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March 21, 2019

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RETC is Open

Safety Share

Sponsorships at RETC

UCA YM Scholarship

ITA Tunnelling Awards

2019 Cutting Edge

Women In Tunneling


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You’ve waited for two years and it’s finally here! RETC is the #1 tunneling conference with a special focus on the latest industry trends, news and topics. With A-List Speakers and more than 180 exhibitors offering the lasted in industry technology, this comprehensive conference helps professionals keep up with the ever-changing and growing tunneling industry.

Every two years, industry leaders and practitioners from around the world gather at RETC, the authoritative program for the tunneling profession, to learn about the most recent advances and breakthroughs in this unique field. Don’t miss this opportunity to attend the nation’s leading tunneling conference and discover fresh ideas for you, your career and your company.

RETC 2019 will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

by May 10, 2019 to receive the lowest rates.

Safety Share

Consider purchasing a dashboard camera for your vehicle. If your vehicle is involved in an accident, the videotape generated from the dashboard camera can be used as evidence should there be any dispute of fault. A dashboard camera is the strongest and most efficient proof you have for defending yourself in the case of an accident.

Provided by Tom Rauch
Sponsorships at RETC 2019

Stand Out From the Competition at the 
Rapid Excavation & Tunneling Conference.

Find the right sponsorship opportunity for your company.

Scholarships are NOW Available!

UCA of SME Young Members (UCAYM) Scholarship for RETC Attendance provides selected students with an opportunity to attend the RETC Conference where they can experience first-hand the challenges, opportunities and rewards of a career in the field of tunneling and underground construction. Applications due April 24th.

Click HERE for more information!

Earn International Recognition for
Tunneling Excellence

Apply now for the 5th edition of the ITA Tunnelling Awards organized by the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association. This year’s award program will take place November 18, 2019 kicking off the Cutting Edge Conference, November 19-20, 2019 in Miami, Florida. ITA invites candidates from all over the world to submit award applications in eight categories. Last year in China, projects from Asia, Middle East and Europe were rewarded. Submit your application to ITA before June 15, 2019.

For more information on awards categories and how to apply,
www.awards.ita-aites.org/ or contact awards@ita-aites.org.

Mark Your Calendar!

Cutting Edge: Advances in Tunneling Technology, November 18-20, 2019 in beautiful Miami, Florida. Visit www.ucaofsmecuttingedge.com/ and sign up to receive conference news, updates, promotions and more. Advances in Tunneling Technology will provide you with the knowledge you need to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and techniques being used today in tunneling projects throughout the world. And be sure to add the ITA Tunnelling Awards Gala to your agenda!

Women In Tunneling
UCA of SME is pleased to announce the addition of Women in Tunneling (WIT) to the association. WIT is joining UCA of SME as an affiliate to the Division. The affiliation will provide WIT members with a broader base of industry and technical knowledge through professional publications, topical conferences, career services and the online reference library OneTunnel.org. Be sure to make time to meet with new members while attending the RETC Conference.
In the March 2019 Issue of T&UC
  • Tunnel gates in Chicago's TARP
  • Hoisting at the Rodnout tunnel project
  • 2019 George A. Fox Conference
  • and much more...
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