As the provincial capital of Sichuan and home to more than 10,000,000 inhabitants, Chengdu is an important economic center in southern China. In an effort to keep pace with increasing transportation needs, Chengdu – like many cities in China – has begun building subways
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Designing and constructing underground structures and tunnels is always a challenge. When designing underground stations, sometimes these challenges can be magnified.
On Sept. 28, Bangalore’s last tunnel boring machine (TBM) for the city’s metro rail project broke through, marking the end of TBM tunneling on the Namma Metro Phase 1.The Robbins-operated machine bored a 2,460-ft drive through challenging conditions between Chickpet and Majestic stations.
Although the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, may have come to a close, Rio remains a vibrant global metropolis. In fact, its stature in the world community has been enhanced thanks to infrastructure development that bolstered the city in the years leading up to the games.