Tunnelling

As a leader in the industry, Abergeldie have experience efficiently, safely and effectively constructing horizontal pipe jacked tunnels as well as undertaking conventional tunnel construction, with minimal disruption to both the environment and the community at large. Tunnel remediation services are also offered.

The Abergeldie Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) plant fleet caters for a broad range of geological conditions, from soft ground earth pressure balance machines (EPBMs), to mixed ground slurry machines capable of tunnelling through running sand and hard rock or gripper/main beam TBMs for hard rock conditions. Abergeldie’s tunnel construction capabilities include:

  • Conventional drill/blast and mechanical excavation tunnel construction
  • Tunnel restoration
  • Culverts
  • Three pin arches
  • Pipe jacked tunnels and pipelines
  • Micro tunnelling
  • Cut and cover.

Examples of some of our tunnelling projects, including pipe jacking and tunnel construction can be viewed below.