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Jalopnik   16 March 2023   Norway  
<p>When most cities explore methods of making their streets friendlier for cyclists and pedestrians, government agencies usually propose installing protected bike lanes or maybe closing down a street to vehicle traffic. Almost no municipality is ever ambitious ...
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Construction Enquirer   01 August 2022   UK  
<p>The Silvertown Tunnel project reached another major milestone last week as the cutter head for the Tunnel Boring Machine was lowered into the shaft</p>
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Global Construction Review   25 July 2022   Austria   Alps  
<p>Italy&rsquo;s Webuild and Swiss joint-venture partner Implenia have started boring one of the longest sections of the 64km Brenner Base Tunnel, set to carry a railway between Italy and Austria under the Alps.<br />Lot H41, from Gola del Sill, near Innsbruck, ...
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gCaptain   18 March 2021   Norway  
<p>Norway has given the green light to begin preparations for the construction on what is expected to become the world&rsquo;s first ship tunnel.<br />The Stad Ship Tunnel will cut through the Norway&rsquo;s Stad peninsula allowing ships up to 25.5 meters ...
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CNN   20 February 2020   Switzerland  
<p>(CNN) — Thousands of feet under the Swiss Alps, a new high-speed, high-capacity railway is close to completion.<br>At its heart is the world's longest railway tunnel -- the 35-mile-long (or 57-kilometer) Gotthard Base Tunnel.<br>Everything about this $11.3 ...
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CGTN   24 September 2018   Kenya   Kajiado County  
<p>China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC), contractors of the Nairobi – Naivasha SGR Phase 2A, have successfully drilled the longest railway tunnel in East Africa, at Embulbul in Kajiado County, Kenya. The 4.5 km Ngong tunnel has been designed ...
Filed under: Construction News   29 June 2018   Australia   Sydney  
<p>About 21 kilometres of tunnelling is being carried out for NorthConnex. The two main nine kilometre tunnels will carry motorists between the M1 Pacific Motorway and the Hills M2 Motorway and additional tunnels are being excavated for on and off ramps.</p ...
Filed under: Construction News   20 December 2017   Australia  
<p>Excavation work on tunnels built as part of the Sydney WestConnex project is almost complete, but motorists will have to wait at least a year to drive the underground route.</p> <p>The 5.5 kilometre twin tunnel, costing $3.8 billion, connects Homebush to ...
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The Straits Times   19 December 2017   Singapore  
<p>SINGAPORE - A warren of giant tunnels which will safeguard Singapore's electricity supply for the future has been completed.</p> <p>The multibillion-dollar effort to house 1,200km of extra-high voltage cables - more than thrice the distance between Singapore ...
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The Telegraph   14 November 2017   China   Beijing  
<p>Complex high-risk construction beneath Beijing will be 6km long and play a vital role in transport links for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games</p> <p>Building of the Qinghuayuan rail tunnel has begun in Beijing as the construction of the intercity high-speed ...
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