Boosting innovations for tomorrow’s missions
Accepting the next level of challenges in underground space is a virtue of pioneers. With proven engineering and combined ingenuity we will conquer underground space together. Experience the call of the latest tunnelling extremes and how technological innovation and service expertise can support future projects to be faster, smarter, greener and safer.
Mastering extreme gradients and super-large diameters
Tunnelling at 11 bar pressure and 110 meters under the Bosphorus or driving upward at 42° with a 290 tonne machine for a hydropower plant. Extreme challenges require a trusted partnership and innovative engineering. Our experts tell you the whole story.
Enhancing our green impact in underground construction
Boosting environmental sustainability while using remanufactured components and fast and safe installation of underground cables with minimal impact on the surroundings. There are a few ways to contribute to sustainability with construction projects. Let our experts show you some solutions.
Boosting advance rates by a factor of up to 1.6 with continuous advance or realizing excavation and pipeline installation in one single step. Learn in the video how future-proof technology speeds up tunnelling operations, making them safer and greener too.
Empowering experts for underground missions
Herrenknecht is making digitalization happen for tunnelling experts with smart data analytics and virtual reality for training and onboarding. Our powerful Herrenknecht.Connected platform and its digital solutions speed up onsite implementation, facilitate profound decision-making and connect all Internet of Tunnelling Things together. Learn more about it in the clip.
HERRENKNECHT WINS BAUMA
INNOVATION AWARD 2022
Herrenknecht AG received the highly coveted bauma Innovation Award 2022 in the category “Machine Technology” for the new development of continuous tunnelling. The award was given for the next innovation boost in the mechanized production of high-performance tunnel infrastructures in all common soft ground constellations.
Herrenknecht at Bauma 2022
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Based on an iconic legacy and safeguarding solutions, Herrenknecht and partners see the next level of supersize diameters and steeper tunnelling operations. For instance, record-approaching dimensions in Australia: tunnelling 6.5 kilometers with an 11-meter diameter TBM, 211 meters long, weighing 3,350 tonnes and climbing upward with a gradient of up to 25°.
Connecting Continents – 110m under the Bosphorus
Tunnelling upward at 25°
In the UK, Phase 1 of the High Speed Two (HS2) rail project is taking an exceptional ten years only from vision to implementation. Constructing the two longest tunnels on the new 230 kilometer long route between London and Birmingham under the direction of our long-term innovation partner Bouygues Travaux Publics (Align JV), for the first time two high-tech Herrenknecht TBMs at the Chiltern tunnel (2×16 km) are equipped for the innovative continuous advance mode. This advanced system can boost advance rates by a factor of up to 1.6 on longer tunnelling routes by boring forward and building rings simultaneously.
Project reference HS2
How to operate with sustainable impact: substantial expansion of renewable energy and viable power grids are among the key challenges for future infrastructure. With E-Power Pipe® Herrenknecht shows new ways for trenchless and safe installation of underground cables. While Herrenknecht Offshore Foundation Drilling (OFD®) technology opens up new terrain for offshore wind power.
Greener benefits with E-Power Pipe
Protecting offshore environments with OFD technology
Reducing CO2 emissions with remanufacturing
Tunnel boring machines are complex engineered operating systems using state-of-the-art features and smart applications. Herrenknecht brings digitalization to the next performance level. Our digital solutions generate significant onsite momentum. The lightning speed of digital applications and Herrenknecht’s powerful platform Herrenknecht.Connected shorten onboarding, facilitate decision-making and connect all Internet of Tunnelling Things together.
Digital world of tunnelling
Smooth and safe operations are key to complete every tunnel project on schedule and budget. Herrenknecht Group Brands offer a wide range of integrated solutions, tailored to your requirements. Whether you need navigation and monitoring systems from VMT, tunnel lining from Herrenknecht Formwork, separation technology from Herrenknecht Separations, tunnelling logistics from H+E Logistik and Techni-Métal Systèmes or a professional workforce from GTE – let’s join forces to keep your jobsite going.
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Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Matthias Flora
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