oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Giant tunnel borer to be dismantled when reaching the end of the tunnel
|Article Title||Giant tunnel borer to be dismantled when reaching the end of the tunnel|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||May 1974|
|Pages||38 - 39|
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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