Application Report #11 (Mining Pumps)

‘Muck Pumps’ Keep Mexico City Subway Extension Moving Forward


Schwing Bioset - Application Report - Tunnel Pumps 


Today, the capital city of our neighbor to the south boasts the sixth largest population in the world, and sits on one of the most unstable subgrades on the continent. As a result, new construction faces performance challenges generally not encountered in bedrock-based projects, often prompting contractors to call upon specialty equipment to address those needs. 

In this application report, find out how Schwing Bioset's "muck" pumps helped tunneling crews deliver their thick mixture from a boring machine to waiting trucks on the surface.