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Major breakthrough for Broadway Subway Project 

A first major milestone has been reached by the Acciona Ghella Joint Venture on the Broadway Subway Project. Elsie, the first of two 150-m-long TBMs that began excavating for the Broadway Subway ...
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Switzerland - construction update for Isla Bella tunnel on A13 

Press release - On January 26, 2023 the patron saint Santa Barbara blessing was given so construction could begin for the safety tunnel for the Isla Bella tunnel. The tunnelling works will be ...
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CRCHI Showcases the overall solution for underground engineering equipment at bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2023

The 6th International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles (bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2023) kicked off on January 31, 2023. China ...
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Grand Paris Express

The Joint Venture GIE eiffage energie systemes ...
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Siemens AG Oesterreich from Vienna have secured the ...
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Road and Motorway

The Norwegian Public Roads Administration have ...
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PEL Ingenieurbüro f. Elektro- und ...
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PraderLosinger SA from Sion secured the EUR27.36 ...
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Biden Visits Decrepit Rail Tunnel to Promote $1 Trillion Infrastructure Law

President Biden is focused on selling his legislative accomplishments after the new House Republican majority had vowed to block his agenda for the remainder of his term. More Information

HS2 will run to Euston

The chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, has tried to quash reports that HS2 trains would not run to Euston in central London due to rising construction costs. Major breaking news this morning (27 ... More Information

Construction begins on Singapore Cross Island Line

A 12.6m-high large-diameter Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) will be used to construct various stretches of the tunnels between the CRL stations such ... More Information

VIC metro tunnel project reaches new milestone

Work on the rest of the Metro Tunnel is continuing at pace – with crews currently ... First use of autonomous tunnel boring machines in Australia ... More Information

Soletanche Bachy subsidiaries support River Renew tunnel project in Virginia

Tunnel boring machine (TBM) Hazel, which was lowered into its launch shaft last August, is digging the 3.2km long, 3.7m wide Waterfront tunnel… More Information

Manila Water Finished

It used a tunnel-boring machine named “Dalisay” - the first time a tunnel-boring machine was used in an urban setting in the Philippines. More Information

London Super Tunnel

Two engineers look down Farringdon tunnel under construction. ... to operate the new trains, and test out new 13-mile twin tunnels under London. More Information

_Tunneling machine breaks wall on Vancouver subway

The Broadway Subway project hit a milestone on Jan. 23 as boring machine Elsie cut through into the future site of Mount Pleasant Station... More Information

New video fly-through shows improved design as Planning Inspectorate opens period for people to take part in the planning process

National Highways has today (9 January) released a new video fly-through that illustrates the route of the Lower Thames Crossing, as the Planning Inspectorate opened the period for members ... More Information

Excavation works for second tube of Milan-Verona railway tunnel underway

The 10-metre-diameter Martine tunnel boring machine (TBM) has begun ... A great deal of railway construction work is ongoing in Northern Italy ... More Information

AMM JV Selected for East San Fernando Valley LRT Project

17 reported that they will serve as Construction Management Support Services ... Hudson River Rail Tunnel Construction to Begin in 2023 With $292M ... More Information

Construction of Cross Island Line begins, with 12 stations in Phase 1

SINGAPORE: Construction of Phase 1 of the Cross Island Line (CRL) – Singapore’s eighth MRT line – began on Wednesday (Jan 18). Almost half of the line’s stations will be interchange ... More Information

Sika AG and INEOS Enterprises have signed an agreement for the acquisition of MBCC Group’s admixtures assets

Sika AG and INEOS Enterprises, a subsidiary of INEOS, have signed an agreement for the acquisition of MBCC Group’s admixtures business in the US, Canada, Europe, and the UK and its entire ... More Information

Norwegian mega tunnel project

The Rogfast project includes the construction of nearly 27km of tunnels and is intended to reduce the time needed to drive between Stavanger and ... More Information

Femern to tender for Fehmarnbelt rail works

Femern will tender this spring a tunnel track and catenary contract for the 18km immersed road-rail ... Fehmarn tunnel cleared for construction. More Information

Seattle's huge sewage tunnel is halfway drilled. Take a look inside

A construction worker speaks with the operator of a train that is pushing a ... The gigantic drill that began digging the deep-bore tunnel from ... More Information

Tunnelling begins in Manilla

Tunneling on P488.5-B Metro Manila Subway starts today 9th January, as President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. led the launch of the first of six tunnel boring machines (TBM) at the subway's ... More Information

