Tunnel Rehabilitation, Maintenance and Renovation – a Topic for the Future

The 6th Tunnel Fair on “Innovation Underground” (IUT ‘11) [1] (September 14/15, 2011) held in the vicinity of Sargans (some 3,000 visitors) provided a further highlight with its seminar “Tunnel Rehabilitation, Maintenance and Renovation” featuring various projects from Germany, Austria and Switzerland concentrating on rail and road.

Tunnelling Seminar

Whereas previous seminars had dealt mainly with tunnel driving methods (IUT ’02), supporting tunnels (IUT ’05) [2] and operating and transport technical equipment (IUT ’08) [3], the IUT ’11 seminar went one step further and dealt with the ever more...

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Issue 05/2014 Switzerland

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