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Sydney harbour crossing awarded 22 June, 2017
Australia – A JV of CPB Contractors, John Holland and Ghella has been awarded the new metro crossing below Sydney Harbour. Ghella takes a 10% share, with CPB (a CIMIC company) and John Holland splitting the remainder equally.
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Four groups in contest for Zojila Tunnel
Friday, June 16, 2017 India - Local media has reported that four teams are in the running for the Zojila Tunnel contract in Jammu & Kashmir, northern India. These are: a JV of Reliance Infrastructure and Dogus Construction; Larsen and Toubro; IL&FS Engineering and Construction; Jaiprakash Power Ventures
Fort Wayne celebrates ceremonial start to tunnel
Friday, June 16, 2017 USA - The mayor, Tom Henry, and members of the Fort Wayne City Council, along with staff from the Utility Advisory Group, and contractors S.A. Healy Company and Salini Impregilo, among others, attended a ceremony to mark ground breaking for tunnelling on June 15.
NY governor orders accelerated tunnel repairs
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 USA – New York's governor Andrew Cuomo announced June 12 orders to accelerate construction on bridges and tunnels in the region, in anticipation of added traffic due to Amtrak emergency repair work.
Regional Connector project makes milestone
Monday, June 05, 2017 US – The TBM excavating twin tunnels for the Regional Connector project in Los Angeles broke through to the Grand Ave/Bunker Hills Station at 2nd/Hope Thursday morning, June 1.
Strabag boasts record order book
Thursday, June 01, 2017 Austria - Contractor Strabag announced that its order backlog on 31 March 2017 had passed the EUR 16bn mark for the first time in the company's history. The full value of the work was EUR 1,611,313,000.
Akron's mayor meets locally-made TBM
Thursday, June 01, 2017 US – Akron Ohio’s mayor debuted the completed TBM, manufactured by Robbins, for the Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel (OCIT) on May 25, in Solon, Ohio.
DLZ makes acquisition
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 US - DLZ has announced May 30 the acquisition of WMB Consulting Engineers. Formerly known as Wright, Morgan, and Brown, WMB Consulting Engineers specializes in the planning and design of rural and urban highways, interstates, and bridges. WMB has been serving clients in the Commonwealth of Kentucky since 1957.
Atlas Copco opens South Carolina facility
Thursday, May 25, 2017 US - Atlas Copco announced May 23 the grand opening of its new production facility in Rock Hill, South Carolina, following a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 17.
Stone joins HNTB
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 US - Charles Stone will join HNTB Corporation as principal tunnel engineer on May 30. Stone will be based in the firm's New York City office and work with clients nationwide.
Hydro tunnels commissioned in Republic of Georgia
Friday, May 19, 2017 In April 2017, a ceremony was held to celebrate the commissioning of the Dariali Hydropower Project in the Republic of Georgia, announced TBM manufacturer Robbins.

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