References

Successful commercial application of BEAM® is realized since 2000. In total 65 international TBM tunnel projects with a total length of more than 200 km were accompanied driving in hard rock, soft ground as well as in mixed ground till April 2016.

Following some selected references in different geology and countries.

 

 

 




 

 

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United Arab Emirates

A4

5 EPB-TBMs Herrenknecht, each Ø 6.34 m
Geology: dolomitic mudstones/ claystones, siltstones, gypsum, silt, clay
Exploration targets:   water-bearing cavities and karst zones of increased permeability

Brazil

A4

DS Gripper TBM Wirth, Ø 6.3 m
Geology: gneisses, granite, diabas dykes
Exploration targets: water-bearing fault and fracture zones

Italy

A4

4 EPB-TBMs Herrenknecht, each Ø 6.7 m
Geology:  gravel/sand, clay/silt and pyroclastics
Exploration targets:  water-and air-filled cavities, archaeological remains

Spain

BEAM

BEAM DS-TBM Herrenknecht,, Ø 9,50 m
BEAM Geology: limestones and dolomites
BEAM Exploration targets: detection and location of water-bearing zones/ karst zones and cavities.

Italy

BEAM

BEAM EPB-TBM Herrenknecht, Ø 15.55 m
BEAM Geology: unconsolidated weathered complex ophiolitic geology with nappe structures
BEAM Exploration targets: fault zones, differentiation between arenitic and argilitic/pelitic lithology

Canada

BEAM

BEAM EPB-TBM Lovat, Ø 6.10 m
BEAM Geology: sandstone, till and clayley sandy till;
BEAM Exploration targets: detection of water-bearing formations and transition zones between sandstone and till.

 

Qatar

Germany

China

Switzerland

Ethiopia

Panama

Saudi Arabia

Iran

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