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• From the Editor's Desk - 27 Aug 2015
• Insurers refuse STP Bertha breakdown claim
• Successful Bosphorus TBM breakthrough
• CERN accelerates critical collider upgrade
• Thames Tunnel bids come in at £1.76 billion
• Singapore awards 9.8km sewer extensions
• Celebrating the history of New York Sandhogs
• UK advances Thames crossing mega-project
• Four TBMs needed for Sydney metro plans
• CIFA teams up with truck conversion specialist
• TBM preferred for Melbourne river crossing
• Leadership award for Waterview Tunnel Manager
• Consulting firm recruits leading engineers
• New chairman for under pressure MTR Corp
• McConnell Dowell appoints new CEO
• Salini Impregilo buys Seli Denmark
• GBR discussion - conundrum of the baseline
• Career Moves at Normet, Michels, HMM
• Books and Reports: GBR Gold Book Guidelines
• Integrated segment gasket patent award
• Natural Cement seals adit water ingress
• Obituary - James McKelvey, USA and South Africa
• Obituary - David Lawrence, South Africa and UK
• Obituary - Hugh O'Donnell, UK, Europe, Egypt, Far East
• Bertha TBM relaunch delayed until November
• Crossrail logisitics at Farringdon Station
• Two gripper TBM order for CREC of China
• Complex drill+blast works in Norway
• Next Oslo-Ski Follo Line EPC contract award
• Steep curve challenge for Hawaii TBM drive
• VIDEO: Seattle Northgate TBM breakthrough
• Korea completes record-setting excavation
• Thames Tideway seals critical finance deal
• San Francisco opens Presidio Parkway link
• Midtown forges immersed tunnel connection
• Seattle scraps SR99 Expert Review Panel
• Sydney NorthConnex roadheader award
• First TBM launch for Riyadh Metro Line 1
• Revolutionising hard rock Micro-TBM design
• New VP Operations for grout specialist Avanti
• Planning consent for mega potash mine in UK
• VIDEO: Steady progress at Waterview
• New FlexiROC drill rig from Atlas Copco
• Tsurumi pumps support metro work in Rennes
• Crosslinx selected for Crosstown Toronto LRT
• Entries filing in for ITA Awards - still time to file
• UK potash mine faces critical planning vote
• Collapse and floods stall progress in Iceland
• STUVA to double its technical programme
• Aquajet solution for Shatin-Central Link
• New Executive Chairman for UCA of SME
• Sydney West Connex highway tunnel award
• Video: Making connections at RETC 2015
• Crossrail final breakthrough - picture special
• Intelligent lighting for US Presidio Parkway
• Lake Mead Intake No 3 tunnelling machinery
• New robot for medium capacity spray works
• Breaking new ground on LA outfall tunnel
• Seattle East Link LRT tunnel procurement
• California prepares Presidio Parkway opening
• New York begins Liberty Island sewer upgrade
• Increasing demand for safety refuge chambers
• ITA Working Groups report progress in Croatia
• Mitsubishi partnership for TBM consolidation
• Rehabilitation for critical Boston harbor link
• Industry honor for American NATM pioneer
• Conference Report - Quantity over quality
• Planning for a Croatian underground future
• Technical sessions - safety and maintenance
• Multinational ambitions for Seli Overseas
• Exploring the sea crossing options in Crimea
• Aerodynamics and ventilation in rail tunnels
• TBM needed urgently for Istanbul Metro
• Career Moves - Strengthening LA Metro team
• EPBMs deliver the underground to Ashgabat
• Ambitious project planning in a free Ukraine
• Hailing Crossrail site investigation success
• WSDOT concern over DRB recommendation
• Developing a bomb-proof shotcrete formula
• Record-breaking Rogfast link faces June vote
• BTS Dinner mixes business with social gala
• Perth shortlist for underground airport link
• DRB reviews Seattle TBM obstruction claims
• USA Midtown construction reaches mid-point
• Examining a bright future for mega-TBMs
