TBM Videos

Noren Films specializes in video production for the tunnel boring industry, including documentation of the world’s largest tunnel boring machine (TBM) in Seattle, WA. All of the videos below were produced by Noren Films for clients in the tunnel boring industry.

Seattle TBM Inauguration
A video about the world record 17.48m diameter Hitachi-Zosen TBM that will bore the highway tunnel under downtown Seattle.

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Tour the World’s Largest TBM
A look at the design of “Bertha”, the world’s largest EPBM from Hitachi, Japan.

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Seattle Northgate Link Extension TBM dedication
The commemoration ceremony for the refurbished Hitachi Zosen EPBM that will excavate twin running tunnels on the northern section of Seattle Sound Transit’s Northgate light rail extension.

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Ballard Siphon
Construction work to replace wood-stave wastewater siphons built in 1935 under the Lake Washington ship canal in Seattle, Washington.

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Sparvo mega-TBM ready for reuse
Having completed the 2.5km, twin tube highway tunnel project in Italy, the Sparvo mega-TBM system and its experienced team is ready for a new engagement.

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Robbins Rockhead Case Study
View this case study of a Robbins Rockhead being used to excavate a trunk sewer during Calgary, Canada’s sub-zero winter temperatures.

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Robbins SBU Video
The Robbins Rockhead is a mid-sized tunneling machine available in both Single Shield and Double Shield models. Watch this video to learn more about these powerful machines.