Gulf Rock was proud to be a main sponsor at the 4th Arabian Tunnelling Conference (ATC 2017) which was organised in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Gulf Engineering Union, hosted for 2017 by the SOE – UAE, regional delegates from Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar.
The opening ceremony was inaugurated by Eng. Dawoud Al Hajri, the President of the Society of Engineers and attended by Honorary VIP guests including H.E. Jan Thesleff, Ambassador of Sweden to the UAE, Eng. Ahmed Jassim Al Jolo of Qatar Society of Engineers, Saad Soud Almehelby of Kuwait Society of Engineers, Mr. Masoud Ebrahim A-Hermi of Bahrain Society of Engineers, Dr. Jameel Bagawi of Saudi Council of Engineers and Eng. Khamis Al-Souli of Oman Society of Engineers; delegates from government and private sectors, presidents of international engineering associations, representatives from major engineering and tunnelling companies, as well as key stakeholders in tunnelling industry.
This year’s theme was “Advancing Underground Space” and the ATC 2017 proved to be a premier networking hub for over 500 experts and professionals in the Tunnelling and Underground Construction industry.
Photos from the event