Category: Events

Bauma 2022

Event Name: Bauma
Dates: October 24-30, 2022
Location: Munich, Germany
Venue: Messe München
Stand: C2.537

Meet us in Munich, where Robbins will be exhibiting at Bauma, the largest construction machinery trade show in the world. Join us in Hall C2, stand 537 between October 24 and 30, and get the latest on our products and projects. From underground mining solutions to record-setting civil tunneling bores, Robbins is committed to excellence across industries.


World Tunnel Congress 2022

Event Name: ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress 
Dates: September 2-8, 2022
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Stand: E-11B

Come join us September 2-8 in Copenhagen, Denmark for the ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress, the premiere event for tunneling and underground construction. More than 160 exhibitors will convene, and hundreds of technical papers will be presented on the latest topics of interest. Stop by our stand E-11B to converse with our expert international team, and find out the latest about our products, projects, and talks at the conference.

Technical Presentation: 

Wednesday September 7
Track 4, Mechanized Tunnelling 6
Hard Rock TBM Tunnelling Session, Room Wed6

11:30 – 11:50 AM
Rock Tunnels at High Water Pressure: Non-Continuous Pressurized Tunneling vs. Slurry Tunneling
Presented by Lok Home, Robbins President

Poster Presentations:

Tuesday September 6
1:10 – 1:30 PM
Hall C, Station 10
A Clean Solution for Renewable Energy: Small Diameter Hydro Tunneling
Presented by Detlef Jordan, Sales Manager Europe

Tuesday September 6
1:30 – 1:50 PM
Hall C, Station 6
A Novel, Non-Circular Tunnel Boring Machine for Underground Mine Development
Presented by Brad Grothen, Technical Director


6º Simposio Internacional de Túneles y Lumbreras en Suelos y Rocas

Join AMITOS, the Mexican Society for engineering of tunnels and underground space, in the sixth symposium on tunnels and shafts in soil and rock. Robbins President Lok Home will kick off the conference with a virtual keynote talk on the industry’s approach to R&D, focusing on a particular innovation: non-circular tunneling in rock.

Keynote Talk Details:
Monday March 29
9:00 – 10:00 AM CT
Non-Circular Tunneling in Rock: A New Way Forward
Presented by Lok Home, Robbins President


CIM 2022

Event Name: CIM Convention
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Dates: May 1-4, 2022

The CIM Convention focuses on the future of mining. Join Robbins at the conference for a presentation with Robbins Technical Director, Brad Grothen, P.E., on new innovations for underground mining in rock. Keep an eye out for Abstract Number 252 Faster Underground Mine Development: Getting to First Ore Quicker using a Novel, Non-Circular Tunneling Machine – date and location coming soon! Find out how to reach your ore body quicker, safer and more cost effectively in this talk.


Large Diameter Crossover TBM: Success in Turkey & Future Applications

Large diameter tunneling in mixed ground has historically been seen as a challenge, but a recently completed tunnel in Turkey has changed the conversation. A 13.77 m diameter Crossover XRE TBM bored the Esme Salihli Railway Tunnel at world-record-setting rates of up to 721.8 m in one month, making it the fastest TBM over 13 m in diameter.

Join tunneling experts Brad Grothen P.E., Robbins Technical Director; Şevket Kılıç, TBM Engineer for contractor Kolin Construction; and Prof. Dr. Nuh Bilgin, Chairman of the executive board of the Turkish Tunnelling Society in this complimentary, 45-minute webinar. We’ll discuss the remarkable advance rates, experiences, and future applications for Crossover machines both within Turkey and worldwide. A live Q&A session will be held at the end where you can get a thorough answer from our expert speakers.

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NAT 2022

Event Name: North American Tunneling Conference (NAT)
Dates: June 19-22, 2022
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Booth: 205

Come join us in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA June 19-22 at the North American Tunneling Conference, the premier tunneling event focusing on current projects, challenges, and successes in tunneling. Our team of experts will have brochures, technical papers, spec sheets, and the latest updates on our machines. Visit our booth 205 to learn more about our ongoing and successful tunneling projects, and be sure to check out our insightful technical presentations.