• Melbourne revives metro but kills East-West link
• UK potash mine gathers critical momentum
• TBMs through on 24km Ecuador hydro project
• Delegates prepare for WTC2015 Croatia
• Fehmarn link delay as tunnel bids come in high
• Klang Valley MRT technical milestones
• RFQs for Chesapeake Bay mega-project
• Super-fast pipe installation in Sweden
• Speeding up tunnel repairs in Belgium
• China completes purchase of John Holland
• Breakthrough ends Kuala Lumpur tunnelling
• Balancing the budget on Seattle mega-project
• Mecca TBM remote controlled from Germany
• Waterview segments form ANZAC memorial
• TEN-T road-rail connectivity across Europe
• NEW Job Vacancy - Commissioning team leader
• TBMs and conveyors - a speedy combination
• Open discussions for proactive advance
• Optimising life-cycle costs of tunnels
• Lok Home comments on Seattle mega-drive
• Channel Tunnel fire incident investigation
• ITA calls 2015 tunnelling award nominations
• Medina Metro preliminary design award
• TBM launch for 11.8km Laos headrace
• St Louis preparations for 44km mega-project
• Implenia acquires Bilfinger tunnel division
• Ceneri Alpine breakthrough celebrations
• Full scale tests on FRC precast segments
• Designing the Bertha mega-lift gantry
• VIDEO: Microtunnel preparations in Seattle
• NFM machines for Northern Line extension
• Core drilling begins for Norway mega-project
• Critical analysis of FRS durability study
• Review of FRC brittle failure considerations
• Atkins wins HS2 BIM contract
• Cityringen TBMs facing mixed ground test
• Robbins rebrands for hybrid sales boost
• WTC 2015: Interactive exhibition stand locator
• Terratec celebrates 25 year landmark
• Closing the gender gap in tunneling
• Oslo-Ski Follo Line TBM contract award
• Bidders selected for Thames Tideway tunnels
• Managing progress at Waterview, New Zealand
• VIDEO: Bertha final push caught on camera
• Trelleborg streamlines its Dutch operations
• Flood-damaged TBM through in New York
• VIDEO: Face to Face with Alastair Biggart
• Bertha recovery shaft breakthrough
• Tunnel Fire Dynamics: optimising fire safety
• Bertha begins final push into recovery shaft
• Delivering solutions in Turkey and Brazil
• UK Lee Tunnel gets royal seal of approval
• Conjet hydrodemolition robots speed repairs
• Five TBMs for UK potash mine development
• Bertha repair technical management
• Cityringen southern extension approval
• Oslo-Ski Follo Line drill+blast award
• Latest DRB rulings favor contractor in Seattle
• Copenhagen Cityringen milestone achievement
• Nine options for Toronto subway extension
• John King, OBE: 1926-2015
• Toronto advances 7.6km subway extension
• Double breakthrough for Toronto Crosstown
• Underground boom boosts UK training
• Banks move to finance 35km Lima Line 2
• London museum features Crossrail exhibit
• Live deployment for Channel Tunnel fire system
• London Underground awards Paddington link
• Boundary Tunnel design and procurement
• Targeting April launch for First Street EPBM
• UK HS2 director-level appointments
• Society President role for resiliency expert
• WSDOT caught in Seattle recovery shaft row
• Readying TBM for headrace launch in Laos
• Tunnelers lead 2015 Golden Beaver Awards
• Mühlhäuser makes first ever acquisition
• Recalling a century of Mühlhäuser history
• Bold decisions drive Malaysia TBM works
• Washington DC EPBM preparations
• Second launch for Seattle Northgate LRT
• Fehmarn costs adjusted as awards awaited
• River Elbe mega-pipejacking success
• Recognition for ground freezing specialist
• 2015 perspective and preparing for demand
• Reflecting on stand-out events of 2014
• Lake Mead conquered after six-year battle
• Leighton sells John Holland to Chinese
• Moscow to complete delayed highway link
• Recognition for tunnel lighting specialist
• Planning a 100km mega-tunnel for CERN
• Abu Dhabi examines Arabian achievements
