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Netherlands, Rotterdam - nl/17

Botlek Rail Freight

    First tube of 1.74 km Botlek tunnel nearly complete with Herrenknecht 9.75 m-diameter foam-assisted EPB reaching reception pit on 3rd February, 2000 after trouble-free run with no cutter changes. Spoil from auger can be removed by belt or twin Putzmeister pumps according to consistency. All spoil is mixed with water behind the machine and pumped to surface for separation in ponds and local disposal. Segment moulds for 7+1 1.5 m x 400 mm-thick gasketed rings engineered by Wayss & Freytag who are a member of the BTC contracting consortium. Best week of 72 rings when operating 24 h/day for three weeks beneath waterway. Best 24 h day of 17 rings. TBM will exit through prepared soft concrete block under 30 m groundwater pressure and will then be dismantled and taken back to start shaft for second run. First use of EPB in Netherlands. Visit www.herrenknecht.com or www.betuweroute.nl or contact info@bnbw.ballast-nedam.nl February 2000.



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Negotiated invitation to tender, deadline 17.10.2014, for the asset management of technical installations in the tunnels Botlek (3 km), Sophia (8 km), De Giessen (1.8 km), Pannerdensch kanaal (2.6 km) and Zevenaar (2.3 km) on the Betuweroute, a 160 km-long double-track freight railway linking the Mainport Rotterdam with Zevenaar on the Dutch/German border. Electronic access to information: https://www.tenderned.nl:443/tenderned-web/aankondiging/detail/samenvatting.xhtml?aankondigingId=41847. Contact Keyrail, attn G. J. Braas in Zwijndrecht, tel +31 882333100, e-mail info@keyrail.nl. Visit  http://ted.europa.eu/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=308180-2014. 37/14.



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Restricted invitation to tender, deadline 29.09.2014, for replacing CCTV in Betuweroute tunnels. Electronic access to information, electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate from https://www.tenderned.nl:443/tenderned-web/aankondiging/detail/samenvatting.xhtml?aankondigingId=42180. Duration of contract from 01.01.2015 to 01.06.2015. Contact ProRail, attn Dick Loon, Utrecht, fax +31 882311895, e-mail aanbestedingen@prorail.nl.  Visit  http://ted.europa.eu/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=315321-2014. 38/14.



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Postponed from 29.09.2014 to 07.10.2014 the deadline of the restricted invitation to tender for replacing CCTV in Betuweroute tunnels. Electronic access to information, electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate from https://www.tenderned.nl:443/tenderned-web/aankondiging/detail/samenvatting.xhtml?aankondigingId=42180. Duration of contract from 01.01.2015 to 01.06.2015. Contact ProRail, attn Dick Loon, Utrecht, fax +31 882311895, e-mail aanbestedingen@prorail.nl.  Visit  http://ted.europa.eu/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=320133-2014. 39/14.



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Restricted invitation to tender, deadline 28.05.2018, for the design, monitoring, installation and maintenance of a monitoring system for the Sophia tunnel on the Betuweroute in Rotterdam. For electronic access to information, electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate from https://www.tenderned.nl/tenderned-web/aankondiging/detail/publicatie/akid/169e18849d17f51420e977e75c27af29.

 Duration of contract from 19.10.2018 to 19.10.2013. Contact ProRail, attn Wing Yee Man, Utrecht, email aanbestedingen@prorail.nl.  Visit http://ted.europa.eu/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=185361-2018.

Ref.n. R-485900.  17/18.



