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Featured Webinars | February 12, 2019

Complimentary Webinar: How to Speed up Your TBM Tunnel

In this succinct, complimentary 40-minute presentation designed to better fit your workday, Robbins Engineering Director Brad Grothen and Elisa Comis, Associate at McMillen Jacobs, will discuss what rapid excavation really looks like in the field. They’ [...]

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In this succinct, complimentary 40-minute presentation designed to better fit your workday, Robbins Engineering Director Brad Grothen and Elisa Comis, Associate at McMillen Jacobs, will discuss what rapid excavation really looks like in the field. They’ [...]

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Featured Blog | January 29, 2019

A Brief History of Rapid Excavation in 7 Key Points

Rapid Excavation: It’s a term bandied about throughout our industry, but what does it mean? Speeding up a project schedule is not as straightforward as pushing a machine harder, working longer hours, or increasing your crew size. The issue is complex, a [...]

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Rapid Excavation: It’s a term bandied about throughout our industry, but what does it mean? Speeding up a project schedule is not as straightforward as pushing a machine harder, working longer hours, or increasing your crew size. The issue is complex, a [...]

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Featured Videos | January 7, 2019

Akron’s Crossover TBM: Powering Through Tough Geology

Watch a 9.26 m Robbins Crossover XRE TBM, dubbed "Rosie" in honor of Rosie the Riveter, tackle tough ground on the Akron Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel (OCIT). [...]

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Watch a 9.26 m Robbins Crossover XRE TBM, dubbed "Rosie" in honor of Rosie the Riveter, tackle tough ground on the Akron Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel (OCIT). [...]

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Featured News | October 23, 2018

Tough TBM and Team Overcome the Odds with Atlanta Breakthrough

On October 4, 2018, onlookers watched as a 3.8 m (12.5 ft) diameter Robbins Main Beam TBM completed its epic journey. The TBM, christened “Driller Mike”, after local rapper and activist “Killer Mike”, overcame extremely hard rock conditions along [...]

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On October 4, 2018, onlookers watched as a 3.8 m (12.5 ft) diameter Robbins Main Beam TBM completed its epic journey. The TBM, christened “Driller Mike”, after local rapper and activist “Killer Mike”, overcame extremely hard rock conditions along [...]

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Featured News | October 4, 2018

Hiroshima Heavyweight: Slurry TBM Launches in Japan's Hard Rock

A 13.7 m (44.87 ft) diameter Robbins Slurry machine launched on September 18, 2018 in Hiroshima, Japan. The massive machine is the country’s first foreign-made large diameter Slurry TBM to excavate hard rock in Japan. [...]

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A 13.7 m (44.87 ft) diameter Robbins Slurry machine launched on September 18, 2018 in Hiroshima, Japan. The massive machine is the country’s first foreign-made large diameter Slurry TBM to excavate hard rock in Japan. [...]

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