Tunnel tech: tunnelling towards the future
Driven by strong demand worldwide, the world of tunnels is innovating in a race for safety, speed and performance. Let’s take a look back at the technological revolutions and advances in the sector.
Transports, waste, parcels – time to reinvent the tunnel?
As cities are facing never-ending challenges, going underground seems like a promising option. Apart from utility tunnels and underground transport networks, many new functions for tunnels and ways of designing them are emerging…
How to finance major underground projects?
Large underground development projects are often the most difficult to finance. Are they facing a model crisis?
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Amazon and Microsoft (amongst others) invest in CarbonCure, a company that injects CO2 waste into concrete.
More than $14 billion for Mosaic Building Group, the startup digitizing the construction industry.
Buildots raises a total of $16 million to introduce AI onto construction sites.
Tunnels at a crossroads
Global urbanization has caused an increase in tunnel projects, each vying to be the most innovative, but new questions are also emerging concerning their economic models and financing
Our selection of innovative businesses #20
PlanHub, a marketplace for construction service providers, is receiving $41 million in investment.
The French startup Data Soluce announces a multi-million euro fund raising.
Launched in October 2018 by former Lafarge and Total R&D engineers, Materr’Up has developed a concrete innovative technology and raises 3 million euros for its development.