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The Age   18 July 2019   Australia   Melbourne  
<p>The State Library station being built as part of the $11 billion Metro Tunnel project is starting to take shape, with the underground station's first platforms being carved out of the earth beneath Swanston Street.<br />A 200-metre long tunnel has been ...
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West Gate Tunnel Project   10 December 2018   Australia   Melbourne  
<p>The first of the two massive tunnel boring machines that will dig the West Gate Tunnel will begin its journey to Melbourne next week.</p> <p>Melbournians have talked about an alternative to the West Gate Bridge for decades, and the Labor Government will ...
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trenchless-australasia   16 October 2017   Australia   Perth  
<p>Tunnelling on the Forrestfield-Airport link is progressing, hitting milestones with tunnel boring machine (TBM) Grace launched and underground, and TBM Sandy to follow soon.</p> <p>The Forrestfield site now houses facilities to support the machines, including ...
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BBC NEWS   13 October 2017   UK   Scotland  
<p>A giant boring machine has "broken through" to complete the initial construction phase of the &pound;100m Shieldhall Tunnel.<br />The project to create the biggest waste water tunnel in Scotland has seen a 3.1 mile (4.8km) tunnel created beneath the south ...
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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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doha news   14 December 2015   Qatar   Doha  
<p>With tunneling on the Doha Metro roughly 60 percent complete, some of the massive boring machines that have spent months underground are starting to surface.</p> <p>Residents recently caught a glimpse one of the country&rsquo;s 21 tunnel boring machines ...
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3news   09 October 2015   New Zealand   Auckland  
<p>The machine digging a massive tunnel at Auckland's Waterview Connection is within days of completing its two-year mission.<br />For the team driving the boring machine known as Alice, it'll be a bittersweet moment when she breaks through.<br />Grant Maclean ...
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Stuff.co.nz   30 September 2015  
<p><br />Safety rooms_Alice giant tunnel boring machine<br />Deep within Auckland's giant tunnel boring machine lie two chambers set up to save workers' lives.<br />The machine, known as Alice, is central to the country's largest infrastructure project &ndash; ...
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The Peninsula   22 September 2015   Qatar   Doha  
<p>DOHA: Marking a milestone for large-scale transport projects in Qatar and across the region, Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), the company overseeing the construction of Qatar's integrated railway network, has been officially recognized by the Guinness ...
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Railway - Technology.com   02 September 2015   Saudi Arabia   Riyad  
<p>Indian engineering and construction firm Larsen &amp; Toubro's (L&amp;T) railway business has secured an Rs10.7bn ($161m) contract from the BACS consortium to design and build tracks for the Riyadh Metro project in Saudi Arabia.</p> <p>The BACS consortium ...
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