ZERNA Planen und Prüfen

Underground route alignments for developing road and rail networks represent a decisive prerequisite for solving transportation problems. They enable traffic to flow directing it to where it is required. Tunnels cater for relief that makes itself evident on a daily basis in built-up areas and regarding surface traffic.

The need for intelligent and future-oriented concepts for supply and disposal is growing in cities and built-up areas. Whether it’s a new building, a conversion or a redevelopment: underground structures place high demands on construction technology, which we counter with...

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Issue 2022-03 Germany | Deutschland

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Protection against Vibration and secondary Noise Immissions in Rail Traffic

Under the aegis and participation of Dr.-Ing. Friedrich Krüger of STUVA the Technical Academy Esslingen is staging a seminar on “Protection against Vibration and secondary Noise Immissions in Rail...

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Delhi Metro, Phase 3: 19 TBMs simultaneously engaged

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Issue 2011-01 Austria

The new Lower Inn Valley rail line: Vibration measurements are completed

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Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has in the past two years carried out a comprehensive programme of measurements on its new Lower Inn Valley line, in order to research more precisely the propagation...