Sustainable tunnels in the spotlight

November 2014

Building on the success of its debut edition last year, the Arabian Tunnelling Conference will be held next month (December 9 and 10) in Abu Dhabi, UAE, under the theme ‘Managing Sustainable Tunnels’.

The leading tunnelling and underground space development event in the region, taking place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec), will feature a two-day scientific programme focusing on sustainable microtunelling, the techniques, latest developments and current and future challenges.

Organised by the Society of Engineers -UAE (SOE-UAE) in collaboration with the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA), the conference will also include an exhibition, which will showcase technologies, innovations, products and services for use in the underground space development for the transportation systems, energy and water.

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