Elon Musk’s Not-A-Boring Competition winner announced

Elon Musk’s Not-A-Boring Competition winner announced

Posted in Civil Works, Latest News, Technology Update//September 16, 2021

Tum Boring, a team from the Technical University Of Munich, has taken first place in “Not-a-Boring Competition” – a tunnel construction competition designed by Elon Musk's company.

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West Gate Tunnel Project: Building the portals

West Gate Tunnel Project: Building the portals

Posted in Latest News, Main Story, Project Report, Up front//September 10, 2021

Roads & Infrastructure goes behind the scenes with the West Gate Tunnel Project contractors CPBJH JV and their lifting partner, Premier Cranes and Rigging, to look at the challenges in shaping the tunnels’ entry and exit portals.

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Not so boring: tunnel boring machines get a speed boost

Not so boring: tunnel boring machines get a speed boost

Posted in Civil Works, Latest News, Technology Update//August 27, 2021

“Faster than a snail” is the goal of Elon Musk’s “Not-a-Boring Competition” aiming to improve tunnel boring machine speeds. LAPP Australia has provided a suit of 200 products used in a design by Munich university students.

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Closing the loop: Premier Cranes on North East Link Project

Closing the loop: Premier Cranes on North East Link Project

Posted in Latest News, On the Road, Project Report, Up front//August 18, 2021

North East Link is the biggest road transport project in Victoria’s history. Roads & Infrastructure catches up with the project team, as well as with the sub-contractor Bothar Boring & Tunnelling and their lifting partner Premier Cranes and Rigging to find out about the latest progress.

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New milestone for Melbourne’s Town Hall Station excavation

New milestone for Melbourne’s Town Hall Station excavation

Posted in Civil Works, Latest News//August 06, 2021

The third roadheader has broken through at Melbourne's Town Hall station, marking the completion of excavation for the first level of rail tunnels running alongside the station's platforms.

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New TBMs unveiled for Melbourne’s North East Link project

New TBMs unveiled for Melbourne’s North East Link project

Posted in Civil Works, Latest News//June 17, 2021

The second and third mini TBMs will join TBM Izzy, with seven launch and retrieval sites dotted around Bulleen Road.

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