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Netherlands, Anvers-Amsterdam - nl/16

Groene Hart

  Design and construction contract value $430 million awarded to Bouygues/Koop for 8 km-long, 14.9 m-diameter single-bore, twin-track tunnel below the water table in sand and alluvium using NFM Slurry TBM to be delivered in 2001. This will probably be the largest TBM built to date. Contract duration 5.5 years for railway commissioning in May, 2005. Visit www.framatome.fr January 2000. NFM has described its 14.87 m-diameter slurry TBM with installed power of 8 MW of which 3.5 MW will be for rotation of the cutterhead. The machine will be 12.2 m long and will weigh 1,900 t. The segments will weigh 15 t apiece and the lining will have internal diameter of 13.3 m. The drive will be in sand with clay lenses and peat at depths of 16-30 m with a maximum water table of 35 m. Maximum advance rate will be limited by the slurry plant capacity at 4 cm/min. The forward backup trailer will weigh 700 t and the rear backup 450 t. A 70 m-long beam between the gantries will allow space for backfilling of the invert. Manufacture will be completed by December, 2000 and commissioning should take place in Spring, 2001. Visit www.framatome.fr Sept 2000.



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Netherlands, Amsterdam - nl/15

Tramway

New 8.5 km line under consideration between central station and IJ Burg with 1.5 km tunnel to be in service by 2002. December 1999.   Open invitation to tender for construction of tram tunnel, deadline 15th May, 2000. Contact the project bureau in the first instance, fax +31 205 565 700 or visit http://ted.eur-op.eu.int May 2000.  Two invitations to tender for construction work on IJ tramway tunnels: contract 2000/S 140-091914, deadline 5th September, 2000, fax +31 (0)20 5565700; contract 2000/S 141-092577, deadline 12th September, 2000, fax +31 (0)20 556 5707. Visit http://ted.eur-op.eu.int August 2000.



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Netherlands, Aalsmer - nl/14

Road

Open call for tenders, deadline 22nd April, 2005 for design and construction of the 7 km Aalsmeer-Uithoorn road section, including a 1 km tunnel, whereof 700 m is bored and 300 m in cut-and-cover, as part of road N201. Visit http://ted.publications.eu.int/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=189441-2004, OJ S 220, or contact Provincie Noord-Holland, fax +31 235145050. E-mail n201@noord-holland.nl 47/04.



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Contract value EUR9.987 million excluding VAT awarded to MNO Vervat-Wegen BV for construction of bus lane along N201 including 1 km-long tunnel. Completion projected for 24.12.2010. More from E H Brandt in Overveen, tel +31 235143204, e-mail aanbestedingen@noord-holland.nl or visit www.mno.nl. 50/09.



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Netherlands, Rotterdam - nl/13

Tramway

  Proposed 50 km-long Randstad light railway will link The Hague with Rotterdam and Zoetermeer. 5 km bored tunnel with 7 stations planned between The Hague and Scheveningen, and second line to southwest will require 1.5 km of tunnel and one station. 50-75% public funding envisaged with private money making up the balance. August 1999.   Periodic notice for civil engineering works for a 3 km light rail line section between Centraal Station and the Hofpleinlijn, which is part of the Randstad Rail between Rotterdam, The Hague and Zoetermeer. The section requires a dual 2.5 km-long 6.5 m-diameter tunnel, to be driven using an EPB shield TBM, a 500 m cut-and-cover tunnel and an underground station. Visit http://ted.publications.eu.int/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=034578-2003, OJ S 40, or contact Gemeente Rotterdam, Rotterdam, fax +31 10 4894493. E-mail aanbestedingszaken@gw.rotterdam.nl. Visit www.randstadrailaanbesteding.nl 10/03.  Open call for bids, deadline 12th September, 2003 for construction of 2.9 km of twin single-track tunnels, to be driven using a TBM and conventional means, and the Statenweg underground station. Visit http://ted.publications.eu.int/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=091376-2003, OJ S 102, or contact Rotterdamse Elektrische Tram, Rotterdam, fax +31 10 4475215 or Gemeentewerken Rotterdam, Rotterdam, fax +31 10 4897855 or 4894493. E-mail j.schouwenaar@gw.rotterdam.nl. Visit www.ret.rotterdam.nl, www.aanbestedingen.rotterdam.nl and www.randstadrailaanbesteding.nl 23/03.Construction of a 2.9 km 6.5 m-diameter twin bored tunnel and the Statenweg underground station as part of the Randstad Rail has been secured by the Saturn consortium, comprising Dura Vermeer Groep, Walter Bau/Dywidag and Zueblin. Contract value: EUR177.8 million. The single-track tunnels will link Franciscus Gasthuis Hospital in Schiebroek and Rotterdam Central Station. A TBM is scheduled to start the job at the beginning of 2005. Meanwhile, the first preparatory works have commenced in Saint Franciscus Triangle and Conrad Street. Visit www.randstadrail.nl, www.duravermeer.nl, www.walter-bau.de and www.zueblin.de 13/04.



