Fildertunnel Final Holing after over Four Years of Tunnelling
The S21 Stuttgart–Ulm rail project involves the complete restructuring of the Stuttgart rail hub plus the construction of a new line between Wendlingen and Ulm. It is the largest upgrading project for public rail transport in Baden-Württemberg region since the 19th century and is currently one of the largest construction projects in Germany.
Keeping the Nice Sea Outfall Straight and True
The construction of a new sewage tunnel in Nice, France required a sea outfall to be installed using a tunnelling procedure. Using microtunnelling the sea outfall was designed as a 482 m long installation running along a straight route, holing out on the seabed some 450 m from the shoreline.
VMT at the International No Dig Florence
We will be attending the International No Dig taking place in Florence, Italy from September 30th until October 2nd.
Combining Guidance Technologies Provides Accurate Solution for Cable Installation
The Award winning E-Power Pipe® system, which was developed by Herrenknecht AG as a new method for the quick and secure installation of small-diameter cable protection pipes underground for drive lengths of over a kilometre, was recently employed to complete a project in Bacharach, Germany.
A First for VMT on a Robbins TBM
The Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel (OCIT) is the largest project being undertaken on the ‘Akron Waterways Renewed!’ programme. The project is a joint venture between Illinois-based Kenny Construction Co. and Tokyo-based Obayashi Corp. which comprises boring a tunnel of 27 ft (8.23 m) internal diameter and 30.38 ft (9.26 m) external diameter over a length of 6,207 ft (1,892 m).