- The first wave of Elizabeth line roundels are now in place with 11 months to go until the opening of the new railway
- Roundel manufacture continues across the UK in Exeter, Glasgow and on the Isle of Wight
The remediation project on the former site of the Kesslergrube landfill (perimeter 1/3 northwest) began in late summer 2015. Roche Pharma AG commissioned Bauer Resources GmbH and Bauer Umwelt, which specializes in contamination remediation, to carry out the work. After the large diameter boreholes for the installation of a secant bored pile wall had been concluded by Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH last year and the air-tight, sound-insulated enclosure was completed at the beginning of October, the time had come: the regular excavations started after a short trial operation in December 2017. These are scheduled to be concluded by 2020.
Tunnel-boring machine Sandy began its journey from Forrestfield to Perth in the latest milestone of the AU$1.86-billion Forrestfield-Airport Link, Metronet project to extend the city’s rail service to the eastern suburbs.
Australian newspaper The West Australian publishes the first images of the tunnel being excavated under the city of Perth as part of the Forrestfield-Airport Link project.
Turquoise Hill Resources conducted a financial community mine site visit to Oyu Tolgoi on October 3-5, 2017. The Company hosted investors and analysts for a tour of the mine as well as presentations by Oyu Tolgoi’s management team and Turquoise Hill
Eldorado Gold Corporation ("Eldorado", "the Company" or "we") announced that it has entered into constructive dialogue with Greece's Ministry of Energy and Environment ("MoE") in respect to the development of the Company's subsidiary, Hellas Gold S.A.'s, Kassandra Mine assets in Halkidiki, Northern Greece. The Kassandra assets, which include the Skouries and Olympias projects and the Stratoni mine, were permitted under one single Environment Impact Study ("EIS") approved in 2011 by the Greek State.
New images released by Crossrail highlight construction progress above ground for the Elizabeth line.
The Crossrail project team continues to work around the clock to deliver the Elizabeth line – the new railway for London and the South East.
With the completion of a cofferdam, Salini Impregilo has reached its first milestone in the construction of the Rogun hydroelectric dam in Tajikistan, an ambitious $3.9-billion project that will double the Central Asian country’s capacity to produce electricity.
Market grade coarse garnet has been successfully produced in the test work campaign. This supplements previous successful test production of finer garnet and implies that a broad range of commercial garnet products can be produced from the Engebø ore.
Tideway workers have begun work on digging a hole with a 30m diameter on the banks of the River Thames to start building the Thames Tideway Tunnel, known as London's 'super sewer'.
Over 200 kg of explosive dynamite were used Friday 21st April at the BBT construction site in Mules to break out the first 1.5 m of rock (corresponding to 120 m3 of material), thus opening the last excavation front.
Balfour Beatty recently commenced works to create an ecology park on the landward side of its Rossall sea defence scheme in Lancashire.
Alacer Gold achieves Key Milestone for the Çöpler Sulfide Expansion Project with the Arrival of both Autovlaves at Çöpler
The tunnel excavation work along Line 3 of Riyadh Metro, the longest line of the massive project commissioned by the ArRiyadh Development Authority (ADA) and realized by Salini Impregilo, has been completed. The end of the work was celebrated in the presence of Riyadh Governor HRH Prince Faisal bin Bandar Al Saud at the Qasr Al Hoqm Downtown Station.
From tunnel to track, the Aecom-Arup joint venture engineered New York City’s newest subway line
The LPT contract saw the jv partners tunnelling for some 32km under the capital, creating what client National Grid describes as an ‘electricity superhighway’ for high-voltage cables to provide increased resilience for the city’s power supplies. When all aspects of the project are complete in 2018, it will help ensure that London’s growing demand for power can be met over the coming years.
The contract involved driving three major new tunnels under London, linking Hackney in the east with Willesden in the west and Wimbledon to the south, with 14 shafts along the route providing access from street level. This represented the longest single tunnelling contract ever let to a single contractor in London.
Work on the tallest dam in the world has begun. Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon inaugurated the event at Rogun, a dam that will be 335 metres tall and built by Salini Impregilo Group with 74 million cubic metres of earth, rock and an impermeable core, by personally diverting the flow of the Vakhsh River.