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We share common interests - even internationally.

Established in December 1972, the German Tunnelling Committee works on the development and standardization of techniques in underground construction. The main tasks are:

  • co-ordinating work in the field of underground construction
  • collecting and disseminating technical information pertaining to underground construction
  • proposing, selecting and assessing research and development work
  • predicting needs and collecting planning data for future projected underground structures
  • involvement in setting up laws, standards, guidelines, safety regulations etc.
  • promoting the training of engineers in the field of underground construction
  • participating in international projects, which deal with underground construction.