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// Work starts on Hong Kong rail extension <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 <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 <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 <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 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 <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 <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 <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 <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 <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