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Latest Bids

Argentina, Buenos Aires

ar/26

Metro

Closing Date: 28/02/2019

Open invitation to tender, deadline 28.02.2019, for the enlargement of platforms, connection corridors and technical rooms in the Diagonal Norte (Line C) and 9 de Julio (Line D) stations in Buenos ... ......Full Information

France, Paris

fr/30

Railway

Closing Date: 01/02/2019

Negotiated invitation to tender, deadline 01.02.2019, for general management during the installation of tunnel safety equipment, construction of smoke extraction plant and of emergency access in ... ......Full Information

Belgium, Brussels Capital

be/27

Roads, Ring Roads and Motorways

Closing Date: 05/03/2019

Open invitation to tender, deadline 05.03.2019, for access closure, dynamic pre-signalling, detection and limitation of oversized vehicles and video surveillance equipment in the following tunnels ... ......Full Information

Norway, Rogaland

no/237

Road

Closing Date: 11/02/2019

Open invitation to tender, deadline 11.02.2019, for the preliminary marking prior to the permanent road markings and coding (manually and mechanically) in accordance with the prevailing standards ... ......Full Information

France, Paris

fr/127

Grand Paris Express

Closing Date: 21/01/2019

Negotiated invitation to tender, deadline 21.01.2019, for the final works on the Saint-Denis Pleyel section (stations and ancillary works) of lines 14, 16 and 17 of the Grand Paris Express, after ... ......Full Information

Portugal, Lisbon

pt/13

Metro

Closing Date: 07/02/2019

Invitation to tender by restricted procedure, deadline 07.02.2019, for design and construction for the rough works for the Yellow and Green metro lines extension in Lisbon. For bid documents ... ......Full Information

Afghanistan, Farah Province

af/14

Water Diversion

Closing Date: 02/02/2019

Invitation for bids, deadline 02.02.2019, for the construction of a Diversion Tunnel for Farah’ Bakhshabad Dam. A pre-bid meeting will be held on the 09.01.2019 at 10.00 am (Local Time) at ... ......Full Information

Norway, Oslo

no/56

Highway

Closing Date: 04/02/2019

Competitive procedure with negotiation, deadline 04.02.2019, for the renovation of the Festning tunnel on the E18 highway in Oslo, also the western part of the Opera tunnel and the pump station at ... ......Full Information

Spain, Basque Country

es/100

High Speed Railway

Closing Date: 31/01/2019

Open invitation to tender, deadline 31.01.2019, to build new emergency exits in the tunnels on the Bergara-Astigarraga section, on the Vitoria-Bilbao-San Sebastian high speed line. Duration of the ... ......Full Information

Spain, Madrid

es/68

Railway Connection

Closing Date: 25/01/2019

Open invitation to tender, deadline 25.01.2019, for the supply and transport of tracks for the renovation of the 7km long Recoletos tunnel, between the Atocha Cercanias and  Chamartin ... ......Full Information

Italy, Valle d’Aosta

it/250

Motorway

Closing Date: 20/03/2019

Open invitation to tender, deadline 20.03.2019, for maintenance work on the motorway, tunnels and ancillary structures on the A5 Quincinetto-Aosta motorway and A5-SS 27 connection. Value of the ... ......Full Information

France, Rhone - Alps

fr/60

Highway

Closing Date: 04/02/2019

Open invitation to tender, deadline 04.02.2019, for the replacing of the Tetra radio’s infrastructure on the A43 Maurienne. Value of the contract EUR460,000, excluding VAT. Duration of the ... ......Full Information

Featured News

The legend in ventilation systems

The legend in ventilation systems

Zitron is a leader in the manufacture of ventilation systems for mining, public works and the naval sector; transport, drilling and lifting equipment. Zitron, located in large manufacturing ... ...Full Story

Cooling the Tube – on Ice till 2030?

