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175 Years Ago The First Modern Tunnel Was Built, Inspired By A Burrowing Animal


The tunneling shield method is still in use today. The front of the tunnel is excavated, be it with explosives or a modern tunnel boring machine. Immediately after, just some feet away from the ...

Video: Watch Sweden Build the World's 2nd-Longest Tunnel Under Water


But we're motivated by other priorities, not the least of which is to preserve the surrounding environment. For that, tunnelling is the best approach." The project began in 2014 and will eventually ...

TBM to punch diaphragm wall at East West Esplanade station today


KOLKATA: The first phase of tunneling of the East-West Metro project is on the verge of completion. Prerna, the tunnel-boring machine (TBM) drilling the Howrahbound tunnel, is just 15m from punching ...

Heathrow Southern Rail link: Transport Secretary asks private companies to submit proposals to ...


The rail link to Surrey and the south East would connect Britain's biggest airport with Waterloo, Clapham Junction, Hounslow , Putney, Twickenham, Richmond , Staines and stations in Surrey. It is ...

Zahid: Undersea tunnel connecting Bagan Datuk to Sumatra in the works


Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi speaking during the launch of National Transformation 2050 (TN50) dialogue at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS), Serdang March 18, 2018. — Picture by ...

IJM wins RM1.12b LRT3 underground contract


The contract requires IJM to deliver the design, construction and completion of the twin-bored tunnels, a station, ancillary buildings and other associated works. “The contract requires the use of ...

China exports largest tunnelling machine to Bangladesh


A Chinese firm on Tuesday rolled out China's largest shield tunnelling machine for export, which is destined for Bangladesh to assist with a river tunnelling project. The export of the machine, ...

Metroselskabet awards contract for Denmark's Sydhavn Metro


Vinci Construction Grands Projets Northern Europe, British Isles and Americas operations director Eric Chambraud said: “Eighteen years after the delivery of the Øresund tunnel and two years after ...

Revisiting the construction of Japan's now 30 year-old Seikan Tunnel


The Seikan Tunnel runs beneath the Tsagaru Strait, connecting the Japanese islands of Honshu and Hokkaido. Surveying of the geological outlay of the area began in 1946, with construction eventually ...

30 years on, world's longest undersea tunnel faces challenges


According to data by Hokkaido Railway Co., it took about 24 years and cost about 690 billion yen ($6.47 billion) to complete construction work with the involvement of some 14 million workers. ...

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