Construction Equipment

Designed for a small Cross-Section

The workplace for the Caterpillar 321C KCR tunnel excavator is extremely small for the machine operator has to make do with a cross-section of only 20 m² for loosening material when driving the rescue heading in the tunnel for the Schwäbisch Gmünd bypass. The tunnel, which consists of a 2-way tunnel and a parallel running rescue tunnel and currently is numbered among the biggest infrastructural sites in the south of Germany, is being built by the Ed. Züblin AG, Baresel GmbH. G. Hinteregger & Söhne Baugesellschaft m.b.H. and the Östu-Stettin GmbH in the form of a Joint Venture. The JV...

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