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Tunnelling work for Mumbai Metro 3 begins

November 2017

The boring of the first-ever tunnel in Mumbai for the underground metro project has begun at the Naya Nagar site in Mahim. Naya Nagar is one of the s...

TBM, Mumbai Metro 3, Construction, Underground metro

Light at the end of the tunnel?

October 2017

The Bullet Train dream is beginning to take shape. Japan is funding the project with a soft loan over 50 years with a 15-year moratorium. But even be...

Bullet Train dream, TBM, Tunnelling equipment, Compactor manufacturers, NHAI projects, Construction, Mining machinery, Equipment Hydraulics

Robbins Slurry TBM ramps up for Mumbai Metro Line 3

September 2017

The first of two Slurry TBMs, a rebuilt 6.65 m (21.8 ft) diameter machine, passed its factory acceptance on September 4, 2017 in Singapore. The machi...

Slurry TBMs, Diameter machine, DV Raju, Tamay Sayin, DSJV, Mumbai Metro, MMRC, Robbins India, XRE machines

TERRATEC supplies new TBMs to Mumbai Metro

September 2017

The Australian Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) manufacturer, TERRATEC, celebrated the delivery of the first two of a number of new TBMs destined for the ...

Terratec, TBMs, Mumbai Metro, Tunnel boring

Chenani Nashri slated to be India's first tunnel with a world-class integrated tunnel control system

September 2017

Safety has been the paramount consideration for India's longest tunnel. Now at 9 km - reducing the journey by 31 km - the recently completed Chenani-...

Safety, Chenani-Nashri Tunnel, Kashmir Valley, SC Mittal, IL&FS Transportation Networks, NATM, TBM, Earthmoving equipment, SCADA, ITCS software platform, SOS box, PA system, FM systems, Lighting, Ventilation systems

Nepal to use first TBM ever for Bheri Babai project

August 2017

Nepal will welcome its first TBM ever this summer, a 5.06 m (16.6 ft) diameter double shield machine for the Bheri Babai Diversion Multi-purpose Proj...

TBM, BBDMP, Factory Acceptance Testing, Pre-construction, Government of Nepal

Mixed Geology, mixed Market

August 2017

India’s mixed geology is driving the use of diverse tunnelling equipment as well as the launch of new products and services....

Mixed Geology, Diverse tunnelling equipment, TBM, NATM, Afcons, Erkat RDC units, ERC cutters, Tunnelling equipment, Trenchless Toolbox, Customised Machines, GAIL, Assam Gas, Reliance

Ahmedabad | Afcons next metro stop

April 2017

Afcons Infrastructure has been awarded the job of designing and constructing underground stations and tunnel for Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-I...

Afcons Infrastructure, Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project, TBM, NATM, Kalupur Metro Station
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