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Segment accessories and you
29 December, 2023
For use of accessories with segment lining, Christoph Eberle, Technical Director, Mott MacDonald, discusses assurance in the context of Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD)

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.

Inspired outreach to youth
27 November, 2023
BTSYM’s collaboration with two training bodies recently gave school students some insight into working in the underground space sector. Report by Sandeep Singh Nirmal

Tunnelling protects Northumbrian heritage site
15 November, 2023
Underground tunnelling to lay a new water pipe has protected a historic railway in Northumberland.

Main access tunnel completed for Kidston hydro project
13 November, 2023
The main access tunnel has been completed for Australia’s Kidston pumped storage hydro project, involving the world’s first conversion of a gold mine into a hydroelectric pumped storage facility.

From Gold Mine to Hydroelectricity – Kidston Pumped Storage Project
26 September, 2023
At the annual joint BTS and MinSouth meeting, held on 9 February at the Institution of Civil Engineers, in London, Clare Önal – a Principal Engineer with the tunnels team of Mott MacDonald – gave a presentation on the conversion of an abandoned gold mine at Kidston in Queensland, Australia, to a pumped storage hydroelectric (PSH) scheme. Andrew Hindmarch, Senior Principal Tunnel Engineer of Mott MacDonald was the rapporteur

UK government approves Stonehenge tunnel plans
17 July, 2023
The UK government has given the go-ahead for the controversial tunnel under Stonehenge.

Packed schedule in Boston
28 June, 2023
TTNA previews the packed program for RETC 2023, in Boston, MA, in June

Toronto spotlights
28 June, 2023
TTNA spotlights a recent few milestones and interesting project developments in Toronto that have among them presented a variety of engineering challenges

Virginia visions
28 June, 2023
Preparations have been underway for tunneling of a new twin tube link on the Hampton Roads-Bridge Tunnel Expansion project, in Virginia. The single variable density TBM due to build both tubes is set for launch

National Grid completes record pour of cement-free concrete
11 May, 2023
National Grid and its contractor Hochtief-Murphy Joint Venture (HMJV) have completed the world’s largest continuous pour of Earth Friendly Concrete at London Power Tunnels.

Tunnelling on the Hampton Roads-Bridge Tunnel Expansion expected to start next month
20 March, 2023
TBM assembly is under way on the Hampton Roads-Bridge Tunnel Expansion Project (HRBT) – the largest construction project ever awarded in the state of Virginia – and tunnelling is expected to start next month.

Vital tunnels for utilities
22 February, 2023
Utility tunnels are among key underground investments in two major Canadian cities – Toronto and Vancouver

Vital tunnels for utilities
16 February, 2023
Utility tunnels are among key underground investments in two major Canadian cities – Toronto and Vancouver

Gold mine conversion focus of BTS February lecture
24 January, 2023
The Kidston pumped storage project – the world's first conversion of a gold mine into a hydroelectric pumped storage facility – is the subject of a joint BTS/Min South meeting in London on February 9.

Tunnelling begins on Scarborough Subway Extension
23 January, 2023
Tunnelling is under way on Toronto’s Scarborough Subway Extension.

25 years of BTS/ICE specification for tunneling
21 November, 2022
The 4th Edition – Collaborating for sustainability

HS2 announces winners of competition to drive best practice
14 November, 2022
HS2 Ltd has announced this year’s winners of a competition to share insight from the UK’s largest construction project with the wider infrastructure industry.

Design and construction of a cavern in downtown LA
31 October, 2022
Christoph Eberle reports on the BTS March evening meeting where Carlos Herranz, Tunnel Design Manager at Mott MacDonald, discussed the design and construction by sequential excavation of LA Metro’s largest underground cavern.

Update on BTS/ICE specification 4th edition
11 October, 2022
At the end of the first day of the BTS Conference today there will be a BTS evening meeting at 6pm with a presentation entitled “The BTS/ICE specification 4th edition. Collaborating for sustainability”, by Christoph Eberle, Chair of the BTS Technical Committee, and Technical Principal at Mott MacDonald.