• COSUF prize call for young engineers
• New underground platform from Putzmeister
• Concrete element sinking at Midtown, USA
• Thames Silvertown preliminary design plans
• SCL completion enables final Crossrail push
• UK to investigate Stonehenge tunnel bypass
• Tunnels dominate world Top 100 projects
• UK revives Stonehenge underpass proposal
• Sydney to progress three harbour crossings
• BTS honour James Clark Medal winners
• Normet introduces new equipment units
• LA breaks ground on Purple Line extension
• Bekaert Maccaferri Underground Solutions
• Facing geothermal challenges in Iceland
• Cleveland Dugway Tunnel full bid spread
• Jacobs Associates and McMillen to merge
• Brenner Baseline river undercrossing award
• New York faces impending rail link crisis
• VIDEO: Face-to-face with Dr Evert Hoek
• Four TBMs through on Delhi Metro Phase III
• UK HS2 procurement and TBM strategy
• Discussion Forum: HS3 trans-Pennine link
• Salzburg: 20 years on from Heathrow
• AFTES, Lyon: Focus on activity in France
• Canada presents 2014 achievement awards
• Adapting TBMs to Singapore conditions
• Sydney West Connex prequalifiers
• Developing a blueprint for TBM drift mines
• New college to support UK high speed rail
• Groundwater solution earns Crossrail award
• London Underground £3 billion extension
• COWI acquires UK Donaldson Associates
• Norway awards hydro plant construction
• Politics threatens Melbourne East West Link
• Amberg tunnel data management solutions
• Mega-TBM tames Taurunga silts in Auckland
• Australia success signals coal mine opportunity
• TunnelTECH - Critiquing synthetic fiber claims
• Kuala Lumpur reviews VD-TBM performance
• World record mega-TBM for Hong Kong link
• Morecombe Bay 17km cable link crossing
• End in sight for London Crossrail TBMs
• World record 17.6m TBM order for Hong Kong
• UK Tideway Tunnel realignment threat thwarted
• New challenge sought for Sparvo mega-TBM
• MTR takes London and Sydney concessions
• First TBM launches for North West Rail Link
• Melbourne awards highway mega-project
• Eleven ME prequalifers for Fehmarn sea link
• Bertha mini-advance is first in eight months
• Pushing TBM limits at Lake Mead, Nevada
• Balfour Beatty sells Parsons Brinckerhoff
• Testing complete for Istanbul Metro EPBM
• CBE secures Chinese segment mould order
• London seals Underground extension award
• PODCAST: Recovery shaft excavation delay
• Singapore announces more underground rail
• Gaining momentum on Delhi Metro Phase III
• Outstanding Individual award for Lok Home
• OPAL honor for design consultancy President
• Triple record-breaking TBM breakthrough
• Flood control fuels TBM demand in Doha
• VIDEO: Site visit to TBM revival in Norway
• Herrenknecht plans top-level succession
• Lake Ontario outfall full bid results
• Delhi celebrates double TBM breakthrough
• Canadian Academy inducts tunnel expert
• Concern grows over Bertha repair schedule
• LA Metro Board rejects Purple Line protests
• Singapore completes Thomson Line awards
• Glasgow Metro calls tunnel lining repair bids
• Price of the procurement challenge
• Los Angeles Metro bid evaluation challenge
• Marathon effort beats bad ground in Turkey
• Brenner Baseline pushes ahead construction
• Teamwork advances shaft boring technology
• All go for multi-billion Metro extensions in LA
• London Northern Line extension design
• Stuttgart-21 challenge for dual mode TBM
• AECOM seals URS $6 billion mega-deal
• First hand account of Eurotunnel evacuation
• Poland river crossing completes air-sea link
• Innovative solutions for Amsterdam Metro
• Los Angeles Regional Connector award
• Pushing progress on Thailand river crossing
• Major TV series charts Crossrail challenges
• Export growth award for shotcrete specialist
• Record-breaking Ryfast awards in Norway
• Freeing trapped TBMs on Singapore DTL2
