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TERNA, the electric power transmission company, has awarded Seli a EUR38 million contract for construction of a new cable tunnel from Favazzina marine harbour to Scilla power station, 630 m above sea level. The project comprises a 2,842 m-long inclined tunnel driven using a 4.09 m-diameter double shield TBM, a 7m-diameter x 353 m-deep vertical shaft, and related works. Excavation starts May, 2012 for completion March, 2014. Visit www.selitunnel.com. 36/11.