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Pilot Tube Microtunneling/Microtunneling Short Course

Pilot Tube :: February 8, 2016
Microtunneling :: February 9-11, 2016


The Colorado School of Mines' annual Microtunneling Short Course has established itself as the premier instructional venue for microtunneling worldwide. Now in it's 21st year, the course has already trained more than 1,700 students, ranging from contractors and engineers to owner agency representatives.

The 2015 Microtunneling Short course covers the latest in emerging technologies from this growing field. With more and more demand for underground services in urban areas, the need to use minimally invasive construction techniques will only increase.

The Microtunneling Short Course is a three-day, intensive course presented by a panel of international experts and organized by Levent Ozdemir, retired from the Colorado School of Mines and Timothy Coss of Microtunneling, Inc. It also includes a one-day course on the emerging field of pilot tube microtunneling.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for public works and utility officials, engineers, planners, managers, contractors, and equipment manufacturers involved in any phase of trenchless technology. If you are involved with microtunneling or are planning to be involved, the Microtunneling Short Course is a must-attend event to obtain the latest technical information to ensure a successful project.


  • Timothy Coss, President, Microtunneling, Inc., Phone: 303.444.2650; Fax: 303.444.0889; Email:
  • Dr. Levent Ozdemir, PE., President, Ozdemir Associates and retired professor, Colorado School of Mines. Phone: 303.526.1905 (work) and 303.999.1390 (cell). E-mail:

Course Topics

Microtunneling involves a suite of disciplines and topics that must be considered when planning or constructing a project. Learn more...


The agenda for the 2015 session will be available soon. In the meantime, the 2014 agenda is available for your review.Learn more...


The course will be taught on the campus of the Colorado School of Mines in Golden (near Denver), Colorado USA. Learn more...

Fees and Registration

Registration for this course is open now. Enrollment is limited; therefore, applications will be accepted in the order received. Full information about fees, options, and payment methods is available. Learn more...

Travel and Accommodations

Registrants are responsible for their own travel arrangements, transportation, lodging, and meals (other than as provided at the event). Additional information is available through the links below.

Further Technical Information

For more information about the course content, please contact:

Microtunneling, Inc.
PO Box 7367
Boulder, CO 80306

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