tunnelling industry feature articles

The next level: examining safe crossing technology worldwide

Level-crossing safety remains at the top of the global rail industry agenda as a raft of new technologies threaten to make traditional techniques obsolete.

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Electropaedia History of Science and Technology, Development ...

The history of technology, history of science, history of inventions, the scientific revolution, the industrial revolution, the internet, space, communications, computers, electronics, software, semiconductors, energy and power, electrical machines, chemical engineering, iron and steel, aviation, civil engineering, applications, inventors ...

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Smart Railways: The Rise of IT - Railway Technology

The adoption of technologies such as virtualisation, bespoke asset management software, analytical and predictive modelling, and even semi-autonomous "smart" trains will, he suggests, become common place across the industry, perhaps within the next ten years.

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Civil Engineering, Civil Contractors & Complex Infrastructure

Abergeldie designs, and delivers complex infrastructure projects including dams, bridges, tunnels, recreation facilities, water treatment and more.

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Channel Tunnel - Wikipedia

The Channel Tunnel (French: Le tunnel sous la Manche; also nicknamed the Chunnel) is a 50.45-kilometre (31.35 mi) rail tunnel linking Folkestone, Kent, in the United Kingdom, with Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, near Calais in northern France, beneath the English Channel at the Strait of Dover.

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Economy of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia

The economy of the United Kingdom is highly developed and market-oriented. It is the fifth-largest national economy in the world measured by nominal gross domestic product (GDP), ninth-largest measured by purchasing power parity (PPP), and nineteenth-largest measured by GDP per capita, comprising 3.5% of world GDP.

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