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Cutting it - Disk design
01 October, 2005
Correct selection of TBM cutting elements is obviously of great importance to planned progress. However, the ways in which cutter design can affect tunnelling progress are not always so obvious. Technical journalist Maurice Jones spoke to some leading authorities on the subject

EPBM tunnelling in Downtown Vienna
01 June, 2005
The 2.6km long Lot 02/03 section of the Wien River Valley Collecting Sewer (WSKE) has recently been driven under the Wien River using an 8.6m EPBM. The tunnel is situated in the centre of downtown Vienna and passes beneath Line 1 of the metro with just 3m clearance. Dietmar Bach and Wolfgang Weinmar, of construction supervision JV Metz-IGT, and Andreas Ilmer, project leader for MA 30, give a short report on the largest tunnel built so far by an EPBM in Austria

Managing risk at T5
01 April, 2005
The very well attended 20 January 2005 meeting of the British Tunnelling Society heard a presentation by Ian Williams, the T5 Tunnels Delivery Manager for BAA who described some of the key aspects of managing risk for the tunnelling carried out for the Terminal 5 project at Heathrow

Pipe jack comes to the rescue in Berlin
01 March, 2005
For the re-construction of a damaged section of the Kienbaum-Börnicke gas pipeline, east of Berlin, Germany, a moor had to be crossed using a pipe-jacked tunnel in an extremely short time. Philipp Elsner and Lars Babendererde of consultant Babendererde Ingenieure, Axel Kleszka of client, E. ON Ruhrgas, and Michael Hentrich of contractor Gildemeister Tief-, Stahlbeton- und Rohrleitungsbau describe the challenges