TERRATEC marks continued growth in the Turkish market

TERRATEC TBMs are proving their metal in Turkey with a further four new Tunnel Boring Machines ordered for Istanbul’s ongoing Metro expansion. Australian-based TBM manufacturer, TERRATEC, has secured an order to supply four new 6.56m diameter Earth Pressure BalanceTunnel Boring Machines (EPBMs) for Istanbul’s Ümraniye-Ataşehir-Göztepe Metro Line from the Turkish tunnelling Joint Venture of Gulermak, Nurol & Makyol. This will see a total of seven TERRATEC EPBMs working simultaneously on the Istanbul Metro by the middle of 2018.