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GZ support Young Tunnellers’ Conference in New Delhi, India

Gall Zeidler Consultants are pleased to announce to be main sponsor of the first annual Young Tunnellers’ Conference (YTC) 2020 held by the Tunnelling Association of India Young Members
(TAIym) in New Delhi, India on March 7th .

The Young Tunnellers’ Conference will be first of its kind to provide young engineers and architects a platform to meet, share and present their ideas in the field of tunnelling and underground works in India.

Dr. Kurt Zeidler, CEO of Gall Zeidler Consultants-India, Pvt. Ltd. will give a brief lecture on modern international tunnel projects.

If you are interested in more information or wish to become a presenter at the YTC, please get in contact with the TAIym or visit their website at tai.org.in.

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GZ Continues Growth and Opens New Office in India

Gall Zeidler Consultants is pleased to announce that they have opened another international office in New Delhi, India. As a global leader in tunnel design, geotechnics and construction and site support, GZ is now represented worldwide with 8 offices across North America, South America, Europe and Asia.

Click here for further information or to contact any of our offices.

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GZ Principal Dr. Vojtech Gall will be co-presenting at the Colorado School of Mines’ Annual Short Course, Tunneling Fundamentals, Practice and Innovations, in Golden, Colorado

GZ’s Principal, Dr. Vojtech Gall, will be co-presenting with AECOM’s Director of Tunneling and Underground Engineering Nasri Munfah at the Colorado School of Mines’ Annual Short Course held in Golden, Colorado October 14th – 17th

The Annual Short Course, Tunneling Fundamentals, Practice and Innovations, brings together industry experts and leaders to discuss topics ranging from planning, geology, and risk through contracting fundamentals, tunneling techniques, and ground improvement methods. Dr. Gall and Mr. Munfah will be presenting on the fundamentals of NATM/SEM tunneling.

Click here to learn more about the conference.

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GZ Principals Dr. Kurt Zeidler and Dr. Vojtech Gall will be presenting at the 68th Geomechanics Colloquium in Salzburg, Austria

GZ’s Principals, Dr. Kurt Zeidler and Dr. Vojtech Gall, will be presenting at the 68th Geomechanics Colloquium being held in Salzburg, Austria October 10th – 12th.

They will be presenting their paper, “Modern Urban Tunneling – Responding to Social Needs,” which addresses the socio-economic reasoning for major urban infrastructure projects and insight into select technical solution that are required to realize these projects in urban settings.

Case histories that will be discussed are the Crossrail Project in London, UK, and the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Silicon Valley Phase II Project in downtown San Jose, California.

Click here to learn more about the conference.

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Senior Tunnel Engineer Dominic Reda Presenting at the 12th Annual Breakthroughs in Tunneling Short Course in Denver, Colorado

GZ’s Senior Tunnel Engineer Dominic Reda will be presenting at the 12th Annual Breakthroughs in Tunneling Short Course in Denver, Colorado September 9th – 11th . Celebrating its 12th year, the conference is the longest running of its kind and covers all aspects of tunneling. Mr. Reda’s keynote address, “NATM/SEM Design and Construction,” will introduce the tunnel design principles of the Sequential Excavation Method (SEM). The presentation will address the main aspects of SEM tunneling including: Ground Classification, Definition of SEM Excavation and Support Classes, Ground Support Elements, Structural Design, Instrumentation and Monitoring, Contractual Aspects, and Risk Management.

Visit tunnelingshortcourse.com to learn more about the conference.

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GZ Principal Dr. Vojtech Gall Presenting Keynote Lecture at 14th International Underground Construction Conference in Prague

GZ Principal Dr. Vojtech Gall will be presenting a Keynote Lecture at the 14th International Underground Construction Conference, which is being held in Prague, Czech Republic, June 3-5, 2019. The conference is endorsed by the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) and is held every three years. Dr. Gall’s lecture, “The Gateway Program – the Hudson River Tunnel Project in New York, New Jersey” relates to the joint paper authored with Mr. Mohammed Nasim P.E., Amtrak’s Chief Engineer, which will be published as part of the conference proceedings. The lecture and paper highlight one of the largest and most important tunneling projects currently in the planning stage in the United States.

Click here to learn more about the conference.

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Gall Zeidler Awarded by American Shotcrete Association

Gall Zeidler Consultants is excited to announce that we have been awarded an Honorable Mention at the Tenth Annual Outstanding Project Award from the American Shotcrete Association for the “Liberty Tunnel Rehabilitation Phase IV” project. The award was announced February 3rd, 2015 in Las Vega, Nevada.

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Crossrail: Who wants to work in a tunnel?

An article recently published by bbc.com highlights the men and women working on the construction of the Crossrail Project, a project containing 23 miles of tunnels currently being constructed under London. The article particularly emphasizes the training which these employees received in order to work on the Crossrail Project, as well as the pride these men and women take in helping to reshape the London Underground.  When completed, the project will connect to 37 train stations, and provide approximately 1.5 million people a 45 minute train ride into the heart of London.  GZ continues to play a major role on the Crossrail Project, including both design and construction support services. Click here to read the article.

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Inside the Vast Tunnels of Europe’s Biggest Infrastructure Project

An article recently published by gizmodo.com which highlights the Crossrail Project, a project containing 23 miles of tunnels which is currently being constructed in London. When completed, the project will provide 1.5 million people a 45 minute train ride into the heart of London.  The project will also create 10 new stations.  GZ has played a major role on the Crossrail Project, including both design and construction support services. Click here to read the article.

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Gall Zeidler Wins 2014 International Tunnelling & Underground Space Award

Gall Zeidler Consultants is excited to announce that we have been awarded the 2014 International Tunnelling & Underground Space Award in the category of “Rehabilitation Project of the Year” for the “Liberty Tunnel Rehabilitation Phase IV” project.

The award was announced December 4th, 2014 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.  Click here for more information on our award as well as all of the 2014 International Tunnelling & Underground Space Award winners.
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