Egypt

Four Breakthroughs for Road Tunnels under the Suez Canal

On the 2017 Christmas weekend, Egyptian President H.E. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated very significant development projects at the Suez Canal. These included two gigantic twin-tube road tunnels under the international trading artery. A total of four tunnel tubes were driven in about 1.5 years for the new, efficient transport links under the artificial waterway. The shells are now almost completed: two road tunnels were built north of Ismailia and run under the old and new Suez Canal. Two more cross beneath the canal south of Port Said.

With this key large-scale project, Egypt is expanding...

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Four Breakthroughs for Road Tunnels under the Suez Canal

On the 2017 Christmas weekend, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated very significant development projects at the Suez Canal. These included two gigantic twin-tube road tunnels under the...

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05/2018

Tunnelling under the Suez Canal in Port Said

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Herrenknecht

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05/2015 Austria

Gleinalm Tunnel: Second Bore broken through

After more than a year of tunnelling, the second bore of the 8320 m long Gleinalm Tunnel, the third longest road tunnel in Austria, was broken through in the middle of 2015. After the planned...

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02/2017 Compendium

Tunnelling Manual 2017

For more than 40 years this pocketbook has been a practice-oriented guide for clients, planners and contractors. It tackles topical developments and provides solutions to problems while at the same...

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