A First for VMT on a Robbins TBM
The Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel (OCIT) is the largest project being undertaken on the ‘Akron Waterways Renewed!’ programme. The project is a joint venture between Illinois-based Kenny Construction Co. and Tokyo-based Obayashi Corp. which comprises boring a tunnel of 27 ft (8.23 m) internal diameter and 30.38 ft (9.26 m) external diameter over a length of 6,207 ft (1,892 m).
VMT Navigation Supports River Crossing for a New Gas Pipeline
Neustadt an der Donau is a town in Lower Bavaria region of Germany, located on the River Danube. Recently there was requirement for the installation of a new 1,000 mm diameter gas pipeline over a length of some 1,260 m.
VMT System Supports World Record Bore in New Zealand
Whilst undertaking the modernisation of a wastewater treatment plant near Auckland, New Zealand a new sea outfall pipeline was required.
VMT supports excavation on the fifth longest tunnel in Germany
The Boßler Tunnel, currently under construction is part of the new NBS Wendlingen-Ulm high-speed railway.
VMT supports Flood Prevention Work in Mexico
The Canal General del Chalco is a 6.34 m diameter tunnel designed to prevent flooding in Mexico City and the nearby Mexico valley.