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First Forrestfield TBM makes final breakthrough
25 February, 2020
Australia – The first TBM mining the Forrestfield-Airport Link in Perth has broken through. ‘Grace’ broke through into the Bayswater dive structure in February and will be followed by ‘Sandy’ in May, which is tunnelling the typical three-months behind the lead machine. The contractor is the Salini Impregilo-NRW JV.

Leah Jacobs
29 August, 2018
From a childhood passion for Lego to a management attitude for tunnel projects. Paola De Pascali spoke with Leah Jacobs, handover manager at London Bridge Associates and winner of the Harding Prize 2018

Funding Gap
25 September, 2013
Highlights such as the Jubilee Line Extension stand out from the economic mire of the past 50 years. The second half of the 20th century was not kind to a Britain newly stripped of superpower status, or the capital’s metro, which following WW2 entered a half century of neglect and underinvestment

Mansell awarded second London Underground ventilation contract
05 November, 2010

Protecting LUL’s assets
05 June, 2009
Paul Steen, Mohsen Vaziri, and Tim Hartlib of consultants Ramboll UK, describe the protection works undertaken to protect LUL assets close to the construction of a large-scale basement

Opening sets - the flat arch theory
02 June, 2009
Michele Mangione, Senior Tunnel Engineer, Arup describes here in his BTS?Harding Prize winning paper how the flat arch theory was used to create openings in cast iron tunnels with minimal disruption

PPP Arbiter issues metro upgrade cost report
12 February, 2009

London tube needs advanced
11 June, 2008

TfL takes Metronet
06 May, 2008

TfL in solo bid for Metronet
10 December, 2007

Metronet gets more cost audits
22 October, 2007

Metronet falls on arbiter PPP cash-crisis
07 August, 2007

Cooling the Tube
26 July, 2007
At the May British Tunnelling Society meeting, David Waboso, LUL, and Mark Gilbey, Parsons Brinckerhoff, explained the serious problem London Underground has with heat on the platforms and stations. It is seen as critical that this is relieved as soon as possible and the presenters put forward some of the mitigation ideas that are on the table

Metronet seeks payback via arbiter
26 July, 2007

Moody's blue on Metronet
26 June, 2007

Chasing down risk
15 June, 2007
Despite progress in risk sharing, a survey of PPP players cites tunnelling as an inherently risky asset class. Can a stronger culture of engineering leadership narrow the gap in perception? Report by Patrick Reynolds

Long-awaited aircon on Tube trains by 2009
20 December, 2006

Morgan finally gets ticket hall award
15 June, 2006

Metronet's Waterloo
21 October, 2005

Tunnels bear the brunt of London attacks
23 August, 2005