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500 jobs to go at Aecom
06 August, 2020
In a sweeping restructuring of its business, infrastructure services provider Aecom is to make up to 500 employees redundant in the UK and Ireland. All areas of the business, including engineer roles are likely to be affected, with the process starting in October and continuing through to January 2021.

A good dose of fibre
11 June, 2020
Steel fibre-reinforced concrete and its historic use in metro tunnels was the subject of discussion at a seminar hosted by steel-fibre maker Bekaert. Paola De Pascali reports

In the maze
19 May, 2020
Paola De Pascali spoke with the deputy project director at MMC-Gamuda Hau Wei Ng about the challenges being faced at the SSP Line in Kuala Lumpur

TBMs leaving site on the Sydney Metro project
25 February, 2020
Australia – The four 7m-diameter Herrenknecht double shields that excavated the tunnels for the City & Southwest phase of the Sydney Metro are being lifted out of construction sites and are leaving the city. Between them they have excavated 30km of twin metro tunnel and only the slurry TBM for the harbour crossing remains.

Sydney Metro finishes city centre tunnels
22 January, 2020
Australia – Four out of five drives for the Sydney Metro’s ‘City and Southwest’ phase have been completed. The most recent breakthrough was into Barangaroo Station. These drives represent the entirety of the city centre tunnels, with only a second tube crossing the harbour still to be completed. As of 21 January, some 97% of tunnel excavation had been completed.

City & Southwest
20 January, 2020
Alex Conacher visits the Sydney Metro’s second phase to speak with Terry Sleiman, project director for the contractor John Holland CPB Ghella, Hugh Lawson, project director for the client, and Kate Cole, occupational health and hygiene manager for Transport for NSW

Aecom to provide technical assistance for the Lyon-Turin high-speed rail line
03 December, 2019
France – Aecom has been awarded a framework contract to provide technical support for the design and construction stages of the Lyon to Turin high-speed rail line, which includes 57.5km twin bored base tunnel between St Jean de Maurienne, France, and Chiomonte in Italy.

Northern exposure
27 September, 2019
A round-up of tunnel work in the Nordic Forum

Cross River Rail awards fit-out contract
29 August, 2019
Australia – The Cross River Rail project in Brisbane has awarded the second major contract, which is for the upgrading of seven stations, installing rail infrastructure in the tunnels and integrating the project with the existing network.

Link Alliance awarded City Rail Link TBM tunnels contract
31 July, 2019
New Zealand – The Auckland City Rail Link main design construction contract (C3) was awarded in July. The NZD 1.7bn (USD 1.12bn) tender was scooped by the Link Alliance, a joint venture of Vinci Construction Grands Projets, Downer NZm Soletanche Bachy, WSP Opus, Aecom and Tonkin & Taylor.

Aurecon appoints new Asia director
25 April, 2019
Asia – Stephane Asselin is Aurecon’s new managing director for Asia, effective 15 April. A spokesperson said that the region is a key focus for the company and it has targeted it for a rapid expansion process.

Corridor Connections
08 March, 2019
Federal, state and other agencies are working to bring super conducting maglev technology to the United States with an initial rail line between D.C. and Baltimore. Nicole Robinson looks at what the projects entails and what the tunnelling industry can expect

Lead design contract awarded for North Bristol Relief Sewer
14 December, 2018
Great Britain – Aecom has secured a contract with J Murphy & Sons as lead designer for the North Bristol Relief Sewer, a new 6.5km tunnel for Wessex Water that will reduce flood risk and increase stormwater storage capacity to accommodate ongoing and future developments in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

TAC Directors’ Annual Reports
26 October, 2018
Each regional director for the TAC writes a report in October sharing the status of work and forthcoming projects in the five chapters across Canada

TDUK turns one
08 October, 2018
Think Deep UK celebrated its first anniversary this summer. Paola De Pascali attended

Melbourne Metro Tunnel portals contract tendered
26 July, 2018
Australia – John Holland, CPB Contractors and Aecom have been selected by the Victoria Government to build the twin Metro Tunnel entrances in Kensington and South Yarra.

Crossrail SCL Design
26 March, 2018
Mott MacDonald project director Rosa Diez looks at the work required for Crossrail’s contract C121 – sprayed concrete lining design

East Ayrshire water supply tunnel complete
08 January, 2018
Great Britain - The Caledonia Water Alliance (CWA) has successfully tunnelled beneath the A77 road and River Irvine in East Ayrshire, Scotland.

Shieldhall breakthrough
25 October, 2017
Great Britain - The TBM has broken through on the Shieldhall project. At GBP 100M, Scotland’s largest wastewater tunnel has taken 15 months to excavate.

Design considerations
12 October, 2017
ACI recently drafted a new report as the first design guideline on FRC tunnel segments to provide specific guidance for this emerging technology. Mehdi Bakhshi, Verya Nasri and Federica Mercuriello of Aecom discuss how to implement the ACI 544 Guideline into tunnel design