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SSE makes £100m “down payment” on Coire Glas hydro project
21 March, 2023 Energy company SSE is providing a £100m investment boost to Coire Glas, Britain’s biggest pumped hydro storage scheme for 40 years.
  • WTC 2024 - Call for Abstracts
    ITA-AITES and the China Civil Engineering Society are calling for abstracts for the World Tunnel Congress 2024 (WTC2024) which will be held in Shenzhen, China, 19-25 April, 2024. The theme of WTC2024 is Tunnelling for a Better Life.


Vital tunnels for utilities
16 February, 2023 Utility tunnels are among key underground investments in two major Canadian cities – Toronto and Vancouver
  • Succeeding in the shadows
    Surveying and scanning have been combined to build New Zealand’s first underground railway. Report by Mary Jo Wagner
  • Shields at the ready
    With multiple TBM tunnelling projects constantly in preparation or underway globally, T&T briefly spotlights a few from the last couple of years
  • Single pass solution for Ecuador sewer
    For a pressurised sewer project in Ecuador, long pipe jacking drives with MTBMs were key to constructing a single-pass hybrid lining. Bernard Catalano of Bessac Canada describes the challenge and choices
  • Two tales of technology
    Recent technology successes for Robbins include an award-winning conversion of a TBM diameter while underground, and continuing to see the difference the robust McNally support system delivers for excavations in difficult ground