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Circle of challenges
24 November, 2008
Stages 4 & 5 of Singapore’s Circle Line are due to commence operation from 2010. T&TI reports on progress achieved to date and some of the challenges engineers have faced during construction

Slide solution for Barcelona's Line 9
27 October, 2008
Rolando Justa, tunnel department director for Acciona Infraestructuras, describes the curved slide of a 12m diameter Herrenknecht EPBM and its back-up equipment through the open cut Sagrera Station box on Barcelona’s new metro Line 9, in Spain

Powering in Portland
29 September, 2008
Slurry excavation is progressing for the East Side CSO, in Portland. T&TNA recently visited the site to discuss the impressive advance rates being achieved

Bright future for Australasia
23 September, 2008
ATS journal editor, David Lees, gives an overview of the booming tunnelling workload mooted for Australasia in the coming years

The Arrowhead Tunnels project
13 August, 2008
Following the British Tunnelling Society’s Annual General Meeting, Brian Fulcher, project director for Shea-Kenny Joint Venture, and Mike Bell, resident engineer for Hatch Mott MacDonald, described overcoming difficult ground conditions and water pressures with two hybrid hard rock TBMs for the Arrowhead Tunnels in Southern California, US

The first ever vaccum segment erector
13 August, 2008

Trenchless installation and replacement
11 June, 2008
Just when it looks like an industry has reached its developmental height, along comes an innovation that breaks the mould, Contributor, Ian Clarke, reports

Lifting the lid on Mixshield performance
11 June, 2008
There remains much potential for the future development of Mixshields, particularly in terms of increased diameters and higher face support pressures. In part two of their article, Werner Burger and Gerhard Wehrmeyer, of Herrenknecht AG, look at two particularly influential projects and their impact on future Mixshield technology

Tunnelling a lifeline to the ocean
11 June, 2008
Australia’s Gold Coast Desalination Project’s tunnelling programme remains on target. Carla Carroll, senior communication consultant for the GCD Alliance, describes the project so far

Performing seals control hazard
05 June, 2008
Ensuring a completely waterproof tunnel for its entire design life can be an expensive and inexact task. Maurice Jones looks at the latest techniques to make sure tunnel users don’t get their feet wet

The making of the Mixshield - Part 1
05 June, 2008
In the first of a two-part series, Werner Burger, head of design and engineering, and Gerhard Wehrmeyer, director of traffic tunnelling, for Herrenknecht AG, examine the development of the modern Mixshield

Let's get (geo)physical
29 May, 2008

High-tech conveyor solutions
06 May, 2008
Hi-tech tunnel conveying systems can offer unique solutions to complex site and transport logistics. Deputy editor, Amanda Foley, looks at some recent projects case histories

Risk mitigation for slurry TBMs
29 April, 2008
J N Shirlaw and T W Hulme of Singapore’s LTA describe experiences of slurry TBM tunnelling in the Lion State and some of the lessons that have been learned for future projects

Driving Kowloon’s Southern Link
29 April, 2008
David Hake, TBM tunnel manager, for Link 200 JV describes the challenges encountered during the twin, stacked, slurry TBM drives for the Kowloon Southern Link project, in Hong Kong

NAT goes to San Francisco
18 April, 2008
2008 North American Tunneling Conference (NAT)June 7-11, 2008 - Hyatt Regency, San Francisco