Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more


Miller Civil Engineering preparing to lower the 75t cutting head of the 600t, 7.45m OD Herrenknecht Mixshield tunnelling machine into an 18m deep shaft at Hastings. The machine will bore a 1.6km long stormwater tunnel under the centre of Hastings as part of a £43M design and construct contract awarded by Southern Water. The overflow tunnel will improve bathing water quality off Hasting's beaches and will allevate flooding of town centre properties during heavy storms.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Please note comments made online may also be published in the print edition of New Civil Engineer. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.