The article provides a brief history of slurry shield tunnelling methods, the benefits and some of the difficulties encountered. A description is also given of two sewer contracts, in the environs of Tokyo, for which the slurry shield method of excavation is being used. Details are given of the equipment developed for slurry control and filtration. /TRRL/

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    Morgan-Grampian Limited

    30 Calderwood Street
    London SE18 6QH,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Leeney, J G
  • Publication Date: 1978-1-2

Media Info

  • Features: Photos; References;
  • Pagination: p. 35-37
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00178623
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1978 12:00AM