Tag: TBM

Infrastructure

Insights into the largest tunnelling project of the Nordic region – The Follo Line

The Follo Line project is a new 22 kilometers long, double-track rail line that is currently under construction by Acciona Ghella Joint Venture between Oslo Central and the new Ski Station. The line comprises a long, twin-tube rail tunnel – the first of its kind in Norway and the longest tunnel within the Nordic region.…

9 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Infrastructure

UP CLOSE: Dr. Toby Roberts, Chairman, WJ Groundwater Ltd

Dewatering strategies for tunnels, shafts and excavations deployed during London’s Crossrail UK mega projects will be the focus for Dr. Toby Roberts' presentation, when he joins a number of international experts addressing Informa’s 14th Australian Tunnelling Conference, taking place in Sydney on 11-12 October. Dr. Roberts will share his expertise on overcoming restricted access, in-tunnel wellpoint…

21 Sep 2016, by Test1 Test1

Infrastructure

The Tuen Mun–Chek Lap Kok tunnel – One of the world’s mega-TBM projects

The Tuen Mun–Chek Lap Kok tunnel will link the New Territories, north of Hong Kong to Lantau Island, where the international airport is located. Dragages Hong Kong, a Bouygues Construction subsidiary was awarded the project, consisting of the construction of a submersed twin-tube tunnel, each 14m in diameter and carrying two lanes of traffic. We…

15 Sep 2016, by Test1 Test1

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 Test1 Test1