International Urban Tunnelling Conference

Organization: Resourceful Events

Venue: Sofitel London St James

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 17, 2013 End Date/Time: Sep 18, 2013
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Tunnelling in the urban environment comes with significant challenges. As cities become more densely populated the obstacles to construction become harder to manage and overcome. As a contributor to over 60% of tunnelling business there is also no denying the importance of the urban tunnelling sector to your business.

Resourceful Events in association with World Tunnelling Magazine brings you the inaugural International Urban Tunnelling Conference taking place on 16-19th September in London, one of the main centres of urban tunnelling advances. With a specific focus on overcoming engineering obstacles in the urban environment and a global coverage of markets from India to the USA the event will provide you with crucial market information to help you stay ahead of the competition.



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Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Dato' Azhar Abdul Hamid, CEO, Mass Rapid Transit Corporation SDN BHD, Malaysia
  • Anne Kathrine Kalager, Deputy Project DIrector (Follo Line), Jernbaneverket (National Rail Administration), Norway
  • Thiru R. Ramanathan, Project Director, Chennai Metro Rail Limited, India
  • Oskar Sigl, Managing Director, Geoconsult Asia Singapore Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • Randall Essex, Exec. Vice President - Tunnels Practice, Hatch Mott MacDonald, USA
  • Ilias Michalis, Tunnel Expert to the CTO, Qatar Rail Company, Qatar
  • Chris Dulake, Chief Engineer, Crossrail, United Kingdom
  • Klaus Rieker, Managing Director - Tunnelling, Wayss and Freytag, Germany
  • Stephen Dance, Head of Infrastructure Delivery, Infrastructure UK, United Kingdom
  • Alan Myers, Chief Civil Construction Engineer and General Manager XRL Terminus, MTR Corporation, Hong Kong

Benefits of Attending:

  • Hear about the latest project developments at the Follo line in Norway
  • Assess the Indian market and evaluate the challenges faced at the Chennai Metro Rail Project
  • Examine how projects could be more successfully delivered on time and on budget while maintaining quality
  • Analyse new TBM advancements and how TBM usgae can be optimised
  • Micro tunnelling: identify how you can improve efficiency
  • Hear about the Emscher project: what could be learnt from this?
  • Meet with a large international delegation of owners, contractors and engineers focused on urban tunnelling