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On Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, a 6.65-m (21.8-ft) diameter Robbins EPB TBM broke through at Chennai Metro, making this the third tunnel the machine has bored for the project and for contractor Afcons Infrastructure Ltd.
The ACCIONA Ghella Joint Venture (AGJV), which includes ACCIONA Construction and ACCIONA Engineering, has now completed 50% of the tunneling for construction of the high-speed tunnel between Oslo and Ski for the Follo Line project.
During the construction of the “Tunnel de Champel” in Geneva, MasterEase from Master Builders Solutions proved to be the perfect superplasticizer for sprayed concrete.
Aecon Group and CCCC International Holding Ltd. (CCCI) on Oct. 26 announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which CCCI will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Aecon for $20.37 per share in cash, representing an enterprise value of $1.51 billion.
GTD Group, trading as GN Solids Control UK, is the new exclusive distribution partner for Hebei GN Solids Control Co. for the non-oil and gas markets in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
WSP Global Inc., one of the world’s leading professional services firms, Nov. 2 announced that it is pursuing its expansion in Latin America through the acquisition of Consultoría Colombiana S.A. (“ConCol”), a 1,000-employee professional services firm based in Colombia.
Scottish Water’s £100m Shieldhall Tunnel project reached a major milestone when a state-of-the-art tunnel boring machine broke through into the reception shaft, completing the initial construction phase.
The secrets of Mesolithic stone tool makers, mysterious Roman skulls, and victims of The Great Plague are revealed in the final books of the Crossrail archaeology series published Oct. 26.
VIP Polymers Ltd. has been awarded a U.K. patent for a cast-in rubber gasket corner joint system specifically designed to reduce the risk of tunnel segment cracking during installation.