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Retro: Tunneling Under the Alps (Full Video Report)

Photo: Satellite image of Switzerland in October 2002 (22-10-2002). Cropped image, original taken from NASA’s Visible Earth http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_rec.php?id=4464

From youtube uploaded by CivilDigital

Published on Feb 21, 2012

To most of the world, the majestic Alps present a scene of wonder. But to European merchants and truckers, they present a troublesome and costly roadblock. Enter the ambitious AlpTransit Tunnel.

1st Eastern European Tunneling Conferance

Photo: Tunnel Boring Machine (Yucca Mt.) SOURCE Wikipedia (Public Domain) 

from eetc

It is our pleasure to inform you, that Hungarian Tunnelling Association (HTA) is organizing the 1st Eastern European Tunnelling Congress in Budapest on September 18-21, 2012.
(EETC2011, Budapest). The idea was recommended to the East European Associations several times at the President meeting in Harkány November 08, 2011, in Dubrovnik, April 2011 and at the final discussion at WTC, Helsinki.

The common aim of EETC 2012 is to share our experiences and exchange our knowledge of design, construction management, research results and technical developments of tunnels completed by the regional associations and experts. . . . Read Complete Report