TRAINING SESSION IN TORINO (I)
SIG (Italian Tunnelling Association) and the ITACET Foundation will organize a training session on CONVENTIONAL TUNNELLING AND GROUND REINFORCING TECHNIQUE, on January 15-16 2015.
On January 15th and 16th, SIG Società Italiana Gallerie, ITA-AITES and the ITACET Foundation jointly organised a training session aimed at young professional on “Conventional Tunnelling and Ground Reinforcing Techniques.
Altogether 90 participants attended the two-day training session hosted by the "Politecnico de Torino".
The participants were welcomed by opening speeches from delegates of the authorities of the city of Torino, SIG and the rector of the Politecnico of Torino. 15 Internationally recognised experts from the academic and entrepreneurial fields presented a total of 16 papers.
The first two session were dedicated to “General aspects and main features of conventional tunneling” and “Lesson learnt in relevant conventional tunneling examples in different soil and rock conditions”. During the second part of day 2, industrial representatives shared their field experiences during the session on “Special examples and innovations”.
The lively ensuing discussion reflected the great interest shown by those taking part in the topics and the successful conclusion of the course.