As well as rock and soil, major tunnelling projects involve the movement of large volumes of another important element: water. The selection, operation and maintenance of pumps and related equipment can therefore have a significant impact on costs... Read more


US-based engineering firm Aecom has been awarded a contract to support the design and construction of the high-speed railway tunnel between Lyon, France and Turin, Italy... Read more

Balfour Beatty, alongside its joint venture partners Morgan Sindall and BAM Nuttall has seen one of their two tunnelling boring machines (TBM) become the first to break through the ground to complete a section of tunnel for London’s new super... Read more

The construction of the rail tunnel between Lyon, France and Turin, Italy has passed an important symbolic milestone following the completion of the first 9 km of its base tunnel beneath the Alps... Read more

The proposed FinEst Bay subsea tunnel project, which will link Helsinki, Finland, and Tallinn, Estonia, via an underwater train link beneath the Gulf of Finland has hit its first obstacle... Read more

A major supplier of diesel and electric monorail solutions for mining and battery electric mobile equipment, SMT Scharf AG says it is currently reviewing the possibility of acquiring significant assets from subsidiaries of the Swiss-based... Read more

The agency responsible for the the UK's road network, Highways England (HE) has started the procurement process for a new tunnel building project that will be constructed beneath  the iconic Stonehenge world heritage site in Wiltshire, England... Read more

A memorandum of understanding has been signed by FinEst Bay Area Development and a consortium of three Chinese companies as part of the plan to construct an undersea train tunnel from Helsinki, Finland to Tallinn, Estonia... Read more

  • Sulzer tunnel dewatering

  • Sulzer tunnel dewatering

  • Tunnel dewatering

  • Telt

  • Balfour Beatty Charlotte

  • First 9 km of Lyon-Turin rail tunnel completed