World Tunnel Congress 2014
The Congress organized by the Brazilian Tunnelling Committee (CBT) bore the motto “Tunnels for a better Life”. 52 of the 71 ITA member countries were present in Foz do Iguaçu. The quota of 82 % attained at the previous gathering in Geneva last year thus dropped to 73 % (please see box on page 29). The Congress was largely prepared and organized by the Brazilian Tunnelling Committee in close collaboration with the ITA. The Congress programme embraced 12 main topics presented at 24 technical sessions:
1. Site Investigation and Monitoring
2. Planning and Design of...