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Tracking the world's mega-TBMs
New orders update the TunnelTalk table of TBMs in the world of more than 14m in diameter
Publication Date: Mar 2019 | Author: TunnelTalk reporting
In search of the ideal TBM specification
Over-specifying and under-specifying the technical details of TBMs is a widespread problem in the industry, one that Lok Home, President of The Robbins Company has advice to offer on the subject
Publication Date: Jun 2018 | Author: Lok Home, President, The Robbins Company
Rebuilt TBMs - are they as good as new?
Does the mileage under the belt of a TBM really disqualify it for new projects, or does a difference in machine performance have more to do with the TBM design - whether new or rebuilt?
Publication Date: May 2018 | Author: Lok Home, President and CEO, The Robbins Company
TBM excavation begins for Kuala Lumpur Line 2
Excavation of twin tube running tunnels for Line 2 begins with launch of the first of 12 TBMs to link 11 underground stations on the 13.5km long central underground section of the second line of the Klang Valley metro line in Kuala Lumpur
Publication Date: Mar 2018 | Author: Shani Wallis, TunnelTalk
Rebuilt main beam for water diversion in Chicago
Rebuilt Robbins main beam TBM completes Albany Park water diversion tunnel Chicago USA
Publication Date: Mar 2018 | Author: Robbins News Release
Mixed ground TBM ready for Mumbai Metro
Robbins slurry TBM passes factory acceptance ahead of excavation on Mumbai Metro Line 3
Publication Date: Sep 2017 | Author: Desiree Willis, Technical Writer, The Robbins Company
Water-inflow challenge for hybrid TBM
Breakthrough on the southern tube of the 4.15km Ejpovice rail tunnel by Metrostav/Subterra using a Herrenknecht hybrid EPB/rock TBM for mixed ground conditions
Publication Date: Jul 2016 | Author: TunnelTalk reporting
Demonstrating the value of refurbished TBMs
Strabag launches a veteran 32-year-old Robbins Main Beam TBM for excavation of the 6.3km-long Mid-Halton Outfall tunnel in Ontario, Canada
Publication Date: Oct 2015 | Author: Desiree Willis, Technical Writer, The Robbins Company
TBMs and conveyors - a speedy combination
Nearly 75% of TBM world record rates of progress have been set using continuous conveyor mucking systems with the combination proving the point again recently in Indianapolis where a Robbins 6.2m diameter main beam TBM and continuous conveyor system achieved record daily, weekly and monthly rates.
Publication Date: Apr 2015 | Author: Robbins News Release
Adapting TBMs to the Singapore environment
Six Robbins EPBMs are working in Singapore on the Downtown Line Stage 3 project, each of them designed to suit the particular contracting practices of the island state’s LTA Land Transportation Agency MRT client, including disassembly of the machines within the completed blind hole headings and withdrawal of the components, including the cutterheads, which are supplied in two parts bolted together, back through the tunnel for reassembly in a new shield for parallel drives
Publication Date: Oct 2014 | Author: Shani Wallis, TunnelTalk