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Piling starts at Louvre Abu Dhabi
Piling works have started at the Jean Nouvel-designed Louvre Abu Dhabi on Saadiyat Island, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Drilling smarter: Reducing your costs using the latest drilling technologies
Drill rig manufacturers continue to make safer, quieter, more productive machines using the latest technologies as the demand for more cost effective equipment grows. Becca Durrant reports.
Ditch Witch fit to burst
The new PR100 is the most powerful pipe bursting system to date from Ditch Witch.
BSP supplies "heavy weights" for New Orleans' surge barrier
BSP supplies two heavy-duty hydraulic piling for construction of New Orleans' surge barrier
Compressor used for piling project
A 12 bar Chicago Pneumatic CPS 375 compressor is being used in Hanoi, Vietnam, to flush out water and soil from 50 m deep borings for the construction of concrete piles.
VIDEO: Kowloon Canton Railway Corporation's Kowloon Southern Link
Hong Kong's Kowloon Canton Railway Corporation's (KCRC) Kowloon Southern Link closes a gap in the network between two of Kowloon's major rail lines and will service one of the most densely populated and busiest areas of Hong Kong.
Deep stability: An in-depth look at the foundations equipment sector
Product innovation, with a focus on the environment and increasing productivity remains top priority for global foundation equipment manufacturers, despite difficult market conditions. Becca Wilkins reports.
Steel mill foundations come under the spotlight
Foundation testing at ThyssenKrupp Companhia Siderúrgica do Atlântico's steel manufacturing complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
New Ditch Witch directional drill
Ditch Witch has introduced the JT100 Mach 1 - its most powerful horizontal directional drill (HDD) built for long-range bores, such as river crossings and the installation of large-diameter pipes.
New drilling systems and rigs from Fraste
Italian drilling specialist Fraste has introduced a CAN-Bus data communication system using Danfoss Plus-1 technology for use on its Multidrill XL drilling rig, its best selling mid-size rig.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Dubai's Waterfront calls in Sandvik rigs
Tophammer drill rigs from Sandvik being used in a dewatering well project at the Dubai Waterfront construction site are achieving faster penetration rates in sand than conventional methods, according to the company.
Productivity push: The latest global drilling products and projects
The global financial climate has forced drilling equipment manufacturers to re-address the issue of enhancing machine productivity. Using electronic controls and improving operator comfort are some of the ways this can be achieved. Becca Wilkins reports.
Sandvik launches new DTi series tunnelling jumbos
Sandvik has unveiled the DTi series tunnelling jumbos. Featuring advanced tunnel planning software, one of the first units in the new range is being used in a Finnish tunnelling project.
Bauer installs cut-off wall at Hinze Dam, Australia
The acute water shortage currently affecting Australia means the Hinze Dam near Brisbane in South East Queensland, is undergoing its third upgrade.
DTH revolution
New approach means more hole accuracy in the UAE
Bauer delivers for Lebanese substation
Bauer Lebanon Foundations has used a HBM 4 and a TR 17 vibrator during construction of the country’s 400 kV Ksara Substation for Siemens.
Tunnelling: Bigger and deeper
Tunnelling activity around the world continues to boom, with more and more high-profile projects getting underway. But while technology in the sector continues to improve all the time, a lack of skilled workers may put a brake on growth iC reports.
Inaugural project for Bauer's Vietnam subsidiary
The first project for Bauer Vietnam was the construction of foundations for 11 apartment blocks some 10 km from the centre of the capital Ho Chi Minh.
Foundations: the latest techniques and machines
The foundations sector is a specialist area but it is vital to the construction industry. The latest equipment and techniques allow for the construction of new and ever-more complicated projects to take place around the globe. Becca Wilkins reports.
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