Conferences

Drainage Systems in Tunnelling

The group for geotechnics at Graz Technical University (Institute for Applied Geo-Sciences) together with the ETH Zurich (Institute for Construction Planning and Construction Operation), the Kompetenznetzwerk Wasserressourcen GmbH and the Johanneum Research GmbH (Institute for Water Resources Management) staged a Symposium in Graz on Sept. 18th, 2008 relating to “Drainage Systems in Tunnelling – Design, Sintering and Maintenance” – also attended by participants from neighbouring countries.
The drainage of water in tunnelling represents a major challenge for planning and production. The...

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Issue 2010-05

Tunnel Drainage

Guideline Issued by: Österreicherische Vereinigung für Beton und Bautechnik (ÖVBB) 4/2010: 99 pp. A4 with 108 Ills./Tables and 180 Sources. ÖVBB, A-1044 Vienna, Karlsgasse 5, Fax:...

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WTC 2019 in Dubai

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Issue 2018-02 United Arab Emirates

21–26 April 2018: World Tunnel Congress in Dubai

The population of the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries is growing fast: By 2020 its population is forecast to increase by one third, to 53 million people. Accordingly, the demand for better...

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Issue 2013-05 Conference Report

Münster Tunnelling Colloquium

Initiator Prof. Dietmar Mähner was able to welcome almost 200 participants to the university centre for the 2nd Münster Tunnelling Colloquium staged by the Institute for Underground Construction, FH...

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