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// BTSYM gears up for year ahead <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 <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 <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 <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 <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 <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 <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 <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 <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 <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