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LONG DISTANCE CURVED MICROTUNNELLING RAISES THE BAR IN ONTARIO (2014)
<p>Prior to 2012, the integration of designed vertical or horizontal curves into microtunnel alignments was unheard of in Ontario. Straight and relatively short microtunnels, less than 200m long, were the local accepted industry standard. Following the ...
Tunnelling in a Resource Driven World, Vancouver TAC 2014, 26-28 Oktober 2014
PERFORMANCE REVIEW OF A PIPE JACKING PROJECT IN HONG KONG (2009)
<p>The pipe jacking method is commonly used in Hong Kong for construction of underground cable duct crossings and stormwater drains. The method minimizes the disturbance to or interference with the activities and facilities on the ground surface. In this paper, ...
Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground – Ng, Huang & Liu (eds), © 2009 Taylor & Francis Group, London
CONSTRUCTION OF 230 KV UNDERGROUND POWER LINES BETWEEN LARDPRAO AND VIBHAVADI TERMINAL STATIONS (2006)
This paper introduces the application of the pipe jacking techniques used in the construction of the first biggest tunnel for electrical power distribution between Lard Prao and Viphavadi Terminal Stations for Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA).
International Symposium on Underground Excavation and Tunnelling, 2-4 February 2006, Bangkok, Thailand
GUIDE TO BEST PRACTICE FOR THE INSTALLATION OF PIPE JACKS AND MICROTUNNELS (1995)
<p>This 80 page guide is a remarkable collaboration between clients, designers, contractors, manufacturers, research organisation and academia. Based on the results of six years of field studies and over ten years of research at Oxford University Department ...
SOIL CONDITIONING FOR PIPE JACKING AND TUNNELLING, PROPERTIES OF SAND-FOAM MIXTURES
Houlsby G. T.
<p>Soil conditioning techniques are used to alter the properties of soils to make them more suitable for excavation by tunnel boring machines. Conditioning agents include foams, polymers and bentonite slurry, either alone or in combination. Conditioning agents ...
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