After 72 weeks of driving works, the breakthrough of the 3 200 meters long tunnel took place on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 at 2.43 pm at the Eptingen portal in the canton of Basel-Landschaft. The geological obstacles had been mastered with the biggest tunnel boring machine ever used in Switzerland with a drill head diameter of 13,97 meters. The driving works were completed three months earlier than expected.
The breakthrough towards the Obere Hauptgasse was celebrated on Friday, 16 June 2017 after one and a half year of construction works.
A new future-oriented neighborhood with approximately 1’000 apartments is being built on the biggest connected building land reserve in Ried Niederwangen by Berne.
The breakthrough of the Champel tunnel took place on 8 June 2017 in Carouge near Geneva.
The annual MUBA in Basel welcomed Alex Böni, foreman of Marti AG Solothurn, and his Marti construction site made of LEGO bricks for the special exhibition “Bricklive”.
The driving operations on the Vadlaheidi tunnel in Iceland have been completed by the consortium Marti Contractors and IAV.
Marti AG Basel is building a new silo block with 23 silo cells for the fenaco cooperative.
The new storage space in the port of Muttenz near Basel will have a storage capacity of approximately 40’000 tons of grains, oilseeds and raw products of animal feed.
The topping out of the future Felix Platter-Hospital in Basel was solemnly celebrated on the 31st March 2017.
The weekly newspaper «Bernerbär» published an interesting and informative report on the major construction site of the Eigerplatz. Absolutely worth reading!
An underground gallery is under construction underneath the University Hospital of Basel. The forepoling method is used to construct the 34 meters long gallery.
The integrated lettering on the front side of the new foyer of the St. Jakobshalle in Basel has been concreted and removed from the formwork.
Around 80% of the three 3'200m long tunnel tubes have been excavated.
The excavation works on the cavern, the shafts and the tunnels were completed in due time at the end of 2016.
The excavation works are half-way to completion. 880 meters are excavated from the east while over 560 meters are excavated from the west.
The 5,8 kilometers long Nordnes tunnel in the province of Tromsö in northern Norway was successfully broken through on the 7th December 2016.
Marti Tunnelbau AG performs the refurbishment works on the lakeside track between Brunnen and Flüelen along the Urnersee in a consortium.
The traffic situation will be relieved by construction the third tube between Weinigen and Zurich-Affoltern.
Some impressions of the « Nationaler Zukunftstag »
Marti AG Basel will concrete eight round skylights tapering towards the top with purpose-built formworks in the course of the refurbishment of the St. Jakobshalle.
The futuristic looking building designed by the bernese architect Heinz Isler in the 60s, which is located between Bern and Zurich in the motorway service area Deitingen Süd, is being refurbished by the building protection from Marti AG Bern.
The foundation engineering section of Marti AG Bern is present with three competences on the building site.
The drill head of the tunnel boring machine S-994 was lifted on the 12th of October at the east portal of the Eppenberg Tunnel in the presence of invited guests, representatives of public authorities, the client representatives and the contractor.
The planned building height of four storeys is achieved on the south side.
The tunnel boring machine S-994 is currently being assembled at the east portal of the Eppenberg tunnel in Wöschnau.
The opening of the 460-metre-long Wisle tunnel was celebrated on the 17th of September and handed over to the road transport. The celebration was held in a worthy setting.
The tunnel breakthrough of the two 750m long tubes was celebrated on september 16th, 2016.
A building extension, designed by David Chipperfield Architects, Berlin, is emerging in front of the existing Kunsthaus Zürich.
The excavation of the second crown of the two caverns using the 130 tons heavy road header is almost done. The new car park, whose costs amount to 45 million francs, contains 300 parking lots.
The reconstruction works on the Eigerplatz as well as the traffic calming measures have begun.
The excavation works of the first 820 m are done!
The motorway section between the east portal of the Gubrist Tunnel and the interchange Zürich-Nord will be extended from 4 to 6 lanes. The traffic will not be interrupted during the main works but the lanes will be temporarily closed successively.
Acceptance of the tunnel boring machine for the construction of the Eppenberg tunnel. The TBM S-994 will be used for the excavation of the twin-track tunnel between Gretzenbach and Wöschnau.
The construction works on the pump storage hydro power station Limmern by the Marti Group will soon be completed.
Celgene SA reinforces its presence in Switzerland by creating a new production site in Couvet in the district of Val-de-Travers.
The groundbreaking ceremony
for the start of constructions of the courtyards in Malters took place on
Thursday the 2nd of June.
The renewal works on the Neumarkt center are in full swing.
The breakthrough of the vertical shaft took place in April.
The pre-assembled drive-over bridge was moved in front of the tunnel entrance in one piece in the afternoon of the 18th of April 2016.
The start of construction for the Tunnel Oberau was celebrated with the traditional ground-breaking ceremony on the 14 January 2016 in Germany.
At 5:00 pm on December 10, the deepest point of
the Solbakk Tunnel has been reached at 289.5 meters below sea level.
Insertion of the TBM cutterhead
On 24 October 2015, the ground-breaking ceremony for the B 177 bypass in the Scharnitz region was celebrated with full honours and in the attendance of numerous Tyrolese personalities.
The Felix Platter Hospital is marking a major milestone in its history.
On 19 October, to the accompaniment of loud noises and rumbling, the final section was broken through and the south portal reached, which was bedecked with flags and flowers.
Construction work for the underground car park is starting on 19 October 2015 and will take around three years.
The transport of the cutterhead centre took
place under ideal conditions and with optimum cooperation between all involved.
... simply impressive!
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Work on the Solbakk Tunnel began on time with the first dynamiting in August 2013. Marti is working with four subsidiary companies on the construction of the longest subsea road tunnel.
Coop is building a new distribution centre at Schafisheim in Aargau Canton. In future, this centre will supply nearly one-third of all Coop retail outlets in Switzerland. Marti is the general contractor and builder.
Harpa – the Concert Hall and Conference Centre in Reykjavik opened in 2011- has won the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture.
With both the Frankenhain and Küchen tunnels, Marti is strengthening its market position in Germany. Work on the projects is already well under way.
Swiss Television SF reports during one week about the construction works for the pump storage plant Limmern.
Marti was presented with the Deutsche Bahn "Supplier of the Year 2012 Award" in the category of infrastructure building services.
A new hydro-electric power plant is being built in the Kingdom of Bhutan. Marti is responsible for a nine-kilometre section of the head race tunnel. The estimated construction costs are approx. CHF 40 million.
Double cause for celebration: the breakthrough of the Feuerfelsen tunnel achieved on 7 July 2011 and on 18 April 2012 the tunnelling crew reaches the north portal of the Rennberg tunnel; much earlier than planned. Congratulations!
Work on the new main building of Hoffmann-La Roche AG in Basel began in March 2012. The company awarded the contract for the shell construction to the company Marti.
The new administration centre in Burgdorf is now operational. The companies BAM and Marti mastered the challenge and successfully realized the first PPP project in Switzerlan.
The 7th March 2012 is a day many will remember. The cavern celebration on the Limmern site was a success! A good atmosphere, lively discussion and a rock concert all played a part in this project milestone: the machine cavern has been fully excavated.
The Department of Civil Engineering of the Canton of Berne has awarded the construction of the Tunnel de Court to the Marti-Group. The work will start in April 2012, the amount of the contract is about CHF 75 millions.