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DELIVERY DATE:

DELIVERY DATE: The second of two Lovat tunnel boring machines was delivered

from Canada to the UK on Monday by a giant Antonov cargo plane. Contractor Nuttall is deploying the earth pressure balanced machine on its £26.4M design and construct Portsmouth Transfer Tunnel project for Southern Water. The 8km long, 2.85m internal diameter tunnel will be built in two drives starting at Kendalls Wharf, where Nuttall has constructed a pair of 7m diameter drive shafts.

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