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 auf der International No Dig Florenz
Vom 30. September – 02. Oktober findet die International No Dig in Florenz, Italien statt und VMT ist mit dabei.
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).