Didipio Mine
Philippines, Nueva Vizcaya, Island of Luzon
2016 – 2018

The first ever produced Herrenknecht RBR finished eight ventilation shafts with diameters of up to 6 meters at Didipio Gold Mine in Philippines. At difficult ground conditions the machine and its powerful drive showed its capabilities. The rig mastered fractured ground as well as rock with high rock strength.

Data Sheet

Country, Location

Philippines, Nueva Vizcaya, Island of Luzon


2016 – 2018


Mining, Shafts for gold mine


Hard fractured ground

Tunnelling length

135 m

Machine Data

Diameter: 5,500mm
Reaming torque: max 550kNm
Thrust force: max 10,000kN
Installed main drive power: 540kW

Your contact person Contact us

Steffen Dubé President and General Manager Herrenknecht Tunnelling Systems USA Inc.
Gerhard Goisser Commercial Manager Herrenknecht Tunnelling Systems USA, Inc.