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Final Technical and Price Proposals Received for Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel

On April 29, Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District received three design-build Final Technical Proposals and Price Proposals for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project. Each came in at more than $1 billion, with the lowest proposal $292 million higher than the $724.4 million project estimate. Read more

Salini Impregilo JV signs 1.176bn contract for Perth’s Forrestfield-Airport Link

On, April 28, Salini Impregilo announced it has signed a € 791.7 million (AU$ 1.176 billion) contract to design, build and maintain the Forrestfield-Airport Link underground passenger rail line, in Perth, Australia. Read more

A$6 billion Melbourne Metro regional rail tunnel is put out to bid

Acting Premier James Merlino joined Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan, on April 28th, to announce Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now being sought to deliver Melbourne’s new Metro Tunnel. Read more

Sarah Ryan moves to SIKA UK

Sarah Ryan is the new specification sales manager in the South East of England, for waterproofing company, Sika. Sarah has been in the waterproofing industry for over nineteen years. Read more

Terratec to deliver 9.86m TBM to India

TERRATEC has announced the delivery of a new 9.86m diameter Hard Rock Double Shield TBM to SELI Overseas S.p.A., following successful factory testing on 12th April, 2016, for use on the Vishnugad-Pipalkoti Hydropower Project in India. Read more

Second Follo Line TBM complete

The second of four 9.9m diameter Herrenknecht Double Shield TBMs to be used by the Acciona/Ghella JV on Norway’s Follo Line is now complete and has been recently approved. The final two TBMs are still in assembly at the Herrenknecht plant in Schwanau. Read more

Costain project services contract for Humber tunnel

Costain has been awarded the project services contract to deliver the replacement of the UK’s $160M Humber Estuary Crossing for power company National Grid. The pipeline will connect to the existing National Grid AGI sites at Paull and Goxhill and will be 5.4km long, of which 5km will be tunnelled by TBM. Read more

€1.1bn Cairo Metro contract awarded

The JV led by VINCI Construction Grands Projets, alongside Bouygues Construction’s subsidiary Bouygues Travaux Publics and their Egyptian partners Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors, has won the Phase 3 contract for Line 3 of the Cairo metro. Read more

Tendering starts for Sydney Metro

The tender process has started to build the new 15km of twin Sydney Metro tunnels under Sydney Harbour and through the CBD for Stage 2 of Sydney Metro – Australia’s biggest public transport project. Read more

COWI and Dissing+Weitling win China link design

COWI A/S and Dissing+Weitling Architecture have won the design competition for a new major coast-to-coast link in Guangdong, China. The link will include the world’s widest immersed road tunnel as well as two signature suspension bridges. Read more

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