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SSE makes £100m “down payment” on Coire Glas hydro project 21 March, 2023
Energy company SSE is providing a £100m investment boost to Coire Glas, Britain’s biggest pumped hydro storage scheme for 40 years.
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WTC 2024 - Call for Abstracts
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 ITA-AITES and the China Civil Engineering Society are calling for abstracts for the World Tunnel Congress 2024 (WTC2024) which will be held in Shenzhen, China, 19-25 April, 2024. The theme of WTC2024 is Tunnelling for a Better Life.
Tunnelling on the Hampton Roads-Bridge Tunnel Expansion expected to start next month
Monday, March 20, 2023 TBM assembly is under way on the Hampton Roads-Bridge Tunnel Expansion Project (HRBT) – the largest construction project ever awarded in the state of Virginia – and tunnelling is expected to start next month.
Professor Marc Panet to deliver Muir Wood Lecture at WTC2023
Friday, March 17, 2023 Professor Marc Panet will deliver the 12th Muir Wood Lecture at this year’s World Tunnel Congress in Athens in May.
Implenia wins second Fornebu Line contract
Thursday, March 16, 2023 Implenia has won a second tunnelling package on Oslo’s Fornebu Line.
TAC gears up for 2023 conference
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 The Tunnelling Association of Canada (TAC) will hold this year’s conference – TAC 2023 – in Toronto from September 24-26.
London Power Tunnels completes first underwater breakthrough
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 A TBM working on National Grid’s London Power Tunnels (LPT) has completed its drive in a flooded shaft in south-east London.
Rail research centre to trial hyperTunnel techniques
Monday, March 13, 2023 A project to build an underpass, trialling advanced technology from hyperTunnel, has been awarded funding from Europe’s first purpose-build rail innovation facility.
Breakthrough celebrated on Lima Metro
Monday, March 13, 2023 The TBM boring Line 2 of the Lima Metro has broken through at Buenos Aires Station in the port of Callao.
HS2 and Lower Thames Crossing face two-year delays
Friday, March 10, 2023 The Birmingham to Crewe leg of HS2 is being delayed for two years to improve government cash flow.
EPBM breaks through on Macau pipeline
Wednesday, March 08, 2023 Breakthrough has been achieved on the Macau New Port Area sewage interception pipeline project.

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