The Norwegian Tunnelling Society (NFF) have the pleasure of inviting the tunnelling industry to Trondheim, Norway, to the 3rd symposium on TBM Application lll.

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This is the 3rd Symposium of TBM Application organized by NFF, the previous symposia were held in 2010 and 2016 in Bergen. We wish to see you and meet you in Trondheim this year to share, discuss and learn about the topics listed below, and to meet your clients, customers, competitors and good friends in a nice atmosphere!

Topics for the symposium:

  • Easy tunnels are already built
  • Groundwater handling
  • Shallow tunnels
  • Future machines, innovations and markets

Key note lecturers: The best names in the industry!

Organizing committee:

  • Eivind Grøv, SINTEF
  • Arnulf M. Hansen, AMH Consult
  • Sindre Log, The Robbins Company
  • Thor Skjeggedal, Skjeggedal Constr. Service
  • Werner Stefanussen, Rambøll AS

    We are looking forward to seeing you in Trondheim!

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    Monday 4. November

    09:00 - 10:00

    Registration of delegates

    10:00 - 10:10

    0. Seminar opening

    TBM tunnels in extremely difficult geology (shallow tunnels / mixed ground)

    10:10 - 10:30

    1. Innovation in tunnelling and particularly in the world of TBMs

    Martin Knights

    10:30 - 10:50

    2. DSD West Drainage Tunnel in Hong Kong

    Daniel Altier, Bouygues

    10:50 - 11:10

    3. Challenges in urban infrastructure tunnelling

    Fernando Vara, Acciona

    11:10 - 11:30

    4. Water control in TBM excavated tunnels - experience from the Follo Line rail project

    Anne Kathrine Kalager, Bane NOR

    11:30 - 11:50

    Coffee / tea break

    11:50 - 12:10

    5. Water control at the Rondout water transfer tunnel in New York

    Cristof Metzger, Kiewit

    12:10 - 12:30

    6. Difficult geological conditions at the Gerede project in Turkey

    Brad Grothen

    12:30 - 12:50

    7. How to optimize a TBM project

    Gerhard Harer

    12:50 - 13:00

    Questions

    13:00 - 14:00

    Lunch at the conference hotel

    14:00 - 14:30

    Debate - limitations and possible innovations in today's TBM technology

    14:30 - 14:50

    8. TBM Innovations

    Werner Bürger, Herrenknecht

    Academic session

    14:50 - 15:10

    9. The NTNU method

    Amund Bruland, NTNIU

    15:10 - 15:20

    10.

    Javier Macias

    15:20 - 15:30

    11. Estimation of soft ground life in TBM tunnelling

    Pål Drevland Jakobseb

    15:30 - 15:40

    12.

    Solveig Vassenden

    15:40 - 16:00

    Questions / coffee tea break

    16:00 - 16:10

    13.

    Øyvind Braamann Dammyr

    16:10 - 16:20

    14.

    Karl Gunnar Holter

    16:20 - 16:40

    Questions, break

    16:40 - 17:00

    15. ITACET - Innovations in Mech. Tunnelling

    Lok Home

    17:00 - 17:20

    16. Tunnelling on the Moon

    17:20 - 17:30

    Questions, end of seminar day 1

    19:00 - 22:00

    Dinner at the conference hotel

    Tuesday 5. November

    Environment and Safety

    08:30 - 08:50

    17. Dust exposure in TBM and D&B tunnels

    B. Ulvestad / G. Elvemo

    08:50 - 09:10

    18. The Follo Line railway tunnel - an example of successful neighbour relations

    Anne Kathrine Kalager, Bane NOR

    09:10 - 09:30

    19. Benefits of electronic data collection in TBM tunnels

    Tim Babendererde

    09:30 - 09:50

    20. TBM's for the New Oslo Water Supply Tunnel - Holsfjorden

    Fredrikke Syversen, Bane NOR

    09:50 - 10:20

    Questions / check out from hotel / coffee break

    10:20 - 10:40

    21. Ringeriksbanen

    Henning Vardøen, Bane NOR

    10:40 - 11:00

    22. Small diameter TBMs for hydro

    Rune Skjevdal, Norsk Grønn Kraft

    11:00 - 11:20

    23. Segmental lining in TBM tunnels

    Alois Vigl, Viglconsult ZT

    11:20 - 11:30

    Questions

    11:30 - 12:30

    Lunch

    12:30 - 12:50

    24. The use of TBM spoil - a problem or a valuable asset

    Robert Galler

    Innovations in TBM tunnelling - Possible TBM projects in Norway

    12:50 - 13:10

    25. Drives in tunnel innovations

    Lok Home

    13:10 - 13:30

    26. Innovation in TBM tunnelling from a contractors view

    Stephane Polycarpe, Bouygues

    13:30 - 14:00

    Questions / debate

    14:00 - 14:15

    Closing of seminar - farewell

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