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Invitation to tender using restricted procedure, deadline 10.09.2009, for design/construct contract for new exit tunnels at Oostplein metro station on Caland line. Contact R Rook at Afd Inkoop & Contractmanagement in Rotterdam, tel +31 104475304, e-mail rrook@ret.nl Time limit for receipt of requests for docs or for accessing docs 01.09.2009. http://ted.europa.eu/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=211709-2009 31/09.



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Netherlands, Amsterdam - nl/12

Metro North-South Line

  Municipality of Amsterdam announced plans for 9.5 km line with 7 stations to connect World Trade Centre in the south of the city with Buisklotermeerplen in the north with possible extensions south to Schiphol airport and Hoofdorp and north to Purmerend and Zaanstad. Some 6 km of the initial project will be underground with 4 km in bored tunnels, some beneath buildings with wooden piles. Nov 1998.   Project now divided into 15 contracts and tenders invited for contract 4 which comprises 3.8 km in 5.8 m i.d. bored tunnels to intersect four underground stations at Centuurban, Vijzelgracht, Rokin and Centraal where a connection will be made with the East/West line. Second contract will be for supply of two shields to a design requiring a choice of cutterheads, face stabilisation by slurry, EPB or compressed air, and muck removal by screw or belt conveyor. June 1999.   Invitation to tender for 2 x 3.8 km bored tunnels with 5.8 m internal diameter and supply of two TBMs. August 1999. Deadline 18th May for new invitation to prequalify for Contract 4.2 for bored tunnels and contracts 5.2, 6.2, and 7.2 for three cut-and-cover stations to be built within diaphragm walls at Rokin, Vijzelgracht and Ceintuurbaan. The twin-tube tunnels are 3.8 km-long x 5.6 m-diameter, requiring two TBMs from list of four prequalified manufacturers. Tender deadline for prequalified contractors will then be 15th October this year with a view to award in Spring, 2001. Tenders should be mailed to the project bureau, PB 95089, 1090 HB Amsterdam, Netherlands. Fuller picture at http://ted.eur-op.eu.int select 45 221 240. May 2000. Prequalified contractors for $960 million, 3.8 km x 6.5 m-diameter north-south line, contract 4, invited to bid by mid-December are Bouygues/Koop; BTC; Comol; HBN; Saturn; and Tubicon. Award should be mid-2001, with construction starting September, 2001. Preferred suppliers of TBMs are Herrenknecht, IHI, Kawasaki and Mitsubishi. 9.5 km-long project includes 2.5 km at grade plus 3.5 km cut-and-cover and 350 m immersed tube across IJ river. Visit http://ted.eur-op.eu.int November 2000.   Open invitation to tender, deadline 4th October, 2001, for construction of 420 m-long immersed tube, 300 m-long cut and cover, and three stations. Award expected end-2001 for start of work early 2002. Contact North-South Line Project Bureau, fax +31 204 167335. Visit www.nzlijn.amsterdam.nl 32/01.  €26.8 million award to Heijmans of contract 3.3 consisting of three tunnel caisson pieces totalling 250 m to be built above ground and then sunk below ground in the sand. One of these tunnel caissons will be the start shaft for the bored tunnel. Visit www.heijmans.nlContract 2.2 worth €54.2 million has been won by Heijmans and Strukton Betonbouw for building four tunnel elements totalling 800 m. Three of these elements will be sunk on the Ij riverbed. One of these elements is for contract 3.1/3.2. It will be pushed under Centraal Station. Visit www.struktonbetonbouw.com Contract 3.1/3.2 has been scooped by Strukton Betonbouw and Van Oord ACZ for €177 million for constructing a complex underground station under Centraal Station. Visit www.voacz.com Contracts 5.2, 6.2 and 7.2 for the construction in cut-and-cover of the Rokin, Vijzelgracht and Centuurbaan stations awarded to Max Bögl Nederland for €223.2 million. Visit www.max-boegl.de and www.nzlijn.amsterdam.nl 13/03.The north-south line's contract 4.2, which will be built by consortium Saturn, including Dura Vermeer, Walter Bau/Dywidag and Zueblin, includes a 2 x 3.2 km tunnel. The inner diameter is 5.82 m and the excavated diameter is 7.12 m. Two new Herrenknecht TBMs will be used, capable to work in slurry and EPB mode. The tunnel will be segmentally lined. In slurry mode, the spoil will be transported by pipe conveyor to the separation plant on a platform in the Ij river where the bentonite will be separated from the ground. Then, the spoil will be transported by boat to a dump site. In EPB mode, the mucking-out equipment will consist of a screw conveyor behind the cutting head and probably a pipe system. The stations are about 200 m long. Tunnelling start in September or October 2006 for completion in February 2008. Visit www.ivv.amsterdam.nl/nzlijn, www.herrenknecht.com, www.duravermeerinfra.nl, www.walter-bau.de and www.zueblin.de 25/04.Open call for bids, deadline 8th June, 2005 for construction of RAI / Europaplein station (contract 8.2), a 180 m-long underground station and its adjacent dual-track tunnels (240 m and 260 m). Visit http://ted.publications.eu.int/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=057174-2005, OJ S 59, or contact Gemeente Amsterdam, Amsterdam, fax +31 204167335. Also visit www.noordzuidlijn.amsterdam.nl 13/05.



