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Skanska awarded extra £50m under HS2 contract
Skanska is to receive an extra £50 million (US$64.7 million) under its existing contract for the HS2 high-speed railway, as part of the Skanska Costain Strabag joint venture
Implenia to build station and railway tunnel for Swedish transportation scheme
Swiss construction company Implenia is set to build a section of the “West Link” transportation scheme in Gothenberg, Sweden, including a railway tunnel and station
Consortium named preferred bidder on A$30 billion Melbourne rail project
A consortium of contractors is in pole position to undertake the second tunnelling contract for the Suburban Rail Loop (SRL) East in Melbourne, Australia
Contractor using remote-control excavators on Sydney Metro project
A contractor is using remote controlled excavators for major Sydney Metro work
Could part of the billion-dollar HS2 rail project be revived?
With the Labour Party now in power in the UK, what might happen with the problematic HS2 project?
Implenia-led joint venture bags $478m Swiss tunnel deal
A joint venture led by Implenia has won a CHF 430 million (US$478 million) deal to build the ‘Sisikon Tunnel’ in Switzerland
Stonehenge could be put on world heritage danger list over tunnel plan
The A303 tunnel project in the UK is on shaky ground even though project contractors have already been announced 
Ghella and CPB reach major tunnelling milestone in Sydney Metro project
Sydney Metro project moves step forward as Ghella and CPB Contractors reach major tunnelling milestone
Ten of the world’s biggest flood protection projects under construction
Some of the world’s most ambitious flood prevention measures under construction
‘All systems go’ for US’ largest federally-funded mass-transit project
Massive transit programme gets green light in new federal funding
TBMs launched for world’s longest subsea high-speed railway tunnel
Two TBMs have been launched for subsea high-speed railway tunnel that will span a total length of 16.18km
Implenia JV picked for ‘complex’ US$600 million deep-sea tunnelling project
Implenia will construct a large tunnel for this European island
Two firms win €1.38bn Paris Grand Express contract
A joint venture between Italian contractor Webuild and French engineering company NGE has won a €1.38 billion (US$1.5 billion) contract to design and build stations and tunnels on the Grand Paris Express
CSCEC-built spiral tunnel officially recognised as world’s longest
A spiral tunnel in China, built by Chinese construction giant China State Construction (CSCEC), has been recognised as the world’s longest
€1.7bn Stonehenge tunnel project in UK faces fresh legal battle
The tunnel project was due to begin next year
New Webuild factory to regenerate old tunnel boring machines
Italian construction group Webuild has created a new factory to assemble and regenerate used tunnel boring machines (TBMs)
Webuild completes tunnel excavation on €1 billion road project
Webuild has completed excavation works on the Roseto 1 natural tunnel, part of Megalot 3 of the Ionian Trunk Road (SS 106) in Italy, worth around €1 billion (US$1.1 billion)
10 new ‘megaprojects’ certified by US Department of Labor
A look at new megaprojects approved and funded by the US government
Worker in fatal incident at Fehmarnbelt Tunnel site in Germany
A labourer was killed following a heavy work accident
Chinese tunnelling contractor claims new record on Georgia highway tunnel drive
China Railway Tunnel Group has claimed what it said was a new record tunnel boring machine tunnelling (TBM) during the construction of a tunnel on a major new highway in Georgia.
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