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Lead design contract awarded for North Bristol Relief Sewer
14 December, 2018
Great Britain – Aecom has secured a contract with J Murphy & Sons as lead designer for the North Bristol Relief Sewer, a new 6.5km tunnel for Wessex Water that will reduce flood risk and increase stormwater storage capacity to accommodate ongoing and future developments in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

Farnworth tunnel refurbishment project
26 December, 2017
Eoin Murphy from OTB Engineering discusses the modernisation of Victorian tunnels. This paper was a runner-up for the 2016 Harding Prize

Murphy’s new CEO
11 October, 2017
Great Britain - J. Murphy & Sons Limited has appointed John Murphy as its new CEO. Murphy was the company’s current chief operating officer as Tunnels and Tunnelling went to print, responsible for leading the group’s operations in the UK and abroad. CEO Steve Hollingshead will step down at the end of the year (December 2017) and take up a role as non-executive director on the company’s board.

Breakthrough on UKPN tunnel
01 July, 2016
Great Britain – A 3km UK Power Networks (UKPN) tunnel has broken through in Tower Hamlets, east London. J. Murphy & Sons excavated the GBP 27M (USD 36M) 2.85m-diameter tunnel at a depth of 23-30m.

Farnworth enlarged and electrified
17 February, 2016
work to upgrade the Farnworth tunnel as part of a route electrification project called for tunnel enlargement works, and led to the procurement of a UK-manufactured TBM. Ian Clarke, writing for the manufacturer, reports

Murphy appoints strategy and business development director
05 March, 2015
GREAT BRITAIN – J. Murphy & Sons has appointed Bill Merry as its new Strategy & Business Development Director, with executive responsibility for business development strategy.

Murphy appoints regional operations director
27 February, 2015
GREAT BRITAIN – Contractor J Murphy & Sons has appointed Peter Walsh as operations director for the ‘London and South’ region. Walsh will be responsible for the civil engineering business, including rail, tunnelling and piling.

John Stack steps down as a CEO of Murphy
20 August, 2014
GREAT BRITAIN - Following a board restructure at J. Murphy & Sons earlier this year, John Stack has decided step down as CEO of the company at the end of September. Matthew Behan will take over as interim CEO from 1 October.

Maida vale
29 July, 2014
Pipejacking is a key part of a flood alleviation project which is set to protect hundreds of properties in northwest London

Cable guy
10 October, 2013
A new cable tunnel has gone seemingly without a hitch in the Willesden/harlesden neighbourhoods of North London. Alex Conacher tours the site with Murphy’s tunnelling project manager Keith Pollard.

TBM Betty breaks through at Preston
26 March, 2013
The GBP 114M (USD 173M) sewer improvement scheme is being undertaken by KMI+, a joint venture partnership between Kier Infrastructure and Overseas Limited, J. Murphy & Sons Limited and Interserve Construction Limited, as part of United Utilities capital programme in west Lancashire and north Manchester, Murphy Group announced earlier this month.

Power cables TBM breaks through at Willesden in London
23 January, 2013
J Murphy & Sons has completed breaking through on the Willesden to Taylors Lane Deep Cable Tunnel Project in north London for UK Power Networks, it was announced last week. The 2.59km tunnel where the 56t TBM arrived will house four new 132,000-volt cable circuits, linking between two substations upgrading electrical supplies in the area.

TBM delivered to London cable site
01 August, 2012
The 56t TBM, 'Bernice', has been delivered to Brentfield Park in North West London and lowered into the Wilesden reception shaft, it was announced late last week.

Murphy bags London cable contract
27 October, 2011

Herrenknecht supplies last Crossrail TBMs
22 September, 2011

Connaught phoenix for Crossrail
15 June, 2011
Crossrail has been revealing the Connaught Tunnel in London’s Docklands to representatives of the media and stakeholders prior to work beginning on its modification. The project design involves some unusual refurbishment methods to enlarge the existing tunnel and preserve some Victorian features as Maurice Jones reports

Final Crossrail tunnelling contracts awarded
07 April, 2011

Murphy in box-jack pilot drives
04 April, 2011

Contractors announced for Thames Water work
08 April, 2010

More in store for Crossrail
01 June, 2009