New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International http://http// AECOM wins environmental assessment for longest road tunnel 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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