Ordered by BORIE SA, designed and manufactured by REEL, the Jumbo is a 75 tons machine, 9 meters high, 8 meters wide and 20 et 20 of length.
It carries 16 air drills and 25 employees.
The 140 holes made at each station are then loaded with explosives and the rock is emptied by wagons …
The average advance of 8 meters per day, thanks to the Jumbo, allows the French to finish before the Italians on the 14th of August 1962 …
It was a display of Titans, with no less than 1,000 tonnes of steel and concrete test loads attached to the giant hoists
REEL and REEL NKM NOELL stand together with all their 2’300 employees, with all their customers and suppliers.
Travelling the entire length of the assembly space (~ 170 metres), the REEL overhead cranes will be the workhorses