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March 24, 2019

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

Arild Petter Sovik

Arild Petter Sovik

Editor, Tunntech Global News

E-mail:  arild.sovik@tunntech.no
Phone:  +47 950 88 793


News coverage based on many years of experience from key positions in the industry. Former National Tunnel Manager at the road authorities (NO), senior principal development manager at a mayor tunnel contractor company (NO) and experience from a wide number of activities in national and international networks. 


21 February 2019, Utrecht, Netherland                         

The world is facing a huge energy challenge. Fossil fuels are 'out-dated‘ and sustainable alternatives are the unquestionable future. This will be the topic of the ITA-COSUF workshop on New Energy Carrier Vehicles in underground transportation facilities on the 21st of February 2019.

A dynamic evacuation light and sign system, which offers real-time, intelligent control and guiding indication can improve safety in difficult evacuation environments like tunnels. Research points out that during an emergency, people have a tendency to wait for information or instruction rather than seek it out. If and when people do decide to exit a tunnel in the face of a recognized danger, they have a need of specific instructions to be able to use the emergency solutions best suited for a quick evacuation. 

09 - 11 October 2019, Ankara, Turkey                         

4th International Roads, Bridges and Tunnels Fair brings together public organizations using the services, contractors, subcontractors, universities, NGOs and material, machinery and equipment suppliers; in other words, all shareholders involved in planning, project designing, application and management processes.

20 - 21 February 2019, Sydney, Australia                         

More tunnels are being planned and constructed in Australia now than ever before to overcome increasing urban congestion. Tunnels are complicated to operate and maintain because they require precise plans and procedures to reduce the interruption of traffic flow.

27 November 2018, Brussels, Belgium                         

Over 300 representatives of the European infrastructure community will debate, during this one-day conference, on how to define and implement a groundbreaking approach for the management and renovation of underground infrastructure.

25 - 27 September 2019, Athens, Grecce                         

Since its inception in Canterbury in 1973, the symposium has visited 8 different countries to deliver 714 peer-reviewed technical papers of high quality.

3 - 5 June 2019, Prague, Czech Republic                          

The ITA-AITES Czech Tunnelling Association cordially invites to the 14th International Conference entitled “Under­ground Construction Prague 2019”.

26 - 27 November 2019, Frankfurt, Germany                          

STUVA Expo, the industry meeting point for Tunnels and Infrastructure is again opening its doors in Frankfurt Main.

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