Space-saving, powerful and versatile – these are the qualities that distinguish the crushers and screens from RUBBLE MASTER. The RM 70GO! 2.0 crusher and the RM CS4800 screen have once again proven how compact they really are, crushing and screening rock at an altitude of over 3000 metres on the Titlis, one of the highest excursion mountains in Switzerland. An additional concrete plant enables rapid processing and recycling directly on site. The result: top-quality end grain, considerable time and cost savings. In addition, the environment is protected by avoiding countless transport journeys.
At an altitude of over 3000 metres, the Titlis is one of the most famous excursion destinations in Switzerland. Since 1967, the mountain station has transported millions of visitors to the glacier. Now this and a new, single-track cable car are to be renewed or rebuilt. The consortium (Arbeitsgemeinschaft) Titlis 3020 Schweiz, including Marti AG, Porr Suisse and Bürgi AG, has been working since May this year on this multi-million project, which is to be completed by 2027. In order to work efficiently and save time and costs, the Titlis 3020 consortium relies on the RM 70GO! 2.0 from RUBBLE MASTER, which is easy to transport due to its compact size and low weight and, thanks to its wide crusher inlet, can process large rock & stone blocks quickly. In addition to the crusher, the RM CS4800 mobile screen is also used on site to process the gravel into high-quality final grain. In this way, the fractions 0-4, 4-8, 8-16, 16-32 can be produced in the fewest possible working steps.
Reliability & flexibility despite extreme conditions
“At this altitude, we need a lightweight, enormously powerful crusher that is operational and reliable even in extreme weather conditions. The crusher and screen from RUBBLE MASTER fulfil all this. Another advantage is the crawler chassis, which provides even more flexibility on the mountain. This means that even at an altitude of over 3,000 metres, we can move the equipment to another location and process material at any time,” says Martin Käslin, site manager of ARGE Titlis 3020.
Top customer service guarantees transport at an altitude of over 3000 metres
In addition to the flexibility and maximum performance offered by RM’s crushers and screens, Käslin also emphasises the extremely obliging advice as well as the excellent service and individual planning provided by RM Switzerland. After all, the transport of the crusher to the glacier was planned for more than 12 months until the impact crusher was finally delivered and transported to the Titlis in June 2023. The crusher was first transported by truck to the Trübsee intermediate station. A specially converted forwarder then transported the crusher to the middle station, Stand station. Here the crusher then shed around 9 tonnes of weight. While the dismantled parts were transported to the top station by aerial cableway, the remaining crusher continued its ascent with the help of the converted forwarder via a black runway. Once at the destination, RM Switzerland reassembled the previously dismantled parts. In the meantime, the crusher was able to process rock into valuable final grain during more than 150 operating hours.
“This project shows once again that we can respond to the individual needs of each customer and offer tailor-made solutions. I am pleased that we were once again able to prove our unique service,” says Pascal Schärer, Managing Director of RM Switzerland.