BASF highlights its underground construction technology at ATC 2015
BASF, construction chemicals provider, showcased its products for underground construction at the third Arabia Tunnelling Conference and Exhibition (ATC) held in Dubai from 23 to 25 November 2015.
The supplier showcased its Master Builder Solutions portfolio that specifically caters to the regional tunneling industry. One of its products included a sprayed concrete equipment simulator, that increases efficiency and safety when creating monolithic and composite structures.
The company also displayed its comprehensive range of solutions for TBM (Tunnel Boring Machines), waterproofing systems and injection system products.
Nick Chittenden, regional manager for BASF Underground Construction Middle East, was part of the panel discussion and the Young Engineers Forum. He said: “With our local experts and our globally enriched R&D support teams, we are able to customise for our regional customer as well as the climatic and environmental conditions.”
BASF is contributing 17 of 20 Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM) currently being used in the Doha Metro project. Its solutions have also been used in the Shis Khorfakkan and Diftah Shis road projects in the UAE.