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ATS 2020+1 Preliminary Program At A Glance

By |2021-04-16T14:09:09+10:00April 16th, 2021|News|

Take a look at all the exciting exhibitors, speakers and functions that will be occurring at the Australian Tunnelling Conference next month. The majority will take place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, while limited workshops will occur elsewhere. To find out more information or register follow this link.

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Corey Hannett Joins List of ATS 2020+1 Keynote Speakers

By |2021-04-16T13:49:26+10:00April 16th, 2021|News|

ATS 2020+1 organisers are thrilled to announce Corey Hannett will be presenting at the conference as a keynote speaker next month. Mr Hannett has been Victoria’s Director-General overseeing its massive pipeline of transport infrastructure projects since 2014. As head of the Major Transport Infrastructure Authority, he is responsible for the delivery of some of Australia’s [...]

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Hon. Jacinta Allan to Open Australian Tunnelling Conference 2020+1

By |2021-04-15T14:30:32+10:00April 15th, 2021|News|

There are just under four weeks to go until the Australasian tunnelling industry's premier event— ATS2020+1— and the organising committee is delighted to announce that the Hon. Jacinta Allan MP, Minister for Transport Infrastructure and Minister for the Suburban Rail Loop, will be opening the conference on May 11 at the Melbourne Convention and [...]

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Keynote Speakers For Australasian Tunnelling Conference Announced

By |2021-04-12T11:49:12+10:00April 12th, 2021|News|

The Australian Tunnelling Conference is fast building momentum and the announcement of keynote speakers only further adds anticipation for the next month's event. Held in Melbourne from 10-13 May, three knowledgeable presenters locked in to speak are: Professor Arnold Dix Nick Fleming Ed Taylor Find out more information on the keynote speakers below and [...]

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Critical velocity and the significance of the imminent retraction of 2020 NFPA 502’s Annex D critical velocity equations

By |2021-04-12T11:46:00+10:00March 11th, 2021|News, Opinions|

Michael Beyer, Conrad Stacey, Arnold Dix This note summarises what was discovered in a review of the technical background for the change to the critical velocity values resulting from Annex D of (NFPA 502, 2020), as well as the recent developments regarding the critical velocity in Annex D of (NFPA 502, 2020), and why [...]

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International Women’s Day 8 March 2021 / Women in Tunnelling Award

By |2021-03-27T18:30:18+11:00March 3rd, 2021|News|

March 8 is marked as International Women’s Day (IWD), celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. The Australian Tunnelling Society is committed to raising awareness, promoting discussion and encouraging action as part of its diversity strategy. The International Women’s Day celebrations provide the perfect platform to engage with [...]

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Brodie Aitchison appointed as ATSym Representative

By |2021-04-09T12:33:44+10:00February 12th, 2021|ATSym, ITA, News|

Since 2015 the ATS has ensured the voice of the next generation of tunnellers is heard at the national level through the appointment of an ATS young members representative who sits on the national executive committee. Brodie Aitchison has been appointed as the third ATSym representative following a selection and nomination process which concluded [...]

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ATS Tunnel Design Guideline Launch

By |2020-10-16T11:40:10+11:00October 16th, 2020|ATSym, News, Uncategorized|

This guide has been produced by a team of skilled and enthusiastic practitioners from the Young Members (YMs) of the Australian Tunnelling Society. We hope that this guide will help with your journey in the exciting world of tunnel design. In November 2018, the ATS held a short course on tunnel design, and the [...]

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2020 ATS David Sugden Award Winner

By |2020-08-17T07:19:04+10:00August 12th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|

The winner of the 2020 David Sugden Award is Daniel O'Kelly for his paper Implications of the Evolving Vehicle Fleet on Ventilation Energy Consumption in NSW Road Tunnels. The judging panel noted the winning paper "an important paper that quantifies the current and future impact of policy in NSW and Australia". Download 2020 [...]

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