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ITA president to give keynote at BTS Conference 27 September, 2022
Newly-elected ITA president Arnold Dix will be a keynote speaker at the BTS Conference and Exhibition in London on October 11-12.
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Bids open for India’s bullet train tunnel
Monday, September 26, 2022 National High-Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL) is inviting bids for the construction of a 21km tunnel, including India’s first undersea tunnel, for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project.
HS2 TBM cutterhead transported to start second bore
Friday, September 23, 2022 The giant cutterhead for HS2’s Long Itchington Wood Tunnel TBM has been transported back to its starting point, ready for its second bore.
Seattle TBM breakdown not covered by insurance
Thursday, September 22, 2022 Insurance companies do not have to reimburse Washington State for its costs during the two years the new Highway 99 tunnel was delayed because of the TBM’s breakdown during construction, the Washington State Supreme Court has ruled.
Tunnelling starts under NZ harbour
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 Tunnelling under Auckland’s Manukau Harbour has commenced for the city’s Central Interceptor wastewater system.
Ferrovial and Vinci JV preferred bidders for Ontario line
Friday, September 16, 2022 A consortium led by Ferrovial Construction and Vinci Construction Grands Projets has been selected to build the stations and tunnels for the southern section of a new rapid transit line in Toronto.
Tunnelling completed on NZ’s largest transport project
Thursday, September 15, 2022 The final tunnel breakthrough has been made on Auckland’s City Rail Link – New Zealand’s first underground rail line and the largest transport infrastructure investment ever undertaken in the country.
Assembly work on HS2 green tunnel to restart next week
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 HS2 intends to restart assembly of the pre-cast concrete ‘green tunnel’ in Northamptonshire next week.
T&T photo competition winner announced
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 The results of the T&T Give It Your Best Shot photo competition have been revealed, chosen from around 100 entries.
China’s biggest EPBM sets advance record
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 The EPBM boring Lot 1 of the Chengdu-Zigong high-speed railway has set a monthly progress record of 406.8m, according to China Railway Construction Heavy Industry Co Ltd (CRCHI).
Dix elected as ITA president
Friday, September 09, 2022 Prof Arnold Dix has been elected as new president of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AITES).

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