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Breakthroughs on Turkey Rail Project
26 September, 2023
A Robbins single shield machine recently successfully completed its second tunnel in challenging hard rock on the Bahçe-Nurdagi rail project, in Turkey

Robbins TBM makes final breakthrough on Bahçe-Nurdagi railway
18 August, 2023
Boring has been completed on the second tunnel for Turkey’s Bahçe-Nurdaği railway.

Granite wins Ohio tunnel project
16 August, 2023
Granite Construction has been awarded the contract for the Northside Interceptor Tunnel Project in Akron, Ohio.

Nepal diversion tunnel makes good progress
01 August, 2023
More than half of tunnelling has been completed on the Nepal Sunkoshi Marin Diversion Tunnel Project, and construction is five months ahead of schedule.

Packed schedule in Boston
28 June, 2023
TTNA previews the packed program for RETC 2023, in Boston, MA, in June

Toronto spotlights
28 June, 2023
TTNA spotlights a recent few milestones and interesting project developments in Toronto that have among them presented a variety of engineering challenges

Get together, again
28 June, 2023
Summer is for gatherings and celebrations – getting together to share experience and lessons learned, such as at RETC 2023, in Boston in June, and also to celebrate successes and knowledge gained to be of benefit to the future.

Heavy Moves
12 June, 2023
TBMs on tunnelling projects are supported by major lifting capacity and conveyor capability

Using rebuilt TBM’s to help reduce environmental impact
24 April, 2023
The world needs to reduce its carbon emissions. The tunnelling industry needs to play its part in that effort. TBM makers Robbins recently came together with T&T to host a webinar on how re-using TBMs can help reduce the carbon footprint of tunnel construction. Doug Harding, vice-president of Robbins, and Christian Heinz, project manager for J. F. Shea, gave the benefit of their experience and answered questions from participants. Julian Champkin moderated the discussion and reports on the webinar

Challenges and successes
27 March, 2023
A brief snapshot sample of large and small utility tunnelling challenges and successes across the globe over recent months

Vital tunnels for utilities
22 February, 2023
Utility tunnels are among key underground investments in two major Canadian cities – Toronto and Vancouver

Vital tunnels for utilities
16 February, 2023
Utility tunnels are among key underground investments in two major Canadian cities – Toronto and Vancouver

Sustainability key at bauma Conexpo India
08 February, 2023
Sustainable technologies were a major focus at this year’s bauma Conexpo India.

Two tales of technology
23 January, 2023
Recent technology successes for Robbins include an award-winning conversion of a TBM diameter while underground, and continuing to see the difference the robust McNally support system delivers for excavations in difficult ground

Shields at the ready
23 January, 2023
With multiple TBM tunnelling projects constantly in preparation or underway globally, T&T briefly spotlights a few from the last couple of years

Nepalese headrace tunnel makes good progress
22 November, 2022
Tunnelling is progressing on the 13.1km headrace tunnel for the Sunkoshi Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project in southern Nepal.

Johann Herdina interview
21 November, 2022
With a tunnelling career spanning decades in the Alps, Johann Herdina has significant experience leading on the planning and delivery of major underground projects. He talks to Julian Champkin

Upward climbs for TBMS
26 September, 2022
Inclined shafts for hydropower tunnels are an interesting task for excavation by TBM, which have been successfully rising to varied challenges

‘Mrs Vera’ ventures forth
30 August, 2022
Robbins’ TBM ‘Mrs Vera’ was launched earlier this year to complete a tunnelling challenge in karstic limestone below St Louis, Missouri

Big Tex breaks through on North America’s largest water tunnel project
04 August, 2022
The TBM has broken through on the Mill Creek Drainage Relief Tunnel in Texas – the largest water tunnel project under construction in North America.