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Crossrail planning dock breakout
16 July, 2012
When Crossrail took over the ancient Connaught Tunnel as part of its route through east London, it was envisaged that it would be brought up to standard with a fill and re-excavate procedure, but further site investigations led to concerns that will now be tackled by open excavation through the Royal Docks

Back to basics with cut and cover
13 July, 2012
Cut and cover. Bachy Soletanche UK’s director Chris Merridew and business development manager Paul Hodgson get back to basics on the cut part of the method, while Alex Conacher speaks to Bernhard Lindner of Germany-based Peri about the concerns of formwork manufacturers in providing the cover

Primary risk reduction
18 April, 2012
It is notable that many treatises on the subject of project risk management do not pay much attention to the subject of site investigation (SI), even though the gathering of accurate information before a tunneling project commences is bound to decrease risk to a project. Today there is a wide array of techniques available to collect such information and costs that can be balanced favourably against overall project expenditure. Maurice Jones reviews some of these