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ATS Tunnel Design Working Group

By |April 15th, 2019|

Due to many developments in tunnel design in Australia over a period of many years, the Australian Tunnelling Society (ATS) has recognised the requirement to establish a guideline of tunnel design practice in Australia.¬†¬†During the Tunnel Design Short Course in 2018 held in Melbourne, the ATS Young Members (<35 years) recognised this deficiency and suggested […]

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STEM Professionals in Schools

By |March 16th, 2019|

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2019 David Sugden Open and 2018 Roadshow

By |February 18th, 2019|

Entries are now officially open for the 2019 edition of the David Sugden Award. The award was originally established in 2004 to encourage young engineers to develop the art of technical writing, and is named in honour of David Sugden who was a driving force behind the successful design of mechanical full-face rock excavation over […]

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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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ATS NSW Golf Day – Proceeds Donated to Garvan Institute

By |December 12th, 2018|

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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|

The Australasian Tunnelling Society recently hosted a three day short-course in Melbourne, featuring a variance of tunnelling design and construction sessions. The schedule included two and half days of technical presentations and interactive workshops, relating to past projects, design issues, site safety and innovations being introduced today. Attendees covered an array of experience, from university […]

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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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