oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Giant tunnel borer to be dismantled when reaching the end of the tunnel

Volume 16, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The custom-designed mixed face earth pressure balance shield TBM is designed to cope with the challenging geology south of Rosebank. The tunnel borer is encountering complex conditions with a high water table passing through differing ground consisting of differing degrees of hard rock, sand and soft soil.

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