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World Tunnel Congress 2017 in Bergen: Surface Challenges – Underground Solutions

Worldwide there is a quest for urban space driven by increasing urbanization. According to the ITACUS white paper (2010), more than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas.

The challenges are numerous, and availability of space for necessary infrastructure is crucial. The underground is at present only marginally utilized, and the potential for extended and improved utilization is enormous.

From June 9 to June 15 the World Tunnel Congress (WTC) 2017 will take place in Bergen on the west coast of Norway. It is hosted by the Norwegian Tunnelling Society (NFF). The congress’ motto...

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