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E-Power Pipe nominated for bauma Innovation Award 2019

E-Power Pipe nominated for bauma Innovation Award 2019

E-Power Pipe is a trenchless method for the economic and environmentally friendly installation of underground cables. The new development from Herrenknecht has been nominated for the bauma Innovation Award 2019 in the "Machine” category. Trenchless…
Five Liebherr HS crawler cranes generations work on the high-speed train works in Murcia

Five Liebherr HS crawler cranes generations work on the high-speed train works in Murcia

Murcia is immersed in a project of remodelling and modernization of its railway network, besides the rail development, includes some adaptations and urban improvements. A total of 7.120 meters of train’s rail will be undergrounded to allow…
Siemens Mobility will manufacture a new generation of Tube trains in London

Siemens Mobility will manufacture a new generation of Tube trains in London

Siemens Mobility will design and build 94 new generation Tube trains based on the Inspiro platform, that will serve the Piccadilly line. London Underground (LUL), a subsidiary of Transport for London (TfL), responsible for the urban rail…
Winners of 4th edition of the ITA Tunnelling Awards

Winners of 4th edition of the ITA Tunnelling Awards

Since 2015, the international competition "the ITA Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards" seeks and rewards the most ground-breaking innovation and outstanding projects in tunnelling and underground space utilization. This year the event takes…
New Firetuf OFC-LT-SWA fire resistant loose tube cable

New Firetuf OFC-LT-SWA fire resistant loose tube cable

Draka’s Firetuf cable series has grown. The new Firetuf OFC-LT-SWA fire resistant loose tube cable with steel wire armour is designed for harsh environments and to ensure fail-safe management of operational systems in tunnels, underground…

Finalists for the Innovative Use of Underground Space category of ITA Tunnelling Awards 2018

In 2018, the 3 finalists for the award of Innovative Use of Underground Space all have one common trend: they build bridges. Bridges from the past to the present, bridges between urban activities and nature, bridges between the underground and…
Asia on the cutting edge of technology in underground space construction

Asia on the cutting edge of technology in underground space construction

In today’s increasingly global and interconnected world, mega-cities have nearly tripled since 1990. Asia is urbanizing faster than other regions and is projected to become 64 percent urban, by 2050. At the same time, the need for efficient…
Underground Construction: The sustainable choice for global urbanization

Underground Construction: The sustainable choice for global urbanization

Underground construction meets the demand for urban infrastructure, the need to relieve congestion in our cities and save space, and the challenges of a changing climate. The sector grossed 86 billion euros in 2016 and global demand for underground…
2018 ITA Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards Winners

ITA Tunnelling Awards 2018 in Chuzhou – A few days left to submit entries

Since 2015, the international competition "the ITA Tunnelling Awards" seeks and rewards the most ground-breaking innovation and outstanding projects in tunnelling and underground space utilization.  The 2018 edition will take place on 7 November,…