Herrenknecht is the global market leader providing innovative and customized tunnelling technology for diameters of 0.1 to 19 meters. Furthermore Herrenknecht provides technical solutions for successfully excavating inclined shafts and sinking vertical shafts down to great depths. Herrenknecht’s references include more than 4,100 completed projects around the world with the support of more than 5,000 employees worldwide.
Based on its proven experience, Herrenknecht provides an entire range of innovative machines for the mechanized construction of underground mining infrastructure. Whether for vertical access or production shafts, inclined vehicle access ramps, ventilation shafts or transport tunnels, Herrenknecht mining technology is designed for diameters of 0.3 to 12 meters and can reach depths of up to 2,000 meters.
Our innovative solutions are based on proven technology that can achieve high advance rates and occupational health and safety using compact construction designs.
Herrenknecht Shaft Sinking Systems are an innovative machine concept able to reach deposits at great depths safely and efficiently. Implementation of mechanized shaft sinking in mine development increases occupational health and safety and enhances shaft sinking rates for shafts of up to 2,000 meters.
With the proven Raise Boring technology, a broad variety of shafts in mining and civil projects can be drilled. This allows fast and competitive construction of shafts with different diameters for various applications. Thanks to its compact and modular design, it can be shipped easily and delivers reliable operation wherever needed. Herrenknecht has developed customized mining machines for the excavation of vertical and inclined slot holes and shafts in hard rock for a wide range of underground applications.
The Boxhole and Reef Boring Machines focuses on high productivity, optimal machine mobility and minimal space requirements.
High performance Raise Boring Rigs: With the long proven Raise Boring technology, a broad variety of shafts in mining and civil projects can be drilled. This allows very fast and competitive construction of shafts with different diameters for various applications such as ventilation, hoisting, pressure shafts and ore passes. Thanks to its compact and modular design, it can be shipped easily worldwide and delivers reliable operation wherever it is needed.
The design of the Herrenknecht Boxhole Boring Machines focuses on high productivity, optimal machine mobility and minimal space requirements as well as improved occupational health and safety through a remote-controlled machine. The Boxhole Boring Machines do not require any concrete slabs or special preparatory work before excavation begins, which leads to time and cost savings.
The design and working principle of the Boxhole Backreaming Machine is based on the proven technology of the Boxhole Boring Machine. Through its ability to carry out shaft lining parallel to the remaining process, it allows a time and space saving operation. The Boxhole Backreaming Machines offer a high occupational safety due to remotely controlled operation and can easily be moved on its own crawler unit.
Managing Director Herrenknecht Chile
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