Work must often be carried out without affecting the public, so CE looks at how to make this possible
With Europe home to many tunnelling projects, Adrian Greeman unearths details on the most interesting
Europe is buzzing with major tunnel works. Adrian Greeman takes a look at some of the most interesting projects
TEP II wastewater project tin Mexico City takes the first rock/EPB tunnel boring machine by Robbins in North America
Bouygues has started excavation work on the 5 km Tuen Mun – Chek Lap Kok tunnel in Hong Kong using a 17.6 m diameter Herrenknecht tunnel boring machine
SK E C and Yapi Merkezi have launched a 13.6 m diameter Herrenknecht TBM on the scheme to build a tunnel under the Bosphorus.
Tunnelling projects present manufacturers and contractors with technical difficulties that require dedication and innovation to overcome.
Aker Wirth’s intellectual property for tunnelling and boring equipment to be bought by China Railway Tunnelling Equipment
After two years, manufacturer’s largest tunnel boring machine finishes 2.4km tunnel between Bologna and Florence, Italy
Robbins TBM achieves impressive advance rates on the Russian capital’s massive 150 km public transport scheme
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