The double Shield Rock TBM used for tunneling the Head Race tunnel of Kishanganga Hydel Power Project in Jammu and Kashmir, India, is for sale with the complete back-up system. Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) had deployed this TBM in May 2011 and will be completing the tunneling in April 2014.
Make – SELI
Year of Manufacture – May, 2010 (New)
Boring Distance - 14,750 Meters
Duration of Usage – May 2011 to April 2014
Suitable for Boring Diameter – 6.1 m to 6.3 m (involving double shield rock TBM)
Availability – July, 2014
Allied Equipment Available – Segment Cars(14nos), Passenger Cars(5nos), Diesel Locomotives(6nos), Muck Cars(50nos), Flat Cars(5nos), Ventilation Fans(3nos), Special Dolly 100 t for TBM in tunnel disassembly, Electrical and Telephone systems, Workshop, Precast Plant, Lighting system etc.
Further technical specification along with drawing and list of other equipment / materials, which are offered for sale along with TBM, will be made available on request.
Interested parties may get in touch with:
Srikumar Warrier | Manager – Supply Chain
Tel: +91 22 2575 1000 / 1441 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sachin Joshirao | Manager – Supply Chain
Tel: +91 22 2575 1000 / 1444 | Email: email@example.com
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Following the success of this years event, BTS 2014 will be held again at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE … London’s premier conference venue.
If you didn’t attend or exhibit in October last year, watch this short video and hear from some of the delegates, exhibitors and visitors on what they thought of this event … click here (video courtesy of TunnelTalk)
The PDF below is a survey of the delegates, which achieved almost a 50% response rate. BTS 2013 Survey Summary
Further announcements will be made in January on how to book your delegate place /exhibition stand and the various sponsorship opportunities available … watch this space and mark the date on your calendar.
After spending most of his working life around TBM’s, Steve Duncombe has started SD Tunnelling Ltd, an independent consultancy offering advice & support on all tunnelling related matters to clients, consultants & contractors.
On launching this new business Steve said, ” I will remain independent from TBM manufacturers. Most importantly this will allow me to work with customers on TBM specifications & selection, which I really enjoy”.
Steve is still representing Cat in UK & Ireland for supply of spare parts & service, working with his old customers & friends keeping the fleet of 22 TBM’s alive & kicking.
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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:
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