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Bill Newns

July 2019

The Hallandsås Tunnel Project (Sweden)

July 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
AKL – T&T Office Cafe Level 4, 105 Carlton Gore Road
Auckland ,
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The Hallandsås Tunnel Project was a major railway infrastructural project in Sweden associated to a long history. It was opened to the public end of 2015. In 2004, the third attempt to complete the construction of the two tunnels started, based on an alternative technical solution involving excavation with a 10.6m diameter dual mode hard rock Mix-Shield TBM, which was a complex machine capable of being operated in open mode, closed mode (slurry) up to 13 bars and to undertake…

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August 2019

The Health and Safety Hazards of Tunnels

August 20 - August 22
AKL – Aotea Centre (Waihorotiu Room), 50 Mayoral Drive
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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The NZTS is pleased to facilitate a 3 day short course presented by Dr Donald Lamont, a leading authority in the world of tunnelling health and safety; advocate and practitioner. The course is aimed at senior practitioners with responsibility for health and safety risk management of underground construction and covers planning, design, construction and operational aspects, roles and responsibilities. The principal focus is the health and safety aspects of tunnel construction. The interactive course will cover: Guidance sources Contribution of client…

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