The damaged cutter head was shipped from Italy in February this year. The cutter head of Godavari TBM is replaced by a new one from Italy.
After a long and technically challenging TBM drive, McNally/Aecon JV (MAJV) have completed tunnelling for the Port Mann Water Supply Tunnel, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
A consortium led by Bechtel has begun tunnelling on Line 1 of the Riyadh Metro in Saudi Arabia. The Riyadh Metro is set to be the country’s first underground rail system.
The mammoth engineering exercise to create an all-weather road to the Kashmir valley is one step closer to becoming a reality with engineers set to drill a hole through the final section of India’s longest tunnel between Chenani and Nashri on July 13.
Contractor Southland/Mole JV has begun boring a 4.6km drive for a new sewer tunnel in Kaneohe, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
A collapse and flood on the east portal drive of the Vadlaheidi road tunnel, in Iceland, has forced the contractor to return to the stalled geothermal excavation challenge in the opposite drive to push ahead with the 7.2km long tunnel near the Arctic Circle.
Planning permission is granted for the £1.7 billion York Potash mine project in Yorkshire, UK. The project includes a 36.5km x 6.5m o.d. TBM-bored tunnel between the mine head site at Dove’s Nest Farm near Whitby, and a portal near the town of Redcar.