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Tunneller, lawyer and inventor
17 March, 2022
John Bartlett was a founder member/chairman of the British Tunnelling Society. He invented the bentonite tunnelling machine, designed the UK stretch of the Channel Tunnel and provided critical input into many other projects. Julian Champkin offers this appreciation of his life

Axel Nitschke passes away, aged 54
07 January, 2022
Tunnelling professionals globally are mourning the premature passing of US-based Dr Axel Nitschke, who died on December 26 and who was a much-valued contributor to Tunnels and Tunnelling International (T&T).

Components for largest-ever UK TBM arrive at Silvertown
16 December, 2021
Having passed factory acceptance tests on 2 December at the Herrenknecht works in Schwanau, Germany, parts of the giant TBM that will bore London’s Silvertown Tunnel have started to arrive in London.

Digital drive
29 October, 2021
Digital technology promises multiple benefits and is making huge inroads in many sectors but its take-up in tunnelling and other infrastructure projects is still at relatively early stages. Report by Patrick Reynolds

Wayss & Freytag, Züblin win dewatering tunnel contract at German mine
12 October, 2021
A 50-50 consortium comprising Wayss & Freytag and Züblin has been awarded a contract from RAG Aktiengesellschaft to build a new mine water drainage tunnel for the former Ibbenbüren mine in Germany.

Factory for Fehmarn
27 July, 2021
Main construction has started at Fehmarn for the world’s longest immersed tube tunnel. Report by Patrick Reynolds

West Link’s Korsvagen Challenges
29 January, 2021
Dr Klaus Rieker of Wayss & Freytag Ingenierbau discusses the various construction techniques and procurement methods used for tunnelling the Korsvägen Section of Gothenburg’s new West Link rail line

Mayor of London pressured to scrap tunnel
08 September, 2020
The Labour Party has called on Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, to urgently review plans for the proposed £1.2bn (US$1.55bn) Silvertown road tunnel in East London.

Silvertown Tunnel blasted by critics
24 June, 2020
‘Incompatible with London’s plan to become carbon-neutral by 2030’ – that is the damning verdict of a new report from UK-based Transport Action Network on the proposed £1.2bn Silvertown Tunnel in East London.

Work begins on Munich underground station
19 May, 2020
Works are continuing on Munich’s 11km Second Core S-Bahn railway line with the construction of the underground station Munchen Hauptbahnhof beneath the central railway terminal. Work began in late April on diaphragm walls up to 65m deep which will form part of the retaining structure and outer shell of the new underground station, located 41m below ground level. Construction will use the top-down method following the partial demolition of an existing structure.

Northern exposure
27 September, 2019
A round-up of tunnel work in the Nordic Forum

Under the sea
04 June, 2019
Paola De Pascali spoke with Henrik Christensen, Femern technical director to explore logistics and dredging challenges behind the Fehmarnbelt tunnel

Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau/NCC to build West Link's Korsvägen section
02 January, 2018
The Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) has selected Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG - the German tunnelling specialist of Royal BAM Group nv - in joint venture NCC to build the 3.2km long Korsvägen phase of the West Link tunnel project in Gothenburg, Sweden. The agency made the announcement December 19.

Nordic Neighbors
03 November, 2016
The ITA’s Nordic Forum provides an opportunity for canada and other nations to exchange information. Tunnels & Tunnelling looks at projects underway in the region

Fehmarnbelt conditional contracts signed
01 June, 2016
GERMANY/DENMARK - Conditional contracts have now been signed with the consortia chosen to construct the Fehmarnbelt fixed link. Following the previous announcement, pen has been put to paper. A slight delay caused the contracts to be signed at the end of May rather than mid-May, and this was due to a complaint being received.

Fehmarnbelt conditional contractors chosen
16 March, 2016
DENMARK/GERMANY – The preferred bidders for the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link have been named. Client Femern said it had chosen a joint venture consisting of Vinci Construction Grands Projets, Per Aarsleff, Wayss & Freytag, Max Bögl, CFE, Bachy Solétance, BAM Infra, BAM International, Dredging International, and Cowi.

Eppenberg Tunnel contract awarded
11 February, 2015
SWITZERLAND ­ Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau, Royal BAM Group's German tunnel specialist has bagged a deal in joint venture with Swiss contractor Marti to build the Eppenberg Tunnel in Switzerland.

Prague Metro
05 April, 2013
Ermin Stehlik and Vaclav Soukup of Metrostav are presenting the keynote talk‚ 'Prague Metro construction – past, present and future' at UC Prague 2013. This comprehensive three-part article covers Prague Metro construction from its beginnings in 1966 up to the present and into future plans. Early construction covered in this, the first part, was affected by the political situation, with the start of construction based on imported Soviet technologies.

Bad Canstatt awarded to Alpine-Hochtief-W&F JV
04 April, 2012

W&F’s Emscher sewers
30 January, 2012