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Breakthroughs in Tunnelling Short Course


The 12th Annual Breakthroughs in Tunnelling Short Course will be held at the University of Denver between September 9th and 11th.

The Breakthroughs in Tunnelling Short Course is the longest running and the most attended tunnelling course. It features leading tunnelling practitioners from around the globe giving lectures on the latest developments and recent innovations in all aspects of conventional and mechanized tunnelling in soils and rock, including:

*        geotechnical site investigations

*        tunnel and lining design

*        construction techniques

*        project delivery options and risk assessment

*        instrumentation and monitoring

*        process control

*        tunnel costing

*        construction management

*        dispute resolution

Grouting and ground improvement will also be covered in detail with presentations on jet, compaction, permeation, consolidation and contact grouting, as well as dewatering and freezing for tunnels and shafts. Large diameter tunnelling in challenging geologies and under high water pressures will also be covered, including the latest developments in super diameter EPBs, Slurry Shields, and Hybrid TBMs. Visit https://tunnelingshortcourse.com/agenda/.  21/19.