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Posted September 17 by
The News in Brief: The 8.7 m (28.5 ft) TBM for Túnel Emisor Poniente II is the first Robbins Crossover TBM to be used in North America. The XRE TBM is a Crossover (X) between rock (R) and EPB (E), and includes features of both a hard rock Single Shield machine and an EPB. The […] Read More

Posted August 14 by
Subject: What is the Total Cost of Owning a TBM? Date: September 24, 2015 Time: 07:00 PST, 10:00 EST, 15:00 BST Hosted By: Robbins Register Now, Limited Spaces Available! Tunnel Boring Machines exist today that have excavated over 50 km (31 mi) of tunnel, and have been in operation for nearly 50 years.  These workhorses have […] Read More

Posted July 8 by
The News In Brief: A Robbins 3.96 m (13.0 ft) Main Beam TBM launched in spring 2015 to bore Hawaii’s longest tunnel. The 4.8 km (3.0 mi) Kaneohe-Kailua Wastewater Conveyance Tunnel is being built for the City and Council of Honolulu to stem overflows of wastewater after rain events. Southland/Mole JV is constructing the tunnel—the […] Read More

Posted July 6 by
The News In Brief: The Robbins Remote Controlled Small Boring Unit (SBU-RC) is a new type of boring machine capable of excavating small diameter hard rock tunnels at long distances, on line and grade. The SBU-RC is currently manufactured in the 36-inch (900 mm) diameter range, but could be designed as small as 30 inches […] Read More

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