Herrenknecht Completes Final Double Breakthrough at the Emscher Sewer in Germany

With the breakthrough of the last two Herrenknecht tunnel boring machines into the target pit in Oberhausen-Biefang on June 12, 2017, the tunnel and pipe jacking work for the Emscher sewer has been completed.

Robbins Double-Shield to Tackle Nepal’s First TBM Project

Nepal will welcome its first TBM ever this summer, a 5.06 m (16.6 ft) diameter Double Shield machine for the Bheri Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project. 

First Major Contracts Signed for UK’s HS2

HS2 took a major step forward Aug. 1, with the formal signing of contracts to deliver the tunnels, bridges and earthworks that will carry the first phase of the UK's new high speed railway from London to Birmingham in 2026.

WSP Helps Modernize Copenhagen Metro

To ensure that the network remains one of the best public transportation systems in the world, WSP is advising Copenhagen Metro on asset management best practices and performing an impartial Condition Assessment.

Perth Airport Tunnel Project Marks Official Start

The Premier of Western Australian, Mark McGowan, officially launched on July 30 the start of the tunneling work by Salini Impregilo on the AU$1.86 billion ($1.5 billion US) Forrestfield-Airport Link project to alleviate traffic congestion in Perth by extending the city’s public transport network.

Shortlisted Projects Announced for ITA Tunneling Awards

Shortlisted projects for 2017 ITA Tunneling Awards have been announced. The awards will be presented in conjunction with the AFTES Congress in Paris Nov. 13-16.

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