The first exported to Singapore TBM of NHI passed the factory acceptance
Recently, the first TBM of Singapore metro T208 project passed the factory inspection successfully.
In 2013, two sets of double shield hard rock tunnel boring machines manufactured by NHI TBM sub-corporation supplied Australia John Holland Company for Sydney metro. At the beginning of 2014, the equipments successfully passed factory inspection and delivered, the performance of tunnel boring machines fully acquired affirmation of client. After John Holland Company awarded bidding for Singapore T208 metro project, they purchased 3 sets of Φ6.66 slurry balance tunnel boring machines from NHI. At the same time, DAEWOO company of South Korea procured 4 sets ofΦ6.66 slurry balance tunnel boring machines from NHI for the T216of Singapore subway. DAELIM company of South Korea also procured 2 sets of Φ6.66 earth-pressure balance tunnel boring machines from NHI for theT222 tenders construction of Singapore subway. Now NHI TBM sub-corporation has started to manufacture these 9 sets of tunnel boring machines for Singapore subway.
Recently , four parties of Singapore land transport bureau, Australia John Holland company, France NFM company, NHI TBM sub-corporation were starting to carry out the inspection of all equipments in G workshop of TBM sub-corporation, after two days of commissioning and inspection work, owner and clients signed factory inspection documents which means all tunnel boring machines successfully pass the inspection. The Singapore client gave the high evaluation and have full of confidence for the NHI’s TBM getting good performance in Singapore market.