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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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ITA Awards 2017

By |February 20th, 2017|

After two successful editions in Switzerland and in Singapore, the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association is getting prepared for the third edition of the ITA Tunnelling Awards, that will take place on the 15th of November, 2017, in Paris. Indeed, two months after the reward of the 2016 nominees, ITA is now calling new […]

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ATS NSW Golf Day Donations

By |February 20th, 2017|

On the 9th of February the NSW ATS Committee presented Garvan Medical Research Foundation with the donation raised from the ATS Golf Day held on October 13 2016.

The presentation was made to A/Prof Maija Kohonen-Corish,  Lab Head  of Colon and Lung Cancer Research division.

The cheque value from the 2016 golf day was $7590.27, goes with previous […]

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Entries Open for 2017 David Sugden Award

By |February 13th, 2017|

The competition is open to all Australasian Tunnelling Society Members and University students under 35 (as at 31 August 2017). The best paper will be judged by the ATS Executive Committee.

The prize includes complimentary conference registration fees and $2,000 towards personal travel and accommodation costs at the ITA World Tunnel Congress to be held in […]

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ATS2017 Conference Website Live

By |February 13th, 2017|

The ATS2017 Conference Organising Committee are proud to launch the conference website including the call for papers and sponsorship prospectus.

Dear Colleagues in Tunnelling,

The 16th Australasian Tunnelling Society (ATS) Conference, the triennial industry event, will be held in Sydney in late 2017.

The conference is a great opportunity for individuals to take time out from their day-to-day […]

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Happy #TunnelDayOz

By |December 1st, 2016|

The ATS Young Members (ATSym) are looking to pick up on an initiative started by the British Tunnelling Society Young Members (BTSym) in 2015, namely a National Tunnel Day. The day is proposed to be in line with the current UK date (the 1st Thursday in December) which is closely aligns with the official date […]

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