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Joint venture selected for US$16bn Hudson Tunnel Project
A joint venture of three companies has been chosen as the delivery partner for one of America’s largest infrastructure projects 
Bauer working on the construction of Metro Line 3 in Panama
The new line is expected to significantly reduce traffic congestion in the city after its commissioning in 2026
Larsen & Toubro wins Jakarta railway deal worth up to $300m
India’s biggest construction company Larsen & Toubro has won a contract to build an extension to the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line in Indonesia.
Peab commissioned for US$38m rail job
Construction and civil firm has signed on to rail-expansion project
Sustainable solutions: How can we reduce the impact of drilling on the environment?
Drilling is a crucial component of construction, but its impact on the environment can be significant. Catrin Jones explores solutions
How Strabag unintentionally broke a tunnelling world record
Contractor Strabag has broken the world record for the longest single TBM drive, using a Herrenknecht TBM on the Woodsmith mine tunnel project for Anglo American - here’s how they did it.
Skanska wins US$113m New York airport contract
Sweden-based firm will update infrastructure as part of multi-million-dollar deal
Bangladesh pursuing US$9bn in loans for bridge projects
The government is looking to borrow approximately US$9 billion for five bridge projects.
TBM prepares for launch on Vienna’s subway expansion project
120m-long Herrenknecht machine set to excavate a 2.1km-long tunnel beneath the Austrian capital
3,200 tonne TBM delivered to France-Italy rail tunnel project
334-m-long machine will excavate 18km of the Mon Cenis base tunnel
hyperTunnel wins grant to build underpass using robot technology
A robot swarm-built demonstration underpass will be built at GCRE’s facility in Wales
Is construction still missing a trick when it comes to crumbling infrastructure?
Andrea Bartoli, chief technology officer at Worldsensing, on why we must build resilient infrastructure
Double breakthrough for Sydney Metro
The TBMs have achieved the first two breakthroughs for Sydney Metro West as work goes ahead to build twin 24km metro tunnels
TELT awards €800 million contract for tunnel materials project
10-year contract calls for handling of 23 million tonnes of material recovered from tunnel excavation
Eiffage consortium wins €2.5bn deal to build Grand Paris Express line
French construction company Eiffage has won a €2.54 billion deal to design and build a section of the line 15 East of the multi-billion-Euro Grand Paris Express project.
Three contractors confirmed for US$2.4bn tunnelling work on Melbourne’s Suburban Rail Loop East
A consortium of three contractors has been confirmed for an A$3.6 billion (US$2.4 billion) tunnelling package on the Suburban Rail Loop (SRL) East public transport project in Melbourne, Australia.
National Highways awards £1.34bn Lower Thames Crossing contract
The £9bn Lower Thames Crossing contract for tunnel boring is the final major award for the road link between Kent and Essex
Building inside mountains: Global demand for pumped hydroelectric storage soars
How mountain lakes are being used to store the world’s excess renewable energy
Strabag in ‘world record’ for longest single bored tunnel drive
Austrian contractor Strabag’s UK arm has claimed a world record for the longest single tunnel boring machine (TBM) drive, for a tunnel under the North York Moors.
41 workers trapped in India’s collapsed Silkyara tunnel rescued after 17 days
All 41 construction workers trapped in a tunnel in India’s Uttarakhand state after it partially collapsed have been rescued.
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