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Two TBMs launched on Kanpur Metro project 05 July, 2022
Tunnelling on a 1km-long tunnel for India’s Kanpur Metro Rail project started yesterday.
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HS2 reveals new designs for Amersham vent shaft headhouse
Tuesday, July 05, 2022 HS2 has updated designs for the Amersham vent shaft headhouse – one of five structures that will provide ventilation and emergency access to the high-speed rail line’s 10 mile-long Chiltern tunnel.
Acciona/YIT preferred bidder for Finnish undersea tunnel
Friday, July 01, 2022 Finnish energy company Helen has selected a consortium of Acciona and YIT as the preferred bidder for an undersea heat recovery project for Helsinki.
New HS2 conveyor removes 30,000 HGV journeys
Friday, July 01, 2022 A new conveyor has started operating on HS2’s Long Itchington Wood Tunnel site to carry more than 750,000 tonnes of excavated material over the Grand Union Canal where it will be reused in other locations on the project.
HS2 awards SCS JV extra £78m
Thursday, June 30, 2022 HS2 Ltd has awarded the Skanska, Costain, Strabag joint venture (SCS JV) an additional £78m (US$94m) for its role in delivering the approach tunnels for Euston station.
NZ government backs light rail and new tunnel for capital
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 The New Zealand government has backed light rail and a new tunnel as its preferred option to overhaul Wellington’s transport infrastructure.
Third TBM starts on Indian RRTS
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 The third TBM has been launched on the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut regional rapid transport system.
Automated underground freight transport moves a step closer
Monday, June 27, 2022 Switzerland’s Federal Council has paved the way for the underground freight tunnel network Cargo Sous Terrain (CST).
UCA Award winners announced at NAT 2022
Friday, June 24, 2022 The winners of this year’s UCA Awards were announced at the North American Tunneling Conference in Philadelphia this week.
London power project completes first drive
Friday, June 24, 2022 National Grid’s London Power Tunnels (LPT) project completed the first of five drives this week.
Amtrak launches procurement for tunnel replacement
Thursday, June 23, 2022 Amtrak has issued a Request for Letters of Interest for the B&P Replacement Tunnel in Baltimore.

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