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 […]
TERRATEC has announced the delivery of a new 9.86m diameter Hard Rock Double Shield TBM to SELI Overseas S.p.A., following successful factory testing on 12th April, 2016, for use on […]
Contractors bidding for a portion of the tunnelling work for the Chennai metro rail have sought more time than that stipulated in the tender documents. They say that the December […]
A true technological jewel built CASTIGLIONE DEI PEPOLI. The opening ceremony of the Variante di Valico on the A1 highway, the stretch between Sasso Marconi and Barberino del Mugello, took […]
Other countries take 20 years to deliver what we are looking to accomplish in five years With tunneling on the Doha Metro roughly 60 percent complete, some of the massive […]
Tunnel boring machine (TBM) Fillie has broken through at Farnworth Tunnel, completing a tunnelling drive at the centre of the North West electrification project. Network Rail and contractor J. Murphy & […]
Salini Impregilo and Strabag have begun tunnelling operations for a 15km section of the Brenner Base Tunnel railway linking Austria and Italy. The 8m-diameter TBM on the Tulfes Pfons section […]
August, 2015 – A Robbins Crossover tunnel boring machine (TBM) has been launched on the Túnel Emisor Poniente II (TEP II) waste water project in Mexico City, Mexico. The 8.7 m […]
Qatar Rail has been officially recognised by the Guinness World Records for “The Largest Number of Tunnel Boring Machines Operating Simultaneously in a Single Project”, marking a milestone for large-scale transport projects in Qatar and across the region.
UK, “Exceptionally poor” ground conditions have delayed the project to enlarge Farnworth Tunnel between Bolton and Manchester.