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  • Fehmarnbelt 2by3

    European firms chosen for FehmarnbeltSubscription

    News7 March, 2016

    Contractors from across north-west mainland Europe have been selected for the £6.2bn Fehmarnbelt road and rail tunnel between Germany and Denmark.

  • Shieldhall tunnel

    Shieldhall tunnel | Street and narrowSubscription

    Feature23 November, 2015

    With just the width of a residential street in which to deliver the start of a £100M tunnelling project in Glasgow, logistics and planning proved to be critical.

  • Geotechnics: Business is boomingSubscription

    Feature24 August, 2015

    Geotechnics work on Crossrail may be drawing to a close but prospects for the industry look good across almost every sector.

  • Berlin opera house

    Berlin opera work on schedule for summer 2015 completionSubscription

    Archive Article17 March, 2015

    Joint venture partners Bauer Spezialtiefbau and Keller Grundbau have announced that geotechnical work on rehabilitation of the Berlin State Opera building in Germany is progressing well and is expected to be completed on schedule.

  • Forestry Commission Scotland - A82

    Weekend work removes A82 rockfallSubscription

    Archive Article16 March, 2015

    Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) has said that work to remove rock debris that closed the A82 between Invermoriston and Drumnadrochit last week progressed well over the weekend and the route was reopened this morning.

  • TBM_Victoria_breaks_through_into_Liverpool_Street_station_189620

    Crossrail celebrates second Liverpool Street breakthroughSubscription

    Archive Article12 March, 2015

    Crossrail has released a new series of images to mark the breakthrough of the second tunnel boring machine (TBM) into Liverpool Street station.

  • The road has been under traffic management since November 2011

    Work starts on Glen Goy landslide repairsSubscription

    Archive Article12 March, 2015

    Scottish transport minister Derek Mackay was on site yesterday to see the start of work by Transport Scotland’s term maintenance contractor Bear Scotland and Breedon Aggregates to replace a landslide damaged section of the A82 near Glen Goy.

  • Follo Line

    Norway awards largest ever rail tunnel contractSubscription

    Archive Article11 March, 2015

    Norway’s national rail authority, Jernbaneverket, has announced that it has appointed a joint venture of Acciona and Ghella to undertake the tunnelling on its largest railway contract to date.

  • ESG GI Bournemouth

    Bournemouth beach ground investigation startsSubscription

    Archive Article11 March, 2015

    Bournemouth Borough Council (BBC) has announced that Environmental Scientifics Group (ESG) has started work on a ground investigation to deliver information for the council’s beach management programme.

  • Lloyds Road

    Landslide repairs start in IronbridgeSubscription

    Archive Article9 March, 2015

    “Essential” slope stability work on the northern side of Ironbridge Gorge has started today, according to Telford and Wrekin Council.

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