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- Feb 3-6, 2020: Microtunneling Short Course, USA
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Human operator versus autonomous TBM accuracy
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From the Editor's Desk - 12 Dec 2019
Artificial intelligence to control TBM operations has evident advantages, but will the liability rest with the contractor or the manufacturer? The legal and contractual implications are yet to be tested.

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News Briefs
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VIDEO REPORTING: Industry conferences and awards

Inspiration for autonomous TBM

ITA Awards 2016, Singapore

ITA Awards 2017, Paris, France

2018 UCA of SME Awards

WTC 2017, Bergen, Norway

North American Tunneling 2018

RETC 2019, Chicago, USA

WTC 2019, Naples, Italy