Tag: Auckland

Infrastructure

Transport & Logistics

Meeting Alice – the 10th largest tunnel boring machine ever built

The Waterview Connection project is New Zealand’s largest infrastructure project, currently under construction and due for completion in early 2017. At the heart of the project lie twin EPBM tunnels, currently being constructed by the Mega-TBM, known as Alice. We took the opportunity to interview Iain Simmons, Construction Director of the Well Connected Alliance, responsible…

30 Sep 2015, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

New electric trains bring spark to Auckland’s public transport

The recent launch of Auckland's highly-anticipated electric trains signalled a new era for the city's public transport infrastructure - although as expected, it didn't come without its share of teething issues. Auckland's first electric train rolled into service early in the morning of April 28, embarking from Onehunga station and headed for the CBD transport…

30 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights