All Tunnelling Articles

Tunnelling: infrastructure continues
Tunnelling projects are ever more important for infrastructure development throughout Europe, despite economic difficulties, reports Adrian Greeman.
Another milestone for Crossrail project
550 tonne tunnel boring machine lowered into shaft ahead of the start of tunnelling for eastern section of new metro in London, UK.
TBM for Turkish hydro scheme
Robbins has supplied a 10 m diameter Double Shield tunnel boring machine (TBM) to the Kargi Kizilirmak Hydroelectric Project in the mountainous region of central Turkey.
TBM advances on deep Mumbai water tunnel
Excavation starts in earnest at a depth of 109 m following on-site assembly and a successful initial bore.
Tunnelling - global overview
The world economic crisis may have hit construction but tunnelling work still continues apace.
Stripped-down tunnel drill
Atlas Copco’s Boomer XL3 D features a direct control system and canopy as standard.
Sandvik launches new roadheader for construction markets
Sandvik is hoping its new MT520 will herald a renaissance in roadheader tunnelling.
VIDEO: Kowloon Canton Railway Corporation's Kowloon Southern Link
Hong Kong's Kowloon Canton Railway Corporation's (KCRC) Kowloon Southern Link closes a gap in the network between two of Kowloon's major rail lines and will service one of the most densely populated and busiest areas of Hong Kong.
Sandvik launches new DTi series tunnelling jumbos
Sandvik has unveiled the DTi series tunnelling jumbos. Featuring advanced tunnel planning software, one of the first units in the new range is being used in a Finnish tunnelling project.
Caterpillar moves into tunnelling
Caterpillar has acquired Lovat, a Canadian manufacturer of tunnel boring machines (TBMs) for an undisclosed sum.
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