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The Indian Express   21 June 2019   India   Mumbai  
<p>The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Sunday began laying tracks on the elevated corridor of Metro line 7 that will connect Andheri (E) to Dahisar (E). An MMRDA official said that civil work on two Metro lines 7 and 2A (DN Nagar ...
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Tunnel Business Magazine   05 July 2018   World   World  
<p>The geology intersected along a tunnel is an overriding factor in many of the decisions that must be made in planning, designing, and construction. During planning and design, the geotechnical engineer must anticipate the behavior of the tunnel under several ...
Hindustan Times   07 September 2017   India   Mumbai  
<p>The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation has received the first Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) that would be used to drill twin tunnels for the 33.5km Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro-3 line. Sixteen more highly-mechanised TBMs will arrive in the city in the period of next ...
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FORBES   25 August 2017   USA   California, Hawthorne  
<p>Elon Musk’s audacious plan for a new business to build tunnels for high-speed subterranean transportation took a step forward by winning approval from local officials to proceed with a test tunnel running far below two city streets and a small airport.</p><p>Hawthorne, ...
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Tunnel Business Magazine   10 August 2017   Nepal   Nepal  
<p>Nepal will welcome its first TBM ever this summer, a 5.06 m (16.6 ft) diameter Double Shield machine for the Bheri Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project (BBDMP). The Robbins TBM underwent its Factory Acceptance Testing in July 2017 and is currently being ...
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<p>The tunnel excavation work along Line 3 of Riyadh Metro, the longest line of the massive project commissioned by the ArRiyadh Development Authority (ADA) and realized by Salini Impregilo, has been completed. The end of the work was celebrated in the presence ...
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The construction index   04 October 2016   Seattle   United States  
<p>The huge TBM that spent more than two years broken down in the US city of Seattle has now passed the halfway point of her journey.</p> <p>Bertha tunnelled past Pike Place Market at the end of last week, which took her beyond the halfway mark of the 2,825m ...
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The construction index   06 September 2016   Italy   Europe  
<p>Astaldi has a 42.51% stake in the joint venture, which it is carrying out with Ghella (42.49%) and Oberosler, Cogeis and PAC, which each have 5%. The team will build an exploration tunnel and two main tunnels from Mezzaselva in Fortezza to the Italian ...
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Herrenknecht Official Site   02 September 2016   Schwanau   Germany  
<p>Assembled in Schwanau in just a few months, with a diameter of 15.87 meters the tunnel boring machine for the Santa Lucia road tunnel is an impressive sight. In the next three years the 4,800 tonne drilling giant will build a 7,528 meter tunnel in the Apennines ...
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The Seattle Times   22 July 2016   USA   Seattle  
<p>Bertha&rsquo;s problems will cost Washington state an estimated $223 million in cost overruns, and further delay the Highway 99 opening &mdash; until early 2019.</p> <p>OLYMPIA &mdash; Tunnel-machine Bertha&rsquo;s two-year breakdown will cost Washington ...
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