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 Hudson Tunnel gets green light for construction http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/hudson-tunnel-gets-green-light-for-construction-9294290 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/hudson-tunnel-gets-green-light-for-construction-9294290 With the US Army Corps Of Engineers having issued the Section 404/10 permit to NJ Transit and Amtrak, the US$12.3bn Hudson Tunnel Project has cleared its final bureaucratic hurdle and is allowed to proceed to full construction. Thu, 02 Dec 2021 12:19:57 GMT Work to begin on Baltimore rail tunnel reconstruction http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/work-to-begin-on-baltimore-rail-tunnel-reconstruction-9290313 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/work-to-begin-on-baltimore-rail-tunnel-reconstruction-9290313 Following a ground-breaking ceremony in Baltimore, US on 29 November, work can now start on enlarging the cross section of the 2.7km Howard Street Tunnel to allow double-stacking of rail-borne shipping containers. Wed, 01 Dec 2021 11:00:00 GMT Terratec TBMs enroute to Kanpur metro project http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/terratec-tbms-enroute-to-kanpur-metro-project-9287192 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/terratec-tbms-enroute-to-kanpur-metro-project-9287192 Australia-based TBM-maker Terratec has announced that it has completed the ex-works delivery of two EPB machines for Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation to work on Corridor-1 of the Kanpur MRTS project in India. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 12:50:44 GMT Ship sets sail carrying components for Scarborough TBM http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/ship-sets-sail-carrying-components-for-scarborough-tbm-9287186 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/ship-sets-sail-carrying-components-for-scarborough-tbm-9287186 Jumbo Vision, the appropriately named ship with a jumbo cargo, has left European shores, setting its sights on Canada where it will deliver the parts for a Herrenknecht TBM that will bore Toronto’s Scarborough Subway Extension. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 12:42:58 GMT Howden wins major fan contract for Sydney’s Rozelle Tunnel http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/howden-wins-major-fan-contract-for-sydneys-rozelle-tunnel-9287181 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/howden-wins-major-fan-contract-for-sydneys-rozelle-tunnel-9287181 Howden – global provider of air- and gas-handling products, technologies and services – has won a major contract to supply ventilation fans for the WestConnex Rozelle Interchange tunnels in Sydney, Australia. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 12:35:40 GMT New work on soft ground tunnelling published http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/new-work-on-soft-ground-tunnelling-published-9284247 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/new-work-on-soft-ground-tunnelling-published-9284247 November 11 saw the publication of the first-ever comprehensive textbook on soft ground tunnel design. Mon, 29 Nov 2021 12:35:53 GMT Moscow prepares to open stretch of longest underground line http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/moscow-prepares-to-open-stretch-of-longest-underground-line-9274365 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/moscow-prepares-to-open-stretch-of-longest-underground-line-9274365 Moscow is getting ready to open a section of metro on the Big Circle Line – described as the world’s longest underground metro. Wed, 24 Nov 2021 12:05:03 GMT Komatsu adds V-series to hydraulic breaker range http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/komatsu-adds-v-series-to-hydraulic-breaker-range-9270949 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/komatsu-adds-v-series-to-hydraulic-breaker-range-9270949 Mining and construction equipment manufacturer Komatsu has announced it has expanded its range of hydraulic breakers for use in tunnelling and general construction. Tue, 23 Nov 2021 13:06:45 GMT Sika to acquire MBCC Group (formerly BASF) http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/sika-to-acquire-mbcc-group-formerly-basf-9270944 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/sika-to-acquire-mbcc-group-formerly-basf-9270944 Switzerland-based construction and industry chemicals group Sika is to acquire MBCC Group, the former BASF Construction Chemicals. Tue, 23 Nov 2021 12:27:32 GMT Implenia and Webuild win huge Brenner Base Tunnel contract http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/implenia-and-webuild-win-huge-brenner-base-tunnel-contract-9262894 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/implenia-and-webuild-win-huge-brenner-base-tunnel-contract-9262894 A 50/50 partnership between Implenia and Webuild has been awarded a US$736m contract to build part of the Austrian side of the Brenner Base Tunnel (BBT). Fri, 19 Nov 2021 13:34:57 GMT