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Veronika Petschen – Interview
03 August, 2022
SCAUT, the Swiss Centre of Applied Underground Technology, is pioneering new methods and uses for underground spaces. Veronika Petschen is its newly-appointed managing director. She spoke to Julian Champkin to explain her vision for SCAUT and for future uses of the ground beneath our feet

Sightline on sustainability
03 August, 2022
Alun Thomas, of All2plan Consulting, looks at ways sustainability could be achieved in tunnelling through innovation, such as permanent sprayed concrete linings (PSCL) and composite shell linings (CSL)

Automated underground freight transport moves a step closer
27 June, 2022
Switzerland’s Federal Council has paved the way for the underground freight tunnel network Cargo Sous Terrain (CST).

Crossrail issues three-month progress update
20 August, 2019
Great Britain – Crossrail has released a progress update covering the last three months. The client has committed to regular updates, following heavy criticism for budget and schedule overruns.

Crossrail outlines plan to complete Elizabeth Line
26 April, 2019
Great Britain – Crossrail has released an action plan to bring the project to a conclusion. The project has encountered delays and overspend in its final stages. The project will not be fully complete until 2021.

Siemens Mobility to deliver Stockholm bypass communications
14 December, 2018
Sweden – The Swedish Transport Administration, Trafikverket, has announced that it has awarded Siemens Mobility an EUR 75M contract to deliver communications, control and monitoring for the Stockholm Bypass tunnel.

In the nick of time
22 January, 2018
To secure the potable water supply for Montreal, a new intake tunnel is being built with a fast-track design and construction schedule. Jean Habimana, regional tunnel practice lead - east region for Hatch, discusses the Atwater Conveyance Tunnel’s project delivery

In the nick of time
18 October, 2017
To secure the potable water supply for Montreal, a new intake tunnel is being built with a fast-track design and construction schedule. Jean Habimana, regional tunnel practice lead - east region for Hatc

Utility placement
30 January, 2017
Tunnels and Tunnelling takes a trip to Herrenknecht in Schwanau and meets Michael Lubberger, senior product manager for pipelines to find out more about developments in the utility placement range

Eastern promise
26 August, 2014
Previously driven by the oil and gas sector, tunnelling in the Middle East is enjoying a new boom as metro systems and new sewer networks are developed throughout the region. Bernadette Ballantyne reports

International contractors signify interest in metro system
08 November, 2013
German engineering giant Siemens is among international contractors interested in building Abu Dhabi’s USD 7bn metro and light rail project.

New train design for London Underground
16 October, 2013
German engineering firm Siemens has introduced the Inspiro concept, which could be built in Britain if the Mayor of London placed an order for the new trains.

Crossrail in practice
10 October, 2013
As Crossrail, Europe’s largest civil engineering project, reaches the advanced point of construction, Simon Pugh, lead engineer in the route Control Centre for Crossrail presents to the BTS and Minsouth audience about how it is built and how it will be run

A Muddle or a Miracle?
25 September, 2013
The dawn of world metro construction broke less than a kilometre from Tunnels' London offices a century and a half ago. Historian James Chappelow starts from the beginning

Consortium awarded Riyadh Metro contract
01 August, 2013
A USD 10bn contract to build and design Lines One and Two of the Riyadh Metro has been awarded. A Bechtel-led consortium has beeb selected for the multi-billion dollar project, the company announced earlier this week.

Riyadh ‘Miracle’ metro project unveiled
30 July, 2013
Riyadh Governor Prince Khaled bin Bandar on 28 July 2013 unveiled the USD 20.9bn Riyadh Metro Project that calls for construction of a 177.7km six-line automated metro network in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

Algiers metro finally open
08 November, 2011

Siemens to deliver complete technical infrastructure
10 November, 2010

LEDs leading lighting
11 August, 2010
Following a renovation that finished in June, the Vlake Tunnel is now the first in Europe to be fully lit with LEDs and the first to use LED linear lighting, Nicole Robinson reports.

The benevolent ‘big brother’
11 June, 2010
Means of monitoring what is going on in transport tunnels are rapidly becoming more sophisticated. Tunnel monitoring and control systems not only have to provide and interpret accurate information in a sometimes harsh environment, they have to prioritise this input and initiate the best actions for users’ safety and operational economy. Maurice Jones reviews some of the latest developments towards these ends.