Final Breakthrough on Teesta v hydroelectric Projects’s Six-Face Headreace Tunnel
Indian contractor Gammon has passed a significant landmark on the Teesta V Hydroelectric Project in India with the final breakthrough on the six-face headrace tunnel. Six Tamrock Axera T68 - 296 two boom drill Jumbo and Sandvik rock tools have, reports John Hooper, provided the key to the successful breakthrough.
Gammon, a leading Indian contractor has recently celebrated the final breakthrough on its six-face 13.811 km headrace tunnel contract, forming part of the Teesta V Hydroelectric Project in Sikkim in North-East India. Playing a key central role in this significant landmark were six purpose-ordered Tamrock Axera T68 - 296 two boom drill Jumbo, fitted with Sandvik rock tools.
- NBM&CW August 2006