Welcome to the 4th Arabian Tunnelling Conference and 20th Gulf Engineering Forum 2017!
We are cordially inviting you to join us for the 4th Arabian Tunnelling Conference (ATC 2017), held in conjunction with the 20th Gulf Engineering Forum (GEF 2017),on the 21-22 February 2017 at the Ritz Carlton in Dubai International Financial Center, United Arab Emirates.The ATC is the number one networking hub of Tunnelling and Underground Space experts and professionals in the region. The event will focus on ‘Advancing Underground Space’ through key activities such as conference, exhibition, Young Engineers Forum, awards and the Gulf Engineering Forum.
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Tunnelling Journal is giving every reader free access to an exhaustive listing of international Tunnel Collapses. The document ‘Catalogue of Notable Tunnel Failure Case Histories’, courtesy of, and compiled by, the Mainland East Division, Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering and Development Department of Hong Kong details 36 international collapses, and a further 6 specifically in Hong Kong. Each case, subject to the information available, includes a basic description of the event (many illustrated), the probable cause, the remedial measures undertaken, and the consequences and lessons learned. Some 60 references are also included for further reading. The document is live and will be updated from time to time. To download this must-have listing go to:
Hong Kong’s Geotechnical Engineering Office has recently issued the GEO Report No. 249, “Ground Control for Slurry TBM Tunnelling.” Download your free copy of this ‘must read’ paper from the Civil Engineering and Development Department website, using the link below: http://www.cedd.gov.hk/eng/publications/geo_reports/geo_rpt249.htm