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Bothar Kuwait Awarded Major Shaft & Tunnelling Contract

Bothar have been awarded the construction of the shaft and tunnelling works for the South Al Mutlaa Housing Project in Kuwait by Kolin Insaat Turizm Sanayi ve Ticaret.  Execution planning and project establishment is taking shape as we prepare to construct this major project.

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Omani Graduates Learning with Bothar

Bothar have executed an agreement with Jahzeem to provide young Omanis with training and work placement to enable the further enhancement and development of engineering talent, skill and experience resource base.

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KPONE Seawater Intake Outtake Tunnel

Marine recovery is near complete and preparations are underway to commence the final 1200m sub sea bed marine drive for the 2000mm ID sea water outlet tunnel in Accra, Ghana.

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Rous Treated Water Pipeline Tunnel

Bothar design is in the advanced stages for the construction solution for the challenging treated water pipeline tunnel at the Night Cap Water Treatment Plant in Northern NSW, Australia.  The 1500mm treated water tunnel will run directly beneath the operational water treatment plant through volcanic ground that is more than 21 million years old.

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Now Beneath Zambia

Mobilisation for the crossings for the Lusaka pipeline project is underway with our advanced tunnelling equipment comprising of the latest auger boring in rock technology. The equipment is now travelling overland through Zimbabwe en route to Lusaka in Zambia

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Mid East Trenchless Expo

Bothar will be showcasing its impressive range of international tunnelling construction offerings at Stand 58 at Jumeriah Beach Conference & Exhibition Centre, Dubai, UAE on 13th and 14th March, 2017.

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Minimising Our Environmental Performance

Congratulations to our Mid East and Australian operations who received independent certification of our project delivery approach to ISO14001 Environmental Management Systems

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Company Rebrand

Bothar Group of Companies Bothar Group of Companies went through a complete rebrand to establish a unique brand identity for each of the three companies.

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Production Records in Doha

Over 22km of microtunnellig installed ranging from 800mm to 3000mm diameter, up to 575m drive length in deep shafts.

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Now Beneath Ghana

Ghana Power Plant Coleman Microtunnelling was awarded the installation of 2.65km of 2000mm diameter seawater intake and outtake including radial drives and marine recovery for the 350 MW Kpone Independent Power Plant in Ghana.

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Quality Certification Achieved

ISO9001 in the Middle East and Australia All Bothar Group of Companies’ operations are now independently certified to international quality standards.

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Innovation by Bothar Built

Months of planning and preparation paid off when a Bothar Built TBM with a specially modified cutting head completed a challenging inner city live rail crossing in wet sand in 32 hours. Two crews worked continuously to complete the 26 m 2100 diameter pipe crossing in Melbourne, Australia.

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Bauma 2016

In a few weeks’ time the world’s largest exhibition of construction equipment, the Bauma 2016, will start in Munich on April 11 and run through until April 18.  The Bothar Group of Companies will be exhibiting at the exhibition and would like to invite you  to come to Munich and visit us at our stand […]

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Bothar secure fourth major project in Qatar

Bothar have been awarded the construction of the microtunnelling works for Petroserv Limited in Doha, Qatar. The Muaither project scope include the construction of approximately 8,000m of various diameter microtunnels and represents the fourth major contract award for Bothar in Qatar this year.

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Large Bothar Built FSAS machine completes first project

The second of our custom built Fully Steerable Auger System (FSAS) machines the larger 1900mm OD unit has successfully completed its first project for Brisbane City Council. The FSAS was well suited for this 180m drive through variable ground consisting of contaminated soil and low strength rock ensuring that staff was not exposed to hazardous […]

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Two more staff achieve Cert III

Congratulations to our two staff members that have just attained CERT III qualifications in Trenchless technology. The staff members now have a nationally recognised means of demonstrating their competencies to interested parties.

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Bothar launch in South Africa

Bothar are launching into South Africa and will commence operations in July 14. The South African operations will be based out of Johannesburg and to coincide with the launch they will be exhibiting at the No-Dig South Africa Exhibition that will be held in Pretoria on the 29-30 July 14.

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