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Learning curve
05 July, 2018
Mehdi Hosseini, now at LBA, and Hamid Samadi of main contractor Farab give this account of work on Sri Lanka’s Uma Oya project, and steps taken to optimise performance on site
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Better below 04 July, 2018 Critics cite delays and cost overruns when new infrastructure is being considered and at the root of this is often construction impeded by issues with utilities. A new emphasis on underground utility engineering looks for ways to better cope with the urban subsurface, Nicole Robinson reports
Good neighbor 04 July, 2018 Paola De Pascali spoke with Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors about the challenges of the Metro Crenshaw/LAX Line in Los Angeles
Turnaround 04 July, 2018 Crews complete Montreal’s Rue Jarry tunnel on time after severe flooding, Desiree Willis of Robbins reports
Tunnelling in Paradise 03 July, 2018 Rachel Sackett, director of marketing for Southland Holdings looks at the construction of Hawaii’s longest and largest TBM tunnel
Segment documentation 22 June, 2018 Alex Conacher and Florian Werres discuss current practices and future developments for segment tagging in tunnelling
Survey course 22 June, 2018 Paola De Pascali talked with Balfour Beatty tunnelling manager and past BTS chair Roger Bridge about the Tunnel Survey course, the first of its kind in the UK
Isarco underpass 21 June, 2018 Paola De Pascali talked with Raffele Zurlo, CEO for the Italian part of the Brenner Base tunnel client, about the challenges at the Isarco River underpass, a tunnel to the south of the main Brenner bore
Deutsche dip 19 June, 2018 Alex Conacher speaks to Stuva’s managing director Roland Leucker about the current challenges facing metro work in Europe’s largest economy
WTC 2018 19 June, 2018 The 2018 World Tunnel Congress was hosted by SoE UAE in Dubai
Digging deep In the lower Himalayas 28 May, 2018 Twin 8.5m-diameter, 10.5km-long parallel headrace tunnels subject to overburdens up to 1,870m with high horizontal stresses were excavated for the Neelum Jhelum Hydroelectric Project in northeastern Pakistan using two gripper TBMs. This article was written by Gary Peach, resident TBM engineer for Multiconsult
Underground spaces unveiled 25 May, 2018 In his latest book review for Tunnels and Tunnelling, Paul Perry of Hewson Consulting Engineers reads Underground Spaces Unveiled by Han Admiraal and Antonia Cornaro from the ITA’s Committee for Underground Space
Norwegian fire incidents 24 May, 2018 Tunnels and Tunnelling got in touch with Arild Søvik, CEO of Søvik Consulting following his presentation at Stuva 2017. At the event Søvik presented a study of recent Norwegian tunnel fire incidents and the response of authorities


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