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Double Shield TBM bores longest Rock Tunnel at 2.46 m Diameter

Double Shield TBM bores longest Rock Tunnel at 2.46 m Diameter

Double Shield TBM made a big impact. The 2.46 m (8.07 ft) diameter Robbins machine completed 3,475 m (11,400 ft) of boring with no intermediate access.
E-Power Pipe nominated for bauma Innovation Award 2019

E-Power Pipe nominated for bauma Innovation Award 2019

E-Power Pipe is a trenchless method for the economic and environmentally friendly installation of underground cables. The new development from Herrenknecht has been nominated for the bauma Innovation Award 2019 in the "Machine” category. Trenchless…
Super sewer machine starts work as first-of-its-kind tunnelling apprenticeships launched in UK

Super sewer machine starts work as first-of-its-kind tunnelling apprenticeships launched in UK

As the first machine digging London’s super sewer has started work, Tideway has announced twelve new apprenticeships are being offered to train the next generation of tunnellers. Tunnelling on the 25km Thames Tideway Tunnel began on November…
Nepal’s First TBM bores 1,000 Meters in One Month

Nepal’s First TBM bores 1,000 Meters in One Month

The TBM, supplied in summer 2017 for the Bheri Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project (BBDMP), bored over 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in one month. Nepal’s first tunnel boring machine, a 5.06 m (16.6 ft) diameter Robbins Double Shield, is living up…
Tunnels and deep excavations in historical urban centres

Tunnels and deep excavations in historical urban centres

Paolo Galvanin and Adriano Fava – Alpina Spa. Scientific Committee, WTC. Tunnels and deep excavations in historical urban centres: when engineers dialogue with the past, imagining the future. The major metropolises in the world live a dynamic…