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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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Featured Videos | September 27, 2018

Overcoming Fault Zones and Water Inflows: Thuong Kon Tum Hydro Project

In this short clip, Robbins Field Service personnel discuss how they handled boring through hard rock, fault zones, and water inflows at the Thuong Kon Tum Hydro Project in Kon Tum Province, Vietnam. [...]

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In this short clip, Robbins Field Service personnel discuss how they handled boring through hard rock, fault zones, and water inflows at the Thuong Kon Tum Hydro Project in Kon Tum Province, Vietnam. [...]

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Featured Blog | September 18, 2018

Fueled by Vietnamese Coffee: My Epic Adventure at Thuong Kon Tum

In this firsthand account, Robbins Marketing Manager Nancy Yun describes her trek through Vietnam's scenic Kon Tum Province, to visit the Thuong Kon Tum Hydroelectric project currently located in the remote area. [...]

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In this firsthand account, Robbins Marketing Manager Nancy Yun describes her trek through Vietnam's scenic Kon Tum Province, to visit the Thuong Kon Tum Hydroelectric project currently located in the remote area. [...]

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Featured Videos | September 11, 2018

Moving Projects Forward: Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel

Robbins and joint venture contractor Kenny/Obayashi worked together to achieve a short startup schedule at the Akron Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel. Field Service personnel assisted in TBM assembly and trained crews to achieve a smooth startup. Watch this [...]

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Robbins and joint venture contractor Kenny/Obayashi worked together to achieve a short startup schedule at the Akron Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel. Field Service personnel assisted in TBM assembly and trained crews to achieve a smooth startup. Watch this [...]

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Featured Videos | August 27, 2018

Overcoming Tough Ground: Akron Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel

In this short video, David Chastka, Kenny Construction Project Manager, discusses how Robbins Field Service and his team surmounted the challenge of launching immediately into difficult ground at the Akron Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel. [...]

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In this short video, David Chastka, Kenny Construction Project Manager, discusses how Robbins Field Service and his team surmounted the challenge of launching immediately into difficult ground at the Akron Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel. [...]

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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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News | September 12, 2018

Robbins Crossover TBM “Rosie” Makes Breakthrough at Akron OCIT

On August 29, 2018, a 9.26 m (30.4 ft) diameter Robbins Crossover (XRE) TBM broke through at the Akron Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel (OCIT). [...]

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On June 11, 2018, a Robbins Crossover XRE destined for Line 3 of India’s Mumbai Metro arrived in Mumbai port following a successful factory acceptance test in April. The machine, combining features of a hard rock Single Shield TBM and an Earth Pressure Balance Machine, is one of two 6.65 m (21.8 ft) Crossover machines that will bore under contract UGC-01.

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Press Release | July 11, 2018

Twin Robbins Crossover TBMs to bore on Mumbai Metro Line 3