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Recent Boring Machines News


Seattle Tunnel-Boring Machine Big Bertha Still Stuck

SEATTLE (AP) — The state Department of Transportation and contractors building a highway tunnel under downtown Seattle are trying to find out what has blocked their tunnel-boring machine.
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Meekins Holds Auction for Locklear Boring Inc.

Lloyd Meekins & Sons Auction Co. held an absolute auction featuring equipment from Locklear Boring Inc.
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Massive Tunnel Boring Machines Will be Nibbling Away Under London

Why will Mary and Sophia cross under the River Thames?

It's nothing to do with the old joke about chickens crossing the road, but rather the names of a pair of tunnel boring machines (TB
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Vermeer AXIS Guided Boring System Designed for On-Grade Installations

Underground contractors now have a new option for the trenchless installation of water and sewer lines.
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Clay Hill Boring Thrives in Tackling the ‘Impossible’

Don Rea loves a challenge. In fact, he goes looking for them everyday and some just show up on his doorstep, but for good reason.
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Clay Hill Boring Thrives in Tackling the ‘Impossible’

Don Rea loves a challenge. In fact, he goes looking for them everyday and some just show up on his doorstep, but for good reason.
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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers to Sell Tunnel Boring Machine at Perris, Calif., Location

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is selling a single shield 450-ft. (137 m) long, 820-ton (743 t), self-propelling, hard rock tunnel boring machine (TBM) with trailing gear at an upcoming three-day unrese
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Tunnel Boring Machines Core Under Big Apple’s East River

A long-awaited Metropolitan Transportation Authority project currently under way in New York City is completing the construction of tunnels under the East River to Grand Central Terminal for the Lo
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Mack Boring Expands Location in Wilmington, N.C.

It’s always good to outgrow a facility, especially twice in a decade.

Ten years ago, Mack Boring & Parts opened in Wilmington, N.
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McLaughlin Adds Akkerman Guided Boring Machine

McLaughlin Group Inc. in Greenville, SC, has added Akkerman’s Guided Boring Machine (GBM) as an accessory to its current product line.
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