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Haver & Boecker Niagara rebrands
Canada – Haver & Boecker announced March 29 its family of companies and equipment brands — W.S. Tyler, Haver & Boecker Canada, Haver Niagara GMBH, and Haver & Boecker Latinoamericana — are coming together under one brand: Haver & Boecker Niagara.
Ümraniye-Atasehir-Göztepe TBMs on site
Turkey – Two Terratec TBMs are being assembled prior to boring the Ümraniye-Ataşehir-Göztepe (UAG) metro line in Istanbul. The 6.56m EPBMs will be used by the Gulermak, Nurol & Makyol JV will launch these, and two other identical machines, in mid-May.
British Tunnelling Society calls for safety input
Great Britain – The British Tunnelling Society (BTS) has begun hosting key information from the Transforming Tunnel Safety (TTS) industry group on its website. The hope is that this will make it easier for “busy tunnellers” to quickly access what they need and disseminate it throughout the workforce.
Crossrail and TfL worksites to close
Great Britain – Crossrail and Transport for London (TfL) project sites are to halt works where possible to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The announcement comes shortly after work was paused at Crossrail’s Bond Street site, where a worker tested positive for the disease.
Action urged on silica
Great Britain – The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Respiratory Health has urged the Government to take action to prevent silica from taking more lives in the UK. The group, together with the not-for-profit group Building and Civil Engineering (B&CE), has released a joint report called ‘Silica – the next asbestos?’ to examine the danger posed by respirable crystalline silica (RCS).