For more than 35 years Herrenknecht has been engaged in the tunnelling business and is the global market leader providing innovative and customized tunnelling technology for diameters of 0.1 to 19 meters. Furthermore Herrenknecht provides technical solutions for successfully excavating inclined shafts and sinking vertical shafts down to great depths. Herrenknecht’s references include more than 3,100 completed projects around the world with the support of more than 5,000 employees worldwide.
Based on its proven experience, Herrenknecht now provides an entire range of innovative machines for the mechanized construction of underground mining infrastructure. Whether for vertical access or production shafts, inclined vehicle access ramps, ventilation shafts or transport tunnels, Herrenknecht mining technology is designed for diameters of 0.3 to 12 meters and can reach depths of up to 2,000 meters. Our innovative solutions are based on proven technology that can achieve high advance rates and occupational health and safety using compact construction designs which have already proven their value in reference projects.
At Herrenknecht we see ourselves as technical pioneers in underground construction and in the future we will continue to develop new ideas together with our clients and contractors to make the development of mining infrastructure even safer and more efficient.
Safe and fast development of underground mines
As a premium supplier of underground technologies, Herrenknecht is known for the highest standards in terms of Quality, Health and Safety. From engineering to commissioning, Herrenknecht integrates Health and Safety considerations in all procedures. Mutually with our partners, Herrenknecht develops unique concepts to meet their special requirements.
The use of innovative technology in mining eliminates the need for explosives and leads to reduced manual processes during the development of mine infrastructure and production. We optimize our products through 3D based safety management in the design process and we increase work safety through remotely controlled work operations.
As a result, Herrenknecht delivers tailor-made products securing the essential specifications for a safe and protected working place which also decreases environmental impacts. Moreover, together with mine owners and mine contractors we achieve production targets in a safe and cost efficient manner.