TBM Passes Halfway Point At Jilin

TBM Passes Halfway Point At Jilin

China – The TBM boring lot three of the Jilin Yinsong Water Supply Project has excavated more than 50% of the tunnel. The tunnel will be 24.3km long when complete and contractor Beijing Vibroflotation Engineering had excavated 14 km of the tunnel as of January...
Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa’s road development

Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa’s road development

Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, is developing its road network with a series of projects underway. In the last six months the city authorities have pushed ahead with works to 385km of roads. Around US$231 million has been budgeted for road development work, including...
VIP Polymers announced contracts in London and Mumbai

VIP Polymers announced contracts in London and Mumbai

UK – Manufacturer VIP Polymers said Tuesday it has won contracts to provide tunnel segment gaskets for two major tunnelling projects in the United Kingdom and India. VIP has a contract to supply its latest cast-in gasket for the 12.7km-long Thames Tideway Central...
Construction of Fehmarn Belt Link could start in 2019

Construction of Fehmarn Belt Link could start in 2019

Construction of a Fehmarn Belt Link could start a year from now – more than a year ahead of schedule, according to Danish media reports. The timing was put forward by Holger Schou Rasmussen, chairman of Femernbælt Development, and Kristian Pihl Lorenzen, the Liberal...
Canakkale 1915 Bridge

Canakkale 1915 Bridge

The Canakkale 1915 is a 3.7km suspension bridge being built over the Dardanelles Strait in the Canakkale province of Turkey. Located at the western end of the Marmara Sea, the bridge is expected to become the longest suspension bridge in the world, upon completion....