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Breakthrough on Chennai Metro

TBM Anaimalai (S98) broke through at Otteri shaft on Corridor 3 after completing a 925m drive. She was launched from…

Second micro-TBM breaks through in Auckland

Victoria, the smallest of the three TBMs building the new wastewater system, broke through into a shaft at Mt Roskill…

United Utilities Project Tunnelling Begins In Bolton

The TBM, named Jane in recognition of Jane Wilcock from the Friends of Longsight Park, was lowered into a launch…

Chiltern Tunnel TBMs dismantled

TBM Florence broke through on HS2’s longest tunnel on February 27, followed by TBM Cecilia on March 21. The two…

Adit excavated for Mumbai high-speed rail

The 26m-deep inclined adit will facilitate construction of 3.3km of tunnel through NATM, by allowing simultaneous access for tunnelling 1.6m…

Lower Thames Crossing planning decision delayed

The DCO was due to be determined on June 20 but last week, the secretary of state for transport, Mark…

Mark Wild named as HS2 CEO

The previous chief executive, Mark Thurston, left in September last year have six-and-a-half years in the role. In the interim,…

TBM launched for Santiago Metro

The 9.8m diameter machine has been manufactured by China Railway Construction Heavy Industry Corporation Ltd (CRCHI). Named Matukana, symbolising brightness…

Cambridge University develops low-carbon concrete at scale

The method, which the researchers say is “an absolute miracle”, uses the electrically-powered arc furnaces used for steel recycling to…

Snowy 2.0 suffers blast damage

In a statement to T&TI, a Snowy Hydro spokesperson said that during a recent blast in the transformer hall cavern,…