New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International New and updated information from News listed on http://www.tunnelsonline.info http://www.tunnelsonline.info/ en-us http://www.tunnelsonline.info/ New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International http://http//www.tunnelsonline.info/content/images/logo_big.gif AECOM wins environmental assessment for longest road tunnel http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/aecom-wins-environmental-assessment-for-longest-road-tunnel-9087475 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/aecom-wins-environmental-assessment-for-longest-road-tunnel-9087475 Following a competitive tender, infrastructure provider AECOM has been awarded a contract to undertake the environmental assessment of what looks set to become Australia’s longest road tunnel. Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:23:04 GMT German team wins Musk boring competition http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/german-team-wins-musk-boring-competition-9083877 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/german-team-wins-musk-boring-competition-9083877 TUM Boring, in association with the Technical University of Munich, has won The Boring Company’s inaugural Not-a-Boring Competition 2021, having completed a tunnel in the fastest time with its mechanical excavation machine. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 10:42:00 GMT Mammoth Chinese hard-rock TBM launches in Georgia http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/mammoth-chinese-hard-rock-tbm-launches-in-georgia-9076860 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/mammoth-chinese-hard-rock-tbm-launches-in-georgia-9076860 Crews from China Railway Tunnel Group (CRTG) have completed in three months the assembly and launch of one of the world's largest diameter, full-face, hard rock tunnel boring machines for the Kvesheti-Kobi highway tunnel project in Georgia. Mon, 13 Sep 2021 14:42:00 GMT India plans major tunnel beneath Brahmaputra River http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/india-plans-major-tunnel-beneath-brahmaputra-river-9076853 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/india-plans-major-tunnel-beneath-brahmaputra-river-9076853 India is planning to build a road tunnel under the Brahmaputra River in the northeast of the country as a military response to China’s strategy in the troubled border region. Mon, 13 Sep 2021 14:40:00 GMT TBM for Scarborough Subway Extension nearing completion http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/tbm-for-scarborough-subway-extension-nearing-completion-9068190 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/tbm-for-scarborough-subway-extension-nearing-completion-9068190 Teams at Herrenknecht’s factory in Schwanau, Germany are progressing with the tunnel boring machine that will bore what will become Toronto’s biggest subway tunnel. Thu, 09 Sep 2021 10:57:00 GMT Smart grout system could completely replace bentonite http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/smart-grout-system-could-completely-replace-bentonite-9063959 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/smart-grout-system-could-completely-replace-bentonite-9063959 A new environmentally-friendly backfill grout solution said to completely replace bentonite and allow pumping over long distances has been developed. Wed, 08 Sep 2021 12:24:18 GMT STUVA preparing for its first post-lockdown meeting http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/stuva-preparing-for-its-first-post-lockdown-meeting-9061097 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/stuva-preparing-for-its-first-post-lockdown-meeting-9061097 STUVA – the Germany-based tunnel conference and trade fair to be held this year in Karlsruhe – is on target for a 24-26 November opening, thereby becoming one of the first in-person tunnel events to take place after the lockdown. Tue, 07 Sep 2021 13:26:00 GMT HS2 reveals community-inspired headhouse design http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/hs2-reveals-community-inspired-headhouse-design-9055574 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/hs2-reveals-community-inspired-headhouse-design-9055574 New revised images reflecting a bold, modernist approach for the Adelaide Road Headhouse in Camden, London have been released by HS2 Ltd, developer of Phase 1 of the UK’s high-speed rail system between London and the West Midlands. Fri, 03 Sep 2021 11:45:50 GMT Robbins unveils rectangular rock-mining innovation http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/robbins-unveils-rectangular-rock-mining-innovation-9052275 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/robbins-unveils-rectangular-rock-mining-innovation-9052275 Robbins has designed and supplied an innovative machine which bores rectangular tunnels in hard rock, resulting in flat inverts that can be used immediately by rubber-tyred vehicles. Thu, 02 Sep 2021 11:37:00 GMT Design for Panama Canal tunnel gets under way http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/design-for-panama-canal-tunnel-gets-under-way-9052272 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/design-for-panama-canal-tunnel-gets-under-way-9052272 Design work has started for the tunnel forming part of Metro de Panama’s US$2.5bn metro Line No 3 that will pass under the Panama Canal. Thu, 02 Sep 2021 11:35:55 GMT