This article has been submitted by Calvin R Barrows it is a different way of looking at the causes of the heat build up in the summer on the London underground. Please read through the article and ... ...Full Story

All Around Issue #10 — Together in every dimension

All Around Issue #10 — Together in every dimension

Find out how mechanized tunnelling from Herrenknecht shapes the world of tomorrow. Has the future at Herrenknecht ever been as exciting as it is today? I’m sure we will not run out of stuff ... ...Full Story

First Melbourne Metro Tunnel TBM is due to arrive shortly

First Melbourne Metro Tunnel TBM is due to arrive shortly

The first of 4 TBMs that will build the Melbourne Metro Tunnel is on its way to its launch site in North Melbourne. The TBMs are being engineered in Germany and built in China, before they are ... ...Full Story

MineARC - Designing Refuge Chambers for Tunnelling

MineARC - Designing Refuge Chambers for Tunnelling

Underground construction is high risk; the extensive length and size of a tunnel build through unknown rock strata poses the continual threat of fire or rock fall. To manage this risk ... ...Full Story

GETECH srl Centrifugal Plants

GETECH srl Centrifugal Plants

GETECH srl can count on consolidated experience, thanks to 30 years of research, development and application in the field of solid/liquid separation with Centrifugal Plant up to more than 150mc/h. ... ...Full Story

26th Annual Microtunneling Short Course Organizers Pay It Forward to U.S. Veterans

26th Annual Microtunneling Short Course Organizers Pay It Forward to U.S. Veterans

A cause near and dear to the hearts of the 26th Annual Microtunneling Short Course organizers is helping the men and women who have served in the United States military successfully return to ... ...Full Story

WTC 2019 information video

WTC 2019 information video

Do you want to find out what will be presented at the World Tunnelling Conference 2019? Do you want to know which topics will be the focus of the AAA sessions? Do you want to see an example of an ... ...Full Story

PPS-Poltinger Precision Systems celebrates twenty years trading with the release of a new generation of Guidance Platform

PPS-Poltinger Precision Systems celebrates twenty years trading with the release of a new generation of Guidance Platform

Just in time for its 20th anniversary PPS has announced the newly developed guidance system platform PPS-UNP (Universal Navigation Platform). The UNP can be used for all types of underground ... ...Full Story

West Gate Tunnel - Massive TBM arrives in Melbourne

West Gate Tunnel - Massive TBM arrives in Melbourne

Bella, the first TBM that will build the West Gate Tunnel, has arrived in Melbourne. The TBM is 90 m long, 15.6 m high and weighs 4,000 t. The hundreds of pieces that make up Bella will be ... ...Full Story

Looking for TBM Fitters and TBM Electricians

Looking for TBM Fitters and TBM Electricians

At present IPS are recruiting TBM Fitters and TBM Electricians for a project in the UK. It will be a long term contract  on this major infrastructure project. Please contact Sam Merrick on ... ...Full Story

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline tunnel

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline tunnel

Overnight a TBM made by Herrenknecht (mod.Avnd2000Ab) started its journey by road toward Melendugno (Le) a tunnelling site in Puglia, Italy. It  will be used to drill the Trans Adriatic ... ...Full Story

Latest Awards

Austria, Innsbruck

at/32

Highway

The Joint Venture ARGE between Amberg Engineering AG / SKAVA Consulting ZT GmbH from Regensdorf-Watt secured the EUR315,985.78 contract, excluding VAT, for a bypass study  for the ... ......Full Information

United States, California

us/61

Rapid Transit

The VTA Board of Directors awarded to the Mott McDonald/PGH Wong Engineering Joint Venture (MMW) the EUR109.03million (USD125 million) General Engineering services contract for the VTA’s ... ......Full Information

Norway, More & Romsdal

no/241

Road

Skanska Norge AS from Oslo secured the K5 Skjeltene-Haroya contract for the county Fv 659 Nordoy road. The EUR304,02 million contract includes the construction of the Haramsfjordt tunnel (3500 m) ... ......Full Information

Norway, Finnmark

no/244

E69 Motorway

Skanska Norge AS from Oslo secured the EUR63.38 million contract for the new Skarvberg tunnel (3470 m) with 2 traffic lanes and a foot and cycle path on the E69. Approx. 500 m of new road shall ... ......Full Information

