Tunnelling

The €1.38 billion Metro expansion contract contract awarded to the Webuild, NGE joint venture will include tunnelling and station construction Credit: Webuild
INFRASTRUCTURE

Webuild part of €1.38 billion joint venture contract in France

Webuild, in a joint venture with NGE, awarded a €1.38 billion contract by Société des grands projets

04 June 2024

In an Italian first, Webuild is using hyperbaric excavation for the Casalnuovo rail way tunnel Credit: Webuild
INFRASTRUCTURE

Webuild employs hyperbaric excavation for Italian tunnelling job

In an Italian first, Webuild is using hyperbaric excavation for the Casalnuovo railway tunnel

22 May 2024

Construction of the HS2 Portal at Washwood Heath Credit: Balfour Beatty
INFRASTRUCTURE

Balfour Beatty VINCI completes HS2 Bromford Tunnel portal at Washwood Heath

Excavation of 22m deep tunnel portal prepares the gateway for high-speed trains into Birmingham

17 May 2024

Webuild’s new factory represents the last piece of the Group’s investment plan in innovation and training to create quality employment in Italy Credit: Webuild
INFRASTRUCTURE

Webuild starts new regeneration factory for TBMs

New factory services and updates Webuild’s TBMs to allow the reuse of them in new projects

15 May 2024

The cutterhead of TBM Anne from the Victoria Road Crossover Box Credit: HS2
INFRASTRUCTURE

HS2 launches fourth TBM under London

New tunnelling machine joins three others digging high-speed line under London

10 April 2024

One of the launch and reception shafts constructed by Barhale to allow an Akkermann TBM to be deployed to drive a 120m long tunnel beneath the Grand Union Canal in London Credit: Barhale
INFRASTRUCTURE

UK Power Networks and Barhale build tunnel to power HS2 construction to Euston

Micro-tunnel under the Grand Union Canal in West London to support HS2 main tunnelling completed

09 April 2024

Breakthrough at the pipeline construction site for the Trans Europa Naturgas Pipeline project in Kehl Credit: Herrenknecht
UTILITIES

Breakthrough on the pipeline construction site in Kehl

A Herrenknecht AVN1200 has broken through on the Trans Europa Naturgas Pipeline project

03 April 2024

The specially modified Bobcat E88 mini excavator being lowered into one of the ventilation shafts for the Förbifart Stockholm road tunnel project Credit: Bobcat
INFRASTRUCTURE

Bobcat excavator gets remote control for shaft work in Sweden

Bobcat E88 8.9t mini-excavator specially modified for work on a tunnelling project in Sweden

27 March 2024

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