9 episodes

Tunnelling Journals podcast series - Our Underground Future

In this series internationally acclaimed underground expert Professor Arnold Dix Lawyer, Scientist and Engineer examines the role, opportunities, and risks of underground development in meeting humanity's most urgent needs.

Tunnelling Journal is a technical magazine and online news publisher aimed specifically at the underground construction industry.

Tunnelling Journal (TJ) is providing podcasts as an industry service, but it is neither a legal interpretation nor a statement of TJ policy. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by TJ. The views expressed by guests are their own and their appearance on the program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Views and opinions expressed by TJ employees are those of the employee and do not necessarily reflect the view of TJ or any of its officials. If you have any questions about this disclaimer, please contact the Gary Tween (gary@tunnellingjournal.com / + 44 (0) 1892 522 585)

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Tunnelling Journals podcast series - Our Underground Future

In this series internationally acclaimed underground expert Professor Arnold Dix Lawyer, Scientist and Engineer examines the role, opportunities, and risks of underground development in meeting humanity's most urgent needs.

Tunnelling Journal is a technical magazine and online news publisher aimed specifically at the underground construction industry.

Tunnelling Journal (TJ) is providing podcasts as an industry service, but it is neither a legal interpretation nor a statement of TJ policy. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by TJ. The views expressed by guests are their own and their appearance on the program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Views and opinions expressed by TJ employees are those of the employee and do not necessarily reflect the view of TJ or any of its officials. If you have any questions about this disclaimer, please contact the Gary Tween (gary@tunnellingjournal.com / + 44 (0) 1892 522 585)

    Government, Private and Public sectors, you’re all partners, talk to each other!

    Government, Private and Public sectors, you’re all partners, talk to each other!

    In this episode of ‘Visionaries of the Underground – Conversations with Professor Arnold Dix’ we talk with Jyoti Bisbey, a Washington DC based Infrastructure Finance specialist with a long professional history advising financiers such as the World Bank. and talks frankly about underground project finance.

    • 12 min
    Visionary engineer Arthur Kabuya, a Son of Congo

    Visionary engineer Arthur Kabuya, a Son of Congo

    In this episode of ‘Visionaries of the Underground – Conversations with Professor Arnold Dix’ we talk to Mr. Arthur Kabuya about his life and reputation as one of Europe's most highly regarded tunnel safety practitioners in Brussels and his return to the Congo to empower the young to create their vision of the future.

    • 23 min
    Why tunnels are so important for India’s future infrastructure development

    Why tunnels are so important for India’s future infrastructure development

    Sounds from the Underground: Visionaries of the Underground – Conversations with Professor Arnold Dix

    Episode 1: Why tunnels are so important for India’s future infrastructure development

    In this episode of ‘Visionaries of the Underground – Conversations with
    Professor Arnold Dix’ we talk to Mr. Rahul Gupta, Chief Engineer for Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India, about his country’s future infrastructure vision and development.

    • 16 min
    The hidden cost of modern corruption in underground projects

    The hidden cost of modern corruption in underground projects

    In this episode, Professor Dix draws on almost 30 years global legal experience as a disaster investigator, lawyer and barrister with his candid insights and advice to explore the hidden cost of modern corruption in underground projects in which he strongly argues that from an ethical and moral perspective governments, industry and each of us personally should be vigilant against unnecessary costs which he characterises as frictional corruption taxes

    • 43 min
    Role and limitations of emerging defacto legal standards such as the new FIDIC Emerald Book

    Role and limitations of emerging defacto legal standards such as the new FIDIC Emerald Book

    In this episode, Professor Dix draws on almost 30 years global legal experience as a disaster investigator, lawyer and barrister with his candid insights and advice to explore the role and limitations of emerging defacto legal standards such as the new FIDIC Emerald Book for underground works. The underlying theme of this podcast is the difficulties of fairly weaving ground condition risks and other acute issues for underground projects into a fair legal framework within project documents

    • 48 min
    Use of standards and other common practices to manage personal/professional legal risks

    Use of standards and other common practices to manage personal/professional legal risks

    In this “standards” themed episode, Professor Dix draws on almost 30 years global legal experience as a disaster investigator, lawyer and barrister with his candid insights and advice on empowering underground professionals in the proper use of standards and other common practices to manage personal/professional legal risks.



    Having now explored the importance of the legal framework – negligence, risk assessments, common practices and standards, for delivering our underground future, Tunnelling Journals next podcast with Professor Arnold Dix will examine the strengths and weaknesses of a range of contractual tools in empowering underground professionals to better deliver, maintain, operate and refurbish the assets of our underground future

    • 46 min

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