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A 6,000-year-old structure located near Stonehenge was damaged due to tunnel works according to archaeologists.

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The Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) that was used to achieve Atlanta's water supply tunnel overcame extreme hard rock conditions.

India is about to acquire its first railway station inside a 27-km-long tunnel.

Wednesday, 25 July 2018 01:00

Block caving: A new mining method arises

Block caving is a new alternative method of developing new mines or extending the operation of open pits.

A Tunnel Boring Machine successfully passed through an unexpected cavern during its drive on the Galerie des Janots water tunnel project in La Ciotat, France.

An old and non-operational railway tunnel that lies underneath the approach roads north of the Forth Road Bridge has been made safe by stuffing it with expanded polystyrene blocks.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 01:00

Link to mega bridge completed in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Highways Department has announced that a 12 km long tunnel and viaduct link to the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge will be completed by the end of this month. 

A £1.4 billion plan proposes replacing much of the A303 route that runs past Stonehenge with a new route that includes a 2.9km (1.8 miles), deep-bored tunnel, just a few hundred meters south of the monument.

The researchers of Ruhr-Universität Bochum have developed a method of spraying steel-fiber-infused shotcrete, which makes tunnels and bridges more robust against fire.

Friday, 05 June 2015 13:25

New Nature Reserve Made In Crossrail

Guess where 3 million tonnes of excavated material from Crossrail’s tunnels go!
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