Digital twins are at the heart of a new method of building tunnels which is faster, less costly, less risky, and more sustainable.
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Skanska to build 1,400 metre tunnel in Norway
Skanska has signed a contract with Vestland County Council for the construction of a new tunnel in Kvinnherad municipality, Norway.
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Balfour Beatty wins £52m contract to ‘rewire London’
Balfour Beatty has won a £52m contract to install new underground cabling for the National Grid as part of the London Power Tunnels 2 project.
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Contract awarded for world’s longest and deepest underwater road tunnel
A contract has been awarded for the part-construction of what is set to be the world’s longest and deepest underwater road tunnel in Norway.
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Network Rail to deploy digital tech to upgrade Victorian tunnels
Network Rail has commissioned HyperTunnel to test the use of digital twins, robotics, and 3D printing on tunnels – including those built in Victorian times.
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Ferrovial and Acciona bag £1bn Australian metro tunnelling contract
A joint venture between Ferrovial and Acciona will undertake the construction of 11km of twin tunnels for the new Sydney Metro West line.
HS2 has launched ‘Florence’, the first of 10 HS2 Tunnel Boring Machines that will dig 64 miles of tunnel between London and the West Midlands.