New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International Tunnel construction is complete on Copenhagen’s Cityringen Denmark – The four TBMs excavating Copenhagen's Cityringen have completed their drives, twin tunnels comprising 15.5km in long, client Metroselskabet announced February 20. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 05:24:04 GMT Bids open for Fort Wayne CSO tunnel US - The Fort Wayne City Utilities department opened the bids for the Three Rivers Protection and Overflow Reduction Tunnel on February 16. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:50:23 GMT Request for proposals issued for Highway 401 Rail Tunnel Canada - Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to three shortlisted teams to design, build, and finance the Highway 401 Rail Tunnel project, IO announced on February 16. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:48:00 GMT Port Mann water supply tunnel now in service <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5745864/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Canada - After almost six years of construction, Metro Vancouver's CAD 240M (USD 182.62M) Port Mann Water Supply Tunnel is now online, the authority said on February 20. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:43:00 GMT Britain thinks deep <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5742924/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Great Britain - A new organisation to consider how we plan, manage and realise underground real estate has been launched in the UK. Think Deep UK (TDUK) is the baby of a group of built environment experts. At a launch event in London in February, cross-disciplinary support was the talking point. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:24:23 GMT BSI revises engineering drawings standard Great Britain - The British Standards Institution (BSI) has revised BS 8888:2017 - Technical product documentation and specification. The latest version is a comprehensive update to the UK’s national framework standard for engineering drawings and geometrical tolerancing. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:23:42 GMT Temporary works code of practice published Great Britain - The British Standards Institution (BSI) has published PAS 8811 Temporary works - major infrastructure and client procedures - code of practice. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:20:00 GMT PJA launches introduction to pipe jacking <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5740966/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The Pipe Jacking Association has published an updated introduction to pipe jacking and microtunnelling. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:13:00 GMT Atlas Copco to split in 2018 Sweden – Tunnelling machinery manufacturer Atlas Copco has begun working towards splitting its business. It will present the proposal to form Atlas Copco and “NewCo” which it said is a working name. Mon, 13 Feb 2017 05:06:58 GMT MassDOT issues RFI for lighting project US The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced February 3 it has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit responses from industry experts and interested parties on a proposed Metropolitan Highway System (MHS) Lighting Project to see if MassDOT should contract with an outside partner to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the lighting system. Thu, 09 Feb 2017 04:50:37 GMT