Singapore

TUCSS Tunnelling Symposium with more than 180 Participants

A symposium took place in the Southeast Asian metropolis of Singapore on 10 November 2016, organised by the Tunnelling and Underground Construction Society Singapore (TUCSS) who had invited eight selected experts to present their projects and specialist fields. More than 180 participants followed the talks and discussed questions regarding all fields of underground construction (Fig. 1).

 

Developments in Drill and Blast

After a brief welcome for the participants by Jeyatharan Kumarasamy, TUCSS member, ITA president Tarcísio Celestino (Fig. 2) introduced his subject of the latest innovations...

Related articles:

Issue 2016-06 Drill and Blast

Sandvik Drilling Jumbo DT1131-SC

Approximately 20 km south of Innsbruck, near the town of Steinach am Brenner, the Wolf 2 construction lot and access tunnel of the same name are situated. The Wolf access tunnel, one of the most...

more
Issue 2016-05 China

Siemens commissioned to fit out Hong Kong‘s longest Road Tunnel

Since December 2013 a 4.8 km freeway tunnel is under construction to link Hong Kong to the new Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai border crossing with mainland China. The tunnel is built by Dragages Hong Kong...

more
Issue 2017-04 Malaysia

SEACETUS 2017 in Kuala Lumpur

Almost 400 experts from the field of tunnelling joined the first Southeast Asian Conference and Exhibition in Tunnelling and Underground Space (SEACETUS) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 18th to 19th...

more
Issue 2016-05 ITA

ITA Tunnelling Awards 2016: List of Finalists disclosed

On November 10 and 11, 2016, the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) is presenting the second edition of its ITA Tunnelling Awards. Participation has been highly...

more
Issue 2011-06 Croatia

AT-Pipe Umbrella Support System allows safe Driving of Omis Tunnel

The most important route between the Croatian seaports of Split and Makarska is the D8 National Road. This road was built very near to the shoreline of the Adriatic Sea in the 1960s. Today, the road...

more