The objective of the UCA of SME is to produce the best professional products available to the industry through T&UC (Tunneling & Underground Construction) magazine, the George A. Fox Conference, The North American Tunneling conference, and The North American Tunnel Demand Forecast. Additionally, members will have complete access to all SME products and services including the RETC, Mining Engineering and T&UC magazines, SME short courses and topical conferences, more than 100 other publications and proceedings, web and career services, and much more. The volunteers provide critical industry and technical knowledge to provide premier educational and professional development opportunities for practitioners across the globe.
UCA Call for Nominations - Awards
The Underground Construction Association will present the UCA awards at the 2014 North American Tunneling Conference in Los Angeles, California. The awards are Outstanding Individual, Project of the Year, Outstanding Educator and the Lifetime Achievement Award.
UCA Call for Nominations - Executive Committee
The UCA Division is seeking recommendations and nominations from all UCA members for interested individuals to serve on the UCA Executive Committee beginning with the 2014 Executive Committee.
Call for Nominations - Muir Wood
The International Tunnelling Association (ITA) has issued a call for nominations for the sixth Muir Wood Lecture, to be delivered in Dubrovnik (Croatia) in 2015. Each ITA Member Nation will submit at least one candidate to the ITA for consideration. Candidates can come from any activity of the tunneling and underground space community - owner, engineer, contractor, lawyer, architect, industry or academia.
ITA Internal News
Founded in 1974 by the initiative of nineteen Nations, the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) which aims are:
to encourage the use of the subsurface for the benefit of public, environment and sustainable development
to promote advances in planning, design, construction, maintenance and safety of tunnels and underground space, by bringing together information thereon and by studying questions related thereto