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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
20 December, 2018
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

CATT announces 2017 award of excellence recipients
03 October, 2017
Canada - The Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies (CATT) named Chris Macey of Aecom the outstanding contributor to the industry, on Friday.

Design Considerations
30 August, 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

Dear green place
29 May, 2017
It is the morning after Burns Night and Tunnels and Tunnelling visits the Costain-Vinci Construction Grands Projets joint venture working on the Shieldhall Strategic Tunnel project in Glasgow for client, Scottish Water. One of the main purposes is to stop the disfiguring floods in the city whose name in broken Gaelic means ‘dear green place’

Shieldhall construction halfway complete
10 May, 2017
Great Britain - Work on Glasgow’s Shieldhall project is halfway complete, according to Scottish Water. In an announcement in early May, the client said that the milestone was reached as the TBM passed under Pollok Park. The project will be the longest wastewater tunnel in Scotland when complete.

Open up
10 May, 2017
As part of the Southeast Collector Trunk Sewer project a hanging system ensured a live 2.6mdiameter sewer could be successfully bypassed. Jordan Schreiner and Matthew Geary, ofHatch, and Stephen Marino, of The Regional Municipality of York report

Fort Wayne awards engineering and construction management contracts
12 April, 2017
US – Fort Wayne City Council approved USD 18.5M in engineering and construction management contracts for the Three Rivers Protection and Overflow Reduction Tunnel on April 4.

Cowi North America hires tunnelling SVP
09 March, 2017
USA - Cowi North America has appointed Steven Kramer as senior vice presient for tunnels. Prior to joining Cowi, Kramer was Vice President and director of tunnelling for the Americas at Aecom. A recognised thought leader in infrastructure and author of over 90 technical and management papers, Kramer brings a vast array of experience using conventional and alternative delivery methods for tunnelling and trenchless practices in the fields of transportation, water and energy.