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Rescue under way for micro TBM in Toronto
07 March, 2023
The City of Toronto has issued an emergency contract for retrieval of a micro TBM that has been stuck underground for nine months after it became tangled in steel wires.

National Grid seeks planning approval for Wiltshire tunnel
06 March, 2023
National Grid plans to replace 4.6km of overhead electricity line and 13 pylons with underground cable in Wiltshire.

Eiffage and NGE win second Toulouse Metro contract
03 March, 2023
A consortium of Eiffage and NGE has won a contract €233m (US$247m) to build Lot 1 of Toulouse’s third metro line. It is the second Toulouse contract for the two companies.

HS2 TBMs pass Amersham shaft
03 March, 2023
The two TBMs digging HS2’s longest tunnels have completed more than half of their 16.1km drive.

Investigations continue after Snowy 2.0 TBM stalled
01 March, 2023
Snowy 2.0 has confirmed the TBM remains stalled on the Australian hydro project after a surface depression appeared above the tunnel.

BTS lecture to explore low-carbon concrete
28 February, 2023
Ultra low-carbon concrete is the focus of the British Tunnelling Society’s (BTS) March lecture.

Contract notice issued for Devon district heating interconnector
27 February, 2023
East Devon District Council has issued a contract notice for the pipeline design and construction of the Cranbrook-Monkerton District Heating Interconnector.

First bore completed for Silvertown Tunnel
27 February, 2023
The first bore on London’s Silvertown Tunnel has been completed.

ISTSS 2023 early bird registration closes soon
24 February, 2023
Early bird registration for the 10th International Symposium on Tunnel Safety and Security (ISTSS) closes on February 28.

Auckland Light Rail marks start of physical works
24 February, 2023
Physical works for New Zealand’s largest transport infrastructure project – Auckland Light Rail (ALR) – are under way with the start of below ground investigations to test soil and water conditions.

TfL to issue contract notice for Elephant & Castle upgrade
23 February, 2023
Transport for London (TfL) plans to issue the contract notice for the Elephant & Castle Station capacity upgrade on March 29.

Giant TBM breaks through on West Gate Tunnel project
22 February, 2023
TBM Vida has completed excavation on Melbourne’s West Gate Tunnel project, marking the largest breakthrough ever to occur in the Southern Hemisphere.

SCS Monitoring after HS2 foam pool appears
21 February, 2023
Tunnelling on HS2 was halted for around two hours on Saturday after a pool of foam appeared above the TBM in Ruislip.

Auckland Rail Link avoids cyclone damage
20 February, 2023
City Rail Link (CRL) has suffered “minimal lasting impacts” from recent extreme weather events that have devastated other regions of New Zealand.

Hudson Tunnel Project issues bids for early works
17 February, 2023
The Gateway Development Commission (GDC) has launched two procurements that pave the way for the Hudson Tunnel Project.

The Slurry TBM "Channel Express" Launched in the Construction of Water Supply Tunnels in Singapore
17 February, 2023
On February 1st, the launching ceremony of the TBM for the key water supply tunnel project TWRP Pipe Line Contract 1 in Singapore was held, and the ‘Channel Express’, a Slurry TBM manufactured and shipped by CRCHI to Singapore launched successfully. ‘Channel Express’ will now bore the 1.6km with the inner diameter 6m.

UYAK2023 postponed following earthquakes
16 February, 2023
Following the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, this year’s International Underground Excavations Symposium and Exhibition in Istanbul has been postponed.

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
16 February, 2023
Surveying and scanning have been combined to build New Zealand’s first underground railway. Report by Mary Jo Wagner

ASBJV celebrates WestConnex link opening
15 February, 2023
The Acciona Samsung Bouygues Joint Venture (ASBJV) has delivered one of the final major components of Australia’s largest road infrastructure project, WestConnex, which opened last week, two months ahead of schedule.