Monthly Archives: March 2005

Sensitive tunnelling in Slovakia

A new road tunnel aimed at relieving traffic congestion in Slovakia is being built under tricky conditions. Besides extensive rockfall, the excavation is below numerous urban
facilities, including a university, a zoo and a riding school.

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Symmetrix: Opening doors to a new world of construction

When Atlas Copco acquired the Rotex company in 2004, it was another milestone in the company’s range of products for overburden drilling and related technologies. In addition to its well proven ODEX equipment and DEPS dual energy percussion system, Atlas Copco was now able to offer Symmetrix, a unique system enabling drillers to drill casings deeper and with larger diameters than ever before.

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