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Read All About It!E-News Weekly from tunnelbuilder is the only weekly tunnelling market intelligence e-newsletter available from any source. This week, issue No 93 describes the punishment meted out to executives arrested after the collapse of a section of Shanghai metro on 1st July, 2003, following a ground freezing plant failure. Chilling reading!Also described in detail, with key links, are tunnels under design in the Czech Republic, France, Norway (14), South Korea (3), Spain and UK; awards in Belgium and Germany; and about ten calls for tenders, two of which for renovation in France. Required reading!The Norwegian tunnels are part of the proposed E18 motorway. Thirteen of them are twin-tube drill/blast at 9.5 m-wide, with a mined length of 20 km. The engineer's estimate for excavation and support is €9,850/m, which probably sets a new benchmark for the Norwegian Tunnelling system! Compulsive reading!E-News Weekly costs less than €9/issue for four pages packed with essential market intelligence. No company should be without it! For a sample issue, click here. For an instant subscription, click here. 41/03.