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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 

bauma 2022: five Key Themes for a better Futurebauma 2022: five Key Themes for a better Future

This year’s bauma trade fair will see five key topics for a better future presented on five theme days – each seeking to address the urgent problems of our time and to help find the solutions that are needed....  

#Geotechnics #Tunnelling #Mining #Machinery for Mining and Construction

18.07.2022 

A firm Hold for Infrastructure Project ‘Le Grand Paris Express’ – Fixing Systems secure Metro Lines 15 and 16A firm Hold for Infrastructure Project ‘Le Grand Paris Express’ – Fixing Systems secure Metro Lines 15 and 16

The major project, the ‘Grand Paris Express’ contributes to the future development of Paris and will double the length of the Parisian metro network by 2030. The ‘Grand Paris Expre...  

#fischerwerke GmbH & Co. KG #Traffic tunnels #fixing technology

21.04.2022 

Boomer E2C takes on Refurbishment of the Neuchâtel Tunnel in SwitzerlandBoomer E2C takes on Refurbishment of the Neuchâtel Tunnel in Switzerland

A specially adapted Epiroc Boomer E2C, has been used to automate the installation of an AT – Pipe Umbrella System from DSI Underground as part of a refurbishment project in a rail tunnel betwe...  

#Epiroc Deutschland GmbH #DSI Underground GmbH #Tunnelling #Machinery for Mining and Construction #drill rigs (jumbo)

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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 4: Technikentwicklung in der Logistik

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27. December 2018 (968 Clicks)

Das Buch 4 der Buchreihe „Dokumentation der technischen Entwicklung bei der RAG“ zeigt die Entwicklungen der vergangenen fünf Jahrzehnte im Bereich Logistik der RAG. Die Logistik unter Tage wurde durch die flächige Entwicklung des Steinkohlenbergbaus, z.B. durch Anschluss- oder Verbundbergwerke, und die Zunahme der Gewinnungsteufe vor erhebliche Herausforderungen gestellt.  

#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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