Buried deep under a mountain in north west Spain, innovative methods are helping extend Spain’s high speed rail network. The €209.08M (£188M) 6km twin bore Bolanos Tunnel is located 175km […]
After a decade of ribbon-cutting ceremonies, fanfare and repeat visits, President Mauricio Macri finally set into motion the tunnelling machine that will bore a 22.4-kilometre underground passage for the Sarmiento […]
The 2 400 tonne TBM ‘Federica’ that is now at work on a 9 km test bore for the Lyon – Torino project was launched by Prime Minister of France […]
The Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) is a massive integrated project being developed by the Public Utilities Board (PUB) in Singapore to meet the island country’s long term clean water […]
11th June 2015. The Doha Metro marked a major milestone at 9.08am on Thursday when Al Mayeda TBM made a historic “breakthrough” at the main interchange station at Msheireb.
The conferences of the international congress of the French association AFTES are ending today. How have these three days been? What subjects have been addressed and how? Let’s briefly ask […]
Tunnel boring machine (TBM) Amy has broken through at Kennington to complete the tunnelling programme on London Underground’s Northern line extension.
The ‘Chunnel’ may be the UK’s most famous underwater tunnel, but the British have been trying to dig to Europe since 1880 – and plans still remain for a second […]
A BIG hole in the car park at SpaceX’s headquarters in Los Angeles is the first visible evidence of another of Elon Musk’s ventures. Mr Musk who, besides leading SpaceX, […]
Herrenknecht’s custom designed 13.91 m diameter tunnel boring machine (TBM) completed 3.2 km of tunnelling for the Belchen rehabilitation project last month, 3 months ahead of schedule. The single shield […]
Sydney’s long-awaited “super train” tunnel underneath the harbour is now on track, after the NSW government awarded a $2.81 billion contract for its construction. The new twin rail lines to […]
You have to dig Elon Musk. After taking on electric cars, solar power and rocket ships, Musk has lowered his sights—way down into the dirt. The visionary technologist has decided […]
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced on January 20 that tunnelling on London Underground’s Northern Line extension to Battersea is to begin in March. Two tunnel boring machines supplied by […]
Roadheaders are being prepared ready to be lowered into place for the start of tunnelling for a new underground station in central Melbourne, Australia. Two streets in the central business […]
Two TERRATEC Earth Pressure Balance (EPB) Tunnel Boring Machines made a historic double breakthrough on 14th November, marking the end of tunnelling works on the 58.6km Pink Line (Line 7) […]