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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)

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.

The big conversion
12 April, 2019
Paola De Pascali spoke with Florent Detraux, tunnel construction manager at Vinci Construction Grand Projets, about the conversion of an NFM TBM to use Herrenknecht Variable Density technology on the third metro line Phase 4A in Cairo

International Iberia
10 April, 2019
Paola De Pascali interviews Spanish infrastructure companies and the Spanish Association of Tunnels and Underground Works to understand how the financial crisis affected the tunnelling industry and how the companies became active abroad, getting a strong presence on the international tunnelling market.

Moncalieri extension
08 March, 2019
Paola De Pascali talked with Lombardi Ingegneria technical director, Alessandro Damiani and CMC project manager Lorenzo Fiorentino about the challenges met during excavation of the Metro Line 1 extension in Turin, Italy

To the next century
08 March, 2019
Alex Conacher visits the Elan Valley Aqueduct project in Wales, where tunnellers are constructing three bypass sections adjacent to the existing Victorian asset

West Gate Tunnel
20 December, 2018
Paola De Pascali talked with Shane D’Rozario, technical director from West Gate Tunnel Authority, and Andrew Shepherd, tunnel zone manager from CPBJH joint venture, about the main challenges they expect to meet during the construction of the West Gate Tunnel

Getting Clearance
20 December, 2018
Navigating existing infrastructure above and below ground, Dragados/ Tomlinson has completed the first of two drives for a new stormwater storage system in Ottawa. Nicole Robinson reports

Getting a picture
22 November, 2018
Fugro’s Rod Eddies, Simon Brightwell and Ray Wood discuss how tunnelling risks related to the ground and built structure can be managed into better stakeholder outcomes - such as accelerated construction, extended asset life and optimised return on investment - through integrated and appropriately phased use of modern geoscientific technologies

A New Life for Abotunnel
22 November, 2018
Paola De Pascali spoke with Marcelo Alfaro, chair of the Bolivian Tunnelling Society to understand their challenges and to explore their future plans as the society prepares to relaunch

Getting clearance
01 November, 2018
Navigating existing infrastructure above and below ground, Dragados/ Tomlinson has completed the first of two drives for a new stormwater storage system in Ottawa. Nicole Robinson reports

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

Neelum Jhelum TBM recovery
08 October, 2018
Gary Peach and Bruce Ashcroft of Multiconsult Norge AS look at works relating to TBM recovery after a severe rockburst event on the Neelum Jhelum project in the Himalayas

Metropolitana Di Napoli
21 September, 2018
Paola De Pascali talked to Giuseppe Molisso, Ansaldo’s project director, about challenges met during construction of Naples Metro Line 6, situated in a dense historical and artistic environment

Keep moving
05 September, 2018
Nicole Robison and Paola De Pascali look at innovative ways to bring equipment and materials from the factory floor to the bottom of the tunnel shaft

Under the Olive trees
29 August, 2018
Paola De Pascali visits the Trans Adriatic Pipeline’s landfall site in Italy, where the locally controversial pipeline will pass through a microtunnel at a depth of 20m to transit from an off-shore to on-shore supply line

Four seasons
29 August, 2018
To relocate utilities on Calgary’s Glenmore Dam, Ward & Burke needed to work in an environmentally sensitive and highly visible public space, Nicole Robinson reports

A war against etna
26 July, 2018
Paola De Pascali visited worksites of the Nesima-Misterbianco and Stesicoro metro, which form part of the Circumetnea railway in Catania, Sicily

Carnwath road
26 July, 2018
Paola De Pascali met Ben Green, delivery manager for the West section of the Thames Tideway Tunnel and Ivor Thomas, tunnel manager for the joint venture of Bam Nuttall, Morgan Sindall and Balfour Beatty, which is coming to terms with the challenges of working in confined spaces at the Carnwath Road site for the Tideway project

Good neighbor
04 July, 2018
Paola De Pascali spoke with Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors about the challenges of the Metro Crenshaw/LAX Line in Los Angeles