All In-Ground Articles

Trenchless Solutions enters rental
UK-based contractor establishes Trenchless Plant Hire - a new company set up on the back of guided auger boring company acquisition
Stabilisation conference planned
Mass stabilisation companies back international conference to be held in Finland during April
New BG 38 among Bauer foundation equipment
Bauer will have a focus on rigs "engineered in Germany" and manufactured to the company's quality standards at its factories in Tianjin and Shanghai
Rescue finance for Boart Longyear
Private equity company to inject up to US$ 352 million in loans and equity for distressed drilling equipment maker and drilling services provider
Foundations construction
If you want to build big you start deep. iC takes a closer look at new foundation products and how they can help speed up the construction process
Ditch Witch’s rental showcase
Manufacturer to display wide range of equipment at International Rental Exhibition, from tool carriers to drills
Excavation starts on Istanbul’s Eurasia Tunnel
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.
FEATURE: Tunnelling challenges
Tunnelling projects present manufacturers and contractors with technical difficulties that require dedication and innovation to overcome.
Bauer completes foundation construction on Kingdom Tower
Foundations for the world’s tallest tower comprise 270 piles sunk to depths of up to 110 m
Powerful new pile drivers
Junttan’s PMx28 is claimed to be the largest and most powerful purpose-built pile driving rig ever built.
Trench success: IRN visits a Geneva project using rented shoring struts
An unassuming apartment block project on the outskirts of Geneva is helping UK rental company Groundforce introduce its hydraulic shoring technology to the European market. Murray Pollok reports from Switzerland.
Unconventional drilling
New technology and new applications are pushing the boundaries in the drilling sector.
Aker to sell TBM technology to CRTE
Aker Wirth’s intellectual property for tunnelling and boring equipment to be bought by China Railway Tunnelling Equipment
Sandvik optimistic on African prospects
Manufacturer forecasts revenues from sub-Saharan Africa will double in five years, showcases new drill rig and cone crusher for African market
Herrenknecht achieves Sparvo tunnel breakthrough
After two years, manufacturer’s largest tunnel boring machine finishes 2.4km tunnel between Bologna and Florence, Italy
VP expands Groundforce with pile cropping acquisition
Mr Cropper business will be added to VP's Groundworks shoring and trenching rental division.
Sensitive foundation construction
Manufacturers in the foundations industry are concentrating on reducing the environmental impact of their latest equipment.
Groundforce moves into Italy with Interwell agreement
Groundforce and Interwell formalise relationship in Italy after working on several excavation projects.
Early Moscow Metro breakthrough
Robbins TBM achieves impressive advance rates on the Russian capital’s massive 150 km public transport scheme
Tunnelling: Underground innovations
Bauma saw several important equipment launches for the tunnelling sector, a branch of the construction industry that is still seeing large and ambitious projects get underway.
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