Robbins Slurry TBM Ramps Up for Mumbai Metro Line 3

The first of two Robbins Slurry TBMs, a rebuilt 6.65 m (21.8 ft) diameter machine, passed its factory acceptance on Sept. 4, 2017, in Singapore. The machine is destined for the Mumbai Metro Line and will begin excavation in late 2017. 

Elizabeth Line Reaches Milestone with Completion of Track Installation

A significant milestone was marked Sept. 14 with the official completion of the permanent track for the Elizabeth line – London’s newest railway. With the track fully laid, the £14.8 billion ($20 billion US) project has entered a new phase.

Amberg Engineering Assists in Stockholm Metro Project

Amberg Engineering is assisting Stockholm with the extension of its metro, the so-called Tunnelbana. Using BIM, Amberg enhanced its communication by making it more direct and clear.

German Student Team Wins Hyperloop Competition

The WARR (German acronym for Scientific Work Group for Rocketry and Space Flight) Hyperloop Team of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) won the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition in Hawthorne, California, on Aug. 28, 2017.

Singapore PUB Issues DTSS Phase 2 Contracts

PUB, Singapore's national water agency, has appointed three contractors – Ed Zublin AG (Singapore Branch), Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd. and Koh Brothers Building & Civil Engineering Contractor (Pte.) Ltd. Joint Venture, and Leighton Contractors (Asia) Limited (Singapore Branch) – to design and build the first batch of 30 km of deep tunnels and link sewers for the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2.

ITA COSUF Holds Workshop at WTC 2017

On June 13, 2017, the ITA COSUF Workshop on New Security Challenges for Design and Operation took place. This workshop was organized as part of the World Tunneling Congress 2017.

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