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“Quality issues” found in HS2 green tunnel segments 18 August, 2022
Pre-cast segments forming HS2’s first ‘green tunnel’ are being tested after quality issues were identified in “a few segments”.
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Implenia/Frutiger wins contract for Gotthard road tunnel main northern section
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 A consortium of Implenia and Frutiger has been awarded the contract for the main northern section of the Gotthard road tunnel’s second tube.
Four new jobsites started for Italian rail projects
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 Webuild has started construction on four work sites in southern Italy to build 83km of new railway, including tunnels.
Ministerial endorsement clears way for SRL planning approvals
Friday, August 12, 2022 The first stage of Victoria’s biggest ever infrastructure project – Suburban Rail Loop (SRL) East – is a significant step closer following ministerial endorsement of an independent planning panel’s key recommendations.
Concrete segment production completed for Snowy hydro dry access tunnels
Thursday, August 11, 2022 Australia’s Snowy 2.0 precast factory has completed manufacture of all concrete segments for the hydro scheme’s 5.6km of dry access tunnels.
Tunnelling completed at Hinkley Point C
Thursday, August 11, 2022 Balfour Beatty has completed the third and final offshore tunnel for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station’s cooling system under the Bristol Channel in the UK.
Work starts on heating pipeline under River Elbe
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 Construction has started on a district heating pipeline tunnel under the River Elbe in Hamburg.
Second TBM launched for Toronto LRT extension
Monday, August 08, 2022 The second TBM has been launched on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension in Toronto.
Big Tex breaks through on North America’s largest water tunnel project
Thursday, August 04, 2022 The TBM has broken through on the Mill Creek Drainage Relief Tunnel in Texas – the largest water tunnel project under construction in North America.
hyperTunnel to debut at the World Tunnelling Congress
Thursday, August 04, 2022 hyperTunnel will exhibit for the first time at the World Tunnelling Congress (WTC) in Copenhagen next month.
Drax invites EOIs for Scottish hydro station
Tuesday, August 02, 2022 Energy producer Drax Power is inviting expressions of interest for a new hydro project, including tunnelling, in Scotland.

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