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Salini Impregilo wins Paris Metro Contract

Salini Impregilo has won a €203-million contract to extend a Paris metro line to the Orly airport south of the French capital. It marks not only the Group’s return to France 20 years since it worked on the city’s Est-Ouest Liaison Express (EOLE), but also its entry into the Grand Paris Express, a massive project that will expand the city’s public transport network to the periphery by 2030.

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Specialist Foundation Engineering for Egypt’s Infrastructure

 

The story of Bauer Egypt S.A.E., the third oldest overseas subsidiary of Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH, is a true success story. The company has been involved in the construction of numerous bridges on the Nile, the first-ever bridge over the Suez Canal and several barrages. The subsidiary’s long list of past and present projects also includes many inner-city specialist foundation engineering projects – often in Cairo, where the company with its almost 1,500 employees has its headquarters.

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Grand Paris, a 500th Project for CBE Group

In the year of its 30th anniversary, French SME CBE Group has signed its 500th project, which will take place in France. At the beginning of the summer, CBE Group officialised its participation in the creation of Line 15 South of the Parisian metro, a part of the “Grand Paris Express” project. CBE Group will provide its client GIE Alliance with a carousel and several sets of moulds.

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Fischer Heavy Duty Fixings in the Guiyang Metro Line 1 in China

The Middle Kingdom has been investing intensively in its infrastructure for years. This includes the expansion of the rail network in many cities and in the countryside. The Fischer Group of Companies is providing support to many of these large-scale projects with its fixing systems and on-site service solutions. For example, more than 750,000 Fischer fixings were used during the construction of the new metro line 1 in Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou province in Southwest China. Electrical cables, communication systems, guard doors and firefighting systems were securely and firmly installed using these fixings.

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Robbins Slurry TBM ramps up for Mumbai Metro Line 3

 

The first of two Slurry TBMs, a rebuilt 6.65 m (21.8 ft) diameter machine, passed its factory acceptance on September 4, 2017 in Singapore. The machine, fitted with a Robbins cutterhead and outer shields, is destined for the Mumbai Metro Line 3 under contract UGC03 for the Dogus-Soma JV (DSJV), and will begin excavation in late 2017. The factory acceptance for a second 6.65 m (21.8 ft) diameter Slurry TBM will be conducted by the end of 2017.

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Herrenknecht Tunnel Borers continue Success Story in L.A.

 

Los Angeles is a vibrant center of international film art and innovation – not just on the surface. The area below ground is the scene of state-of-the-art engineering achievements. German high-tech machines from Herrenknecht are creating underground arteries for the American city. Tunnel boring machine (TBM) »Harriet« successfully completed her drive for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project in April 2017.

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