News by Massimiliano Zaccagnini By NTSG Italy, a single IT platform for the safety and risk management of bridges and viaducts with heterogeneous construction characteristics that guarantees efficiency and easy data management In accordance with the Guidelines for the monitoring of bridges and viaducts recently issued by C.S.LL.PP., optical fibre technologies can monitor the health… Continue reading Bridge monitoring system in compliance with C.S.LL.PP. Guidelines
News by Massimiliano Zaccagnini. Magazine: SERVIZI A RETE JANUARY FEBRUARY 2023 The solutions provided by NTSG Italia and based on fibre optic sensing technology, OFSystem, are designed to monitor the construction site areas, the collector sewer and the surrounding buildings and to guarantee safety while works are in progress within one of the most significant… Continue reading OPTIC FIBRE TO MONITOR THE NEW COLLECTOR SEWER IN PALERMO
News by Massimiliano Zaccagnini Based on optical fibre, an advanced technology solution to guarantee safety during excavation works for a tunnel under the A4 The A4, commonly known as La Serenissima, is one of the most significant motorway routes for Italy and Europe. It is a crucial corridor connecting Eastern and Western Europe, the Balkan… Continue reading Underground and technological monitoring for La Serenissima
News A patented system which guarantees increased safety and longevity in specific interventions on the european motorway network. Over two and a half billion Euros a year: that is how much car manufacturers spend, according to research by the Center for Automotive Research, on ensuring the safety of the models they put on the market.… Continue reading A safe motorway through fibre optics
News By Pascal Cantin BLS is to purchase 52 latest-generation Flirt trains. The Flirt will replace three older train models, enabling BLS to push ahead with the planned expansion of regional transport in the Berne area. Peter Spuhler, President of the Board of Directors of Stadler, and the CEO of BLS Bernard Guillelmon signed a… Continue reading BLS and Stadler sign contract for the acquisition of 52 new trains.
News High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd is the company responsible for developing, delivering and promoting the High Speed Two (HS2) rail network in the UK. HS2 is a dedicated high-speed railway that will connect London to Birmingham from 2026 and then, along a Y-shaped route, to Manchester in the West and Leeds in the East… Continue reading High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd.
News Sources: Business Insider | The Guardian | New York Times By Mark-Anthony Johnson The Netherlands has a highly ambitious renewable-energy plan in the works. The country hopes to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm by 2027, along with a 2.3-square-mile artificial island to support it. As The Guardian notes, the farm would sit… Continue reading The Dutch plan to build the world’s biggest wind farm, complete with a large floating island. By Mark-Anthony Johnson
News Spea Engineering in Podgorica, Montenegro for the Kick-off meeting of the project Development of a Road Database of Montenegro funded by the European Union. The aim of the project is the collection and processing of the data on all trunk and regional roads in Montenegro, in order to create a Computerized Management System of… Continue reading Development of a Road Database of Montenegro – Kick off meeting.
News ACCIONA has won a significant contract to build the new Cebu-Cordova bridge in the Philippines, marking the company’s second major deal in the country. The contract is worth USD 400 million, and will be carried out as the Cebu Link Joint Venture (CLJV) in partnership with First Balfour Inc and D.M. Consunji, Inc. The… Continue reading ACCIONA wins Philippines bridge construction contract.
News The use of GFRP reinforcement is gradually spreading to replace or to integrate the traditional steel rebar for tunnels excavated with shielded TBMs and lined with a precast segmental lining. The complete replacement of the steel rebar with GFRP is particularly used for segments that have to be demolished after their installation, for example… Continue reading GFRP reinforcement for segmental linings of mechanized excavations.