• Technical Visits

  • 19th ICSMGE Technical Visits are to introduce Korea’s site related on geotechnical engineering on Sep. 22 (Fri.). All participants can apply this complimentary program and it will be on a first-come first-serve basis. 2 options will be prepared and please apply the technical visit until August 20 KST.
    Transportation and lunch are provided and programs could be changed or canceled depending on the situation. For more information, please contact to the secretariat (secretariat@icsmge2017.org)  


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  • 1. Sihwa Tidal Power Plant + Gwangmyeong Tunnel

    [Sihwa Lake Tidal Power Station]

    World largest tidal power plant inaugurated in 2011, Sihwa Plant currently produces 552 GWh energy per year. As a clean renewable energy source, it reduces 315,000 tons of CO2 emission, and offers eco-environmental marine park for rest and recreation as well.

    [Gwangmyeong Tunnel]

    Gwangmyeong Cave was established and mined from 1912 to 1972. In 2011, it has been transformed into a place where people can relax and enjoy cultural and art experiences. It is considered the best cave theme park in Korea with combination of industrial heritage and cultural value, and accomplished the miracle of an abandoned mine.

  • 2. Incheon National Airport+ Gyeongin ARA Waterway

    [Incheon National Airport]

    As Korea’s biggest airport, Incheon National Airport has ranked No.2 in international cargo and No.7 in international passengers. In order to answer to the increasing airline demand, Incheon Airport’s 3 Phase Construction Project has been proceeded. Through this, Incheon National Airport will reinforce competitiveness as global airline hub.

    [Gyeongin Ara Waterway]

    Gyeongin ARA Waterway ,18 km long canal connecting Han River and Yellow Sea, is the first inland waterway in Korea. It was constructed for flood control as well as water transportation and inaugurated in 2011. It is a leading model for a new waterfront culture; a green eco-friendly environment for leisure and tourism.