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Sustainable TBM Design for Long-Term Usage

Much has been made of the difference in performance between new and rebuilt TBMs. Worldwide, a bias exists that seems to favor new machines, but is the bias warranted? The reuse of machines can, if...

Nachrichten | News Germany | Deutschland

Frankfurt Mainline Rail Tunnel: Feasibility Study

In September 2019, the German Federal Ministry of Transport and German Railways (DB) commissioned an in-depth feasibility study for a long-distance tunnel beneath Frankfurt am Main Central Station....

Nachrichten | News United Kingdom | Vereinigtes Königreich

Hochtief JV to Deliver London Power Tunnels Project

A Hochtief joint venture has been awarded with a 460 million euros contract to deliver the second phase of the London Power Tunnels (LPT2) project.A 32.5 Kilometres Tunnel for the Energy Supply of...

Nachrichten | News Switzerland

Ceneri Base Tunnel: Final Commissioning Measures

On 15 December 2019, the final measures for the commissioning of the Ceneri Base Tunnel were agreed at the station in Lugano by the government president of Tessin, Christian Vitta, and the head of...

STUVA-Nachrichten | STUVA News Obituary

Georg-Michael Vavrovsky Passed Away

He was one of the most outstanding personalities in international tunnel construction in recent decades and a true humanist. On 16 February 2020 Baurat h.c. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. mont. Georg-Michael...