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TBMS return to Norway
25 November, 2015
For the first time in three decades Norway is using a TBM for one of its long tunnel projects, the Ulriken near Bergen. The drive is just beginning reports Adrian Greeman

Thinking GEO
03 November, 2015
Mark Diederichs, professor of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, discusses tunnelling education, research and deveopment and the role of geological engineering

Filder tunnel
30 October, 2015
Progress is good so far on the Filder, biggest of the Stuttgart 21 rail project tunnels in southern Germany.

Maximum safety under maximum pressure
30 October, 2015
A large road tunnel deep beneath a strait, a railway tunnel through an enormously complex mountain range, a water tunnel under tremendous ambient pressures: mechanized tunnelling is penetrating into new terrain underground. True partnership with contractors and project owners leads to pioneering developments in machine technology. Integrating knowledge from professional offshore diving also contributes to significant progress in tunnel construction. Herrenknecht's Werner Burger, head of engineering and member of the traffic tunnelling executive board and Georg Küffner, writer, elaborate.

Eastern expanse
29 October, 2015
Construction for metro projects, with events such as the World Cup on the horizon, is driving the demand for tunnelling Qatar. Other cities in the Middle East are also investing in infrastructure development, growing the market for tunnelling across the region. Keren Falwell reports.

The move to mechanisation
23 September, 2015
It is in base tunnels that the TB M can really come into its own. Adrian Greeman reports

Rapid response
13 August, 2015
Ground freezing in Washington, D.C., will reduce the effects of construction on a quiet neighborhood prone to flooding. Nicole Robinson reports on the First Street Tunnel.

Central America’s First Metro
28 July, 2015
Central America’s first metro is a boon for tiny Panama’s traffic-beleaguered highways, but despite a positive start future work neglects tunnelling. Santiago Erans of FCC speaks to Tunnels and Tunnelling in the aftermath of a successful completion of Line One, and the award of Line Two.

East meets West
26 June, 2015
This article on guiding and monitoring work on the Avrasya Tunnel project under the Bosphorus Strait was written by Robert Lensing and Manfred Messing of VMT, and Abraham Corriols, Patrick Hartkorn, and Giuseppe Pezone of ITC Engineering.

A break with tradition
26 June, 2015
The Tuen Mun-Chek Lap Kok Link will mark a change in sub-sea tunnel construction methods for Hong Kong with TBMs being used for the first time. Sally Spencer reports.

Mobilising Latin America
24 March, 2015
Major infrastructure projects across Latin America will mobilise both people and freight and provide much needed energy and utilities and the tunnelling sector is set to benefit. Technical journalist Sally Spencer reports

Wuhan can
25 February, 2015
A boom in investment over the last half decade has seen meteoric changes for Central China’s unofficial capital, Wuhan. One of the fruits of the investment is the Sanyan (or Sanyang) Road tunnel project. A combined road-rail crossing of the Yangtze River that is the first multifunction tunnel in China.

Are we there yet?
29 January, 2015
Moving materials to a jobsite in the centre of a major city or hauling TBM components up steep mountainous routes has its challenges, which can affect a project’s cost and timescale. Rhian Owen investigates the increasing importance of an effective logistics system from the beginning.