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Time for UK politics to get boring
Heavy equipment engineering, design and manufacturing capacity still available and capable of reviving TBM design and manufacture in the UK
http://www.tunneltalk.com/Discussion-Forum-08May2019-TBM-manufacturing-to-return-to-UK.php
Publication Date: May 2019 | Author: Bill Clark, Former Managing Director, Davy Markham
Mega TBM arrives in Melbourne
The first of two 15.6m diameter mega Herrenknecht TBMs arrives in Melbourne to prepare for its 4km long drive on the city’s West Gate twin tube highway tunnel project
http://www.tunneltalk.com/Australia-06Mar2019-Mega-TBM-arrives-in-Melbourne.php
Publication Date: Mar 2019 | Author: TunnelTalk reporting
Tracking the world's mega-TBMs
New orders update the TunnelTalk table of TBMs in the world of more than 14m in diameter
http://www.tunneltalk.com/Discussion-Forum-Tracking-the-mega-TBMs-of-the-world.php
Publication Date: Mar 2019 | Author: TunnelTalk reporting
Surface challenges for underground solutions
Four TBMs all operating from the same location to excavate the 20km single-track twin running tunnels of the Follo Line in Norway was a challenge but the design was robust, compact and capable of continuous work under -25°C winter conditions
http://www.tunneltalk.com/TunnelTECH-Mar2018-Surface-challenges-and-underground-solutions-for-Follo-Line-Norway.php
Publication Date: Feb 2019 | Author: Fernando Vara, Acciona/Ghella Joint Venture, Oslo, Norway
XRE TBM conquers toughest drive in Turkey
Robbins Crossover TBM has completed the final leg of the Gerede water transmission tunnel in Turkey through extremely difficult ground conditions that had defeated the efforts of two double shield TBMs from a different machine supplier
http://www.tunneltalk.com/Turkey-20Feb2019-Robbins-XRE-TBM-completes-longest-water-tunnels.php
Publication Date: Feb 2019 | Author: Desiree Willis, Technical Writer, The Robbins Company
Crossover TBM powers through in Akron
The first use of a Robbins Crossover XRE TBM in the USA has broken through to complete its 2km (1.25 mile) long interceptor sewer drive in Akron, Ohio
http://www.tunneltalk.com/USA-20Sep2018-XRE-TBM-completes-tough-drive-in-Akron.php
Publication Date: Sep 2018 | Author: Desiree Willis, Technical Writer, The Robbins Company
Geotechnical investigations underway at York Potash
Fugro awarded two new geophysical and geotechnical projects at York Potash
http://www.tunneltalk.com/York-Potash-31Aug2017-UK-York-Potash-geotechnical-projects.php
Publication Date: Aug 2017 | Author: Fugro News Release
Alliance procurement for value and risk management
Procurement of the Waterview Connection TBM-bored highway tunnel project in Auckland, New Zealand, delivered value and risk management through a competitive alliance procurement process
http://www.tunneltalk.com/TunnelTECH-Jul2017-Waterview-project-procurement-process-New-Zealand.php
Publication Date: Jul 2017 | Author: Tom Ireland, Aurecon, Auckland, New Zealand ; Peter Spies, New Zealand Transport Agency
Sirius may accelerate UK potash mine construction
Sirius Minerals looks to advance tunnel construction on its UK potash mine
http://www.tunneltalk.com/York-Potash-29Jun2017-UK-Sirius-Potash-mine-to-accelerate-tunnel-construction.php
Publication Date: Jun 2017 | Author: Peter Kenyon, TunnelTalk
First Crossover TBM for the USA
The Robbins Crossover TBM to be used in USA is accepted and ready for its challenge on the Ohio Canal interceptor sewer tunnel
http://www.tunneltalk.com/USA-29Jun2017-Robbins-Crossover-TBM-first-for-USA.php
Publication Date: Jun 2017 | Author: Desiree Willis, Technical Writer, The Robbins Company