Earthquake Effects And Trenchless Technologies Workshop Held In Istanbul

January 2011 Vol. 66 No. 1

The second session included, “Earthquake Resistance in the Management of Underground Infrastructures and Trenchless Technologies.” Conducted by Dr. Rustem Keles, general manager, ADASU; Fatih Yildiz, head of department, ISKI; Mustafa Yalcinkaya, manager, IGDAS; and Dr. Ihsan Engin Bal, FYFE Europe, the speakers discussed the past earthquakes in the Marmara region with their effects to the management of underground infrastructures. Additionally, recent projects and future suggestions for increasing the resistance of underground infrastructures were discussed.