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Tunnelling: Utilising the 3rd dimension
Tunnelling has traditionally been a very slow process, but the progress of modern-day machines is speeding up
Digital positioning speeds up hospital build
Engineering specialist Züblin completes piling works at Austrian hospital four weeks early with Leibherr’s LIPOS position system
Sandvik to buy DSI Underground for €943m
DSI is a €500 million revenue business specialising in technology and products to reinforce mines, tunnels and underground structures
Vermeer buys Normag drilling technology
Vermeer acquires electric-powered horizontal directional drilling and fluid systems technology from Normag
UK competition authorities fine groundworks companies
Vp plc and MGF (Trench Construction Systems) fined £11.2m and £3.7m, respectively, for price fixing in the trenching and shoring business
HS2 tunnelling machines arrive in UK
Tunnel boring machines Florence and Cecilia will begin work on rail project in the new year
Liebherr shows new drilling rig
Compact power highlighted in German OEM’s LRB 23 combined piling and drilling machine
H&E makes move into specialty rentals
Launch of trenching products follows expansion of its earthmoving rental activities over the past three years
Foundations: The ups and downs of construction
Foundation drilling has become a more exact science in recent years. Construction Europe looks at the latest innovations currently making an impact on European construction sites
Robbins main beam breaks through Ohio River Tunnel
Refurbished TBM surmounts rock fallout and methane gas challenges below US site
China’s biggest TBM
CRCHI has produced a Mega Slurry TBM with a maximum excavation diameter of 16.07m
Drilling Equipment: Kinder, gentler drilling
To help mitigate the lack of skilled workers, today’s equipment goes easier on the operator
Breakthrough for Europe’s largest TBM
Supersized Herrenknecht boring machine completes 7.5km tunnel in Italy
Klemm launches next gen drill
Klemm Bohrtechnik’s new KR 704-3G drilling rig is designed for use in urban environments
Unified attachments brand for Groundforce
Firm’s various attachments businesses brought together under ‘Groundforce Attachments’ brand
Drilling rigs: Dependable workhorses
Strength of offerings in drilling sector show its importance to construction and quarrying
​Soilmec’s SR-35 Evo
Power and technology combine in Italian manufacturer’s latest piling rig
India’s largest diameter TBM
Tunnel boring machine to be used in Mumbai Coastal Road Project
Utilities: High demand
New construction equipment and technologies in the busy utilities sector, are used to make the job easier
Tunnelling: Breakthrough technology
Katherine Weir looks at advances in tunnelling equipment and techniques to tackle new challenges
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