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Invitation to tender by restricted procedure, deadline 19.08.2013, for the design, construction and operational handover of the station systems for the benefit of the entire subway system Amsterdam (existing Net and the North/South line). Duration contract from 31.03.2014 to 01.07.2027. Contact Gemeente Amsterdam, att.n Mr A de Boer, Amsterdam, tel +31 205565048, e-mail aanbestedingstationssystemen@nzl.amsterdam.nl. Visit  http://ted.europa.eu/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=206565-2013. 31/13.



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Netherlands, Rotterdam-Germany - nl/11

Rail Freight Betuwe Line

  Three tunnels along 160 km alignment: Botlek, Sophia and Pannerdensch. Botlek is 1.74 km and is being built by BTC consortium using a Herrenknecht TBM. Sophia is 6 km and will be built by the Tubecon consortium. Clays and peaty layers under high water tables. Netherlands Railways Betuwe Management Group is the responsible authority through the offices of Rene Buvelot and Jan Jonker. Consultant: Professor Bernard Maidl, Ruhr University. Completion for 2005. March 1998.   Invitation to tender for design and construct of line south including tunnels. August 1999.   Contract award to jv of Heymans, Strukton, Boskalis and CFE for 22 km-long Papendrecht-Lingeval section of the Betuwe line from Rotterdam to Cologne value $220 million. Includes 1.4 km Giessen tunnel in cut-and-cover. November 1999.   Award of $160 million contract to Comol jv for 1.85 km-long, 8.65 m-diameter twin-tube tunnel on Betuwe line to cross beneath Pannerdensch canal and main Zevenaar railway lines for a start in April, 2000. Comol comprises Dumez-GTM, Campenon Bernard, TBI Betonen Waterbow, Welling Didam and CFE. January 2000.   The Betuwe line will be twin track throughout and parallels the A15 highway across Holland. It involves some 130 structures, which include five tunnels totalling 18 km in length. Total project cost estimated at $4.5 billion. Zevenaar tunnel near Emmerich will be 1.5 km-long cut-and-cover using sheet piling with underwater concrete. Giessen tunnel base will have to be supported on piles because of poor support characteristics of ground in this area. Currently in design to cross beneath small waterway. March 2000.  Consortium Comol led by Vinci allied with CFE, TBI Beton-en Waterbau and Welling started excavating beneath Pannerdensch Kanaal near Arnhem using Herrenknecht Mixshield from Cairo metro. Two 9.8 m-diameter bores of 1,600 m to be driven in tricky conditions consisting of sand and clay together with crossing of a dyke and a flooded sand quarry. Contract value is Euro160 million. Visit www.groupe-vinci.com and www.herrenknecht.com 42/01.



