TBM Extraction in Buenos Aires, Argentina
ALE has completed the lifting and skidding of the TBM ‘Cristina’ in Escobar, near the Parana de las Palmas River in Buenos Aires.
The seven parts of the TBM weighed between 10t and 69t. These were lifted 15m and skidded approximately 17m to the transport module.
The lifting of each item was performed by an HLS5000 lifting unit with 500t capacity. This had been installed on a self-stable gantry. The SS150 skidding system was used comprising skid tracks and four skid beams with 150t capacity.