Terratec Milestones

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Milestones

1990
Sept 1990 Incorporation of TERRATEC Mr. Tony Peach and Mr. Al Jones establish TERRATEC in Australia.
1993
Jul 1993 Tunneling Production World Record The new TERRATEC concept of continuously advancing conveyor system sets the production World Record in the Blue Mountains Project, which is still unbroken for that diameter tunnel today.
1995
Sept 1995 Oscillating Disc Cutter (ODC) After several years of Research and Development. a full scale prototype of the ODC is designed, manufactured and tested to prove its effectiveness to Cut Rock up to 10 times more efficiently than conventional Disc Cutters
1996
Nov 1996 First Export to China The new TERRATEC concept of continuously advancing conveyor system sets the production World Record in the Blue Mountains Project, which is still unbroken for that diameter tunnel today
1998
Nov 1998 World’s Largest Down Reaming Drill After several years of Research and Development. a full scale prototype of the ODC is designed, manufactured and tested to prove its effectiveness to Cut Rock up to 10 times more efficiently than conventional Disc Cutters
1999
Jul 1999 First Exports to USA The new TERRATEC concept of continuously advancing conveyor system sets the production World Record in the Blue Mountains Project, which is still unbroken for that diameter tunnel today
2002
Sept 2002 First Export to Europe After several years of Research and Development. a full scale prototype of the ODC is designed, manufactured and tested to prove its effectiveness to Cut Rock up to 10 times more efficiently than conventional Disc Cutters
2005
Nov 2005 First EPB Project The new TERRATEC concept of continuously advancing conveyor system sets the production World Record in the Blue Mountains Project, which is still unbroken for that diameter tunnel today
2008
Jul 2008 Ore Belly Dumpers TERRATEC signs a Contract with Crosslands Resources to design and manufacture a special concept of Ore Belly Dumper Trailer to work in the West Australia iron ore mines and commences the production of an initial batch of 18 units.
2009
Nov 2009 First TBM for Latin-America TERRATEC receives an order for the supply of complete tunnelling system, including 9.56m EPB-TBM, Conveyor System and Rolling Stock, for the construction of the Line 2 of Metro in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
2012
Dec 2012 First of eight (8) TBMS for Delhi Metro TERRATEC supplies the first of eight (8) TBMs with respective Back-Up System for Delhi Metro Phase III after a record seven (7) months from receipt of order. The Tunnel Boring Machine is a Ø6.61m EPB Shield.
2013
Feb 2013 TERRATEC Launches Its New Universal Boxhole Borer TERRATEC has launched the Universal Boxhole Boring Machine - UB1000, is designed to boxhole sections up to 1.06m diameter x 100m long and it can also ream conventional raises nominally 1.8m diameter x 200m deep.
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