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'Metal moles' begin work below London

15/03/2012

The first of eight highly specialised Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM), which each weigh nearly 1,000 tonnes, is being positioned at Royal Oak in west London.

Contracts let for €800m of Stuttgart rail tunnelling

15/03/2012

The 300m underground station contract will go to a consortium led by Züblin. The tunnelling has been split into two parts, one led by Hochtief and the other by Baresel.

More work planned for Evergreen Line

09/03/2012

On or about March 12, crews will start work to install new underground BC Hydro power lines, which will supply the tunnel boring machine during construction.

After Helen, Margarita reaches Central College

09/03/2012

The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) on Thursday said its tunnel boring machine (TBM) Margarita reached Central College

Driverless Trains

29/02/2012

In a futuristic scenario decried by labor leaders and mining opponents, trains hauling iron ore across vast stretches of Australia’s Pilbara region will by 2014 be operating without drivers.

Imported machinery to help complete Neelum-Jhelum

29/02/2012

By APP The Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project is likely to be completed about two years ahead of schedule now that Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) have reached ...

India starts tunnelling work of East-West Metro project

28/02/2012

Indian Rail has begun tunnelling work on the Rs48.74bn ($993.5m) East-West Metro Corridor Project of the Kolkata Metro to link the IT hub Sector V in Salt Lake

Tunnel tonic from quietstone

23/02/2012

The company spent two years developing a new version – dubbed Quietstone FR30 – for the tunnel, which is under construction. Managing director Roland Phillips hopes the £2.5m project will act as a ...

Bilfinger wins €230m in Berlin underground contracts

13/02/2012

The project, on behalf of Berlin's transportation authority, comprises the construction of two tunnel bores approximately 1.6km in length along with work for a track-switching system and two new ...

Crossrail tunnel segment plant begins full operations

09/02/2012

The facility will be pouring the first batch of 250000 concrete segments that will line 42km (26 miles) of Crossrail tunnels. Located at Old Oak Common, the facility will employ about 60 people at ...

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