The mission of the UCA is to promote the responsible development and use of underground space and facilities.
The UCA is dedicated to provide the best professional products available to the industry through T&UC (Tunneling & Underground Construction) magazine, the George A. Fox Conference, The North American Tunneling conference, and The North American Tunnel Demand Forecast. Additionally, members will have complete access to all SME products and services including the RETC, Mining Engineering and T&UC magazines, SME short courses and topical conferences, more than 100 other publications and proceedings, web and career services, and much more. The volunteers provide critical industry and technical knowledge to provide premier educational and professional development opportunities for practitioners across the globe.
2015 Cutting Edge Conference: Urban Tunneling
With more than 80% of the US population currently residing in urban areas; and an anticipated population increase of 40% predicted by 2050 the demand for improved underground utilities and transportation infrastructure is rapidly becoming one of the major challenges facing the nation. Learn more about this at the 2015 Cutting Edge Conference!
World Tunnel Congress
The United States will host the World Tunnel Congress in 2016 in San Francisco, CA. Visit our website for more information.