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China’s biggest TBM
CRCHI has produced a Mega Slurry TBM with a maximum excavation diameter of 16.07m
Drilling Equipment: Kinder, gentler drilling
To help mitigate the lack of skilled workers, today’s equipment goes easier on the operator
Breakthrough for Europe’s largest TBM
Supersized Herrenknecht boring machine completes 7.5km tunnel in Italy
Klemm launches next gen drill
Klemm Bohrtechnik’s new KR 704-3G drilling rig is designed for use in urban environments
Drilling rigs: Dependable workhorses
Strength of offerings in drilling sector show its importance to construction and quarrying
​Soilmec’s SR-35 Evo
Power and technology combine in Italian manufacturer’s latest piling rig
India’s largest diameter TBM
Tunnel boring machine to be used in Mumbai Coastal Road Project
Largest hard rock TBM built for US
The Robbins Company’s tunnel boring machine ‘Big Tex’ can become ‘Little Tex’ partway through tunnelling
Foundations: Pushing the limit
Important trends, regional requirements and new equipment in the foundations sector
First look: World’s first electric drilling rig on site
Liebherr’s zero emission engineering venture, the LB 16 unplugged drilling rig, completes its first job
World’s first fully autonomous surface drill rig
Epiroc launches what is said to be world’s first fully autonomous surface drill rig
Tunnelling: Breaking new ground
With over half the world’s population living in cities, what occurs underneath them is as interesting as the work above ground
Liebherr drill rig goes electric and unplugged
The just-launched LB 16 promises environmental benefits with no loss of performance
Mexico launch for dual mode TBM
TEP II wastewater project tin Mexico City takes the first rock/EPB tunnel boring machine by Robbins in North America
Vermeer's S3 upgrade
Vermeer’s new range of Navigator S3 horizontal directional drill rigs offer improved speed, simplicity and sound levels.
Radio remote control adopted for foundation rig safety
Soilmec and Bachy Soletanche have worked together to improve safety when loading and unloading large piling rigs with the introduction of radio remote control
Start-up for world’s largest TBM
Bouygues has started excavation work on the 5 km Tuen Mun – Chek Lap Kok tunnel in Hong Kong using a 17.6 m diameter Herrenknecht tunnel boring machine
Opera house challenges
Bauer and Keller encountered numerous underground obstacles on the already complicated project to renovate the Berlin State Opera building
Feature: Drilling
Drilling equipment can often be on the critical path for construction projects and quarry operations, so reliability and productivity of these machines can also be vital.
Stabilisation conference planned
Mass stabilisation companies back international conference to be held in Finland during April
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