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What goes up
19 December, 2013
Ensuring the correct lifting strategy is vital to the success of any tunnelling project, reports technical journalist Bernadette Ballantyne.

Inroads below
04 December, 2013
TBMs, hybrids, and pipejacking technology are finding greater applications and opportunities in mining, reports Patrick Reynolds

Leaving a legacy
25 September, 2013
April saw the first breakthrough on the two drives for Brisbane's Legacy tunnel, a new western city motorway link for its Transapex network. Adrian Greeman visited the project

Harding Prize 2013
19 July, 2013
This year’s BTS Harding Prize was awarded to David Clayton of Morgan Sindall for his paper on the TBM crossing at the Lee Tunnel conection shaft. This is part one of his paper.

Cleaning up the capital
19 June, 2013
A TBM launch this spring in Washington DC is the first of several to come as the capital cleans up its CSOs. Nicole Robinson looks at the Blue Plains Tunnel.

Massive metros
06 June, 2013
Desiree Willis, technical writer for TBM manufacturer Robbins looks to the logistical changes associated with the rise in grand metro schemes

Prague metro
04 June, 2013
Ermin Stehlik and Vaclav Soukup of Metrostav return with the most recent chapter, and final part of the article, on prague metro’s history. in this portion, epBms fire into action on running tunnels on the V.a. extension

Pipe Dreams
13 March, 2013
In this second of a two part series Diana Pfeff of Herrenknecht focuses on project implementation of Direct Pipe, from start to finish with case studies around the world. For part one, see Tunnels February

Largest segments
06 March, 2013
The largest operational EP BM in the world is currently excavating the south bore of the Sparvo highway tunnel project in Italy. The outstanding size of the 15.615m Herrenknecht machine and complex geology has required 700mm thick segments with a high level of steel bar reinforcement. This paper is written by Maurizio Pepino, Gianluca Comin and Alfonso Di Cara of main contractor Toto Costruzioni Generali

Copenhagen copes
28 February, 2013
Alex Conacher speaks to Guy Taylor, project director of client Metroselskabet, and Soren Eskesen, head of Cityringen tunnelling for the client, and chair of the Danish Tunnel and Underground Works Association for this update from site, and a new project offshoot, as the first machine arrives in port and site preparations draw to a close

Direct to the point
28 February, 2013
In the first of a two-part series Diana Pfeff of Herrenknecht provides an introduction to direct pipe with reference to alternative methods

How low can you go?
20 February, 2013
TBMs have successfully passed beneath the Montlake Cut on Seattle’s University Link Project with only 4m of cover. Andrew Mencke and Lynn Salvati of Jacobs Associates, Seattle, Richard McLane of Traylor Brothers, Seattle, and John Sleavin of Sound Transit, Seattle, explain the design and construction process

Seattle Surge
19 February, 2013
The west coast of the US is home to a strong tunnelling market. Tunnels North America looks at Seattle in particular this issue, but let there be no doubt, other cities in the region are just as busy underground, Nicole Robinson reports

08 January, 2013
After a July breakthrough and several months of respite at the Port of Miami Tunnel, the mammoth TBM mining below Miami is back in action. Nicole Robinson looks into the challenge of turning around