Last week, the first shield machine “Rongyao No. 1” of the Fuzhou Metro Binhai Express Line 1, contract 3 construction area including 1 station and 1 section, constructed by the Eighth Bureau of China Railway, was successfully hoisted down the shaft. Zoomlion’s ZCC3500V crawler crane was used as the main crane for this hoisting. It is … Read more
In late July this year, Sany SCC8000A has been mobilised to the construction site of the Zhuhai Xingye Express Line Shield Tunnel Project to assist in the launching of the super-large-diameter T-ring shield into the shaft that is almost 10 stories depth, marking the official entry of TBM “Xingye” for the tunneling process. The tunnel … Read more
On 18th October morning, China’s first largest fully-autonomous TBM, “Zhen Xing” cutter head was launched into the shaft successfully. The cutter head has a diameter of 15.03m and weighs a total of 620 tonnes. It will be used for the construction of Nanjing and Yanlu river crossing tunnels. The TBM’s cutter head is divided into … Read more
Mammoet Germany, the German subsidiary of Dutch heavy load specialist Mammoet, used two large Liebherr crawler cranes, LR11350 and LR11000 to tandem load a tunnel boring machine (TBM) onto a barge at Kehl, an industrial river port on the Gerrman side of the river Rhine in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The TBM weighs 950 ton and … Read more
Liebherr LR 1500 features power, compact dimensions and a simple crane concept The Gradito crawler crane dismantled a tunnel drilling machine on Sicily in constricted conditions Strong, compact and simple – the perfect description of the Liebherr LR 1500 in three words. And it was precisely these features which were required to dismantle a large … Read more
French crane contractor Mediaco has been using its recently purchased Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom crane for work on the ‘Metropole du Grand Paris’ infrastructure modernisation project. According to Liebherr, the infrastructure project includes plans for 200 km of underground railway with 68 new stations.
XGC650 is working in a luffing jib with superlift configuration. The entire front shield is hoisted using main boom and luffing jib. Source: XCMG The new XCMG650 has recently completed a one-crane lifting operation for “Qiangjiang” Shield Machine Cutter for Wangjiang Tunnel Project in Hangzhou. The Tunneling Boring Machiner (TBM) weights a total of 280 … Read more