construction to build the underground Roosevelt station for the Northgate Link Extension. Construction will begin in ... ......Full Information

Italy, Brenner

it/103

High Speed Railway

Abruzzo Test Srl from Sulmona secured the EUR498,120 contract, excluding VAT, for a laboratory and on-site testing on building materials to be used in the Isarco underground crossing lot for the ... ......Full Information

Norway, National

no/207

Road

The total amount of EUR879,885, excluding VAT, for geological engineering and technical tunnel consultancy services contract for Statens vegvesen has been awarded to three suppliers: Norconsult AS ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Gotthard

ch/50

Highway

InfraTech AG from Stans secured the EUR7.45 million contract, excluding VAT, for high voltage installations in the Gotthard road tunnel, N2, Lot 3b NSHV. For further information use ... ......Full Information

Germany, Berlin

de/76

Railway

The joint venture between S-21 Berlin-Tunnel und Trogbauwerk and Implenia Construction GmbH in Berlin, have been awarded with the contract for construction of a tunnel and workshop for the new ... ......Full Information

News Feed

Massive Tunnel Project Under Seattle Calls for Innovative Techniques and Tools

The openings, which will eventually be converted to light rail stations, allow access to the tunnel boring machines for service. They also give access for ... Full Story

Excavation begins on AU$4.3 billion transport tunnel in Sydney

The new AU$4.3 billion (US$3.21 billion) tunnel will more than double traffic ... The design and construction is being managed by a PB Contractors, ... Full Story

Turkey tunnel being built

The New Zigana Tunnel project in Turkey is currently under construction and is expected to cost up to US$1 billion in all. When complete this tunnel ... Full Story

Metro wraps up tunnelling work under Phase-III

"DMRC has completed one of the major tunnelling projects in any urban area across the world in this phase, with a record 30 tunnel-boring machines ... Full Story

Lovsuns TBM breaks through in Instanbul

Trenchless International The 3.91 m diameter Lovsuns-manufactured earth pressure balanced TBM (EPB TBM) finished the first 2 km bypass in Zeytinburnu to discharge the ... Full Story

Prague city council envisages new tunnel project

The preparation of the Blanka tunnel complex took 12 years and its construction lasted for another eight years. Deputy mayor Petr Dolínek remains ... Full Story

Thimble Shoal

On the 14th November 2017 the Department of Transportation Build America Bureau announced it will provide a $338.5 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and ... Full Story

VA officials secure financing for $756M Chesapeake Bay Bridge tunnel

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission (CBBT) will fund tunnel construction with a $338.5 million federal bond through the ... Full Story

And finally… Call for underwater tunnel linking Mull to the mainland

Scottish Construction Now An underwater tunnel linking Mull to the mainland is being proposed as a solution to the island's continuing transport problems, the Herald ... Full Story

ITA 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr Martin Herrenknecht receives the ITA Tunnelling Life Time Achievement award 2016. Full Story

The ITA tunnelling awards 2016 And the winners are...

After a one-day technical conference dealing with innovation and productivity in tunnelling, followed by a one-day awards conference, the ITA Tunnelling Awards’ judges ... Full Story

Crossrail 2 Update

Crossrail 2 is a proposed new railway serving London and the wider South East. It would connect the National Rail networks in Surrey and Hertfordshire via new tunnels ... Full Story

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