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May 20, 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 5261 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 2736 Technical visit

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

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

Breakthrough in the construction of the …

Oct 19, 2017 2516 Europe

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

Sydney - Large project causes concerns

Sydney - Large project causes concerns

Mar 14, 2018 2209 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 1931 Ventilation

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

Road Tunnel Fires (Database)

Road Tunnel Fires (Database)

Nov 19, 2017 1768 Global

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

Rescue-rooms in road tunnels

Rescue-rooms in road tunnels

Dec 03, 2017 1705 Europe

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

The Huguenot tunnel case study

The Huguenot tunnel case study

Nov 06, 2017 1681 Africa

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

Long road tunnels opens in Iceland

Long road tunnels opens in Iceland

Dec 11, 2017 1558 Europe

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

World Tunneling Congress 2019 in Naples

World Tunneling Congress 2019 in Naples

May 10, 2019 214 Event reports

The World Tunneling Congress 2019 opened officially on Monday May 6th, with the Opening Ceremony, bu...

The longest and deepest soon ready to open

The longest and deepest soon ready to op…

May 09, 2019 187 Europe

The Ryfylket tunnel will be completed in 2019 and will provide connection between small communities ...

Temporary alternative measures for tunnel safety

Temporary alternative measures for tunne…

Mar 29, 2019 240 Event reports

In March the Italian delegation invited to an Italian PIARC conference, discussing Temporary alterna...

Experts discussing new energy carriers in tunnels

Experts discussing new energy carriers i…

Feb 22, 2019 348 Event reports

New energy carriers (also known as NEC) for road transport, such as battery electric cars, and fuel ...

Standardization on the agenda

Standardization on the agenda

Jan 16, 2019 313 Safety & Security

Society is built on standards, and standards promote innovation! When everyone in the industry uses ...

Dynamic evacuation systems

Dynamic evacuation systems

Jan 13, 2019 771 Signs & lights

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

Tunnel management on the agenda in Brussels

Tunnel management on the agenda in Bruss…

Nov 28, 2018 325 Event reports

This conference focused on tunnels as a vital links in any transportation network. Short periods of ...

Upgrading Fréjus tunnel to a higher safety level

Upgrading Fréjus tunnel to a higher saf…

Oct 10, 2018 829 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 783 Event reports

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

Planning & Engineering

  1. Operation
  2. BIM & Modelling
  3. Safety & security
  4. Emergency response

Structural technology

  1. Road, drainage & construction
  2. Lining & coating

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  2. Ventilation
  3. Sign & light
  4. Safety systems

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