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Robbins Hybrid EPBM a Versatile Solution for Istanbul Sewer

October 16th, 2007 A 3.1 m (10.2 ft) diameter Robbins Hybrid EPBM in Istanbul, Turkey can bore in two very different situations. The hybrid machine can switch between hard rock and EPB modes, making it ideal in mixed ground conditions. The bored tunnel will be used to help clean up a sewer system for over 250,000 people living along Istanbul's Beykoz coastline at the Bosphorus. NTF Construction...

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

Robbins TBM a Repeat Record-Breaker

October 2nd, 2007 A Robbins 7.2 m (23.6 ft) diameter TBM operating on the remote Karahnjukar Hydroelectric Project in Iceland has entered new territory. The machine, operated by contractor Impregilo SpA, beat its own world record for the second time when it bored 115.7 m (380 ft) in 24 hours on August 25, 2007. It then set another record in its size class of 7 to 8 m (23 to 26 ft) by boring 428.8...

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

Robbins TBM Advances Lebanon's Water System

December 7th, 2007 Oceanside excavation using a Robbins TBM along Lebanon's coast will ultimately bring fresh water to a parched and heavily populated region in the Kesrouane district 20 km (12 mi) north of Beirut. The 4 km (2.5 mi) long El Madiq Tunnel, contracted to the Baresel AG/Al Tajj Est. JV, is part of the much larger Kesrouane Coastal Area Water Supply Project to improve water systems....

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Robbins Hybrid EPBM a Versatile Solution for Istanbul Sewer

October 16th, 2007 A 3.1 m (10.2 ft) diameter Robbins Hybrid EPBM in Istanbul, Turkey can bore in two very different situations. The hybrid machine can switch between hard rock and EPB modes, making it ideal in mixed ground conditions. The bored tunnel will be used to help clean up a sewer system for over 250,000 people living along Istanbul's Beykoz coastline at the Bosphorus. NTF Construction...

Read More »
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Robbins TBM a Repeat Record-Breaker

October 2nd, 2007 A Robbins 7.2 m (23.6 ft) diameter TBM operating on the remote Karahnjukar Hydroelectric Project in Iceland has entered new territory. The machine, operated by contractor Impregilo SpA, beat its own world record for the second time when it bored 115.7 m (380 ft) in 24 hours on August 25, 2007. It then set another record in its size class of 7 to 8 m (23 to 26 ft) by boring 428.8...

Read More »
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Robbins TBM Advances Lebanon's Water System

December 7th, 2007 Oceanside excavation using a Robbins TBM along Lebanon's coast will ultimately bring fresh water to a parched and heavily populated region in the Kesrouane district 20 km (12 mi) north of Beirut. The 4 km (2.5 mi) long El Madiq Tunnel, contracted to the Baresel AG/Al Tajj Est. JV, is part of the much larger Kesrouane Coastal Area Water Supply Project to improve water systems....

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