ITC SA

ITC SA is the exclusive worldwide distributor of the Schaeff-ITC tunnelling equipment built by Kaelble GmbH. The ´Schaeff´ name stands for German quality, technical innovation, flexibility, long-term reliability and customer service.

The robust crawled excavators with on-board conveyor system and both electric and diesel drive are produced in weight classes: 20-30 and 40 ton for cross-sections from 9 to more than 50 square meters, and three main application fields: soft ground excavation with bucket, medium ground excavation with patented hammer/bucket combination or high speed mucking of...

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Issue 2021-05 Mexico

Rectangular Rock Mining Machine for Flat Invert

Employed by Mexico’s oldest silver mine, Fresnillo Plc, the MDM5000 is boring a mine access tunnel in andesite and shale with quartz intrusions that has defied earlier attempts using roadheaders. The...

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Issue 2021-01 Compendium

Tunnelling Pocketbook 2021

For many years, the Taschenbuch für den Tunnelbau (Tunnelling Pocket Book) has been a practical guide for clients, planners and contractors, as it deals with current developments and innovative...

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Issue 2017-07 Norway

ITA-CET Training Course during WTC 2017

Young professionals and students from all over the world were invited by the ITA-CET Committee and the ITACET Foundation to join the Training Course, June 9–10, 2017. The annual event was organized...

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Issue 2011-02 Switzerland

Gotthard Base Tunnel wins International Tunnelling Award

Representing the Swiss Underground Community, the Swiss Tunnelling Society picked up the NCE International Tunnelling Award for the Project Gotthard Basetunnel in December 2010, at the Grosvenor House...

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Issue 2011-04 Russia

Double Shield sees the Light in Sochi

In early March 2011, a 6.2 m (20.3 ft) diameter Robbins Double Shield TBM crossed the finish line in Sochi, Russia. The machine completed a 4.5 km (2.8 mi) long section of tunnel that will ultimately...

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