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Occupational Health Fellowship Published

By |August 7th, 2017|

In late 2016 Kate Cole received a Fellowship from the Winston Churchil Memorial Trust with the following mission statement;
To investigate best practice to prevent illness and disease in tunnel construction workers – Norway, Switzerland, UK, USA.
The Fellowship highlights international best practice in illness and disease prevention and includes information from major tunnelling projects including Crossrail, […]

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2016 David Sugden Presentation

By |June 26th, 2017|

Congratulations to Daan Van den Broecke the winner of the 2016 David Sugden Award Young Engineers Writing Award (pictured above receiving his award at the recent WTC2017 held in Bergen from ATS President, Ed Taylor). Daan has relocated to Belgium to continue broadening his working experience after completing his Masters of Science (Master of Fire […]

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WTC2017 Wrap up

By |June 21st, 2017|

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Registrations Open for ATS2017

By |May 25th, 2017|

Registrations are now open for the 16th Australasian Tunnelling Conference.

Australia and New Zealand are in the middle of a genuine infrastructure and more specifically a tunnelling boom. Tunnelling Mega Projects (over $1 billion) are being planned, designed or built in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth at this very moment.

This conference is the focal point which […]

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More than $10k raised at QLD Golf Day

By |May 18th, 2017|

On the 29th of April more than 60 players took to the greens of St Lucia Golf Links for the annual QLD ATS Charity Golf Day.

I trust that all that took part enjoyed themselves and managed to acquire new or fine-tune existing golfing skills in the process!

As mentioned by Dr Cliff Pollard on the day, […]

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David Sugden Award Submission Date Extended

By |May 16th, 2017|

The ATS have extended the closing date for papers for the the David Sugden Award to 30 June 2017.

The David Sugden Award was established in 2004 to encourage young engineers to develop the art of technical writing. The competition is open to all ATS Members and University Students under the age of 35 (as at […]

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New ATS Website!

By |April 11th, 2017|

Welcome to the revised ATS website. The redevelopment of this website is due to the feedback received from a number of members who wanted more online content, historical papers and a clean user interface, hopefully this latest revision goes some way to achieving these goals.

We are continuing to progressively upload content from the ATS archives […]

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ATS2017 Call for Abstracts Extended

By |April 1st, 2017|

The abstract submission deadline for the 16th Australasian Tunnelling Conference has been extended to Monday 10 April 2017 – there will be no more extensions.

We  encourage professionals, institutes, universities and organisations to submit papers and share their experience under the technical streams listed below:

Urban Planning, Project Development and Project Delivery
Construction Methodologies
Ground and Ground Support
Systems, Operation […]

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ATSym at USyd

By |March 23rd, 2017|

On Wednesday evening the ATSym headed to the University of Sydney to give undergraduate engineering students an idea of the what tunnelling is and where it can take you. Our presenter, Scott Connor of CPB Contractors graduated from USyd in 2003. His presentation “When I grow up I want to build a tunnel” covered his […]

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Calling All ATS Attendees to WTC2017 Bergen

By |March 8th, 2017|

The ITA have requested that the ATS make a presentation to the General Assembly in Bergen on June 11th and a social presentation on the evening of June 13th as part of the selection process for the right to host the WTC 2020.

Currently, planning is underway for the presentations at Bergen in June this year. […]

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