New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International http://http// Hudson Tunnel gets green light for construction 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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) 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 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