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Drilling down to the details
Many construction sectors have benefitted as manufacturers look to make their products more versatile and comprehensive
Bauer uses lift cell method for city development
Engineering specialist completes piling work on the Postbyen project in Copenhagen, Denmark 
China’s largest Crossover TBM
Crossover TBM with a diameter of over 9m being used for China railway project
Utilities: The power to adapt
Utility construction firms know how to deal with changing conditions – a useful skill in these challenging times
US trench safety rental specialists to merge
National Trench Safety (NTS) and Trench Plate Rental Company will merge under ownership of private equity firm
Piling completed on Norway’s longest railway bridge
Aarsleff Ground Engineering installs 280 friction piles for the 836 metre long Minnevika Bridge
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
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