Tunnel works at flagship pumped hydro facility have a golden heritage
Tunnelling work has started in Far North Queensland, Australia on the Kidston Pumped Hydro Project which involves the world’s first conversion of a disused gold mine into a pumped-storage hydroelectric power facility.
NSW awards contract for Sydney Western Harbour Tunnel
Construction of Sydney’s Western Harbour Tunnel (WHT) will begin within months, following the award of a US$522m contract for the first stage of tunnelling, announced the New South Wales government.
Traylor-Sundt JV wins Dallas water tunnel contract
Traylor-Sundt Joint Venture has been awarded a contract by Tarrant Regional Water District to construct the IPL Section 19 Long Tunnel Crossings project in the Dallas area, Texas.
Action group seeks halt to Fehmarnbelt Tunnel dredging
Following ‘urgent’ concerns raised by an environmental group, a federal court in Leipzig, Germany has recommended a suspension of dredging work at contended reef areas on the German side of the Fehmarnbelt fixed link.
Drilling and blasting completed at Oslo water tunnel project
Following a final blast on 13 January, Switzerland-based Marti Tunnel has completed a 3,585m excavation through mainly hard Precambrian basement rock at the Skullerud–Enebakkveien tunnel project in Oslo, Norway.