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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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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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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 ...
Filed under: Construction News   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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Railway -   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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The Seattle Times   09 May 2015   USA   Seattle  
<p>The state should have done more to warn Seattle Tunnel Partners about a steel pipe that tunnel machine Bertha struck Dec. 3, 2013, three days before the giant drill overheated and stalled, a dispute review board has ruled. The decision isn&rsquo;t binding, ...
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Bloomberg Business   08 April 2015   USA   Seattle  
<p>About 20 workers wearing hard hats and reflective vests clump together on the edge of a chasm near Seattle&rsquo;s waterfront, peering down a hole 120 feet deep and 83 feet wide. The last men have been craned out of the pit in a yellow metal cage. Gulls ...
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The Seattle Times   31 March 2015   USA   Seattle  
<p>The front of tunnel-boring machine Bertha emerged from its deep access vault late Monday afternoon, after a trouble-free day of crane tests and hoisting. It is now resting on the surface of Seattle’s waterfront.</p>
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