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Lower Thames Crossing awarded Carbon Literacy Gold
14 March, 2024
The Lower Thames Crossing has been awarded Gold level accreditation by the Carbon Literacy Project, the first major UK infrastructure project to achieve the level.

HS2 green tunnel receives planning approval
07 March, 2024
HS2 has received planning permission from Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council for the design of the green tunnel at Burton Green.

Final HS2 TBM in West Midlands starts work
06 March, 2024
HS2 has launched the last TBM to bore tunnels for the new high-speed railway in the West Midlands.

TBM breaks through on HS2’s London logistics tunnel
24 January, 2024
The TBM building HS2’s Atlas Road Logistics Tunnel has broken through at Old Oak Common station – marking a key milestone in plans to eventually carry the high-speed railway into central London.

HS2 tunnel boring machine gets ready to start digging under Birmingham
12 December, 2023
A team of 90 specialist engineers have completed the assembly of HS2’s giant tunnel boring machine (TBM) which will start digging the second bore of the 3.5 mile Bromford Tunnel into Birmingham next year.

Bouygues Travaux Publics Murphy JV wins Lower Thames Crossing tunnelling contract
08 December, 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.

HS2 adopts digital concrete testing to cut carbon
14 November, 2023
A successful trial of a digital measuring system for concrete has led to a roll-out across HS2’s West Midlands sites, cutting carbon and driving efficiencies on the high-speed rail project.

BTS November 2023 Meeting – Hinkley Point C: Balfour Beatty Marine Works: Connecting Tunnels Under the Bristol Channel
24 October, 2023
Event Date: Thursday 16th November 2023 at 18:00 hrs

HS2 exhibition aims to inspire next generation of engineers
19 October, 2023
An exhibition showcasing the HS2 tunnels has opened at Birmingham's science museum, Thinktank.

Secondary lining completed on Tideway
06 October, 2023
London’s new super sewer, Thames Tideway, is one step closer to being delivered following the completion of the final section of secondary lining.

Two years of permanent construction completed at HS2’s Old Oak Common Station site
23 June, 2023
Two years of permanent construction have been completed at HS2’s Old Oak Common Station site.

HS2 unveils Bromford Tunnel TBM
15 June, 2023
HS2 has unveiled the TBM that will dig the Bromford Tunnel, between Water Orton in North Warwickshire and Washwood Heath in Birmingham.

Heavy Moves
12 June, 2023
TBMs on tunnelling projects are supported by major lifting capacity and conveyor capability

First base slab pour completed at HS2’s Old Oak Common Station
16 May, 2023
HS2 has completed the first concrete pour in the west box at Old Oak Common Station.

Work starts on Hinkley C offshore shafts
12 April, 2023
Two huge jack-up vessels have arrived off the coast of Somerset to create shafts for the UK’s newest nuclear power station, Hinkley C.

First HS2 twin-bore tunnel completed
30 March, 2023
HS2’s first twin-bore tunnel has been completed with the breakthrough at the Long Itchington Wood Tunnel south portal in Warwickshire.

Barhale appoints new director
01 February, 2023
Civil engineering and infrastructure specialist Barhale has appointed a new regional director for Yorkshire and north-east England.

HS2 partners with Build UK for Open Doors 2023
11 January, 2023
HS2 is partnering with Build UK, an organisation representing more than 40% of the UK construction industry, to support the Open Doors 2023 programme.

BTS 2023 lecture series gets under way
05 January, 2023
The British Tunnelling Society’s (BTS) 2023 evening lectures kick off with a presentation on HS2 on January 19.

HS2 relaunches TBM for second bore
24 November, 2022
Balfour Beatty Vinci (BBV) has launched a TBM for its second 1.6km (one mile) bore on the HS2 high-speed railway.