OTHER NEWS 13 May 2011
Pöyry experts speaking at World Tunnel Congress
Several Pöyry tunnelling professionals will be speaking in the ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress 2011, which will be held in Helsinki, Finland on 20-26 May. This event will gather the tunnelling professionals from all around the world.
This year the congress will focus on underground spaces in the service of a sustainable society. The congress themes include traffic and logistics, municipal services, geologic disposal of nuclear waste and renewable energy. Pöyry experts from Finland, Switzerland and Austria will present the new developments and modern methods for instance in tunnel system design and geophysical investigations. The presentations will include case examples of road, rail and water tunnels, such as Uetliberg drinking water gallery in Zurich, Switzerland and E18 highway tunnels in Finland.
Pöyry is currently working in several major underground projects in Finland, such as Ring Rail Line and Western Metro extension.
Pöyry's services in tunnelling
TSWD (Tunnel Seismic While Drilling) used in Koralm Railway Tunnel
Tunnel Emisor Oriente in Mexico
Western Metro Extension in Finland
World Tunnel Congress www.wtc11.org