Tunneling Machinery

Grouting Services

Nicholson and SolData Working on Six of the Ten Largest Tunneling Projects in North America

PITTSBURGH, PA - Nicholson Construction was recently awarded the geotechnical contract for San Francisco's new Central Subway Project, with long-time Joint Venture partner Condon-Johnson. The new light-rail system will extend the current Muni's T Third Line by 1.7 miles, improving public transportation in San Francisco and providing direct connections to major retail, sporting and cultural...

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Grouting Services

Nicholson Awarded Port of Miami Tunnel Grouting Work

Nicholson was recently awarded a multi-million dollar contract to perform grout work on the new Port of Miami Tunnel, which will provide a direct connection from the Port of Miami to Watson Island. The Port of Miami is one of the busiest cargo and cruise ship ports in the country. The tunnel structure project is part of a larger construction initiative designed to increase access to the port by...

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Miscellaneous Cleaning Equipment

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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Boring Machinery

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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Boring Machinery

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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Tunneling Machinery

Terex® Demag Cranes Support Tunnel Project

With a Terex® Demag AC 700 and a Terex® Demag AC 650, the crane and logistics service provider CKV-Heavy Lifting & Assembly Ltd. is supporting one of the most elaborate tunnel projects in the world. At the Bosporus in Istanbul, Turkey, the Asian and European continents are being connected by means of a gigantic construction project. The project consists of a double-tube train tunnel...

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Packaging Materials

Shrink Packaging Equipment can produce up to 3,000 packs/hr.

Suited for quick changeover and contract packaging applications, Model DEM F-Auto(TM) series includes Center Sealing System to automatically adjust seal at center of each package eliminating manual adjustments. Automatic L-Bar Sealer and Tunnel feature heavy-duty frame, seal bar closing conveyor system for small product transfer, and machine performance monitoring system. Operator Interface uses...

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Monitoring Systems

Deformation Monitoring System for New York Subway Construction Project Uses Surveying Technology from Leica Geosystems

(Norcross, Ga., 4 October 2006) Workers on a major underground construction project in New York City are depending on high-precision surveying instruments from Leica Geosystems to ensure the safety of personnel and structures as part of an automated deformation monitoring system. The $400 million South Ferry Terminal improvement program involves a major upgrade of the existing station, which is...

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Engineering Software

Tunnel Measurement System facilitates tunnel construction.

Tunnel Measurement System combines TPS1200 Series reflectorless robotic total station with application programs for tunnel construction. TMS SETout can be used on mobile tripod for 1-man setout or as stationary, motorized, round-the-clock surveyor. TMS PROfile provides automatic profile measurement for geometric information, profile compliance, and calculations for quantity surveying. Used for...

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