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Atlas Copco proposes group split in 2018

Atlas Copco will propose to the Annual General Meeting 2018 splitting the Group into two listed companies, Atlas Copco and “NewCo” (working name), and to distribute NewCo to the shareholders. Read more

FEED nears completion for 22km long UK cable tunnel

Morgan Sindall Professional Services (MSPS) and its sister business Underground Professional Services (UnPS) is near to completing the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for a 22km underground cable tunnel for the UK’s National Grid, one of the most technically challenging projects of its type ever proposed. Read more

Sydney Metro green light

The second stage of the Sydney Metro tunnels project, which will run under Sydney Harbour and the CBD in 15.5km of twin tunnel, has been given the go-ahead by the New South Wales Government. Read more

UK Government confirms Stonehenge Tunnel plans

Ambitious plans to transform the UK’s often congested A303 as part of a £2bn investment in the country’s south-west – which will see the construction of a major 2.9km long tunnel at the historic Stonehenge site – have today (12 January 2016) been unveiled by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. Read more

Lovsuns moves manufacturing from Canada to China

Liaoning Censcience Industry Co. Ltd. (LNSS) has adjusted part of its overseas subsidiary company LOVSUNS’ strategic functions and ceased manufacturing operations at its Toronto facilities effective from January 9, 2017. In a statement the company said the decision had been taken to fully leverage its production potential in China, and provide the most cost-effective world-class TBM products to the international market on more favorable delivery terms.  Read more

Tfl announces £500M framework partners

Transport for London (TfL) has signed a £500M four-year framework deal with Costain, Morgan Sindall and Skanska to deliver complex tunnels and highways projects needed to improve London’s road network. Read more

Bolaños bores completion

FCC Construction has completed boring on the 6.7km long, 9.9m diameter twin Bolaños rail tunnels on the Madrid-Galicia High-Speed Line for client, Adif Alta Velocidad, the rail infrastructure administrator for Spain. Read more

Two more Terratec EPBMs for Istanbul

TERRATEC has announced the delivery of a further two 6.56m diameter EPBMs for the ongoing expansion of Istanbul’s Metro system, in Turkey, following a factory acceptance test on December 6th. Read more

Prosecution confirmed for Crossrail incidents

The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has informed BAM Nuttall Limited, Ferrovial Agroman (UK) Ltd, and Keir Infrastructure and Overseas Ltd that they will be prosecuted in relation to three incidents that took place during the construction of the new Crossrail railway tunnels. Read more

Morgan Sindall BeMo JV appointed to London Underground framework

A joint venture between Morgan Sindall and BeMo Tunnelling has been awarded a place on London Underground’s ‘Future Stations’ Civils and Tunnelling Works framework. The eight-year framework is anticipated to be worth £350 million. Read more

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