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Bringing all together 25 March, 2024
With so much tunnelling work in China, recent issues of T&TI have carried major articles ahead of the country hosting the World Tunnel Congress (WTC 2024), in April. The articles have given a sense of the scale and variety of major project activity across the nation – and an idea of the strategic vision for rail/metro transport and use of tunnelling technology in rapidly expanding Shenzhen, the host city of WTC 2024.
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All that is below
Monday, February 26, 2024 Underground space can be discussed in many ways – broadly, on the possibilities for and uses of the below surface asset; and, specifically, looking at precisely and measurably what can be done. Both are discussed in this issue of T&TI.
Pushing on ahead
Monday, January 22, 2024 A new year brings a sense of revitalised or even new energy. So much to get moving on, to refresh or renew, to drive ahead with, hopefully.
Great tasks beckon
Friday, December 29, 2023 Scale brings judgment. Bigger is better, more challenging. Difficult undertakings, possibly. Exciting, most likely. Such as with singular, eye-catching, large-scale infrastructure projects in the midst of society.
Back and forth
Friday, December 29, 2023 Let’s look back and then, considering lessons, information and data available, take some view on stepping forward, onward into further developments of underground space.
Choices for the long run
Monday, November 27, 2023 On the surface, what happens below may seem much of a muchness. Underground works – mining, tunnelling, all pretty much the same kind of thing? No.
Shifting seasons, and sands
Monday, October 30, 2023 Shifting seasons in nature don’t disappoint; they enliven, ultimately.
Underground Activities, Thoroughly International
Tuesday, September 26, 2023 Sometimes, it is just amazing to get a glimpse of just how much is happening on tunnel projects, and the many discussions and activities about underground space, in so many places across the world. Kinda stops you, on occasion. Stuns even, then you smile. What a great industry. A calling, even.
Preparing for what may be ahead
Monday, August 21, 2023 Over recent weeks and months, instances of extreme weather in some places call to mind – not that such should ever really be absent – that problems can and do occur.
Counting carbon, and more
Monday, July 24, 2023 What gets locked into plans comes from the early thinking gone into the endeavour. Same for projects, such as underground infrastructure. Or anything.
Get together, again
Wednesday, June 28, 2023 Summer is for gatherings and celebrations – getting together to share experience and lessons learned, such as at RETC 2023, in Boston in June, and also to celebrate successes and knowledge gained to be of benefit to the future.

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