India: Mechanized Tunnelling for Better Infrastructure
Dec 03, 2012
Tunnel boring machine
On the Indian subcontinent there is a great need to improve the infrastructure in the areas of transport and supply. In the rapidly growing large cities, Herrenknecht technology is heavily involved in the expansion of both the water supply and the metro systems. This year an Indian record of 525 meters of drilled and secured tunnel in one month was achieved in the Veligonda water project (state of Andhra Pradesh) with a Herrenknecht Double Shield TBM (diameter 7,900 mm).
18 orders from India
Record rates of advance in the Veligonda project
Germany and India 2011-2012
Herrenknecht India Pvt. Ltd in Chennai
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