Sugar Camp Mine
United States, Franklin County, IL

New Raise Boring Contractor Miller Contracting Services, Inc reamed two ventilation shafts for Sugar Camp Coal Mine in Illinois. With the well proven RBR400VF they could finish the project within schedule and demonstrated their new raise boring capabilities to the industry. The Rig was ordered at Herrenknecht in January 2018 and thanks to the preproduction status it was delivered as early as March to the client.

Data Sheet

Country, Location

United States, Franklin County, IL




Mining, Ventilation shafts


Medium hard rock

Tunnelling length

150 m

Machine Data

Diameter: 4,000mm
Reaming torque: max 452kNm
Thrust force: max 9,200kN
Installed main drive power: 360kW

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.