A cluster of leading companies and public institutions in Norway have joined forces to be able to offer products, services equipment, knowledge and experience to international tunneling and mining.

The network encourages and coordinates commercial export of Norwegian Tunneling Technology to the international markets.


The network also communicates knowledge and opportunities from the international tunneling industry back to the Norwegian industry.

Please contact us and we will assist you in your search for sustainable, proven cost-effective solutions for your underground projects with a focus on the operational perspective and life cycle costs. 

"High Performance Tunnelling achieved by Innovation, Development, Knowledge and Technology"

Best Regards,

Arild. P. Sovik, Network Director


+47 95088793



The network is managed by a board of 5 members, including one member appointed by the Board of The Norwegian Tunnel Society (NFF).  The Network Director coordinates and manages market activities and conveys requests from the international market back to the appropriate partners, as well as facilitating direct contact.


Per Gunnar Andersen


In 1977, Per Gunnar Andersen took over AMV AS and presented the world’s first computer controlled tunnel rig to the market. The first in a series that grew to include shotcrete units, working platforms, grouting units and a wide range of specialized equipment. AMV’s range of construction units has remained the backbone of the company ever since, and is still market leading.


 Thorvald Wetlesen jr.

Board Member

Thorald Wetlesen Jr. is the general manager of Bever Control AS, which specializes in computerized control and monitoring systems for drilling rigs in mining and tunnel operations. In this area, the company has an internationally leading position. Bever Control's pioneering efforts in tunnel operation and the use of robot technology have created the product and technology basis for the company.

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Aida Tusha

Board Member

Aida Tusha is the Senior Grouting Advisor at LNS, which is both a construction contractor, a mining contractor and a mining owner. LNS combine the best of both, the construction industry and the mining industry on their own projects. To ensure efficient and profitable operation, LNS have to be at the forefront of the latest technology and the smartest solutions.


Ida Soon Brøther Bergh

Board Member



Rune Hellingsrud

Board Member



Morten Nesheim

Board Member