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 BTSYM gears up for year ahead http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/btsym-gears-up-for-year-ahead-10396454 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/btsym-gears-up-for-year-ahead-10396454 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10396454/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>George Doulkas, package manager for HS2 at Strabag, has been appointed chair of the British Tunnelling Society Young Members (BTSYM). Wed, 30 Nov 2022 11:40:27 GMT Lower Thames Crossing plans accepted for review http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/lower-thames-crossing-plans-accepted-for-review-10391334 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/lower-thames-crossing-plans-accepted-for-review-10391334 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10391334/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The Lower Thames Crossing has moved a step closer with the Planning Inspectorate accepting National Highway’s application for a Development Consent Order. Tue, 29 Nov 2022 09:31:31 GMT Final Sydney Metro West contract awarded http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/final-sydney-metro-west-contract-awarded-10387668 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/final-sydney-metro-west-contract-awarded-10387668 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10387668/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>A Ghella, John Holland and CPB Contractors joint venture (JCG JV) has won the contract to deliver the final section of tunnelling for Sydney Metro. Mon, 28 Nov 2022 08:58:06 GMT RFQs issued for Ontario Line North http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/rfqs-issued-for-ontario-line-north-10385148 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/rfqs-issued-for-ontario-line-north-10385148 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10385148/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have issued two Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Ontario Line North segment, including tunnels. Fri, 25 Nov 2022 12:26:22 GMT HS2 relaunches TBM for second bore http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/hs2-relaunches-tbm-for-second-bore-10381487 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/hs2-relaunches-tbm-for-second-bore-10381487 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10381487/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Balfour Beatty Vinci (BBV) has launched a TBM for its second 1.6km (one mile) bore on the HS2 high-speed railway. Thu, 24 Nov 2022 08:49:10 GMT HS2’s 2.7km spoil conveyor starts operation http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/hs2s-27km-spoil-conveyor-starts-operation-10378023 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/hs2s-27km-spoil-conveyor-starts-operation-10378023 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10378023/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>A 2.7km (1.7 mile) network of conveyors has begun operating in West London, and will move more than five million tonnes of spoil excavated for the construction of HS2. Wed, 23 Nov 2022 08:56:37 GMT Nepalese headrace tunnel makes good progress http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/nepalese-headrace-tunnel-makes-good-progress-10374111 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/nepalese-headrace-tunnel-makes-good-progress-10374111 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10374111/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Tunnelling is progressing on the 13.1km headrace tunnel for the Sunkoshi Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project in southern Nepal. Tue, 22 Nov 2022 09:15:45 GMT CRCHI hails belt conveyor development http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/crchi-hails-belt-conveyor-development-10370999 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/crchi-hails-belt-conveyor-development-10370999 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10370999/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>China’s CRCHI has manufactured what it says is the world’s first continuous belt conveyor with a turn on the spiral curve slope. Mon, 21 Nov 2022 12:10:04 GMT Silvertown Tunnel TBM reaches River Thames http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/silvertown-tunnel-tbm-reaches-river-thames-10370681 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/silvertown-tunnel-tbm-reaches-river-thames-10370681 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10370681/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The TBM digging the new Silvertown Tunnel in London has reached the River Thames. Mon, 21 Nov 2022 10:35:27 GMT Registration open for George A Fox conference 2023 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/registration-open-for-george-a-fox-conference-2023-10367503 http://www.tunnelsonline.info/news/registration-open-for-george-a-fox-conference-2023-10367503 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10367503/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Registration is open for the Underground Construction Association’s (UCA) George A Fox Conference in January. Fri, 18 Nov 2022 12:11:18 GMT