Construction HEADLINES

A concrete tunnel ring segment is moved into place by TBM Sushila to create HS2's Northolt Tunnel. Credit_HS2 A concrete tunnel ring segment is moved into place by TBM Sushila to create HS2's Northolt Tunnel. Credit_HS2
INFRASTRUCTURE

HS2's Northolt Tunnel under the capital is 50% complete

Half of the 8.4-mile twin-bored HS2 Northolt Tunnel underneath London has now been completed

19 July 2024
A Casagrande B250XP-2 is being used to improve the regional road network ahead of the Milano Cortina Winter Olympics 2026. Credit: Casagrande
PILING

Casagrande's Olympic preparations

A Casagrande rig is being used during road improvements prior to the 2026 Winter Olympics in Italy

17 July 2024
Piling work for a new footbridge and lifts at the relocated Hairmyres railway station as part of a wider Scottish government investment to decarbonise rail services. Credit: Network Rail
PILING

Electrification project lays firm foundations at new Hairmyres station

Scottish rail electrification project includes piling work for station improvements

17 July 2024
Lower-noise technology is being by used Ørsted to install monopile foundations at Gode Wind 3 in Germany. Credit: Ørsted
PILING

Ørsted pilots new technology to optimise offshore wind monopile installation

Lower noise technology used to install monopile foundations at Gode Wind 3 in Germany

16 July 2024
A Webuild JV is set to build the tunnels for the North contract of Suburban Rail Loop East project in Melbourne Australia. Credit: State Government of Victoria
INFRASTRUCTURE

Webuild JV selected as preferred bidder for Melbourne rail project

JV partners will design and build section of Australian metro line with two parallel 10km tunnels

16 July 2024
A Casagrande B250XP-2 is being used to improve the regional road network ahead of the Milano Cortina Winter Olympics 2026. Credit: Casagrande
PILING

Casagrande's Olympic preparations

A Casagrande rig is being used during road improvements prior to the 2026 Winter Olympics in Italy

17 July 2024
Piling work for a new footbridge and lifts at the relocated Hairmyres railway station as part of a wider Scottish government investment to decarbonise rail services. Credit: Network Rail
PILING

Electrification project lays firm foundations at new Hairmyres station

Scottish rail electrification project includes piling work for station improvements

17 July 2024
PILING

Ørsted pilots new technology to optimise offshore wind monopile installation

16 July 2024
INFRASTRUCTURE

Webuild JV selected as preferred bidder for Melbourne rail project

16 July 2024
A concrete tunnel ring segment is moved into place by TBM Sushila to create HS2's Northolt Tunnel. Credit_HS2
INFRASTRUCTURE

HS2's Northolt Tunnel under the capital is 50% complete

Half of the 8.4-mile twin-bored HS2 Northolt Tunnel underneath London has now been completed

19 July 2024
INFRASTRUCTURE

Webuild JV selected as preferred bidder for Melbourne rail project

JV partners will design and build section of Australian metro line with two parallel 10km tunnels

16 July 2024
INFRASTRUCTURE

HS2's Old Oak Common station box excavation complete

After three years, HS2 has completed the excavation of the Old Oak Common station underground box

15 July 2024
INFRASTRUCTURE

Western Sydney Airport metro tunnel boring completed

Final breakthrough on Australian metro project as fourth TBM, Marlene, finishes bore under Sydney

12 July 2024
INFRASTRUCTURE

Epiroc Grey line paves the way at Vitberget wind park

The Epiroc Grey line bits combine Epiroc's renowned quality with cost-per-metre optimisation

11 July 2024
A Casagrande B250XP-2 is being used to improve the regional road network ahead of the Milano Cortina Winter Olympics 2026. Credit: Casagrande
PILING

Casagrande's Olympic preparations

A Casagrande rig is being used during road improvements prior to the 2026 Winter Olympics in Italy

17 July 2024
PILING

Electrification project lays firm foundations at new Hairmyres station

Scottish rail electrification project includes piling work for station improvements

17 July 2024
PILING

Ørsted pilots new technology to optimise offshore wind monopile installation

Lower noise technology used to install monopile foundations at Gode Wind 3 in Germany

16 July 2024
PILING

Quay sheet piling skills utilised in Humberside project

Sheet piling extension was undertaken on the quay at New Holland Dock by Sheet Piling UK

08 July 2024
PILING

Cadeler signs Inch Cape offshore wind farm install contact

Cadeler’s M-class wind turbine installation vessels to be used for Inch Cape offshore wind farm

05 July 2024
Seequent has engaged leading game development studio, CerebalFix in a bid to revolutionise earth science education with the creation of Visible Geology, a free web application to teach earth science students how the earth works – in 3D. Credit: Seequent
GROUND CONTROL

Seequent launches free web app to help combat global shortage of earth scientists

Software company works with game development studio to revolutionise earth science education

12 June 2024
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Marini Quarries goes full electric in the UK with the latest MR-C 35

Skelair International adds latest fully electric MR-C 35 compact rig to UK rental fleet

07 May 2024
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CAN takes to Dover's iconic white cliffs for vital stabilisation project

CAN starts a 20-week geotechnical programme at the Port of Dover designed to protect the chalk face

22 April 2024
GROUND CONTROL

UK rail line reopens after Network Rail completes landslip repairs

Redhill to Tonbridge railway line reopens after emergency landslip repairs completed by engineers

16 April 2024
GROUND CONTROL

Soil replacement using the honeycomb method

A high-frequency vibrator is inserting honeycomb structure as part of a soil remediation project

10 April 2024