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Trelleborg – Everyday Ingenuity, Rock solid solutions

Amazing feats of engineering happen around the globe every day, and through a combination of cutting-edge technology and ingenious approaches to problem solving, the engineering sector continues to advance. For more imformation and to get your report please …. click here

WTC 2018, 20 – 26 April 2018, Dubai

The ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress is the world’s leading tunnelling event, bringing together tunnel and underground space experts and professionals from all around the world. It is the one tunnelling event you cannot miss! Join over 2000 engineers and professionals in exchanging the latest trends and innovations, learn from case studies, and discuss how tunnels will support future sustainable cities. Take the opportunity to network at multiple social events and, while you here, experience true Arabian hospitality and enjoy Dubai, the world’s most cosmopolitan city, and all it has to offer

For more information please visit … WTC 2018, Dubai, UAE


Cutting Edge – 13 – 15 November 2017

This years Cutting Edge conference will take place at Renaissance Seattle Hotel in Seattle, WA – from 13th to 15th November, 2017. For additional information please visit: www.ucaofsmecuttingedge.com

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Mines 2017 Tunnelling Short Course Registration Open

These CEU-awarding courses are designed for industry professionals including managers, designers, contractors, consultants and suppliers. Read more

Breakthrough … the ITA Young Members’ Magazine

Digital editions of the ITA Young Members magazine:

Breakthrough 2017

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Breakthrough 2015

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We are now working on the 2017 edition of Breakthrough.

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A Pioneer and Leader of China’s TBM Industry

China Railway Engineering Equipment Group Co., LTD (CREG) is a subsidiary of the pubic listed China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC), a Fortune 500 Company and a key state-owned company under the Central Government. CREG is a leading company in manufacturing and supplying tunnel boring machine TBM) in China. Read more

KEY STRATEGIC COMPONENTS FOR TBM’S MANUFACTURERS

Tunnel Boring Machine Erectors

Galbiati Group has recently built two 4.5 ton- segment erectors for TBM (Tunnel Boring Machine), rotating head, for the excavation of the Qingdao 5-6 metro. Read more

Tunnelling Journal acquires World Tunnelling

TGS Media Limited, publishers of Tunnelling Journal have acquired the rights to publish World Tunnelling and Trenchless World from Aspermont Media. The April 2016 issue of World Tunnelling and Trenchless World (WTTW) was the last issue of the magazine published in its current format by Aspermont Media. Read more

Robbins reveals its UK connection to London audience

Over 40 contractors, consultants, owners and suppliers gathered last week at the St. Ermin’s Hotel in Westminster, London, to hear about Robbins’ new Crossover TBM technology. Historically known as a hard rock specialist, Robbins wanted to demonstrate its track record in machines that can switch between different modes to cope with varying ground conditions. Read more

STP successfully lowers Bertha into the access pit

Seattle Tunnel Partners and crane crews from Mammoet have successfully lowered the 2,000-ton front end of the SR 99 tunneling machine to a platform at the bottom of the access pit.

Crews will now use the crane to fine-tune the position of the piece. When that process is complete, they will begin reconnecting the piece to the portion of the machine that remains in the ground. Read more

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