Refurbishing yesterday’s tunnels for tomorrow
This seventh episode of the Lunchtime lecture series focused on Tunnel Refurbishment and was organised in collaboration with ITA WG6. It was exceptionally run on the third Tuesday of the month and was part of the ITA Tunnelling Week.
At the occasion of the AFTES 2021 congress, a training session on "Excavation control and instabilities in conventional excavation methods" was held and gathered 32 participants.
This sixth instalment of the Lunchtime Lecture series was entitled “Into the Future” and focused on resilience.
This episode featured 3 lectures:
- Resilient underground - Wout Broere (WG20 Animateur)
- Are we ready for the next one? Climate change and pandemic resilience of the underground space - Giuseppe Gaspari (WG20 Vice-animateur)
- Current and future challenges on the control of tunnelling operations in urban area using Slurry TBMs - Massimo Marotta (TUCSS)
The session finished with a Q&A with all speakers.
This fifth instalment of the Lunchtime Lecture series, was on the 8th June at 13:00 CEST time, and was on “Automation in Tunnel Construction”.
This episode is an introduction to automation in tunnel construction and features 3 lectures:
This fourth instalment of the Lunchtime Lecture series was on “Modern Approaches to Tunnel Waterproofing - Case studies from the major industry suppliers”.
This training session was co-organised with AMITOS, the Mexican Association of tunnel and underground space engineers and was held online over 4 half-days.
This third installment of the online Lunchtime lecture series was on "Compressed Air".
The session included a first lecture by Donald Lamont (animateur of WG5) focusing largely on health and safety in relation to compressed air, and a further presentation with examples from Tim Babendererde from BabEng.
The session included: a case study from a contractor, lectures on the FIDIC Emerald book, and a Q&A session to finish.