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Tunnelling restarts on Perth’s Forrestfield-Airport LinkSubscription

19 April, 2018

Western Australia’s Public Transport Authority (PTA) has said that the ground conditions that halted both tunnel boring machines (TBM) on the Forrestfield-Airport Link have been resolved.

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Aarsleff completes raked piles on Icelandic project VideoSubscription

19 April, 2018

Aarsleff Ground Engineering has completed a project in Reykjavik driving vertical and raked piles for a new residential development.

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Implenia wins £51M CERN tunnelling contract Subscription

19 April, 2018

The European Laboratory of Particle Physics (CERN) has awarded Implenia the contract for its flagship upgrade project - the High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider.

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Historic England to revise piling and archaeology guidance

19 April, 2018

Public body Historic England, which helps care for England’s historic environment, is revising its guidance for piling.

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Elon Musk invests £70M of his own money into the Boring CompanySubscription

18 April, 2018

Boring Company founder Elon Musk has invested $100M (£70M) of his own money into the startup, according to official documents.

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Bauer cutter to set new world record for depthSubscription

17 April, 2018

Bauer has announced that one of its cutters is to set a new world record at a planned Canadian diamond mine with an estimated resource of 55M carats.

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Andes tunnel to link Chile and Argentina makes progressSubscription

19 April, 2018

The winning tenders for a tunnel between Argentina and Chile are to be announced shortly.

tbm grace in the forrestfield dive structure

Tunnelling restarts on Perth’s Forrestfield-Airport LinkSubscription

19 April, 2018

Western Australia’s Public Transport Authority (PTA) has said that the ground conditions that halted both tunnel boring machines (TBM) on the Forrestfield-Airport Link have been resolved.

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Ground collapse repair underway in BidefordSubscription

18 April, 2018

Devon County Council has said that Bridge Civil Engineering has started work to repair a culvert that caused a ground collapse on private property.

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Start date set for interim Gardenstown landslip repairSubscription

18 April, 2018

Aberdeenshire Council has said that interim remedial works to a slope failure in Gardenstown will start next week.

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Old steel piles halt tunnelling on Kolkata Metro Subscription

18 April, 2018

Work on a metro project in Kolkata has been halted after unknown piles were discovered, The Times of India has reported.

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All Foundations continues expansion with £1M investmentSubscription

18 April, 2018

Piling specialist All Foundations has announced a £1M investment in equipment to support its expansion plans.

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HG Construction buys into Central PilingSubscription

16 April, 2018

Central Piling has announced that HG Construction has acquired a 25% share of the business, which it says will bring synergies for both companies.

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Investors buy 30% share in GeotechSubscription

13 April, 2018

Investment group Mobeus has bought a 30% share Geotech Soil Stabilisation for £14M, with the aim of increasing the firm’s share in the UK’s soil stabilisation market.

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South African geotechnical “book club” faces competition tribunalSubscription

13 April, 2018

Several South Africa-based ground engineering companies are facing charges of acting as a cartel to collude on tenders and fix prices at a Competition Tribunal.

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Turnaround plan benefits Bauer’s 2017 figuresSubscription

12 April, 2018

Bauer has credited plans put in place in 2016 to turnaround its business for the growth in sales and profitability in 2017, which it revealed today in its annual report.

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Contractor sought for £4.5M flood defence in East LondonSubscription

17 April, 2018

The London Legacy Development Corporation is tendering a £4.5M contract for a river wall replacement.

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Fugro wins Middle East seabed investigation contract Subscription

16 April, 2018

Seabed Geosolutions has received a contract award for an ocean bottom seismic project in the Middle East. 

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Porr consortium wins largest tunnelling project in Austrian historySubscription

13 April, 2018

A consortium led by Porr has won an €966m (£842M) design and build contract for an 18km section of the Brenner Base Tunnel in Austria.

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Swiss roads organisation seeks hazard assessment partnerSubscription

13 April, 2018

Switzerland’s federal road organisation Astra is searching for geotechnical assistance to assess hazards and risks from rock falls on roads in Constance, Winterthur and St Margrethen.

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French rail operator releases tunnel reconstruction tenderSubscription

11 April, 2018

French rail infrastructure operator SNCF Réseau has started the search for a contractor to replace the Tunnel des Bouchots with a cut and cover structure.