Tag : Tunnels
A £100M project to build a power connector under the Menai Strait is under threat following developer Horizon’s decision to suspend the Wylfa nuclear plant project.
Future of Tunnelling | Battersea Power TunnelSubscription
Redevelopment of London’s Battersea Power Station has required intricate tunnelling to supply its inhabitants with electricity.
Future of Tunnelling | Norway's Rogfast TunnelSubscription
Norway is using a range of tunnelling techniques to rise to the challenge of tunnelling across fjords on its west coast.
Most challenging aspect of High Speed 2’s (HS2’s)C1 Chilterns contract for 21.6km of railway infrastructure is undoubtedly the driving of a twin tube tunnel nearly 16km long.
This month’s New Civil Engineer was intended to be future looking as we explore innovations in our Future of Tunnelling special.
Council calls for Lower Thames Crossing re-thinkSubscription
Gravesham Borough Council has hit out at Highways England’s plans for the £6bn Lower Thames Crossing (LTC) in Kent, saying it was “strongly opposed” to a number of the proposals put forward in the public consultation for the scheme.
The Government of Western Australia Public Transport Authority (PTA) has said that the Forrestfield-Airport Link project is runing late as a result of work to repair a ground collapse caused by tunnelling.
Silvertown Tunnel delay revealed Subscription
The contract award for the beleaguered £1bn Silvertown Tunnel has been delayed by five months, moving the opening date from 2023 to 2024.
The opening of the Northern Line Extension in south London is to be pushed back by nine months, New Civil Engineer understands.
A government infrastructure boss has called for an end to “cost thuggery” used to “beat down” contractor pricing.