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”Multiple options” explored to rescue trapped workers
20 November, 2023
Preparations are under way to build vertical shafts to rescue the 41 workers still trapped after a part collapse in the Silkyara Bend-Barkot Tunnel in India.

Bts december 2023 meeting – silvertown tunnel: a christmas jamboree of tunnelling
20 November, 2023
Thursday 14th December 2023 at 18:00 hrs

World Tunnel Congress 2024
20 November, 2023
World Tunnel Congress 2024 (WTC2024) will be held from April 19-25, 2024 in Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center, China. WTC2024 is held by international tunnelling and underground space association and association internationale des tunnels et de lespace souterrain (ITA-AITES) and organized by China Civil Engineering Society (CCES). WTC has been successfully held for 49 sessions and is the largest and most authoritative industrial event held by ITA every year.

Rescue continues to free workers trapped for six days
17 November, 2023
Rescuers have drilled about one-third of the way into the debris of the tunnel collapse in Uttarakhand in northern India to reach 40 workers trapped inside for six days, media reports have said.

HS2 tunnelling continues after sinkhole appears
16 November, 2023
Tunnelling on the HS2 line through the Chilterns is continuing after a sinkhole appeared last week.

India rescue race goes on; further slides feared
16 November, 2023
Tunnelling efforts to rescue trapped workers continue to test how to delicately excavate through collapse debris in northern India amidst fears there could be more ground movement in the road tunnel and around the portal.

Viedekke secures Stockholm tunnel contract
15 November, 2023
Veidekke has won the contract to build a new wastewater tunnel in Stockholm.

Tunnelling protects Northumbrian heritage site
15 November, 2023
Underground tunnelling to lay a new water pipe has protected a historic railway in Northumberland.

Indian tunnel rescue enters third day
14 November, 2023
Excavators have begun drilling to fix a steel pipe to pull out 40 workers trapped in a collapsed Himalayan road tunnel in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand, according to media reports.

HS2 adopts digital concrete testing to cut carbon
14 November, 2023
A successful trial of a digital measuring system for concrete has led to a roll-out across HS2’s West Midlands sites, cutting carbon and driving efficiencies on the high-speed rail project.

Rescue under way to reach trapped tunnel workers
13 November, 2023
A rescue operation is under way in northern India to reach 40 workers trapped after a road tunnel they were building collapsed yesterday.

West Gate Tunnel TBMs dismantled
13 November, 2023
The two TBMs that built Melbourne’s twin West Gate Tunnels have been dismantled and all of the underground roadway installed.

Main access tunnel completed for Kidston hydro project
13 November, 2023
The main access tunnel has been completed for Australia’s Kidston pumped storage hydro project, involving the world’s first conversion of a gold mine into a hydroelectric pumped storage facility.

Shetland tunnels could boost economy, report finds
10 November, 2023
Building tunnels to link the islands of Yell and Unst to the Shetland mainland could bring social and economic benefits and contribute to carbon neutrality, according to a report released yesterday.

HDD under way on Snowy 2.0
09 November, 2023
HDD drilling is under way at Lobs Hole on Australia’s Snowy 2.0 pumped hydro project.

Gamuda wins tunnelling contract in Taiwan
09 November, 2023
Gamuda has secured its sixth infrastructure project in Taiwan with an engineering package for the Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Metropolitan Yellow Line.

VTA purchases TBM for BART Silicon Valley Phase II
08 November, 2023
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has ordered the TBM for the BART Silicon Valley Phase II Project (BSVII).

Liebherr launches new tunnel crawler excavator
07 November, 2023
Liebherr has expanded its tunnel excavator range with the new R 930 Tunnel crawler excavator.

CIC recognises HS2’s inclusive design approach
07 November, 2023
HS2 Ltd is the first infrastructure company to be awarded the Inclusive Environments Recognition certification at organisational level by the Construction Industry Council (CIC).

Hudson Tunnel Project enters new phase
06 November, 2023
The Gateway Development Commission has celebrated the start of construction on the Hudson Tunnel Project in New York and the third and final phase of the Concrete Casing project.