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15 Apr 2021             ALERT SIGNUP
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Parallel tube for Gotthard road link

Work is set to start on construction of the long-awaited parallel tube for the road link under the Gotthard Massif in Switzerland

India hydro TBMs stuck in difficult geology

TBMs excavating the hydro headraces of the Vishnugad Pipalkoti and Tapovan Vishnugad projects in India have stalled again in difficult geological conditions and are in need of rescue

Feedback: Beware repeat project optimism

It is very unlikely that the Sunkoshi Marin TBM diversion project in Nepal will be a repeat of the Bheri Babai TBM experience also in Nepal warns Independent Consultant Siba Prasad Sen

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Archive: Hydropower Himalayas
2020: Harnessing the power of Himalayas
2019: Nepal TBM success in Himalayas
2018: Urgent infrastructure needs in Nepal

Limited corporate experience in the ranks of owner organisations and consulting engineering firms is a top down road to troubles and delays, especially on projects of complex geological location and conditions where specialist knowledge and extensive experience is required for success.

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