The BTS is an Associated Society of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

  • BTS Underground Health and Safety Course

    The BTS runs a two-day annual Underground Health and Safety Course, which aims to provide a broad ranging introduction to the health and safety risks associated with the underground environment. This year's course will run from Monday 27th to Tuesday 28th November 2017 at the ICE. Booking is now open.

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  • BTS Young Members

    The BTS Young Members group is open to all young tunnelling professionals under the age of 35. There is no charge for most of the events that are organised. The aims of the BTS Young Members are:

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  • The British Tunnelling Society

    The BTS is an Associated Society of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). With a current membership of 818 individual members and 64 corporate members, it is one of the most vibrant gatherings of professional tunnellers in the world.

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  • Knowledge

    A core aim of the BTS is to facilitate the spreading of knowledge both amongst its membership and to a wider audience.

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  • BTS Events

    The BTS holds monthly evening meetings, hosts and sponsors conferences, and organises training courses and workshops.

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  • Films and Videos on Tunnelling

    This section exists to provide links to publicly available films and videos on the subject of tunnelling. Generally they are aimed at the wider public but may well be of interest to those in the industry. The films are neither made nor endorsed by the BTS.

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Technical

The BTS has a number of technical sub-committees who propose and review best practice guidance. The work of these sub-committees, and the various publications and guidance available, are described in this section.

Safety in Tunnelling

The BTS supports a number of initiatives to improve health and safety in tunnelling, and this website contains good practice guidance, safety videos, and much more

Become a member

The BTS is one of the most active and vibrant engineering societies in the world. Why not become a member and help promote the Society's aims and objectives?

BTS Young Members

Are you under 35? Take a look at what our Young Members are doing, and why not join in? Follow us on Twitter