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Flood protection in the Sarneraatal valley: Approval of tunnel subproject – construction works to start in March 2018

The subproject for the flood water discharge tunnel (east) has been officially approved. Subsidisation by federal government has been agreed and makes...

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Swiss Tunnel Congress 2017

From 30th May to 1st June 2017, the SWISS TUNNEL CONGRESS, the specialist conference for underground construction, was held at Lucerne Culture and...

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A9 Visp South Bypass, Re-opening of the Vispertal Tunnel

Construction works are progressing well on the Visp by-pass of the A9 motorway. Becoming part of the western section of the by-pass, the existing...

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Hydropower Caspian and Central Asia

The International Congress and Exhibition “Hydropower Caspian and Central Asia” will take place from 15th to 16th February 2017, in Tbilisi, Georgia....

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Pilot project for revitalizing the Scherlibach

In mid-November 2016 the execution works started on the Scherlibach renaturation project. In order to enhance the ecology of the stream bed and to...

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Hydro 2016

The International Conference and Exhibition for Hydropower took place from 10th to 12th October 2016, in Montreux, Switzerland. Over three days,...

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Final breakthrough in the Vispertal Tunnel

On 22nd August 2016, excavation of the northern tube of the Visp tunnel was at last celebrated as the final section of the breakthrough. The two...

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Forum EPFL 2016

The EPFL Forum will be held from 10th – 14th October in Lausanne. We look forward to welcoming you to our stand on Thursday 13th October 2016, where...

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Talk at the INTERPRAEVENT 2016 congress on natural hazards in Lucerne

The international natural hazards congress, INTERPRAEVENT 2016, was held from 30th May to 2nd June 2016 in Lucerne under the slogan “Living with...

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