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TERRATEC TBM to Istanbul Metro

TERRATEC has announced a new TBM delivery for the Istanbul Metro in Turkey on August 28th after the successful performance during workshop testing. The official ceremony was held at TERRATEC’s facilities in the presence of representatives from the client, a joint venture amongst the parties of Gülermak, Kolin and Kalyon (GKKJV). Read more

Dr Winterberg joins EPC

Elasto Plastic Concrete (EPC) has appointed Dr. Ralf Winterberg (MSc PhD Civil Engineering) as Group Chief Engineer.  His primary responsibilities will be the coordination of the group technical development and R&D, the continued development of synthetic fibre technologies and the development of global design standards for the use of synthetic fibre reinforcement. Read more

LTA announces new underground line

Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced the alignment and station locations for the Eastern Region Line, to be known as the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL). The 13km East Coast stretch of the TEL will run entrely underground and will connect commuters living in the eastern parts of Singapore not directly served by the rail network. Read more

Crossrail’s Jessica breaks through

Crossrail’s 7.1m diameter TBM Jessica has completed a new train tunnel from Limmo Peninsula, near Canning Town, breaking into Victoria Dock Portal in east London. Jessica completed her 900m journey in just 9 weeks, travelling as far as 41m per day. Read more

More breakthroughs on Delhi Phase III

TERRATEC has announced the first two TBM breakthroughs in New Delhi, India. The breakthroughs are on the CC-07 and CC-24 Projects for Delhi Metro Phase-III. Read more

8km Perth Airport Link tunnel revealed

Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett has released details of a new 8km long twin tube tunnel that will form the backbone of the $2bn Forrestfield-Airport rail link in Perth. Construction is due to start in 2016 with completion expected in 2020. Read more

Delhi’s double breakthrough

The HCC-Samsung Joint Venture, working on Delhi Metro’s Phase III expansion, has made a rare double TBM breakthrough, when “Riddhi” and “Siddhi” broke through at the same time at Dabari More Station. Read more

XRL TBM ‘Fan-li-hua’ resumes operation

’Fan-li-hua’, the TBM damaged in a flooded section of the Hong Kong MTR’s Express Rail Link (XRL) project tunnel in Yuen Long during the black rainstorm in March, resumed operation last month.

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Final contracts awarded on Thomson Line

Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded the last three of 25 major civil contracts for the 30km long, fully undergound Thomson Line’s Orchard, Marina South and Gardens by the Bay stations and tunnels at a total value of around S$1.32bn. Read more

Crossrail Stations at 50% completion

The construction of Crossrail’s new stations in central London and Docklands is now half complete, with almost three miles of platform and station tunnels created beneath the streets of the capital. Read more

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