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Leadership vision for a path toward sustainability
24 November, 2022
Shortly before his recent election as President of International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AITES), Prof Arnold Dix, a global expert in tunnel sector contractual arrangements, told T&T about his vision for how the international tunneling industry can accelerate its practical pursuit of sustainability – by being armed with new, tailored-made measurement tools and introducing a ‘non-dispute’ option in contract law

Equipping for the future
24 November, 2022
A fresh array of tools for designers and constructors is coming into play with the rising wave of digitalization. Tools are adding to the potential ways of developing and operating all types of infrastructure and energy assets, including those with tunnels.

HS2 announces winners of competition to drive best practice
14 November, 2022
HS2 Ltd has announced this year’s winners of a competition to share insight from the UK’s largest construction project with the wider infrastructure industry.

T&T confirms media partnership for WTC2023
10 November, 2022
Tunnels & Tunnelling is pleased to announce it is a media partner for next year’s World Tunnel Congress in Athens.

Exchanges and views
01 November, 2022
Come autumn, come the season of meetings and gatherings and intimate conversations, in huddles as days shorten and darker evenings return, and openly at large events that draw interest from across the industry.

BIM for bored tunnels
31 October, 2022
ITA’s Working Group 22 has published a guide to talk about BIM and its use for bored tunnel projects

Spotlight on Austrian Alpine Tunnelling
31 October, 2022
The 13th Austrian Tunnel Day and 71st Geomechanics Colloquium takes place in October in Salzburg.

A Look Beyond Only Physical: Virtual Master Rings
31 October, 2022
Florian Werres of VMT describes a digital approach to achieving the assurance of segmental quality for bored tunnels without always physically erecting master rings.

ITA leadership elections
11 October, 2022
Prof Arnold Dix has been elected President of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AITES). He plans to catalyse initiatives in measurement tools and contracts to help the tunnelling industry move forward on sustainability. The election took place at the World Tunnel Congress (WTC) in Copenhagen in early September.

ITA Tunnelling Awards 2022: The list of the finalists disclosed
04 October, 2022
The 8th edition of the ITA Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards returns this December in digital. Since 2015, the international competition seeks and rewards remarkable achievements in tunnelling and the underground industry. Organized by the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association, the event both showcases the most ambitious underground projects all over the world as well as the latest innovations, techniques, and methods in tunnelling...

ITA president to give keynote at BTS Conference
27 September, 2022
Newly-elected ITA president Arnold Dix will be a keynote speaker at the BTS Conference and Exhibition in London on October 11-12.

Spotlight: ITA guide on shafts
26 September, 2022
ITA’s Working Group 23 produced a guide on definitions and classifications of terms in shaft design and construction

Dix elected as ITA president
09 September, 2022
Prof Arnold Dix has been elected as new president of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AITES).

Set for WTC 2022 – and sustainability
30 August, 2022
The ITA’s World Tunnelling Congress takes place in Copenhagen, hosted by the Danish Society for Tunnels and Underground Works (DFTU). A key theme for the gathering is getting practical on sustainability

Veronika Petschen – Interview
03 August, 2022
SCAUT, the Swiss Centre of Applied Underground Technology, is pioneering new methods and uses for underground spaces. Veronika Petschen is its newly-appointed managing director. She spoke to Julian Champkin to explain her vision for SCAUT and for future uses of the ground beneath our feet

Research to reduce carbon in SCL
03 August, 2022
Research recently complete on low carbon sprayed concrete (LCSC), including work for HS2,is summarised by participants Chris Peaston of Peaston Concrete Consultancy, Chris Goodier, Sergio Cavalaro and Zhi Hu of Loughborough University, Michael Sataya of Arup, Stuart Manning of Shotcrete Services, and John Reddy of Ecocem

Jinxiu Yan – Interview
24 June, 2022
The International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) is the organisation that represents the tunnelling industry to the world. Its president since 2019 has been Jinxiu Yan. Here she speaks to Julian Champkin about her background, her role and her hopes for the ITA

Aecon pilots low carbon concrete
15 June, 2022
Aecon has become the first construction company in Ontario to pilot a new low-carbon concrete from carbon upcycling technologies.

Nominations open for ITA Tunnelling Awards
20 May, 2022
Nominations for the ITA Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards are now open.

Notes on compressed air working – Part 2
22 April, 2022
Following on from his Part 1 article which appeared in the March 2022 issue of T&T, Stephen Doran concludes his discussion of hyperbaric interventions by looking at three major international projects on which they were deployed