Underground Construction in Modern Infrastructure: Proceedings of an International Congress, Stockholm, 7-9 June 1998

Details the proceedings of the International Congress on Underground Construction in Modern Infrastructure, held in Stockholm in 1998. Topics: Tunnels and the public (Architecture, design, environment and safety); Planning of the underground (Environmental and legal aspects of building permits and development plans, geo-information systems); Production of underground facilities - Quality assurance (Risk sharing, BOOT contracts, BOM contracts, logistics, experiences from ISO 9000; Maintenance of underground installations; Underground storage of nuclear waste; New developments of excavation technology (in hard rock and soft ground, excavation by blasting and full-face boring, loading and transport, sealing and reinforcement, ventilation).