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No changes, No regrets
31 October, 2019
Paola De Pascali returns to the Trans Adriatic Pipeline’s landfall site to check on progress as the project enters its final stages

Manila Aqueduct
31 October, 2019
At the June 2019 meeting of the British Tunnelling Society, GHD’s practice leader for tunnels, Brendan Henry spoke about the NBAQ 4 project to deliver water to seven million residents in the Manila metropolitan area. Alex Conacher reports

SDC 2019
22 October, 2019
Toronto is hosting the 4th International Conference on Shaft Design and Construction this November. It is the first time the event is held in America

TAC Directors’ Reports / Quebec and Maritimes
22 October, 2019
Every autumn the TAC directors report on projects and activities in their regions.

Humber estuary tunnel breaks through
01 October, 2019
Great Britain – The Humber tunnel has broken through. The drive was completed by a joint venture of Skanska, Porr and A. Hak is utilising a VMT-guided, 4.4m-diameter Herrenknecht machine.

Liebherr heavyweights work in tandem on TBM lift
01 October, 2019
Germany – Two Liebherr crawler cranes, an LR 11350 and an LR 11000, worked in tandem to load a TBM onto a barge at the Rhine port of Kehl in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Momentum
27 September, 2019
The City of Los Angeles has seen several milestones this summer for its Purple Line extension, Nicole Robinson reports on the progress for each phase

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

Tunnelling milestone made on Ottawa CSST
26 September, 2019
Ontario – The TBM excavating two tunnels for Ottawa’s Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel (CSST) project has completed its 4km- east-west journey.

Tunnelling works suspended for East-West Metro project in India
10 September, 2019
India - Following the discovery of cracks and collapsed residences in central Kolkata, the East-West Metro project’s tunnelling works were suspended on 1 September 2019.

Sydney Metro CBD breakthrough
21 August, 2019
Australia – The first TBM has broken through into the Pitt Street metro station in Sydney’s central business district (CBD). TBM ‘Nancy’, a double shield hard rock gripper machine manufactured by Herrenknecht has tunnelled 6km through sandstone and shale since launching from Marrickville in October. TBM ‘Mum Shirl’, excavating the parallel tunnel, is a few hundred metres behind.

WTC Naples
14 August, 2019
The World Tunnel Congress returned to Italy in May this year. Following a successful show, Paola De Pascali presents this report

Suffolk County TBM unveiled
13 August, 2019
New York – Suffolk County celebrated the TBM for its outfall replacement project on August 7.

SVCW debuts gravity sewer TBM
22 July, 2019
California – Local officials celebrated a major project milestone of the Silicon Valley Clean Water (SVCW) USD 495M Regional Environmental Sewer Conveyance Upgrade (Rescu) Program by gaining a firsthand look at the 16ft- (5m-) diameter EPBM.

Waterview tunnel
08 July, 2019
Tommy Parker, NZ Transport Agency and Iain Simmons, Well-Connected Alliance gave a presentation on the Waterview Connections project. Paul Perry of Hewson Consulting Engineers reports

Metro unveils Purple Line phase 2 TBMs
21 June, 2019
US - The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) joined elected officials and community members in Century City for a ceremonial naming and unveiling of its second set of TBMs that will dig twin subway tunnels between Beverly Hills and Century City, on Monday. Subway tunnelling is expected to begin in early 2020.

VSM record depth at York Potash
12 June, 2019
Great Britain – The Herrenknecht vertical shaft sinking machine has finished its work at Woodsmith Mine, excavating the access shaft for Sirius Minerals transport system to 115m and setting a new VSM world record in the process. The previous record was 84m. The shaft will now be excavated using traditional techniques to the full 360m depth.

The grand Renaissance
04 June, 2019
The tunnelling sector is booming in France after some dark years. Paola De Pascali met Michel Deffayet, the chair of the French Tunnelling Society (AFTES)

Breakthrough on Blacklick
03 June, 2019
US – The first microtunnel drive on the Blacklick Creek Trunk Sewer in Albany, Ohio, made a breakthrough, Aldea Services announced yesterday. It is serving as the construction management team and trenchless design engineers.

Basque Y
06 May, 2019
Paola De Pascali looks at the Basque Y network in Spain that is set to reduce travel times between the regional capitals and to connect Spanish and European high speed networks.