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New Zealand

New Zealand, Auckland - nz/18

Sewer

The Joint Venture Ghella-Abergeldie Harker Joint Venture has been selected as the preferred bidder for the construction of the 13km Central Interceptor wastewater tunnel in Auckland. Ghella-Abergeldie Harker Joint Venture is one of four contractors that tendered in mid-September for the project. The other three are: CPB Contractors; Pacific Networks (comprising McConnell Dowell, Fletcher Construction and Obayashi); and VINCI Joint Venture (comprising VINCI Construction Grands Projets, HEB Construction and Soletanche Bachy). Visit https://www.watercare.co.nz . 49/18.




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Watercare and the Ghella Abergeldie Joint Venture signed the contract to construct Watercare's Central Interceptor, a 13-km wastewater tunnel between Western Springs and the Mangere Wastewater Treatment Plant at Auckland with associated infrastructure. The tunnel is expected to reduce wastewater overflows in the central city by 80 per cent. Arup has been commissioned by Ghella Abergeldie JV to provide tender design support, detailed design services and construction phase support of shafts structural design and the tunnel lining design. Construction will start with site works in August and the whole project is expected to be completed by 2025. For tender information please click here . 11/19.



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New Zealand, Auckland - nz/17

Motorway

The Auckland central motorway junction contract, value EUR185 million, has been awarded by NZTA to V-Formation consortium of Fletcher Construction, Beca Engineering, Higgins Contractors and Parsons Brinckerhoff. The 2.2 km-long project includes a 440 m-long tunnel beneath Victoria Park to carry three lanes of northbound traffic, while the existing viaduct will carry four lanes southbound. Preliminary works commence August, 2009, with construction starting November, 2009. For more, contact Andy Knackstedt at NZTA www.nzta.govt.nz/newsroom/info/317/index.html 29/09.



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New Zealand, Auckland - nz/16

Motorway

4.5 km-long EUR780 million Auckland Waterview Connection with 3.2 km-long, 13 m-diameter twin two-lane bored tunnels at 13 m separation 20-40 m below surface to connect State Highway 20 at Mt Roskill to the northwestern motorway at Waterview should be underway for 2015 to complete the Western Ring Route connecting all four Auckland cities. For more information tel +64 9 368 2000, visit www.transit.govt.nz or e-mail waterview.connection@transit.govt.nz and www.aucklandmotorways.co.nz. 04/09.



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NZTA to call for registrations of interest for construction, starting late-2011, of twin three-lane Waterview Connection tunnels on Western Ring Route, each comprising 2.1 km-long natural tunnel with 450 m-long cut/cover section. Tunnels are 11 m-high x 14 m-wide, with 25-30 m-high vent shafts. Geology is soft sedimentary rock with proximal basalt lava flows. Other construction works include widening and raising 3.2 km of state highway causeway, works to major interchanges including new interchange ramps and four new viaducts, and shape correction and resurfacing. For more information on the procurement process, e-mail victoria.wallace@nzta.govt.nz, or visit http://www.nzta.govt.nz/projects/waterviewconnection/construction/. 19/10.



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