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Last Sydney TBM now out of the ground

The last Sydney Metro Northwest tunnel boring machine has been pulled out of the ground in a precision operation. Tunnel Boring Machine 2 Florence finished her journey at Cherrybrook on January 14 after digging 9km from Bella Vista, marking the end of tunnelling for Australia’s longest railway tunnels. Read more

Lake Mead up for ASCE Major Award

The recently completed Lake Mead Intake No 3 constructed to protect Southern Nevada residents from continuing drought has been nominated for the 2016 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award by the prestigious American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Read more

LTA gazettes EIA for Cross Island Line

Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has gazetted the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) (Phase 1) report for an underground stretch of the 50km long Cross Island Line (CRL) around the Central Catchment Nature Reserve (CCNR. The report concludes that the proposed site investigation works could be carried out with moderate impact on the few parts of the nature reserve where these works are to take place. Read more

Jennmar and DSI reach agreements

Frank Calandra, Inc. (JENNMAR) is pleased to announce that it has entered into five separate agreements with DYWIDAG Systems International (DSI). The agreements are: Read more

Motts designing Tideway East

Mott MacDonald has confirmed it is designing the eastern section of the Thames Tideway Tunnel on behalf of a joint venture of Costain Ltd, VINCI Construction Grands Projets and Bachy Soletanche. Read more

Bored Tunnel preferred for new East London road crossing

Highways England has today announced its preference for a new multi billion pound road link across the UK’s River Thames between Essex and Kent to be in bored tunnel. The tunnel will be the first new crossing of the Thames east of London since the Queen Elizabeth II bridge opened at Dartford 25 years ago. Read more

Singapore LTA awards three TEL contracts

Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded three civil contracts for the construction of Tanjong Rhu, Katong Park and Marine Terrace stations along Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) with a total value of around S$948M.
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Mott MacDonald wins HK Airport Tunnel design contract

Mott MacDonald has been appointed by the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) to undertake the detailed design of a 2.6km set of tunnels to house the automated people mover and baggage handling systems, which will serve the third runway concourse of the proposed expansion into a three-runway system at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). Read more

Lindahl appointed new CEO of Normet

Robin Lindahl (51) has been appointed as President and CEO of Normet Group, he will start in his new role no later than  May 1st 2016. He will be based in Huenenberg, Switzerland and will take over the position from Tom Melbye, who has decided to step down from his operative role and will in future act as a Senior Advisor to the CEO and Chairman of Normet Group. Melbye will work on special assigned strategical and business development tasks. Read more

Normet to acquire MEYCO dry concrete spraying business from Atlas Copco

Normet has agreed to acquire the assets of the MEYCO dry spraying business from Atlas Copco, consisting of the Piccola and GM models. Normet will have the right to use the MEYCO brand name for the Piccola and GM models for 2 years from the transfer date. Read more

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