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HS2 TBM cutterhead transported to start second bore
23 September, 2022
The giant cutterhead for HS2’s Long Itchington Wood Tunnel TBM has been transported back to its starting point, ready for its second bore.

Ferrovial and Vinci JV preferred bidders for Ontario line
16 September, 2022
A consortium led by Ferrovial Construction and Vinci Construction Grands Projets has been selected to build the stations and tunnels for the southern section of a new rapid transit line in Toronto.

Tunnelling completed on NZ’s largest transport project
15 September, 2022
The final tunnel breakthrough has been made on Auckland’s City Rail Link – New Zealand’s first underground rail line and the largest transport infrastructure investment ever undertaken in the country.

hyperTunnel to debut at the World Tunnelling Congress
04 August, 2022
hyperTunnel will exhibit for the first time at the World Tunnelling Congress (WTC) in Copenhagen next month.

First breakthough made on HS2
26 July, 2022
The first tunnelling breakthrough has been made on HS2, the UK’s new high-speed rail line.

Laing O’Rourke to design and build HS2 Interchange Station in Solihull
13 July, 2022
The contractor has won the £370m contract ahead of Unity (a joint venture between Sir Robert McAlpine, VolkerFitzpatrick and WSP) and Skanska, who were named alongside Laing on the shortlist last year.

New HS2 conveyor removes 30,000 HGV journeys
01 July, 2022
A new conveyor has started operating on HS2’s Long Itchington Wood Tunnel site to carry more than 750,000 tonnes of excavated material over the Grand Union Canal where it will be reused in other locations on the project.

Keeping hold of the natural balance
24 June, 2022
Careful groundwater management was vital to build Copenhagen’s metro and, elsewhere, dewatering is taking on more tunnelling challenges. Report by Patrick Reynolds

Harding prize yields another worthy winner
24 June, 2022
Chris Barrett, a young civil engineer working with BAM Nuttall on Tideway’s Western Section C405 has won the British Tunnelling Society’s Harding Prize 2022 for his paper ‘The Planning and Construction of Main Line Tunnel B Connection Tunnel’ It is reproduced below by kind permission of the author

Vinci investment backs hyperTunnel growth
14 June, 2022
UK start-up hyperTunnel has received a financial investment from Vinci which will fund .business expansion and practical development and testing of the company construction method.

Work starts on next Sydney Metro precast factory
24 May, 2022
Construction on the next Sydney Metro precast facility is under way at Eastern Creek.

Tunnelling completed on section of Lyon-Turin line
04 May, 2022
A milestone has been reached on the Lyon-Turin high-speed rail line with breakthrough on the Saint-Martin-La-Porte tunnel.

Lower Thames Crossing bidders start dialogue
27 April, 2022
National Highways has invited the three shortlisted bidders for the £2.3bn Lower Thames Crossing tunnelling contract to participate in “dialogue” on how to deliver the scheme.

TBM starts second drive on Auckland underground
26 April, 2022
The TBM digging New Zealand’s first underground railway has started its second journey.

Webuild tests robot designed to improve excavation safety
11 April, 2022
Webuild and its Swiss subsidiary CSC Costruzioni have completed a test run of the world’s first robot designed to improve the safety of tunnel excavation.

Sydney Metro awards second tunnelling contract
01 March, 2022
Sydney Metro has awarded a A$2.16bn (US$1.57bn) contract to deliver the next stage of tunnelling on the Sydney Metro West project.

Lower Thames Crossing to be "greenest road ever built in the UK"
25 February, 2022
The Lower Thames Crossing has been designated a ‘pathfinder’ project to explore carbon neutral construction as part of National Highways’ efforts to make the new crossing the greenest road ever built in the UK.

Three shortlisted for Sydney Metro West Eastern package
15 February, 2022
Sydney Metro has shortlisted three consortia to deliver the final piece of tunnelling for Sydney Metro West into the heart of the Sydney CBD.

HyperTunnel joins Vinci foresight and innovation platform
24 January, 2022
Launched by Vinci Group in autumn 2019, Leonard is Europe’s first acceleration programme specialising in construction and mobility, and has selected tunnel tech start-up hyperTunnel to participate in the programme.

Divik Bandopadhyaya Interview
30 December, 2021
Aged 27, Divik Bandopadhyaya has just completed a one-year stint as chair of BTSYM. He discusses his education, interests and career to date, offering along the way some advice to newly-qualified tunnel engineers. George Demetri reports