• Peru tenders Lima Metro Line 3 design
• Singapore Thomson Line ground freezing
• Bertha repairs include bearing reinforcement
• UK proposes east-west High Speed Rail 3
• ITA strategy for growth and development
• Bekaert + Maccaferri form a fibre partnership
• Multi-contract success for formwork leader
• Tunnelling moves into the media mainstream
• Financing the Thames Tideway supersewer
• Olso-Ski confirms full list of invited bidders
• Sydney unveils 12.5km of underground LRT
• Worker dies on Deep Rock Connector drive
• Bilfinger withdraws from civil tunnelling
• Replacement TBM tames Virginia hard rock
• VMT navigates to a 20-year milestone
• Four awards on Singapore Thomson Line
• VIDEO: USA Central Subway breakthrough
• Laos and Turkey TBM orders for Terratec
• Seventeen firms line up for Fehmarn M and E
• Tungsten carbide button bit cutters revival
• Oslo-Ski TBM EPC contract tenders called
• President Xi visits Chinese TBM factory
• TunnelTECH: Fibres fit for segmental linings
• Copenhagen Cityringen harbour extensions
• New award after Seli Kishanganga success
• Los Angeles Regional Connector award
• Delays and corruption mar Line 4 delivery
• Charting Budapest cross-Danube metro link
• Caterpillar TBMs and ancillary equipment
• Experienced duo join Jacobs Associates
• TBM selected for critical Norway rail link
• Doha Metro US$4.4 billion Gold Line award
• Meeting Cleveland shale challenge in Ohio
• Mega-TBM order for Yangtze River crossing
• Morgan Sindall recruits Laing O'Rourke boss
• WTC2014 Iguassu Falls - Video report
• NAT2014 Exhibition preview and locator
• BTS Dinner 2014 - Picture gallery ordering
• Unused electric substation; Seli rock TBM
• Mega-Mixshields for China river crossing
• Seattle Northgate Link TBM preparations
• Immersed tube technology debuts in Brazil
• Extreme base tunnel for crucial Andes link
• Four TBMs for 12.4km Fortaleza Metro
• NTP for 66km Chile hydro mega-project
• Long distance TBM drive for Buenos Aires
• VIDEO - Croatia prepares for WTC2015
• Twelve month repair job for TBM Bertha
• Closing in on Central Subway breakthrough
• Thomson Line awards hit US$5 billion
• Amsterdam joins race to host WTC2017
• Tenders in for Fehmarn immersed tube
• NFM lands Riyadh Metro Red Line order
• MineARC to provide Doha Metro refuge
• Jacobs Associates opens office in Sydney
• Rethinking Thames Tideway TBM strategy
• Norway makes moves to host WTC2017
• Ambitious Parsons seals Delcan acquisition
• New range for mobile concrete applications
• Slurry beats mixed conditions in Bangalore
• Inspecting damage in hydropower tunnels
• Meeting Baku Metro gasket design challenge
• Tunnel Engineering Handbook
• Showcasing technical excellence in Brazil
• Brazil prequalifiers for first immersed link
• Accelerating delivery of UK high speed rail
• TunnelTalk.com - tunnelling web gateway
• Special report - Making the case for HS2
• Phase II Beijing Metro extension complete
• 6m double shield rock TBM for sale
• Two day training session to focus on energy
• Equipment coordinator vacancy in Canada
• WSDOT concerns over Bertha operation
• Crossrail worker killed by falling shotcrete
• Protecting TBM Alice on Waterview drive
• Hochtief move to assert control of Leighton
• Double contract win for formwork specialist
• Interactive exhibition preview and locator
• Exposing owner-contractor rifts in Seattle
• Feedback: In support of TBM competition
• Robot solution for safety inspection demand
• TBM ready for 6.3km Stuttgart-21 challenge
• Jacobs Associates expands to St Louis
• Soft ground challenge for Doha Metro EPBMs
• Managing early excavations in Ottawa
• Thomson Line awards hit US$3.6 billion
• Mumbai main beam machine celebrations
• Australia success for trouble-hit subsea drive
• Caterpillar sells all Lovat TBM assets to China
• Improving safety for hyperbaric interventions