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Overview of some Projects in Scandinavia, Denmark and Germany
Overview of some Projects in Scandinavia, Denmark and Germany
In 2016, TBM published an overview of tunneling projects in Europe and their various stages of planning construction. The progress is going on, and some important tunnel routes have begun operation, helping to connect each part of the European Union. In this article, we highlight developing projects in northern Europe. Read More
TERRATEC Tight Radius Shields Bound for Bangkok TERRATEC Tight Radius Shields Bound for Bangkok
In April 2017, TERRATEC celebrated the successful factory acceptance tests of two new 5.70-m diameter tight radius earth pressure tunnel boring machines (EPBMs) destined for the Bueng Nong Bon to Chao Phraya River Diversion Tunnel Project, in Bangkok, Thailand. The ceremonies were attended by representatives of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and Thai contractor Sino-Thai Engineering & Construction Public Company Limited (STECON). Read More
Aldea Appoints Canadian Tunneling Operations Leader Aldea Appoints Canadian Tunneling Operations Leader
Aldea Services LLC announced the appointment of Angel Del Amo Moreno as Senior Tunnel Engineer in their Toronto office. Del Amo brings nearly 15 years of engineering and tunnel design experience to his new position, having most recently served as the lead designer on the Istanbul Metro in Turkey. Learn More
Reflecting on 20 Years of SBU Technology Reflecting on 20 Years of SBU Technology
Much has been written about Small Boring Units (SBUs) — rock cutting attachments that work with Auger Boring Machines (ABMs) or Pipe Jacking Units. The first machine to be shipped out of the Robbins factory was in 1996 for a project on the New Jersey Turnpike. Read More
METRON Consortium Wins Sydney Metro Design Contract METRON Consortium Wins Sydney Metro Design Contract
METRON consortium has won the Underground Station Design and Technical Services contract as part of Stage 2 of the Sydney Metro project. METRON consists of joint venture partners Arcadis and Mott MacDonald as joint lead designers. Read More
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Skanska Signs Contract to Renovate Tunnels in Norway Skanska Signs Contract to Renovate Tunnels in Norway
Skanska has signed a contract with the Norwegian Public Roads Administration for the renovation of the Ekeberg and Svartdal tunnels on the E6/E18 in Oslo, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 516 million, about $60 million USD, which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the second quarter of 2017. Read More
NAT 2018 Call for Papers Issued NAT 2018 Call for Papers Issued

The 2018 North American Tunneling (NAT) conference organizing committee has issued a call for papers due June 30, 2017.

NAT 2018, is taking place in Washington, D.C., June 24-27, 2018. Prospective authors are invited to submit an abstract of 100 words or less on a topic relevant to the 2018 NAT theme. Read More


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Breakthroughs in Tunneling Short CourseAugust 14-16, 2017
Chicago, IL
The most recognized and attended tunneling short course in the world will be celebrating its tenth year with the best program ever! This course covers all aspects of conventional and mechanized tunnel design and construction in hard rock, soft ground and soils. Learn More

Trenchless Technology Road Show — September 25-27, 2017
Richmond, BC (Canada)
The Trenchless Technology Road Show (TRS) is the largest Canadian conference for educating municipal staff, consultants, contractors and engineers about the benefits of trenchless methods and technologies in sewer and water pipeline rehabilitation. Learn More

Risk Management in Underground Construction — November 28-29, 2017
Washington, D.C.
The second annual Risk Management in Underground Construction course will explore all aspects of risk management, with presentations and panel discussions featuring international experts in this field. Learn more

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