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European firms chosen for FehmarnbeltSubscription
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 | Street and narrowSubscription
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
Geotechnics work on Crossrail may be drawing to a close but prospects for the industry look good across almost every sector.
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.
Weekend work removes A82 rockfallSubscription
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.
Crossrail has released a new series of images to mark the breakthrough of the second tunnel boring machine (TBM) into Liverpool Street station.
Work starts on Glen Goy landslide repairsSubscription
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.
Norway awards largest ever rail tunnel contractSubscription
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.
Bournemouth beach ground investigation startsSubscription
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.
Landslide repairs start in IronbridgeSubscription
“Essential” slope stability work on the northern side of Ironbridge Gorge has started today, according to Telford and Wrekin Council.