The British Tunnelling Society (BTS) is updating its tunnelling specification to take into account fresh “technical challenges” for the industry. The Model Speciﬁcation for Tunnelling was first produced by the BTS with the […]
The city has already received 11 machines, of which six are in its initial drive and one in its main drive. With the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) initiating operations […]
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 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.
Here we are: the finalists for the 4th annual ITA Tunnelling Awards have been announced. The 17-strong expert-judging panel, chaired by the ITA President Tarcisio Celestino, has narrowed down the […]
Thames Tideway’s first two tunnel boring machines have been lowered 53m underground at the project’s Kirtling Street central site ahead of a 12km excavation drive which is set to start […]
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 […]