Austria, Salzburg

at/95

Firefighting vehicles

Seiwald Ges.m.b.H. from Oberalm secured the EUR341,050.75 contract, excluding VAT,  for TLFA 3000 tunnel firefighting vehicles for the Henndorf fire brigade. Contact Landesfeuerwehrverband ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, National

ch/87

Road

The Joint Venture AGP between  OPAN concept SA (Neuchatel) and IMC Infrastructure Management Consultants (Zurich) secured the EUR1.61 million contract, excluding VAT, for the general management ... ......Full Information

Spain, Madrid

es/17

Metro

Telefonica de Espana Sau from Madrid secured the EUR5.90 million contract, excluding VAT, for installation of the railNET communication systems for the Metro Madrid Line 8. Contact Metro de ... ......Full Information

Germany, Hesse

de/46

Motorway

PORR Infra GmbH / PORR Bau GmbH / PORR Deutschland GmbH from Walsper secured the EUR31.48 million contract, excluding VAT, for the delivery, installation and commissioning of the operational ... ......Full Information

Germany, Munich

de/55

Railway

Deutsche Bahn has awarded the EUR676 million contract (VE30) to the group consisting of Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG (Leader), Max Bögl Foundation & Co. KG, Ed. Züblin AG and ... ......Full Information

Germany, Munich

de/55

Railway

Deutsche Bahn has awarded the EUR189 million contract (VE10) to the group consisting of   Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, Ed. Züblin AG (leader), Max Bögl Stiftung & ... ......Full Information

Germany, Munich

de/55

Railway

The joint venture between Implenia Construction GmbH (50%) and Hochtief Infrastructure GmbH (50%) has been commissioned by Deutsche Bahn to work on the second trunk route suburban railway project ... ......Full Information

Sweden, Stockholm

se/30

Power

Svenska Kraftnaet the Swedish National Grid a joint venture between Implenia (50%)/Hochtief (50%) (for 4 years) secured the  Eur90 million contract to build the Anneberg-Skanstull tunnel in ... ......Full Information

Industry News

Skanska lands $60M contract to bring East Side Access into Grand Central

To complete the work, Skanska will also extract and remove a tunnel boring machine cutter head that was left in place following the completion of work ... Full Story

17 Giant Tunnel-Boring Machines At Work As Mumbai Awaits New Metro Line

The 17 giant tunnel-boring machines are drilling away all day, cutting through Mumbai's underbelly and laying the foundation for what will transform ... Full Story

San Antonio Water System Planning New Tunnel

The estimated $150 million project involves approximately 27,000 lf of 10-ft diameter tunnel to host the new 90-in. FRP gravity sewer pipe. The project ... Full Story

Work on underwater tunnel for Metro-3 will begin next month

From February, the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) will begin tunnelling 12.5m below the Mithi riverbed as Mumbai’s first underground Metro — the ... Full Story

Wendy worms her way south for Sydney's $20b metro rail line

The third tunnel boring machine for the second stage of Sydney's multibillion-dollar metro railway, Wendy will worm her way from Chatswood to the ... Full Story

Super sewer machine starts work as first-of-its-kind tunnelling apprenticeship launched in UK

Super sewer machine starts work as first-of-its-kind tunnelling apprenticeship launched in UK Full Story

Work begins on Sydney Metro tunnel from Chatswood to the Harbour

Sydney Metro’s third mega tunnel boring machine (TBM) has now started tunnelling, marking the next stage in delivering the new 31km metro twin tunnels below the centre ... Full Story

Future of Tunnelling | Align's HS2 Chilterns contract

Ground conditions to be met by the project's tunnel boring machines (TBMs) are a mixture of chalk, marl, alluvium, gravel and clay with flints. Full Story

Infrastructure Malta receives seven offers from tunnel experts

Infrastructure Malta has received seven offers from technical experts with an average value of €10.5 million to oversee the Gozo-Malta tunnel project. Full Story

Alexandria (Va.) Renew Enterprises Advancing Its Tunnel System Project

The Tunnel System is the largest of the proposed projects with an estimated construction cost of $293 million and capital cost of $345 million. Full Story

Breakthrough at Maryland Purple Line's Plymouth Tunnel

Breakthrough at Maryland Purple Line's Plymouth Tunnel Full Story

Ashghal opens deepest and longest bidirectional tunnel

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ yesterday partially opened the longest and deepest bidirectional tunnel in Qatar. Full Story

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