Technical Presentations

Monday June 20
TBM Technology Session
Salon G

2:00 – 2:25 PM
Unprecedented In-Tunnel Diameter Conversion of the Largest Hard Rock TBM in the U.S.
Presented by Evan Brinkerhoff, Robbins Field Service Site Manager

2:50 – 3:15 PM
Hard Rock Tunnel Boring in Challenging Conditions at the Jefferson Barracks Tunnel
Presented by Doug Harding, Robbins Sr. Vice President

3:15 – 3:40 PM
The Next Generation of Mixed Ground Tunnel Boring Machines
Presented by Brad Grothen P.E., Robbins Technical Director


NASTT No-Dig

Event Name: NASTT No-Dig 2022
Dates: April 10-13, 2022
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Booth: 903

Join experienced Robbins staff at the largest trenchless technology conference in the world, NASTT No-Dig in Minneapolis, MN. Find out more about our line of Robbins Small Boring Units (SBUs) —game changers in the trenchless industry, saving you time and money on your next hard rock or mixed ground utility tunnel.


Tunnel Turkey

Event Name: Tunnel Turkey International Tunnelling Symposium
Dates: December 21-22
Location: Şişli/İstanbul, Turkey
Venue: Fairmont Quasar İstanbul
Booth: Stand 8

Join us December 21st and 22nd for the Tunnel Turkey International Tunnelling Symposium in Istanbul. Our team of international experts will be speaking on Robbins’ latest products and projects during the conference, including non-circular innovations for hard rock tunneling. Stop by Robbins’ stand 8 to find out more on our projects in Turkey, including our record-breaking project in Esme! The Esme-Salihli project has bored 32.4 m in a day, 178.2 m in a week, and 721.8 m in a month using Robbins Crossover XRE machine, making it the fastest machine over 13 m in diameter ever recorded.

Robbins Lecture

Non-Circular Tunneling in Rock: A New Way Forward
Presented by Brad Grothen P.E., Robbins Technical Director

Abstract: When a flat roadbed is needed, is a circular TBM the best way to go? In this presentation, Robbins Technical Director Brad Grothen will discuss a mechanical boring machine currently being used in the mining industry for a rectangular tunnel cross section, and the potential for use of this machine in civil tunneling. Grothen will also look at emerging technology to demonstrate that by using non-circular TBMs, a flat invert can be safely and economically created in one pass.


Reach First Ore Quicker

Deep underground ore bodies require a new approach: Rectangular rock boring machines create access and development drifts with flat inverts that enable immediate use of the tunnel by rubber-tired vehicles. These non-circular tunnel boring machines bore tunnels in rock up to 200 MPa UCS at twice the rate of drill & blast, and with fewer ground support requirements. Find out how to reach your ore body quicker, safer and more cost effectively in this exclusive webinar in conjunction with Mining Magazine.

In this recorded, 60-minute webinar you’ll learn about the successful use of a rectangular rock boring machine at Fresnillo silver mine in Mexico, where the equipment has advanced more than 1,700 meters at rates of up to 191 meters in one month. Listen in as Robbins President Lok Home discusses ongoing developments for underground mining, including ways to directly mine the ore body using tunnel boring machines. The presentation will conclude with a discussion on future developments in underground mining, moderated by Mining Magazine.

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EXPOMIN

Event Name: EXPOMIN
Dates: October 25-29
Location: Santiago, Chile
Venue: Espacio Riesco
Booth: 3-F21, Hall #1

Join Robbins at the most important Mining exhibition in Latin America! EXPOMIN will be hosted in Santiago, Chile from October 25th to the 29th. Come learn more about the astonishing work our MDM5000 has been doing at the Fresnillo Mine–the first successful use of a rectangular rock boring machine. Our team of professionals are eager to meet and talk about a solution for your next underground mining project. Check out this map of the exposition hall and look for the Robbins R to find our stand location 3-F21. Stop by to see our latest products and projects!