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ITA Tunnelling Awards 2022: The list of the finalists disclosed
04 October, 2022 The 8th edition of the ITA Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards returns this December in digital. Since 2015, the international competition seeks and rewards remarkable achievements in tunnelling and the underground industry. Organized by the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association, the event both showcases the most ambitious underground projects all over the world as well as the latest innovations, techniques, and methods in tunnelling...
  • Tunnelling starts on Kanpur Metro
    Two Terratec EPBMs have started boring the first underground tunnelling package for Corridor-1 of the Kanpur MRTS Project in India.


Vision for a path ahead
09 September, 2022 Prof Arnold Dix has just been elected as new ITA President. Shortly beforehand, in T&T’s preview of WTC 2022, he described his proposed plans to accelerate a practical mission on sustainability in tunnelling – to include moves on procurement, contract conditions and metrics.
  • Kate Cooksey Interview
    Kate Cooksey has completed one of the most unusual and challenges periods for any chair of the BTS. With much success achieved despite the trying times, she talks about the journey with Julian Champkin
  • ‘Mrs Vera’ ventures forth
    Robbins’ TBM ‘Mrs Vera’ was launched earlier this year to complete a tunnelling challenge in karstic limestone below St Louis, Missouri
  • Refurb rules in NY
    Safety upgrade work has been completed on the Hugh L Carey and Queens Midtown tunnels in New York
  • Sound signals improve road tunnel evacuation
    Norwegian researchers undertook sound signal studies to improve evacuation safety in road tunnels. Abridged report of paper by Tronstad, T.V., Jenssen, G.D., Moscoco, C., Södersten, C, of SINTEF, and Zaikonnikov, E. of Norphonic AS