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Featured White Papers | September 14, 2022

Non-Circular Tunnel Boring for Underground Mine Development

A novel type of non-circular boring machine is answering a need of many underground mines with its ability to cut a rectangular profile in hard rock. This cross section allows for use of typical mine trucks and other rubber-tired mine vehicles. It provide [...]

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A novel type of non-circular boring machine is answering a need of many underground mines with its ability to cut a rectangular profile in hard rock. This cross section allows for use of typical mine trucks and other rubber-tired mine vehicles. It provide [...]

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Featured Videos | August 22, 2022

Unprecedented Diameter Change: The Mill Creek Tunnel

At the Mill Creek Drainage Relief Tunnel in Dallas, Texas, USA, a Robbins Main Beam TBM underwent an in-tunnel diameter change for the first time in the industry. The machine went from 11.6 m diameter to 9.9 m diameter through teamwork, perseverance, and [...]

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At the Mill Creek Drainage Relief Tunnel in Dallas, Texas, USA, a Robbins Main Beam TBM underwent an in-tunnel diameter change for the first time in the industry. The machine went from 11.6 m diameter to 9.9 m diameter through teamwork, perseverance, and [...]

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Featured News | August 4, 2022

Landmark Breakthrough for Robbins TBM ‘Big Tex’

On July 25, 2022, a crowd gathered as a large Robbins Main Beam TBM, dubbed ‘Big Tex’, broke through in Dallas, Texas, USA. The machine and its continuous conveyor system, for the Mill Creek Drainage Relief Tunnel, successfully bored 8 km (5 mi) in ch [...]

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On July 25, 2022, a crowd gathered as a large Robbins Main Beam TBM, dubbed ‘Big Tex’, broke through in Dallas, Texas, USA. The machine and its continuous conveyor system, for the Mill Creek Drainage Relief Tunnel, successfully bored 8 km (5 mi) in ch [...]

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Featured Events | July 11, 2022

World Tunnel Congress 2022

Come join us September 2-8 in Copenhagen, Denmark for the ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress, the premiere event for tunneling and underground construction. Stop by our stand E-11B to converse with our expert international team, and find out the latest about [...]

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Come join us September 2-8 in Copenhagen, Denmark for the ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress, the premiere event for tunneling and underground construction. Stop by our stand E-11B to converse with our expert international team, and find out the latest about [...]

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Featured Brochures & Spec Sheets | October 24, 2021

MDM5000 Brochure

Find out more about Robbins' innovative solution for underground mining, the MDM5000 (standing for Mine Development Machine with dimensions of 4.5 m x 5.0 m). [...]

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Find out more about Robbins' innovative solution for underground mining, the MDM5000 (standing for Mine Development Machine with dimensions of 4.5 m x 5.0 m). [...]

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News | August 4, 2022

Landmark Breakthrough for Robbins TBM ‘Big Tex’

On July 25, 2022, a crowd gathered as a large Robbins Main Beam TBM, dubbed ‘Big Tex’, broke through in Dallas, Texas, USA. The machine and its continuous conveyor system, for the Mill Creek Drainage Relief Tunnel, successfully bored 8 km (5 mi) in chalk and shale at up to 498 m (1,634 ft) advance in one month. [...]

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News | May 17, 2022

Robbins TBM takes on Karstic Limestone below St. Louis

In Spring 2022, a specialized Robbins 4.1 m (13.5 ft) diameter Main Beam TBM launched in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, to complete a critical infrastructure tunnel for contractor SAK Construction. [...]

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On July 25, 2022, a crowd gathered as a large Robbins Main Beam TBM, dubbed ‘Big Tex’, broke through in Dallas, Texas, USA. The machine and its continuous conveyor system, for the Mill Creek Drainage Relief Tunnel, successfully bored 8 km (5 mi) in chalk and shale at up to 498 m (1,634 ft) advance in one month.

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Press Release | August 4, 2022

Landmark Breakthrough for Robbins TBM ‘Big Tex’