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“Üsküdar-Ümraniye-Çekmeköy Metro” Project that was awarded to Doğuş Construction as the sole contractor, was one of the most prominent projects discussed at “TBM DİGs 2016” that took place in Istanbul.

Üsküdar-Ümraniye-Çekmeköy Metro Project became one of the world’s most attention-drawing reference projects discussed at “TBM DİGs 2016” organized by Turkish Tunneling Society between November 16-18, 2016 at Steigenberger Hotel Istanbul Maslak. The conference aims to be an international conference series to provide a specialized technological forum to discuss and exchange knowledge related to TBM works in difficult grounds by taking some projects as reference.

In the conference which aims to increase the know-how on TBM works in difficult grounds, Doğuş Construction with the article themed “Üsküdar-Ümraniye-Çekmeköy Metro Project - Üsküdar Square TBM Transition” covered a wide range of topics such as the characterization of difficult grounds, field observations and case studies, numerical modelling and techniques, physical and laboratory tests, planning, design and monitoring-surveying, TBM design and installation, tunnel support design and risk management.

The 1st one of the series had taken place in Singapore between November 18-20, 2015 while Wuhan (the capital of Hubei province in China) will host the 3rd one.