The scenario in India is encouraging due to two reasons – first, the paradigm shift towards buying new cranes from importing used cranes; second, the increase in use of heavy duty mobile crane in construction, cement, steel, wind and power sectors.
For Chile, the Rio Maipo is a stroke of luck to supply the nearby capital Santiago with energy: In the mighty ‘Alto Maipo’ power plant project, the planners are relying on European and - in particular - German technology.
India is becoming a prominent market for tunnel boring machines (TBMs). In the coming years, TBMs in more numbers are expected in Indian construction projects.
HCC rescued a tunnel boring machine (TBM) stuck in Himalayas, refurbished and put back into operation to construct a head race tunnel for an NTPC hydro power project.
The role of standards is quite important in the context of Indian trenchless projects. Dr Niranjan Swarup explains the needs for standards that suit Indian conditions and the future directions in this regard.
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 seven ?launching shafts? from where tunnelling operations will be conducted.
The Australian Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) manufacturer, Terratec, celebrated the delivery of the first two of a number of new TBMs destined for the Mumbai Metro's Line 3 project, following successful factory acceptance tests recently.
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 before we get onto a Bullet Train, the metro rail projects have kicked up a storm.
The Australian Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) manufacturer, TERRATEC, celebrated the delivery of the first two of a number of new TBMs destined for the Mumbai Metro?s Line 3 project, following successful factory acceptance tests recently.
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 Project (BBDMP).
Modern construction and mining activities in India need to be expedited with utmost focus on the highest possible productivity, operational excellence, emission compliance, safety and best-of-class economy. Over the past decade, the market for such equipment has substantially matured resulting in the equipment selectors mooting innovative and prudent ideas while selecting the most suitable equipment fleets commensurate to their company objectives and philosophies.
Sub-terrain excavation and drilling to provide sustained connect for utilities, in urban spaces, is the essence of the challenge. It is adequately met by using micro-tunnelling and trenchless technologies.
A Grove GMK4100 helped with construction of a new MRT metro line in Singapore. The four-axle crane was used on the new Thomson Line T209 at the Lentor Station project site.
Bored tunnels using Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) are the future for India?s urban and other infrastructure development initiatives. The Robbins Company designed and manufactured the world?s
Since 2007, Herrenknecht has been represented in India with its wholly owned subsidiary Herrenknecht India in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. There are about 90 employees to support projects and customers quickly and competently.
After the success of the Delhi Metro, 26 cities in the country are at various stages of planning and implementing metro rail. Indian cities are among the world?s fastest developing cities in terms of every aspect
We are involved in the sales and service of construction equipment and spare parts from for leading Chinese equipment manufacturers; - Zoomlion for truck-mounted cranes and crawler cranes, and Sichuan Construction Equipment for big capacity tower cranes.
The Robbins TBM reached high rates of 870 m (2,855 ft) per month and 58 m (188 ft) per day, setting a record for TBM tunneling in India, for a water tunnel in Mumbai.On January 21, 2014, a Robbins Main Beam TBM completed one of the longest and deepest water supply tunnels in Asia, the Mumbai Water Tunnel. The 6.25 m (20.5 ft) diameter machine displayed excellent performance throughout the 8.3 km (5.2 mi) bore, and achieved impressive advance rates along the way.
In the first project for the Delhi Metro they used only two tunnel boring machines (TBMs), whereas in Phase 3, there are around 25 boring machines on the job, says Kapil Bhatti, Managing Director, Robbins Tunneling and Trenchless Technology India. Excerpts from the interview.
BAUER hydraulic trench cutter system, the most advanced excavation system, has opened new horizons for the use of the diaphragm wall technique in terms of quality, safety and speed. The constant or even exponential increase of population density in urban agglomeration areas is a global trend.
A customer acceptance ceremony was held in June 2011 for a 6.25 m diameter Main Beam TBM that will dig India's Mumbai Water Tunnel.Some components of the TBM were partially assembled and shipped from the Robbins Shanghai.
Robbins' TBMs are no strangers to challenging conditions, having persevered through severe floods and difficult ground at India's remote AMR water tunnel. On 18 June 2011, the 10 m (32.8 ft) Double Shield machine at the inlet
The recently concluded bC India exceeded all expectations. Take a look at the statistics: More than 22,000 visitors from 69 countries, 508 exhibitors from 30 countries, 70 per cent of them from abroad; the international flavour further underlined by nine international pavilions, creating a new dimension for the construction industry.