Water transfer pipeline utilises multiple tunneling technologies including EPB
Sep 20, 2011
Construction site, general
As part of a £125 million project being undertaken by United Utilities known as the West East Link Main (WELM) pipeline, Tunnel Engineering Services (UK) Ltd recently provided a number of tunnelling machines for the completion of various tunnelling sections of the work, working in varying ground conditions and final pipeline diameters. Standard tunnelling and trenchless installations were used for the completion of the tunnelled works.
- One TES 1800 mechanised excavator machine which is owned and operated by J. Murphy & Sons.
- One TES 1500 mechanised excavator machine which is owned and operated by J. Murphy & Sons.
- One TES-supplied Akkerman 1800 TBM which is owned and operated by B&W Tunnelling.
- One TES-supplied Akkerman 1500 TBM which is owned and operated by B&W Tunnelling.
- One TES 1800 EPB TBM which is owned and operated by B&W Tunnelling.
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