New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International New and updated information from News listed on http://www.tunnelsonline.info http://www.tunnelsonline.info/ en-us http://www.tunnelsonline.info/ New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International http://http//www.tunnelsonline.info/content/images/logo_big.gif Work starts on Hong Kong rail extension http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/work-starts-on-hong-kong-rail-extension-10918203 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/work-starts-on-hong-kong-rail-extension-10918203 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10918203/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Main construction works have started on Hong Kong’s Tung Chung Line extension. Tue, 06 Jun 2023 11:54:12 GMT Scottish government announces preferred option for A83 solution http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/scottish-government-announces-preferred-option-for-a83-solution-10913867 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/scottish-government-announces-preferred-option-for-a83-solution-10913867 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10913867/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The Scottish government has chosen a debris flow shelter, rather than an underground tunnel, as the preferred option to protect the A83 from landslides. Mon, 05 Jun 2023 12:05:04 GMT WTC2024 abstract deadline extended http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/wtc2024-abstract-deadline-extended-10913900 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/wtc2024-abstract-deadline-extended-10913900 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10913900/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The deadline for submitting abstracts for next year’s World Tunnel Congress has been extended to June 30. Mon, 05 Jun 2023 12:04:00 GMT Tunnelling starts for Sydney Metro West http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/tunnelling-starts-for-sydney-metro-west-10909734 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/tunnelling-starts-for-sydney-metro-west-10909734 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10909734/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The first two TBMs have been launched for the 24km Sydney Metro West line. Fri, 02 Jun 2023 10:39:21 GMT British Tunnelling Society http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/british-tunnelling-society-10906583 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/british-tunnelling-society-10906583 Thursday 15th June 2023 at 18:00 hrs, In-Person at Institution of Civil Engineers, 1 Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA Thu, 01 Jun 2023 12:44:00 GMT GDC issues RFQs for Hudson Tunnel Project http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/gdc-issues-rfqs-for-hudson-tunnel-project-10904925 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/gdc-issues-rfqs-for-hudson-tunnel-project-10904925 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10904925/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The Gateway Development Commission (GDC) has issued a Request for Qualifications for two major components of the Hudson Tunnel Project. Thu, 01 Jun 2023 07:17:00 GMT Terratec TBMs pass FAT for Taiwan http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/terratec-tbms-pass-fat-for-taiwan-10900498 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/terratec-tbms-pass-fat-for-taiwan-10900498 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10900498/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Terratec has delivered the last two of four EPBMs for Taiwan’s Taoyuan Mass Rapid Transit Green Line. Wed, 31 May 2023 10:44:13 GMT Roadheaders start work on Sydney Metro West connection http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/roadheaders-start-work-on-sydney-metro-west-connection-10900499 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/roadheaders-start-work-on-sydney-metro-west-connection-10900499 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10900499/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Two of three roadheaders have started excavating tunnels to connect the 24km Sydney Metro West line to a new stabling and maintenance facility at Clyde. Wed, 31 May 2023 10:43:58 GMT ITA Tunnelling Awards deadline approaches http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/ita-tunnelling-awards-deadline-approaches-10896706 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/ita-tunnelling-awards-deadline-approaches-10896706 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10896706/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Entries for this year’s ITA Tunnelling Awards close on June 20. Tue, 30 May 2023 09:24:11 GMT Hudson Tunnel delivery partner shortlist revealed http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/hudson-tunnel-delivery-partner-shortlist-revealed-10896674 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/hudson-tunnel-delivery-partner-shortlist-revealed-10896674 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10896674/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The Gateway Development Commission (GDC) has shortlisted three organisations in its search for a delivery partner for the Hudson Tunnel project. Tue, 30 May 2023 09:06:30 GMT