VINCI : awarded a contract for the construction of a 4 km tunnel for the new Hong Kong SCL mass transit line
10/23/2012| 02:20am US/Eastern
VINCI Construction Grands Projets has been awarded by MTR Corporation
Limited the contract 1103 - Hin Keng to Diamond Hill tunnels - part of
the new Shatin to Central Link mass transit railway, for an amount of
280 million euros.
The contract comprises the construction of 2,475 m of drill and blast
tunnel and 1,400m twin tunnels to be excavated by means of a slurry TBM
with 7.4 m diameter.
The works commence 22 October 2012, with a contract duration of 68
The new Shatin to Central Link is split into 10 main contracts and
provides for the realization of a 12 km underground mass transit line,
the construction of 4 new stations and the reconfiguration of 2
VINCI Construction Grands Projets has already participated in the
construction of the Hong Kong Mass Transit railway between 1998 and
2002, with the completion of 5 tunnels under the Black Hill Mountains
for the extension to the town of Tseung Kwan O.
VINCI Construction Grands Projets is one of leading underground works
contractors with landmark ongoing contracts such as El Teniente mine
access tunnels in Chile, railway tunnels Hallandsas in Sweden and
Liefkenshoek in Belgium, Lee Tunnel, Whitechapel and Liverpool Street
stations in London in the United Kingdom and the Cairo metro in Egypt.
Maxence Naouri, +33 (0)1 47 16 31 82
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