Switzerland

Gotthard Base Tunnel wins International Tunnelling Award

Representing the Swiss Underground Community, the Swiss Tunnelling Society picked up the NCE International Tunnelling Award for the Project Gotthard Basetunnel in December 2010, at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London/GB. With just under 350 of the industries finest present, those who have been active and most successful in the tunnelling industry were rewarded and celebrated.

Martin C. Knights, Global Tunnelling Director of Halcrow Group Ltd said of the awards for Tunnelling project over 1 billion British Pound: “The design and construction of the Gotthard Base Tunnel has achieved many...

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