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March 24, 2019


 Road tunnels and technology in an operational perspective
Arild Petter Sovik, Tunntech Global News

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Faroe Islands - Long subsea tunnels connecting the islands

Faroe Islands - Long subsea tunnels conn…

Jan 11, 2018 4295 Europe

A total investment of around 260 million Euros, which is by far the largest single investment ever m...

State of the art tunnel fire training

State of the art tunnel fire training

Jan 04, 2018 2561 Technical visit

In desember 2017, I visited the International Fire Academy in Balsthal, Switzerland. A special desig...

Sydney - Large project causes concerns

Sydney - Large project causes concerns

Mar 14, 2018 1993 Oceania

The Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link project will have a great impact on local environment...

New cost effective tunnel jet fan

New cost effective tunnel jet fan

Nov 13, 2017 1605 Ventilation

Its improtant for any tunnel operators to lower the costs and improve energy efficiency, especially ...

Rescue-rooms in road tunnels

Rescue-rooms in road tunnels

Dec 03, 2017 1476 Europe

A literature survey seeks to acquire and compile knowledge that can enhance self-rescue for people ...

Road Tunnel Fires (Database)

Road Tunnel Fires (Database)

Nov 19, 2017 1444 Global

Database with 76 important road tunnel fires (end of the page).

The Huguenot tunnel case study

The Huguenot tunnel case study

Nov 06, 2017 1410 Africa

Road authorities in South Africa are looking into how to renovate and improve operation and safety ...

Breakthrough in the construction of the longest subsea tunnel in the world

Breakthrough in the construction of the …

Oct 19, 2017 1383 Europe

The last drill and blast is done and there is now access from both sides in what will be the longest...

Long road tunnels opens in Iceland

Long road tunnels opens in Iceland

Dec 11, 2017 1358 Europe

Two long tunnels have been under construction in Iceland the last years. The 7,9 kilometer long Nor...

Dynamic evacuation systems

Dynamic evacuation systems

Jan 13, 2019 419 Signs & lights

A dynamic evacuation light and sign system, which offers real-time, intelligent control and guiding ...

Upgrading Fréjus tunnel to a higher safety level

Upgrading Fréjus tunnel to a higher saf…

Oct 10, 2018 549 Europe

The Fréjus Road Tunnel is a bidirectional single tube tunnel that connects France and Italy and r...

Experts discussing operation and safety in Lyon

Experts discussing operation and safety …

Oct 08, 2018 583 Event reports

International experts from The World Road Association (PIARC), The International Tunnel Association ...

Fire brigade intervention with mobile fans

Fire brigade intervention with mobile fa…

Sep 21, 2018 590 Ventilation

New research from Belgium conclude that mobile fans can be used for controlling smoke in tunnels. H...

New catastrophe drama film - The tunnel

New catastrophe drama film - The tunnel

Sep 20, 2018 752 Europe

Dramatic scenes with flames, smoke and a long tunnel will be a new Norwegian action film with a bud...

New innovative materials in tunnels

New innovative materials in tunnels

Aug 15, 2018 1250 Road, drainage & construction

Several innovative businesses are working with new better materials to provide tunnel owners with co...

Constructing three new subsea tunnels

Constructing three new subsea tunnels

Aug 13, 2018 736 Europe

Haramsfjord tunnel (3.5 km), Nogvafjord tunnel (5.7 km) and Fjortoftfjord tunnel (3,7 km) in the Nor...

Road tunnel operations and safety on the agenda in Lyon this October

Road tunnel operations and safety on the…

May 30, 2018 565 Global

In order to promote the latest knowledge on current key issues and to facilitate technical discussio...

Applus+ Tunnel Fire Training and test centre

Applus+ Tunnel Fire Training and test ce…

May 29, 2018 835 Europe

The Tunnel Fire Training and test centre, Centro Experimental "San Pedro de Anes" has long tradition...

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