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DEC 2018

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iGs is an international confer- ence series that provides a specialized technological forum discussing and ex- changing knowledge related to works in difficult grounds. The series covers a wide range of topics, including characterization of difficult grounds, field observations and case studies, physical and laboratory tests, numerical model- ling and techniques, treatments of dif- ficult gr - tion, tunnel support design, monitoring iGs 2019 is the fourth conference in this s DiGs issued a call for papers. Abstracts are . 19, 2018. iGs 2019 is jointly organized by universities, research organizations, contractors, machine manufacturers, and other stakeholders in the tunneling industry on a global level and is focused chnologies. The conference organizers would like to wel- come researchers and practitioners in- volve DiGs 2019 conference to share, to coop- erate, and to progress. The Organizing Committee f iG 2018 includes UCT faculty as well experts from around the world. Keynote speakers include: Herbert Ein- estin, Professor etts Institute of Technology; Lok Home, President, The Robbins Company; Werner Berger, Chief Engineer, Herrenknecht AG; Wang Du- juan, CTO, China Rail Equipment Group (CREG); Annosh Shamsabadi, Transpor- tation Engine , Califor- nia High Speed Rail Authority; Enrique Fernández, Head of Tunneling Technical Department, Gravity Engineering. Partner institutions include: ETHzürich, Istanbul Teknik Üniver- sitesi, Korea Institute of Civil Engineer- ing and Building Technology, Louisiana Tech University Trenchless Technology Center ersity Department of Civil Engine er- sität Leob ersity of Science and Technology, RUHR Univer- sität Bochum, Se tional University, Southeast University Institute of Future Underground Space, Tongji University, and Wuhan University. 4th International TBM DiGs Conference Heading to USA in 2019 1 1 B U S I N E S S B R I E F S TUNNELINGONLINE.COM TBM: TUNNEL BUSINESS MAGAZINE // DECEMBER 2018

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