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Deep pile foundation interceptions in tunnelling at bank station
12 October, 2017
This article is a reproduction of Omar Mohammed’s Harding Prize winning paper. The original can be found on the BTS website

Eyes on the prize
12 October, 2017
The BTS Harding Prize recognises outstanding performance in the tunnelling industry by young engineers under the age of 33. Sally Spencer spoke to this year’s winner, Transport for London’s Omar Mohammed

Andean Potential
06 September, 2017
From hydropower and metro systems to mining and road tunnels, Chile’s tunnelling market remains buoyant and some major projects are on the horizon

New Hochtief UK managing director
21 August, 2017
United Kingdom - Lawrence Jackson has been appointed as Managing Director of Hochtief (UK) Construction after former Managing Director, Sally Cox, stepped down.

Silvertown shortlist announced
22 March, 2017
Great Britain – Transport for London (TfL) has announced the three companies who have been shortlisted to design, finance, build and maintain the Silvertown Tunnel – a new twin-bore road tunnel proposed for east London.

Going Live
30 January, 2017
Tunnellers must advance through a ring of frozen ground protecting a live railway in order to build the Rastatt Tunnel and create vital new capacity along this crucial European transport corridor

Court rules against Glendoe client
13 January, 2017
Great Britain – A court has issued its ruling on the Glendoe collapse, finding in favour of contractor Hochtief at the expense of client Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE). The decision was given on 21 December and denied SSE a GBP 130M (USD 160M in Jan 2017) damages claim against Hochtief. The contractor will however have to pay low availability damages of GBP 1M (USD 1.24M in Jan 2017) for not completing the remedial work.

Nordic Neighbors
03 November, 2016
The ITA’s Nordic Forum provides an opportunity for canada and other nations to exchange information. Tunnels & Tunnelling looks at projects underway in the region

York Potash announces preferred contractors
09 June, 2016
Great Britain – Sirius Minerals has revealed that the Hochtief Murphy joint venture is favoured to construct the mineral transport system at its North Yorkshire polyhalite project. This is the highlight of the York Potash job for the tunnelling industry and consists of a 23-mile (37km), 4.1m-diameter tunnel to transport ore from the mine site to the nearby port.

Fehmarnbelt conditional contracts signed
01 June, 2016
GERMANY/DENMARK - Conditional contracts have now been signed with the consortia chosen to construct the Fehmarnbelt fixed link. Following the previous announcement, pen has been put to paper. A slight delay caused the contracts to be signed at the end of May rather than mid-May, and this was due to a complaint being received.

Turkish lessons for Tyrol
14 March, 2016
Tunnels and Tunnelling visits the Gemeinschaftskraftwerk Inn hydropower project in Tyrol, Austria just as access tunnel construction has been completed and one of two TBMs has been moved to the face. The manufacturer claims that lessons from the Kargi HEPP have driven improvements for this type of project.

Powering Peru
18 February, 2016
With a burgeoning market for hydropower development, tunnelling work is seeing an uptick in South America’s third largest country. Nicole Robinson looks at two recent projects

Hochtief to Build A7 Tunnel in Hamburg-Stellingen
22 January, 2016
Germany - Hochtief annouced January 19 it has been awarded an approximately EUR 154M (USD 166.77M) contract to construct Tunnel Stellingen in Hamburg with Franki Grundbau.

East meets West
31 December, 2015
Eight Herrenknecht TBMs turned in exemplary performances during tunnel excavation on the Crossrail project. Sally Spencer reports.

TAC Reports
03 November, 2015
Every October the four Tunnel Association of Canada (TAC) regional directors provide anoverview of the market in their annual reports

Eastern expanse
29 October, 2015
Construction for metro projects, with events such as the World Cup on the horizon, is driving the demand for tunnelling Qatar. Other cities in the Middle East are also investing in infrastructure development, growing the market for tunnelling across the region. Keren Falwell reports.

Implenia, HOCHTIEF and Thyssen JV to build Gloggnitz Tunnel
25 June, 2015
ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG has jointly awarded Hochtief Infrastructure Austria, Implenia Austria and Thyssen Schachtbau the contract to build the Gloggnitz Tunnel, Hochtief announced on Friday, June 12. The total contract volume for the "SBT 1.1 Tunnel Gloggnitz" joint venture (JV) is some EUR 457M (USD 511M). Hochtief’s share is worth around EUR 183M (USD 204.6M), representing a 40 per cent stake in the JV.

CBE announces Rastatt mould supply contract
30 April, 2015
GERMANY – CBE announced its participation in the Rastatt Tunnel project that will form part of the high speed railway line between Karlsruhe and Basel. Some 42 segment moulds will be delivered to the German precast supplier Max Bögl, which is in charge of the production of approximately 15000 concrete segments for the tunnel with a total length of 4.27 km crossing beneath Rastatt from east to south.

TAC Review
30 January, 2015
The Tunnelling Association of Canada’s regional directors give their annual reports on the industry.

In Review
06 November, 2014
In partnership with the Tunnelling Association of Canada (TAC), every October Tunnels & Tunnelling North America publishes the annual TAC regional director’s report. The four directors take a look at the country’s current marketplace for tunnelling and underground construction, as well as milestones over the past year.