Germany

45th Geomechanics Colloquium in Freiberg: participants from 17 countries

On 11 November 2016, the 45th Geomechanics Colloquium took place in Freiberg, Germany, with 230 participants from 17 countries. This traditional event is organised by the Chair of Rock Mechanics of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg in the proven successful collaboration with the Association of Freiberg Geotechnicians (VGF) and the IfG Leipzig. This year, the Central South University, China, was a co-organiser. The event was further improved by the presence of eight companies as exhibitors. The talks covered the subjects of tunnelling, long-term disposal and mining, all concerning innovative...

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