The recently announced sale purchase agreement between Murray & Roberts and Webuild for the acquisition of Clough, has been terminated by mutual agreement between the parties. In the absence of the sale proceeding, the board of directors of Clough have decided to place Clough and its Australian subsidiaries into voluntary administration (VA) in order to conduct a restructure of the business.
Company achieves top ranking in Dow Jones Sustainability Index
International recognition for Hochtief's sustainable activities: S&P Global determined the highest sustainability score worldwide for the Hochtief Group in the "Construction & Engineering" sector of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI). Hochtief has been included in the internationally renowned index for the 17th time in a row for its performance in the areas of business/governance, environment and social issues.
Epiroc, a leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has agreed to acquire Mernok Elektronik (Pty) Ltd, a South African company that provides advanced collision avoidance systems for mining companies. With this acquisition, Epiroc will strengthen its position as a world-leading provider of automation and safety solutions for mining operations.
8th Edition of ITA Tunnelling Awards: The Winners of the 2022 Edition
8th Edition of ITA Tunnelling Awards: The Winners of the 2022 Edition, photo young tunneller of the year (Credits: ITA)
Since 2015, this international competition seeks and rewards remarkable achievements in tunnelling and the underground industry. Organized by the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association, the event both showcases the most ambitious underground projects all over the world as well as the latest innovations, techniques, and methods in tunnelling.
Arnold Dix, President of the ITA, praised the quality of the award-winning projects, underlining that “The Tunnelling Awards is a celebration of the great milestones and the great innovations achieved. It also highlights the contributions made to our planet and people. This year, 70 nominations from almost 20 countries have been considered by a panel of independently select judges. The ceremony today rewards the best in our industry, from the largest projects on earth right through to the latest innovations and productions. These amazing achievements can be enjoyed today”.
The winners in each category of the 8th edition of ITA Tunnelling Awards
- Major project of the year - Purple line extension – Los Angeles (USA)
- Tunnelling project of the year (50 - 500 M €) - World’s first spiral excavation using H&V shield tunnelling method (Japan)
- Project of the year – Up To 50 M€ including renovation – Guanyinyan tunnel – An urban tunnel project of the unequal span four-arch-tunnel with two- ways and ten- lanes (China)
- Technical innovation of the year – Unprecedented in-tunnel diameter conversion of the largest hard rock TBM in the USA
- Beyond engineering - Multi pipe jacking method for the construction of city core metro station in soft soil strata (China)
- Product / equipment innovation of the year - Integration of robotics into the construction works of the Chuquicaamata underground mining site (Chile)
- Innovative underground space use - V-column space of Shenzen Huangmugang transportation hub (China)
- Young tunneller of the year – Erica Frederickson (USA)
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