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€22bn Crossrail project completed in London
Central section of 117km underground line – renamed the Elizabeth Line – now open to passengers
Webuild completes 24km of Brenner Base Tunnel
A milestone has been reached on the project that will connect Italy and Austria via rail
Bentley praised for work on €825m UK rail project
Tech firm’s ProjectWise system aids collaboration between 30 companies on London’s Bank station
Implenia to build Norway’s longest rail bridge
Swiss contractor expected to use digital design and BIM to construct 1km Tangenvika bridge
Tech company secures €11m metro contract
Technology firm to work on Santiago Metro in Chile
US$8 billion Indonesian high-speed railway nears completion
The railway will be open to passengers in June 2023
Webuild tests autonomous prototype
Remote-controlled prototype able to be used as a substitute to workers during tunnel exploration
Contract awarded for US$3.6 billion rail project
The PPP contract in Queensland, Australia, will see 128km of new and upgraded track laid
Turkey to get €2.1bn in green financing from UK
New high-speed railway project from Ankara to Izmir will receive UK financing 
Five overbudget megaprojects
Financial constraints, governmental disagreements and the pandemic are just some factors responsible for the incompletion, and overspending, of some of the world’s megaprojects
Santiago metro contract for Wood
The latest expansion will aim to reduce overcrowding and extend lines to outer city areas
Bechtel to help deliver US$8.5 billion Ontario Line
Delivery partner chosen for subway line that will run through downtown Toronto
Mexico City metro contract for Comsa
US$90 million contract for work on Line 1 of the Mexico City Metro for Comsa and CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive
Initial works contract for US$6.6 billion Australian rail link
Laing O’Rourke has been awarded the Initial Works and Early Works package for Suburban Rail Loop in Australia
TBM Serena makes Brenner tunnel breakthrough
Webuild’s tunnel boring machine completes 14km dig in 3.5 years
‘Huge disappointment’ in HS2 project changes
Elimination of Leeds to Birmingham section of HS2 project will “significantly dent confidence in the sector”
Infrastructure’s technology testbeds
Mark Sugden of Withers & Rogers looks at why so many construction innovations are first tested on mega projects
How politics and investment are driving Germany’s covid recovery
With an ageing transport infrastructure one of the many and varied challenges facing Germany as it emerges from the coronavirus crisis, CE takes a closer look at Europe’s largest construction market
Vinci’s Q3 revenues better pre-Covid levels
Construction and concessions giant reports ‘good momentum’ across most divisions
Future uncertain for Europe’s largest rail project
Elements of UK’s €125bn HS2 rail link could be shelved in government rethink
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