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TBM Moves

Two tunnels on opposite sides of the Atlantic will improve the water quality of their...

Under the Swan River

Under the Swan River

Alex Conacher travels to the Forrestfield-Airport Link in Perth, Western Australia to speak with Salini...

Fire exposure

Fire exposure

Fabio Di Carlo assistant professor at University of Rome Tor Vergata, Department of Civil Engineering...

The real world

The real world

Liuna Local 183 is breaking ground on a tunnel training centre that will help the...

Drill and blast tunnelling

Did you know... rock blasting has been used since the preexplosives time, when rock tunnels were excavated by building fires at the face and cracking the rock by throwing cold water on the hot surfaces?...

Hunting the record

Romed Insam from Brenner Base Tunnel SE and Michael Rehbock-Sander, head of engineering at the Brenner Base Tunnel North JV, working for Amberg Engineering, report on the challenges and the current state of the future...

Encountering Pingoes

A slurry TBM encountered an unexpected drift filled hollow (DFH) on the Lee Tunnel drive. Three contributors told their part of the story: project geotechnical engineer Tim Newman gave a description of the project and...


The City of Los Angeles has seen several milestones this summer for its Purple Line extension, Nicole Robinson reports on the progress for each phase

Risk management in major projects

On the 19th of October, four speakers from across the tunnelling industry gave their perspective on the management of risk in tunnelling and major infrastructure projects.