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Crossrail project shortlisted for awards

LKAB Minerals & partners shortlisted at NCE Tunnelling Awards 2017

We are pleased to announce the Crossrail C610 high density Floating Track Slab (FTS) project has been nominated for four awards at the New Civil Engineer Tunnelling Awards 2017.

The nominated project team includes LKAB Minerals alongside key partners including Crossrail, Arup, ATC, London Concrete and Camfaud Concrete Pumps. In total, the project has been shortlisted for four awards:

    • Technology innovation of the year
    • Contractor innovation of the year
    • Specialist tunnelling project of the year
    • UK tunnelling team of the year

To view the official shortlist, click here.

The winners will be announced on the 7th December at the NCE Tunnelling Awards, to be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

LKAB Minerals are also proud to be gold partners at the NCE Tunnelling Summit in Inmarsat, London on the 6th and 7th December. At this event, our partners will be holding a seminar to explain more about the Crossrail C610 FTS project and we will be on hand to answer any questions regarding the project or the aggregate MagnaDense. To find out more about the event, click here or to learn more about the aggregate MagnaDense, follow this link.

About the project

Due to open in central London from 2018, the Crossrail project will see over 42km of tunnels pass beneath central London.

In certain sections of the tunnel network, the noise and vibration impacts from the operating railway were a particular concern. The solution was a high density floating track slab (FTS), produced using MagnaDense concrete with a density of 3.6 t/m3.

LKAB Minerals and partners are holding a technical webinar regarding this project, hosted by the Institution of Civil Engineers. To find out more, click here.