The ITA report N°21 titled « Handling, treatment and disposal of tunnel spoil materials » was presented this year in Naples.
Handling, treatment and disposal of tunnel muck is today a fundamental issue in a tunnel project. Considering the potential cost reduction, possible income, and environmental effects of tunnel muck, disposa lis an essential issue of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of a tunnel project.
This report on excavated material from tunnels and underground caverns belongs to a set of reports from ITA's Working Group15 on "Underground Construction and the Environment". It also benefits from the considerable reports and input from Working Group 14 – MechanizedTunnelling.
The report can be downloaded from the following link : https://about.ita-aites.org/