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Less than a month to WTC 2019!

Less than a month to WTC 2019!

It is less than a month before the beginning of the World Tunnel Congress 2019. This annual international event for the engineering sector is dedicated to underground construction. The congress will be held in the city of Naples, from May 3rd to 9th, in the Mostra D'Oltremare.

You can read the scientific programme for the conference here. The congress title is ‘ Tunnels and Underground Cities: Engineering and Innovation meet Archaeology, Architecture and Art’.

Italy the host country is ranked first in Europe and second in the world for the overall length of its road and railway tunnels: with over 2100 km, it is second after China. According to the most recent data by ANCE (the National Association of Building Constructors), tunnel construction was an important sector for Italian industry in this field, generating a total revenue of 15 billion euro from commissions abroad. The 811 construction sites operated around the world by Italian companies include 43 for the construction of underground subway lines, in Saudi Arabia, Australia, Denmark, Qatar, Turkey, France and Romania. For further information please read the press release and also visit http://www.wtc2019.com/. 14/19.