The Società Italiana Gallerie (Italian Tunnelling Society) and the ITACET Foundation organized a one-day training session in Rome on 1st December 2016. This short course, held at the Astaldi company headquarters, focused on challenging conditions experienced in mechanized tunneling. Through case studies from around the world (Turkey, Norway, Denmark, Italy, Hong Kong, Eygpt .....), the 15 lecturers highlighted the most important and challenging aspects of the projects presented.
More than 150 participants attended the training session. 20 students from the University of Rome and 10 from the Politecnico di Torino were invited to take part in the event.
The training session was recognized by the Italian Board of Engineers as a training event in the national programme of continuous education for engineers.