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Alice in Auckland
18 December, 2014
Rhian Owen reports on the Waterview Connection project in Auckland, New Zealand

Gdansk Double
18 November, 2014
Recent slurry TBM bores in Gdansk were the key challenge to build a new road link. Report by Patrick Reynolds.

To the extreme
06 November, 2014
Requiring six TBMs to tunnel more than 60km through difficult ground conditions, technical writer Desiree Willis of The Robbins Company explains the various challenges and triumphs at Mexico City’s Emisor Oriente Wastewater Tunnel project

Going the distance
17 October, 2014
Robust machines needed for epic Liaoning Water Transfer Project. Desiree Willis, Robbins technical writer reports.

Crossrail Western tunnels: TBM Breakthrough at Bond street station
10 October, 2014
The construction of the Crossrail Western tunnels saw two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) build 13.7km of tunnel below the streets of central London.

Rio realised
03 October, 2014
Cutting under the dense urban environment of Rio de Janeiro’s southern and western sprawl is calling for a mix of measures, from drill and blast with shotcrete lining, to segmentally lined TBM drives. The mixed ground showed its complexity with a sinkhole earlier this year, but careful monitoring and quick response is keeping the project on track for the 2016 Olympic Games. Technical journalist Rhian Owen reports

Destination Doha
26 August, 2014
As tunnel boring machines continue to arrive in Doha, Tunnels and Tunnelling looks to find out more about the world’s most ambitious metro scheme. Technical journalist Bernadette Ballantyne Reports.

Eastern promise
26 August, 2014
Previously driven by the oil and gas sector, tunnelling in the Middle East is enjoying a new boom as metro systems and new sewer networks are developed throughout the region. Bernadette Ballantyne reports

Solutions for spoil
20 June, 2014
Tunnelling challenges are pushing ever more solutions, and choices, in mucking out. Report by Patrick Reynolds.

Filling in the Corraline holes
20 June, 2014
Drilling innovations, sea platform working and complex logistics were needed for grout injection to improve porous ground for Miami's new port tunnel, Adrian Greeman reports.

Curve Ball
22 January, 2014
Making history, James W. Fowler Co. makes the longest compound curved microtunnel drive in the US to date on the Santa Ana River Interceptor project, John Fowler of JWF reports.