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BTS 2016 Conference and Exhibition

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, 11 / 12 OCTOBER 2016 … join us again this October and share in the success of this event! Read more

Mega TBM Mobilization: The Logistics of Multi-Machine Project

Today’s TBM projects are being built on an ever larger scale. Not only are the machines themselves pushing the size limits, but the sheer number of TBMs being employed at once is also growing. From New Delhi to the mountains of China to the U.S. west coast, projects are underway or in the works that utilize dozens of machines.  How are these feats of engineering possible?

In this complimentary 60-minute webinar, Robbins Engineering Manager Brad Grothen and Manager of Projects Mike Kolenich will explore these mega-mobilization projects from the TBM manufacturer perspective. They will delve into design, supply, and logistical aspects that make such large projects not only possible but successful.  They will also explore recent case studies, analyzing real projects and how TBMs were mobilized simultaneously in the field, and how these TBMs performed.

Title: Mega TBM Mobilization: The Logistics of Multi-Machine Project

Date: Wednesday, June 15

Time: 07:00 PDT, 10:00 EDT, 15:00 GMT

Duration: 1 hour total

Complimentary Registration Link: Click Here

We invite you to submit your questions beforehand to webinars@robbinstbm.com to get a thoughtful and well-researched answer from Brad and Mike during the Q&A session at the end of the webinar.

Australian Tunnelling Conference – 11 – 12 October 2016

Mark your diary for Informa’s 14th Australian Tunnelling Conference, set to return to the Menzies Hotel, Sydney on Tuesday 11th & Wednesday 12th October 2016.

The conference brings you the best opportunity to hear from Australasia’s current and future tunnelling projects with a content-rich, two day agenda. Read more

CSM Short Courses … don’t miss this opportunity to learn, network and earn CEUs … for more information click here

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Cutting Edge Conference – Advances in Tunneling Technology … November 6 – 9, 2016 – Los Angeles, California

‘A Catalogue of Tunnel Collapses’ … Updated to October 2012

Tunnelling Journal is giving every reader free access to an exhaustive listing of international Tunnel Collapses. The document ‘Catalogue of Notable Tunnel Failure Case Histories’, courtesy of, and compiled by, the Mainland East Division, Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering and Development Department of Hong Kong details 36 international collapses, and a further 6 specifically in Hong Kong. Each case, subject to the information available, includes a basic description of the event (many illustrated), the probable cause, the remedial measures undertaken, and the consequences and lessons learned. Some 60 references are also included for further reading. The document is live and will be updated from time to time. To download this must-have listing go to:


Tunnelling Journal Exclusive

Hong Kong’s Geotechnical Engineering Office has recently issued the GEO Report No. 249, “Ground Control for Slurry TBM Tunnelling.” Download your free copy of this ‘must read’ paper from the Civil Engineering and Development Department website, using the link below:  http://www.cedd.gov.hk/eng/publications/geo_reports/geo_rpt249.htm