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29.11.2022 (36 Clicks)

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) celebrates launch of TBM for second bore on HS2. (Credits: HS2)Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) celebrates launch of TBM for second bore on HS2

  • The 2,000 tonne tunnel boring machine ‘Dorothy’ sets off for second tunnel drive under Long Itchington Wood in Warwickshire
  • The first one-mile tunnel bore was completed in July this year – the first breakthrough on the HS2 project
  • This is the sixth tunnel launch on the project, but the first time a TBM has been reused  

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28.11.2022 (57 Clicks)

Keliber’s Lithium Project to Start – Investment of 588 M€Keliber’s Lithium Project to Start – Investment of 588 M€

Keliber's long-planned lithium project is progressing into the construction phase, as preparatory work on the lot of the lithium hydroxide refinery will be kicked off still before Christmas. The refinery will be built in Kokkola Industrial Park (KIP), and it will produce lithium hydroxide, which is needed in electric vehicle batteries, among other uses.  

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25.11.2022 (76 Clicks)

Robbins Double Shield TBM launches in Nepal. (Credits: Robbins)Robbins Double Shield launches in Nepal – Second Project Underway for Record-Setting TBM

In October 2022, China Overseas Engineering Group Co. Ltd and China Railway No. 2 Engineering Group Co Ltd launched a 6.4 m diameter Robbins Double Shield TBM. The TBM is boring the 13.1 km headrace tunnel for the Sunkoshi Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project (SMDMP) located in southern Nepal.  

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25.11.2022 (55 Clicks)

8th Edition of ITA Tunnelling Awards: 4 Finalists for Technical Innovation of the Year

The 8th edition of the ITA Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards returns this December in digital. Since 2015, the 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. One of the categories of the competition is focused on rewarding the Technical Innovation of The Year.  

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24.11.2022 (108 Clicks)

Anglo American collaborates with Aurubis on sustainable Copper Value Chain (Credits: Anglo American)Anglo American collaborates with Aurubis on sustainable Copper Value Chain

Anglo American has signed a memorandum of understanding with Aurubis AG (“Aurubis”) – a global provider of non-ferrous metals and one of the world’s largest copper recyclers – to develop a copper product offering that responds to increasing expectations for future-enabling metals that are sustainably sourced and supplied.  

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20.10.2022 

Failures of self-drilling Hollow Bar Systems, and Lessons learnedFailures of self-drilling Hollow Bar Systems, and Lessons learned

Threaded hollow bar systems have grown in popularity and the range of products has increased. The market is flooded with many commercial options comprising different material properties and surface treatments, and providing varying methods for corrosion protection. Often the question of effective corrosion protection is at the forefront of discussions, and according to the current codes and norms, guidelines are provided and applied as required. This paper highlights some examples where threaded hollow bar systems failed and examines the possible reasons and lessons learned from such unfortunate circumstances....  

#FRIEDR. ISCHEBECK GMBH #Geotechnics #anchors #anchoring equipment, roof bolting

20.10.2022 

Practical Experience and Findings relating to the Preparation of a BIM Model for the Subsoil Foundations of a Tunnel Construction ProjectPractical Experience and Findings relating to the Preparation of a BIM Model for the Subsoil Foundations of a Tunnel Construction Project

The paper describes the practical experience and findings acquired during the preparation of a BIM model for the foundations of a tunnel construction project....  

#Geotechnics #Tunnelling #building foundation #building information modelling (BAM) #BIM

20.10.2022 

SMT Scharf – more than MonorailsSMT Scharf – more than Monorails

SMT Scharf GmbH is best known for its monorail systems. But its portfolio of products goes well beyond this. The following article looks at the company’s widely diversified product line and the position it has established on the global market....  

#Mining #Tunnelling #Energy #Machinery for Mining and Construction #monorail hanging railways #batterie-electric vehicles

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World’s longest Railway Tunnel Project – supported by innovative Conveyor Digitalisation and reliable Engineering

World’s longest Railway Tunnel Project – supported by innovative Conveyor Digitalisation and reliable Engineering

17. October 2022 (386 Clicks)

The consortium BTC Brennero Tunnel Construction and the Hosch Group jointly delivered on a world-class tunnelling project by combining excellent engineering with the innovative remote monitoring system Hoschiris Discover.  

#Brennero Tunnel Construction (BTC) #HOSCH-Foerdertechnik Recklinghausen GmbH #Tunnelling #Traffic tunnels #Conveyor technology #Digitisation

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RAG-Technikchronik - Buch 2: Technikentwicklung im Abbau

RAG-Technikchronik - Buch 2: Technikentwicklung im Abbau

27. September 2018 (962 Clicks)

Als erster Band erschienen in der Buchreihe Dokumentation der technischen Entwicklung bei der RAG ist das Buch 2, das sich mit der „Technikentwicklung im Abbau“ beschäftigt. Die Autoren betrachten die einzelnen Aspekte des Strebbaus an langer Front in flacher und mäßig geneigter Lagerung.  

#RAG Aktiengesellschaft #Mining #underground mining #abandoned mining

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13.04.2022 (649 Clicks)

Skanska signs Contract for Work at Wastewater Resource Recovery Facility in NY, USA

Skanska has, as part of a joint venture with R.J. Industries, Inc., signed a ...  

#Skanska #Geotechnics #Supply tunnels #concrete #in-situ concrete #ventilation, dust extraction

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Microtunnel Boring Machine breaks new Ground with mineral oil-free hydraulic Fluids from German Specialists

25.03.2022 (606 Clicks)

Microtunnel Boring Machine breaks new Ground with mineral oil-free hydraulic Fluids from German Specialists

The Saarbrücken civil engineering contractor SaarGrundbau has successful...  

#SaarGrundbau GmbH & Co. KG #Herrenknecht AG #Fluid Competence GmbH #Tunnelling #Supply tunnels #Hydraulics

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23.05.2022 (592 Clicks)

Metso Outotec wins Order for large Iron Ore Pellet Plant in Oman

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement for the delivery of engineering and key...  

#Metso Outotec #Vulcan Engineering Co. #processing

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09.06.2022 (572 Clicks)

Femern A S and SICE-COBRA sign multi-billion Contract

On Monday 30 May, Femern A/S and SICE-COBRA have signed the contract for the ...  

#Sociedad Ibérica de Construcciones Eléctricas (SICE) #Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios (Grupo Cobra) #Femern A/S #Tunnelling #Traffic tunnels

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