Norway

High Tech Tunnelling Way up North:
Revising the Coastal Route 17

Along the majestic scenery of northern Norway, PNC Nordic Construction Norge (PNC) since autumn 2016 are creating a new road that will travel through two mountains and over one lake. It’s the first tunnel project of its kind for PNC in Norway, and they’re working together with Sandvik to take on the task.

Mo i Rana is a small industrial town, tightly flanked by towering mountains and clear blue fjords. The access roads around the area are seemingly endlessly winding, and narrow enough to make any driver nervous as large business lorries clatter past. Route 17 is one such road that PNC are...

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