Safety of Life in Tunnels (SOLIT)

International Conference SOLIT2 in Berlin

The International SOLIT Conference (Safety of Life in Tunnels) is due to be held in Berlin on June 27 + 28, 2012: its topic – “Integration of stationary Fire Suppression Systems in Tunnels”. At this 2-day conference the findings of the SOLIT2 research project, which was sponsored at the behest of the German Bundestag, will be made public. The partners involved in the project, the project coordinator FOGTEC, BUNG Ingenieure AG, the STUVA Inc., the Ruhr University Bochum as well as the TÜV Süd, will for the first time present extensive reports on the activities of the past 2 years on Day 1....

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