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Rapid Excavation & Tunneling Conference

June 8-11, 2025  |  Dallas, Texas


Make plans to join the tunneling community in Dallas, Texas in 2025.

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Make plans to join the tunneling community in Dallas, Texas in 2025.

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Attend the Nation’s Leading Tunneling Conference

Every two years, industry leaders and practitioners from around the world gather at the Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC), the authoritative program for the tunneling profession, to learn about the most recent advances and breakthroughs in this unique field. This comprehensive conference helps practicing professionals keep up with the ever-changing and growing tunneling industry. Stay on top of new trends and technologies as well as innovative concepts, new equipment, materials, management, financing, and design challenges. Welcome to RETC 2025!

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Opportunities to join RETC as an exhibitor or sponsor are still available.

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RETC has proven to be the leading conference for tunneling innovation.

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With more than 200 booths, our show floor provides you with the opportunity to network with leading vendors in the tunneling industry.

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RETC is renowned for attracting the best and the brightest from around the world. Make sure you are included


You will be sure to increase your knowledge when you take part in the 21 technical sessions covered at RETC 2025


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