Tunnelling Colloquium in
Münster: Planning, Execution,

Numerous factors must be considered when planning and building a tunnel. This applies particularly when tracks or a motorway run above it. As for instance in the case of the metro extension beneath Dortmund Central Station or the projected tunnel at the Herne motorway interchange. The 2017 Münster Tunnelling Colloquium deals with the challenges posed by both these projects and other specific issues. The event is aimed at planning engineers, contractors, consultants, technical experts, representatives of authorities, suppliers, manufacturers and students. “We want to present many interesting...

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