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Leaving a legacy 25 September, 2013 April saw the first breakthrough on the two drives for Brisbane's Legacy tunnel, a new western city motorway link for its Transapex network. Adrian Greeman visited the project

Metal guru 25 September, 2013 For more than 20 years steel  bers have been used to reinforce shotcrete, Jeff Novack of Helix looks at a twisted steel micro rebar, a new development in steel reinforcement and its use on tunnelling projects

Massive metros 06 June, 2013 Desiree Willis, technical writer for TBM manufacturer Robbins looks to the logistical changes associated with the rise in grand metro schemes

Prague metro 04 June, 2013 Ermin Stehlik and Vaclav Soukup of Metrostav return with the most recent chapter, and final part of the article, on prague metro’s history. in this portion, epBms fire into action on running tunnels on the V.a. extension

Geneva Convention 17 May, 2013 The international tunnelling community heads to the Lake Geneva shoreline as the World Tunnel Congress enters Switzerland's metropolitan heart

Prague metro 09 May, 2013 Metrostav’s Ermin Stehlik and Vaclav Soukup bring us the second part of their trek through the construction and engineering history of the Prague Metro. This part expands on the period from 1989 with the associated political changes and will be followed in the  nal part next month by present and future plans

TBM LIFTS 19 February, 2013 Robbins technical writer Desiree Willis looks at the pivotal role of cranes in TBM assembly

The river crossing 26 July, 2012 At the northern end of the project an immersed tube continues the underground line beneath the Central station and across the river Ij. technical journalist Adrian Greeman reports from site

Deep drives 18 July, 2012 The central element of the North-South line, in engineering terms and literally on the route line, is the bored tunnel section. Adrian Greeman visits the project

A mixed approach to metro construction 17 July, 2012 Engineering innovations, tenacity and skill are finally bearing fruit on the extraordinarily difficult North-South line metro project in the historic city of Amsterdam. Technical writer Adrian Greeman gives this report from Holland

Lake Mead draws deep 13 June, 2012 With ever lowering water levels, tunnels are needed to reach deeper into the largest reservoir in the US to slake the thirst of Las Vegas. Technical journalist Rhian Owen meets the team that will stand the House a drink

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