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.
When Premier Cranes and Rigging were invited to help with preparatory civil works at the west gate tunnel project, they knew this could be their big break. The project however, proved to be more valuable for the company than they originally thought.
Following last Friday's announcement of Hi-Quality as landfill for soil excavated from the the West Gate Tunnel project, the authorities have revealed more details about how the soil will be processed.
Two tunnel boring machines – 90 metres long, 15.6 metres in diameter and weighing 4000 tonnes each, have been selected to build Melbourne’s $6.7 billion West Gate Tunnel.