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Robbins TBMs return to Norway

Robbins TBMs return to Norway

On 21.11.2013 a cutterhead turning ceremony and champagne celebration marked the return of TBMs to Norway. The 7.2 m-diameter Robbins main beam machine, dubbed “Iron-Erna” after the country’s prime minister, Erna Solberg, will bore sections of the Rossaga hydroelectric project including a 450 m-long access tunnel and 7.40 km-long headrace tunnel through hard rock. The contract was awarded to Norwegian contractor Leonhard Nilsen & Soenner (LNS). Read the press release. Visit www.robbinstbm.com. 02/14.