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 [...]
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 [...]
If the geology of your project includes high permeability soils combined with sections of low permeability ground, the Crossover XSE is the solution for you. Not all projects fit within the parameters of specific TBM types, and at Robbins we believe that [...]
Whether the geology of your project includes sections of hard rock, soft ground, boulders, or a little bit of everything, Robbins has a solution for you. Not all projects fit within the parameters of specific TBM types, and at Robbins we believe that you [...]
Robbins Main Beam machines feature High Performance (HP) options including large diameter cutters, variable frequency electric drive motors, and adaptable ground support systems. Their design consists of a rotating cutterhead that holds disc cutters (ran [...]
Robbins gives you the tools to overcome whatever geology you face.