Tunnelling technique developed to save coralSubscription
Japan-based contractor Taisei is using techniques it developed for use on construction of Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait immersed tube tunnel to promote coral growth.
Hochtief has won a €132M (£104M) contract to construct the Triebwasserweg Maria Stein tunnel for a new hydropower development in Prutz, Austria.
Construction of a private toll road to bypass the closed section of landslide-damaged A431 has led to warnings from the local council over the safety of the route.
Singapore port redevelopment contract awardedSubscription
The first contract in the redevelopment of Singapore Tuas Mega Port has been awarded to a consortium of Hyundai, Samsung, Penta Ocean, Boskalis and Van Oord.
Fugro America launches a new geotechnical survey vesselVideoSubscription
Fugro America has announced the launch of a new a 193ft (58.8m) offshore geotechnical and hydrographic survey vessel.
Strabag wins Canadian sewage tunnels contractSubscription
Strabag has been awarded a CAD$79M (£43M) contract to build the Mid-Halton outfall tunnel from a water treatment plant in Oakville, Canada.
Soil nailing and sheet steel piling will form a key element of a railway tunnel upgrade that is about to start in Lancashire to enable line electrification to be completed.
Poland’s largest diameter tunnel completedSubscription
The breakthrough on the second tunnel bore on the Slowacki Highway Project marks completion of the tunnelling phase on Poland’s first tunnel boring machine (TBM) driven scheme.
Investigations into increased seismicity as a result of human activities is underway following an update to the US national seismic hazard map by the United States Geological Society (USGS).
Fossils revealed by a landslide in German during the construction of a canal 170 years ago have finally been analysed and the results published this week and reveal new details about the local ground conditions.