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Solving the large diameter tunnel boring machine challenge ...

As the pace of change for technology increases, we can see the impact in many areas of engineering. One clearly visible trend is the more frequent use of large diameter Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs).

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Tunnel - Wikipedia

A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end. A pipeline is not a tunnel, though some recent tunnels have used immersed tube construction techniques rather than traditional tunnel boring methods.

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Computing at Columbia Timeline

This document gives a chronology of computing at Columbia University, as best I can piece it together, written mainly in Jan-Feb 2001, updated periodically since then (time of last update listed above).

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Underground excavations and structures - Britannica.com

Tunnels and underground excavations - Underground excavations and structures: While chambers in 1971 were being excavated in rock to fulfill a wide variety of functions, the main stimulus to their development had come from hydroelectric-power-plant requirements.

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Fixing a massive NYC plumbing leak, 55 stories underground

In this Wednesday, May 16, 2018 photo, tunnel workers push equipment up a rail track to a machine boring a 2.5-mile bypass tunnel for the Delaware Aqueduct, in Marlboro, N.Y. Hard-hat workers are toiling deep underground, 55 stories beneath the Hudson River, to eliminate gushing leaks in an aging ...

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The World's 30 Most Impressive Megaprojects

The World's 30 Most Impressive Megaprojects. The biggest and boldest projects on the planet.

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Agenda | Tunneling Short Course

The Annual Breakthroughs in Tunneling Short Course covers all aspects of conventional and mechanized tunnel design and construction in hard rock, soft ground and soils.

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How tunnel is made - material, history, used, machine ...

A tunnel is an underground or underwater passage that is primarily horizontal. Relatively small-diameter ones carry utility lines or function as pipelines.

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Reich of the Black Sun - 1st Tactical Studies Group - Airborne

4 to no avail. "Prague," the Fuhrer responds stubbornly, almost mystically, "is the key to winning the war."Generaloberts Heinrici's hard-pressed troops must "do without."

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Future trends in underground construction - Britannica.com

Tunnels and underground excavations - Future trends in underground construction: Unexpectedly rapid increases in urbanization throughout the world, especially since World War II, have brought many problems, including congestion, air pollution, loss of scarce surface area for vehicular ways, and major traffic disruption during their construction.

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Tunnelbuilder - Official Site

tunnelbuilder.com is the leading marketing resource for the world's tunnelling industry providing the latest project news on the world's tunnels

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Putzmeister | America

We are known for customising equipment to the exact needs of our customers and provide effective, long term and simple solutions to complex problems through our hardy and versatile machines.

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Underground Drilling: Best Practice, Better Tools

Face Drilling Issues For tunneling, mine development and production methods relying on face drilling, following the drill plan is as crucial as in underground production drilling and so therefore is accurate setting up of the drill and achieving parallel holes.

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Alaskan Way Viaduct - Home

Getting the tunnel ready for drivers is a big task. Contractor Seattle Tunnel Partners must install and test thousands of components and 90 interconnected systems that are needed to safely operate the SR 99 tunnel.

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Bertha (tunnel boring machine) - Wikipedia

Bertha was designed and manufactured by Hitachi Zosen Sakai Works of Osaka, Japan, and is the world's largest earth pressure balance tunnel boring machine, at a cutterhead diameter of 57.5 feet (17.5 m) across.

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Speakers ยป Ruxcon Security Conference

JAMES FORSHAW The .NET Inter-Operability Operation. One of the best features of the .NET runtime is its in-built ability to call native code, whether that's APIs exposed from dynamic libraries or remote COM objects.

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