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Featured From the Field | September 18, 2017

Robbins Slurry TBM ramps up for Mumbai Metro Line 3

The first of two Slurry TBMs, a rebuilt 6.65 m (21.8 ft) diameter machine, passed its factory acceptance on September 4, 2017 in Singapore. The machine, fitted with a Robbins cutterhead and outer shields, is destined for the Mumbai Metro Line 3 under cont [...]

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The first of two Slurry TBMs, a rebuilt 6.65 m (21.8 ft) diameter machine, passed its factory acceptance on September 4, 2017 in Singapore. The machine, fitted with a Robbins cutterhead and outer shields, is destined for the Mumbai Metro Line 3 under cont [...]

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Featured Blog | September 18, 2017

The Changing Face of the Tunneling Industry: The Role of the ITA, Partnership, and Innovation

Where are the opportunities to innovate and trial new ideas by those best suited to introduce best and new practices? Industry consultant and former ITA president Martin Knights explores that question about the tunneling business, discussing history, the [...]

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Where are the opportunities to innovate and trial new ideas by those best suited to introduce best and new practices? Industry consultant and former ITA president Martin Knights explores that question about the tunneling business, discussing history, the [...]

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Featured Brochures & Spec Sheets | June 06, 2017

SBU-RC Spec Sheet

The SBU-RC is a game-changer for the trenchless industry, making long, line-and-grade-sensitive crossings possible at small diameter. The SBU-RC is an unmanned, articulated mixed ground and hard rock boring machine for use with standard Auger Boring Mach [...]

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The SBU-RC is a game-changer for the trenchless industry, making long, line-and-grade-sensitive crossings possible at small diameter. The SBU-RC is an unmanned, articulated mixed ground and hard rock boring machine for use with standard Auger Boring Mach [...]

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Featured Brochures & Spec Sheets | June 06, 2017

Continuous Conveyor Spec Sheet

Robbins’ continuously advancing conveyors are designed to increase the efficiency of muck removal and vastly simplify tunneling logistics. Robbins Continuous Conveyors have been successfully employed on nearly 100 projects worldwide—more than any oth [...]

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Robbins’ continuously advancing conveyors are designed to increase the efficiency of muck removal and vastly simplify tunneling logistics. Robbins Continuous Conveyors have been successfully employed on nearly 100 projects worldwide—more than any oth [...]

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Featured News | May 31, 2017

Robbins TBM “Rosie” is First Crossover TBM in the U.S.

A Robbins Crossover (XRE) TBM measuring 9.26 m (30.4 ft) in diameter underwent factory acceptance on May 30, 2017 for the Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel (OCIT) in Akron. The TBM, which includes features of both EPB and Hard Rock Single Shield TBM types, is [...]

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A Robbins Crossover (XRE) TBM measuring 9.26 m (30.4 ft) in diameter underwent factory acceptance on May 30, 2017 for the Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel (OCIT) in Akron. The TBM, which includes features of both EPB and Hard Rock Single Shield TBM types, is [...]

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News | Aug 08, 2017

Robbins Double Shield Takes on Nepal’s First TBM Project for Bheri Babai

Nepal will welcome its first TBM ever this summer, a 5.06 m (16.6 ft) diameter Double Shield machine for the Bheri Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project (BBDMP).  The Robbins TBM underwent its Factory Acceptance Testing in July 2017 and is currently being shipped to the jobsite in the Siwalik Range, part of the Southern Himalayan Mountains. [...]

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News | Jul 10, 2017

Mexico City’s Record-Breaking Crossover TBM Makes Final Breakthrough

On June 8, 2017, a select group of project officials, including Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto, celebrated the final breakthrough of an epic tunneling project. The 8.7 m (28.5 ft) diameter Robbins Crossover TBM is the first such hybrid machine to operate in North America, and it completed the Túnel Emisor Poniente (TEP) II on a high note. [...]

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A Robbins Crossover (XRE) TBM measuring 9.26 m (30.4 ft) in diameter underwent factory acceptance on May 30, 2017 for the Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel (OCIT) in Akron. The TBM, which includes features of both EPB and Hard Rock Single Shield TBM types, is the first Crossover machine to be used in the United States.

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Press Release | May 31, 2017

Robbins TBM “Rosie” is First Crossover TBM in the U.S.