Debate: Tunnelling sector’s past achievements and future challenges

Tunnelling technology has taken huge strides forward in the last 50 years to deliver ever more complex and larger projects, but what challenges must the sector address over the next 50 ... More Information

Hudson River rail tunnel construction gets jumpstart with $292M federal grant

Work on the rail infrastructure is poised to serve as a construction milestone for the Hudson River tunnel project, which was most recently stalled by ... More Information

Mumbai's First Underground Metro Line To Be Operational Soon In 2023

Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) completed its tunnelling in November, 2022 by employing 17 tunnel boring machines. More Information

All contracts for Metro Manila Subway awarded this year

We have two tunnel boring machines and our plan is to operate them by Jan. 9,” Bautista said. “In 2023 we will release all of the contracts for the ... More Information

Malaysia's railway sector gets boost from cooperation with China

... high-tech methods including state-of-the-art Chinese-made tunnel boring machines (TBM) to excavate some of the longest tunnels in the region. More Information

Trial excavation underway for Tel Aviv Metro tunnels

Trial excavation is underway in Holon to assess the ground conditions that will be encountered during construction of the Tel Aviv Metro. More Information

Major highway tunnel completed in Tibet

A tunnel connecting Tsokha and Jinling townships in Penba county, Tibet autonomous region, was completed on Saturday after four years of construction. More Information

India's longest escape tunnel on Banihal-Katra rail link completed

The 12.89 km tunnel, India's longest escape tunnel, was finished on Thursday on the 111 km under-construction Banihal-Katra railway line in Jammu ... More Information

First section of Patong Tunnel, expressway projects open for bids

.. linking the Patong Tunnel project to the Muang Mai - Koh Kaew - Kathu expressway has been approved and construction of that section can be. More Information

Skanska builds subsea tunnel in Rogaland County, Norway, for NOK 5 billion, about SEK 5.2 billion

Skanska has signed a contract with the Norwegian Road Authority to build a subsea tunnel in Rogaland County, Norway. The contract is worth approximately NOK 5 billion, about SEK 5.2 ... More Information

Mega undersea tunnel under construction in China's Greater Bay Area

The construction of the steel shell of a major undersea tunnel in southern China has been completed, according to ... More Information

$16B Hudson River Tunnel Program Seeks Project Delivery Partner

GDC anticipates starting major construction in the fall of 2024, completing the new tunnel in 2035 and completing the existing tunnel rehab in ... More Information

Woodsmith tunnel and shafts making 'great progress' following reconfiguration

In addition, a tunnel boring machine has excavated 20km of the 37km mineral transport tunnel that will link the mine to the port at Teesside. More Information

Steps towards creating zero-carbon tunnels

The tunnelling industry is at a tipping point where sustainability and decarbonisation are at the top of executives’ agendas. To achieve a 1.5°c climate-change target by 2050, the ... More Information

Longest railway tunnel in the Nordics to be officially opened on Monday

The Follo Line (Follobanen) railway tunnel project has been completed, and now commuters ... which has a number of construction projects underway. More Information

Chennai Metro rail: Tunneling work from Kellys to Taramani: Tunneling machines to be procured!

Chennai Metro Rail Company has planned to buy 8 Tunnel Boring Machines for the Metro Rail Project – Phase-2, in the third corridor ... More Information

Silvertown Tunnel: Innovations needed to accommodate enormous TBM

The machine is the largest diameter TBM in the UK and is the only one being used to dig the 1.4km twin bore road tunnel, which will link Newham to the Greenwich Peninsula. The TBM will ... More Information

London Power Tunnels: a project to light up the city

Beneath the streets of London, hidden below the foundations of the city’s Victorian buildings and far from the noise of heavy traffic, moles are digging a deep web of underground tunnels. ... More Information

Mace deploys robotic dog for tunnel refurb at Heathrow Airport

Robots will never replace people in construction – but this pilot shows how they have the potential to drive greater efficiency, capture records ... More Information


We are happy to share that Dr. Sauer & Partners has been selected by Transport for London (TfL) with support from Arup to undertake a Bakerloo Line Extension feasibility study. TfL is ... More Information

Singapore LTA Awards Two Civil Contracts for Cross Island Line

A tunnel boring machine (TBM), measuring about 12 metres in diameter will be used to construct the single 5-kilometre-long tunnel, ... More Information

Watercare completes tunnelling under Manukau Harbour

The giant tunnel boring machine, Hiwa-i-te-Rangi, is in the process of digging a 14.7km long tunnel as a part of Watercare's Central Interceptor ... More Information

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