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ACCIONA Construction participates in the World Tunnel Congress 2018

  • As well as sponsoring the gala dinner, ACCIONA Construction will make a presentation on tunnelling in areas with difficult orography

ACCIONA Construction will participate in the next edition of the World Tunnel Congress, the biggest international event in the sector. This year it will take place in Dubai from 21-25 April.

Over the five days of the congress, experts in tunnelling and underground spaces will come together to present and debate the latest innovations in the sector.

On 25 April, ACCIONA Construction tunnel specialist, Rolando Justa, will make a presentation on the use of two-component cement mortar in rocky formations, in which he will describe the experience acquired by ACCIONA Construction in projects of great technical complexity such as the Legacy Way tunnel in Australia; the Follo Line railway tunnels in Norway, or the Campobecerros tunnel for the high-speed train line between Madrid and Galicia.

This year, moreover, ACCIONA Construction is the official sponsor of the gala dinner, which will be held on that same day. It will be attended by institutional representatives from the main companies in the sector.

Organized by the International Tunnelling and Underground Spaces Association (ITA), the World Tunnel Congress is the most prestigious event in the tunnelling field. More than 1,500 engineers and other professionals attended the 2017 edition held in Bergen (Norway), presenting the latest trends and innovations. Every year, they demonstrate the importance of tunnels for the sustainable cities of the future.

More information on the event is available at http://www.wtc2018.ae/

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