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A radioactive waste storage tunnel in Harford, California, that was at risk collapse has been stabilized.

The second 2019 PLAXIS online training has been scheduled for the 25th of April. This online training will demonstrate the practical use of Plaxis 3D for the analysis of tunnel and underground excavation. 

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Satellite imagery revealed that the $17 billion WestConnect underground project has caused severe subsidence of the ground above.

Wednesday, 06 March 2019 01:00

Norway to achieve "floating tunnel" project

Norway plans to invest in floating tunnel technology in order to facilitate motorists' transportation.

Friday, 22 February 2019 01:00

Mumbai subway goes beneath Mithi River

The construction of a 153-meter long metro tunnel below the Mithi River in Mumbai has begun.

Friday, 01 February 2019 01:00

Is tunneling safe in Los Angeles?

Following Elon Musk's attempt to introduce underground transportation systems a question is raised. Is tunneling safe in Los Angeles?

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A leak in a cross passage between twin-bored tunnels has led to a ground collapse in Perth's Forrestfield Airport railway, Australia.

The new crossrail, named after Queen Elizabeth, which features a marathon of brand new tunnels beneath the streets of London will open by the end of 2018.

Cutting Edge 2016 (November 6-9, 2016 — Los Angeles, CA) is the must attend tunneling conference of the year and Nicholson Construction is a part of this conference! 


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Friday, 18 December 2015 03:55

Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement to Resume

The Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement is a transportation megaproject in the City of Seattle, Washington.  The project consists of replacing an overcrowded and unsightly elevated highway along Seattle's waterfront with an underground tunnel.  The 57-foot diameter tunneling machine, termed Bertha, is scheduled to resume tunneling operations on December 23, 2015, after approximately two years of repair operations. 

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