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Initial Document Release from NSW AQWG

By |December 13th, 2018|

The Australian Tunnelling Society recognises the importance of health and safety in our industry in addition to valuing the strong experience and contribution of our members to support key stakeholders in our ever-growing sector. Collaboration with industry stakeholders is essential to both raise awareness of the important issue of silica dust control, but also to […]

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WTC2020 Call for Abstracts

By |December 3rd, 2018|

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2018 ATS Design and Construction Short Course

By |November 28th, 2018|

Now that the 2018 ATS Tunnel Design and Construction Short Course has drawn to a successful close, it is a moment to reflect on the event.  Each Short Course builds on the experience and content of its predecessors, and the 2018 Short Course continued this process.  I was very impressed by the efforts made by […]

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Australian Tunnelling Society Revised Name

By |November 20th, 2018|

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Sydney Workshop Success

By |November 1st, 2018|

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ATS 2018 David Sugden Winner

By |September 26th, 2018|

This year the David Sugden competition has been particularly close, with judging of the top three papers separated by a single point. The winner of the 2018 David Sugden Award is Matthew Bennett’s paper Vulnerable Road User Inclusion in Spoil Removal Route Planning. Congratulations Matthew!Special mention should go to the two runners up, Aaron Lippett […]

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ATS Design and Construction Short Course Registration Open

By |September 12th, 2018|

The Australasian Tunnelling Society (ATS) is pleased to announce that the Tunnel Design & Construction Short Course is to be held in Melbourne November 19 to 21. The ATS Short Course has an established history of providing high quality content to new entrants and delegates looking to refresh their knowledge.

This three-day interactive course features a series […]

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Harry Asche – QLD Professional Engineer of the Year

By |August 23rd, 2018|

Australasian Tunnel Society Vice Chair and Queensland Member Harry Asche has been awarded the Queensland Professional Engineer of the Year at the Queensland 2018 Engineering Excellence Awards.

Queensland ATS committee members were in attendance on the night and were thrilled to share the occasion with Harry.

Harry is Aurecon’s Design Director – Tunnels and he has provided […]

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Safe Work Australia’s focus of Dust in Infrastructure

By |July 29th, 2018|

Safe Work Australia’s Virtual Seminar Series on silica dust, known as the “#silicaseries” was published in July 2018. As many members would be aware, the tunnelling industry presents many inherent work health and safety risks, with silica dust being one hazard of current focus by the ATS.

The #silicaseries featured six leaders representing different key stakeholders sharing their […]

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Progress of the NSW AQWG

By |June 30th, 2018|

The Air Quality Working Group (AQWG) was established at the Silica in Tunnelling workshop held at ATS2017. Its stakeholders include SafeWork NSW, project delivery directors, construction managers, and health and safety leaders from the highest levels of management from both clients and contractors across all active tunnel construction projects in NSW. To date, four meetings […]

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