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Posted March 12 by
Robbins proudly announces its Crossover Series of TBMs, a line of field-tested, rugged Dual Mode-type machines. Crossover TBMs feature aspects of two TBM types, and are ideal for mixed ground conditions that might otherwise require multiple tunneling machines. The XRE (standing for Crossover Rock /EPB) is the most common type of hybrid machine, and features […] Read More

Posted March 10 by
The News in Brief: The Grosvenor Decline tunnel marks the first method of a TBM being used in a coal mine in Queensland. The unique Crossover Rock/EPB TBM features design aspects from both hard rock Single Shield and soft ground EPB TBMs to bore through a variety of ground. The “Crossover” designation is new for […] Read More

Posted February 24 by
The News In Brief: Breaking through on January 28, 2015, the rebuilt EPB at NYC’s Harbor Siphons tunnel overcame obstacles including flooding, extensive rebuild work, and difficult ground. The CAT-manufactured machine was fully submerged by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 and became severely corroded by saltwater. Contractor Tully/OHL USA JV hired Robbins to rebuild and […] Read More

Posted December 17 by
On Monday, November 17, 2014 a robust Robbins EPB previously used successfully in mixed ground in Singapore was launched on the North Link Light Rail Extension in Seattle, Washington, USA. Read More

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