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Hs2’s Procurement Pipeline Worth £1bn Boost For British Businesses 08 December, 2023
HS2 has published details of over 300 work packages its construction partners will procure in the next 18 months.
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Bouygues Travaux Publics Murphy JV wins Lower Thames Crossing tunnelling contract
Friday, December 08, 2023 National Highways has awarded Bouygues Travaux Publics – Murphy Joint Venture (BMJV) the Lower Thames Crossing Tunnels and Approach contract to build the country’s largest bored tunnels.
Strabag breaks world record for longest single bored tunnel
Friday, December 08, 2023 Strabag UK has completed 25.8km of the tunnel at the Woodsmith project near Whitby, in north-east England, setting a new world record for the longest single TBM drive.
Irish water project prepares for second tunnelling phase
Friday, December 08, 2023 Preparations are under way for the second phase of tunnelling for the wastewater upgrade in Athlone, Co Westmeath, Ireland.
Gamuda wins CRL2 station and tunnels contract
Thursday, December 07, 2023 Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded the civil contract for the design and construction of West Coast station and tunnels for the Cross Island Line Phase 2 (CRL2) to Gamuda Bhd Singapore branch.
NSW highlights silica dust danger
Wednesday, December 06, 2023 The New South Wales government has launched a six-month campaign targeting silica dust exposure in the tunnelling and construction industry.
HS2 tunnel blessed on World Tunnelling Day
Tuesday, December 05, 2023 HS2 marked World Tunnelling Day yesterday with a blessing on the site of the next set of tunnels to be bored by two TBMs under London.
Snowy Hydro ordered to clean up contaminated soil
Tuesday, December 05, 2023 The New South Wales Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has issued Snowy Hydro with a Clean Up Notice to reduce suspected environmental and water impacts from contaminated drill and blast spoil in the Kosciuszko National Park.
Ontario’s subway expansion moves to next stage
Monday, December 04, 2023 The Ontario government has issued a Request for Proposals for the design and build of the Yonge North Subway Extension tunnels.
Michigan approves Enbridge Great Lakes tunnel for oil pipeline
Monday, December 04, 2023 The Michigan Public Service Commission has approved a siting application to replace a segment of pipelines on the lakebed of the Straits of Mackinac, with a single pipeline in a tunnel deep below the lakebed.
Brenner base tunnel’s ida’s first 1000 metres: a new milestone at the h41 sill gorge-pfons site
Friday, December 01, 2023 TBM Ida, one of the two large tunnel boring machines advancing southward in Austria, has recently concluded the initial 1,000-meter section of excavation. While the TBMs progress in their southward trajectory, a deliberate design choice plays a crucial role in safeguarding the areas where the project is underway.

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