Get to know the man of the hour, Robbins President Lok Home!
Lok Home began his more than 45-year career in the tunneling and mining industry after graduating with a degree in mining technology from the Haileybury School of Mines in Ontario, Canada.
Between 1965 and 1968, Lok worked as a project manager at several Canadian mines before joining The Robbins Company in Field Service, where he then progressed through several management positions.
Lok served as president of Atlas Copco Jarva from 1980 to 1985, then founded Boretec, Inc.
later acquired Robbins
in 1998 and unified the two companies under the Robbins name with Lok
Today, The Robbins Company
is a business with approximately $300 Million USD annual sales, 800 employees and 16 worldwide subsidiaries.
The Robbins Company
supplies all types of Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs), related equipment, and services and holds the majority of the worldâ€™s TBM performance records.
In addition to his
role at Robbins
is also active in tunneling industry associations.
He is a key member of the International Tunnelling Association (ITA) and is on a steering committee for the advancement of industry standards and ideas, known as ITAtech.
He has been active in the U.S. tunneling society UCA of SME and has served as Director on several occasions.
has also received multiple awards from around the industry and is an active speaker promoting tunneling worldwide.