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Tunnel construction is complete on Copenhagen’s Cityringen 23 February, 2017
Denmark – The four TBMs excavating Copenhagen's Cityringen have completed their drives, twin tunnels comprising 15.5km in long, client Metroselskabet announced February 20.
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Bids open for Fort Wayne CSO tunnel
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 US - The Fort Wayne City Utilities department opened the bids for the Three Rivers Protection and Overflow Reduction Tunnel on February 16.
Request for proposals issued for Highway 401 Rail Tunnel
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 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.
Port Mann water supply tunnel now in service
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 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.
Britain thinks deep
Friday, February 17, 2017 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.
BSI revises engineering drawings standard
Thursday, February 16, 2017 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.
Temporary works code of practice published
Thursday, February 16, 2017 Great Britain - The British Standards Institution (BSI) has published PAS 8811 Temporary works - major infrastructure and client procedures - code of practice.
PJA launches introduction to pipe jacking
Thursday, February 16, 2017 The Pipe Jacking Association has published an updated introduction to pipe jacking and microtunnelling.
Atlas Copco to split in 2018
Monday, February 13, 2017 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.
MassDOT issues RFI for lighting project
Thursday, February 09, 2017 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.
Nigeria launches first international conference
Tuesday, February 07, 2017 Nigeria – Nigeria has joined the conference circuit with its first event to be held in Lagos on 29 and 30 March. The two-day event, the Tunnelling Association of Nigeria (TAN) Conference 2017 will feature the following speakers:

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