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ATSym On The Harbour at ATS2017

By |2020-01-13T12:08:55+11:00November 10th, 2017|ATSym, News|

Tunnellers both young and old came together on Sydney Harbour to share a few stories, a few drinks and a great view. The event's tag line of "tunnelling across generations" reflects a key goal of the ATSym's, namely to engage with "grey haired" experts to encourage and mentor the next generation of underground professionals. The [...]

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ATS Awards – Allen Neyland and David Sugden

By |2020-01-13T12:08:55+11:00November 1st, 2017|ATSym, News|

On the 30th of October, as part of the the 16th Australasian Tunnelling Conference, two long standarding awards were presented at the conference dinner. The winners are; Allen Neyland Tunnelling Achievement Award - Ed Taylor Ed Taylor is a professional engineer with over 45 years’ experience in tunnelling and underground construction in Australia and South East Asia.  His [...]

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ATS2017 Program Release

By |2020-01-13T12:08:56+11:00September 19th, 2017|News|

The 16th Australasian Tunnelling Society triennial conference, ATS2017 will be held across three days from 31st October to the 3rd of November in Sydney. The organisers of this popular series are proud to release the Detailed Program for the upcoming conference. Click here to visit the ATS2017 page or here to download the current program.* The [...]

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Occupational Health Fellowship Published

By |2020-01-13T12:08:56+11:00August 7th, 2017|News|

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 [...]

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2016 David Sugden Presentation

By |2020-01-13T12:08:56+11:00June 26th, 2017|News|

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 [...]

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WTC2017 Wrap up

By |2020-01-13T12:08:57+11:00June 21st, 2017|News|

The 43rd ITA-AITES World Tunnelling Congress was held in Bergen Norway from 9-15 June. The Congress provides a platform for a high quality technical conference with diverse topics and projects from across the globe (from the Faroe Islands to Nigeria) and for detailed discussions on composite shotcrete structures to the challenges of gaining community acceptance [...]

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Registrations Open for ATS2017

By |2020-01-13T12:08:57+11:00May 25th, 2017|News|

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 [...]

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More than $10k raised at QLD Golf Day

By |2020-01-13T12:08:57+11:00May 18th, 2017|News|

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 [...]

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David Sugden Award Submission Date Extended

By |2020-01-13T12:08:57+11:00May 16th, 2017|ATSym, News|

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 [...]

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New ATS Website!

By |2020-01-13T12:08:57+11:00April 11th, 2017|News|

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 [...]

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