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Lend Lease Bags Huge Sydney Road Project
Civil
Monday March 17 2014

Lend Lease Bags Huge Sydney Road Project

A partnership involving construction giant Lend Lease and French builder Bouygues is in the box seat for the $2.65 billion contract to design and build one...

Thiess Breaks Through on Narrows Crossing Tunnel
Infrastructure
Tuesday February 25 2014

Thiess Breaks Through on Narrows Crossing Tunnel

Construction contractor Thiess has achieved a significant milestone in its work on a 420-kilometre tunnel which forms part of a multi-billion dollar gas project in Queensland.

Drilling Starts on Huge Brisbane Underground Project
Civil
Tuesday January 21 2014

Drilling Starts on Huge Brisbane Underground Project

Geotechnical drilling under the Brisbane River has started as part of planning works for what will be a landmark bus and rail transport construction project in...

Giant Inflatable Plug Saves Tunnels from Flooding
Civil
Monday November 18 2013

Giant Inflatable Plug Saves Tunnels from Flooding

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has devised a novel yet highly effective means of plugging vehicle or train tunnels during flood conditions.

Are Engineers Behind Drug Smuggling Super Tunnel?
Infrastructure
Wednesday November 6 2013

Are Engineers Behind Drug Smuggling Super Tunnel?

A drug smuggling “super tunnel” discovered by US officials is so sophisticated authorities have suggested that cartels have engineers and architects on the payroll.

Work Starts on Machines for Australia’s Longest Tunnels
Civil
Wednesday September 18 2013

Work Starts on Machines for Australia’s Longest Tunnels

Work has started on construction of four machines - set to weigh more than 900 tonnes each - which will plough through an average of 120...