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Posted February 25 by
On January 21, 2014, a Robbins Main Beam TBM completed one of the longest and deepest water supply tunnels in Asia, the Mumbai Water Tunnel. The 6.25 m (20.5 ft) diameter machine displayed excellent performance throughout the 8.3 km (5.2 mi) bore, and achieved impressive advance rates along the way. Joint venture contractor Unity-IVRCL (UIJV) […] Read More

Posted February 14 by
On December 20, 2013, an 8.0 m (26.2 ft) diameter Robbins Hybrid Single Shield/EPB TBM was launched to bore the Grosvenor Decline Tunnel for Australia’s Anglo-American Coal Mine. The machine was built using Onsite First Time Assembly (OFTA) in order to fit within a tight project schedule. Assembly at the remote jobsite near Moranbah, Australia […] Read More

Posted February 3 by
In December 2013, a 4.3 m (14.1 ft) Robbins Double Shield TBM emerged triumphant after boring a 9.3 km (5.8 mi) headrace tunnel in Turkey’s Adana Province for the Yamanli II Hydroelectric Project. The hard rock TBM broke through on time, due to excellent advance rates and minimal downtime for the duration of the project. […] Read More

Posted January 9 by
On November 21, 2013 a cutterhead turning ceremony and champagne celebration marked the return of TBMs to Norway. The 7.2 m Robbins Main Beam Machine, dubbed “Iron-Erna” after the country’s Prime Minister, Erna Solberg, will bore sections of the Røssåga Hydroelectric Project. Read More

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