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The design and construction phases of a tunneling projects involves numerous engineering challenges. Maccaferri offers a full portfolio of solutions for all stages of the tunnelling process:

  • Portal works and support systems
  • Steel reinforcement and consolidation of the excavated face
  • Waterproofing
  • Primary lining and drainage
  • Final lining

Specialist tunnelling solutions include self-drilling bolts and steel anchors, fiberglass reinforcement bars and pipes, drainage tubes and ceramic final linings.

Our systems are designed to enhance safety and save construction costs and time. For example, the unique, patented B.ZeroTondo Tunnel Support System it’s the revolutionary system that cuts the need for workers at the tunnel excavation phase thus minimising the risks for industry operators. Moreover, the system is much faster to install than comparable solutions and offer significantly improved structural efficiency compared to traditional steel arch supports.

We can provide clients with specialist technical consultancy and support; project technical analysis, design, solution/product selection and (in some regions) installation. Get in contact with us!