This event, held every four years, brings together tunnel experts to discuss key topics of interest such as emergency management, energy efficiency and all the latest in tunnel technology.
This January, Spain’s national highways agency (Asociación Nacional de Carreteras) organised the seventh road-tunnel symposium in Barcelona. Applus+ Laboratories, a member of the agency’s board, had its own stand at the symposium, which is Spain’s leading event in this field. Applus+ showcased the services of its fire laboratory in Asturias (Applus+ TST), which specialises in full-scale tunnel fire tests
The Applus+ TST technological centre boasts the only testing tunnel of its kind in Europe, carrying out tests on ventilation and smoke-extraction systems as well as providing specialist training for firefighters and other emergency-service teams.
Applus+ also offers a wide range of testing and certification services to manufacturers of construction and fire-protection products: