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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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ATS Design and Construction Short Course Registration Open

By |September 12th, 2018|

The Australasian Tunnelling Society (ATS) is pleased to announce that the Tunnel Design & Construction Short Course is to be held in Melbourne November 19 to 21. The ATS Short Course has an established history of providing high quality content to new entrants and delegates looking to refresh their knowledge.

This three-day interactive course features a series […]

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Harry Asche – QLD Professional Engineer of the Year

By |August 23rd, 2018|

Australasian Tunnel Society Vice Chair and Queensland Member Harry Asche has been awarded the Queensland Professional Engineer of the Year at the Queensland 2018 Engineering Excellence Awards.

Queensland ATS committee members were in attendance on the night and were thrilled to share the occasion with Harry.

Harry is Aurecon’s Design Director – Tunnels and he has provided […]

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Peter Watson

By |July 31st, 2018|

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Safe Work Australia’s focus of Dust in Infrastructure

By |July 29th, 2018|

Safe Work Australia’s Virtual Seminar Series on silica dust, known as the “#silicaseries” was published in July 2018. As many members would be aware, the tunnelling industry presents many inherent work health and safety risks, with silica dust being one hazard of current focus by the ATS.

The #silicaseries featured six leaders representing different key stakeholders sharing their […]

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Progress of the NSW AQWG

By |June 30th, 2018|

The Air Quality Working Group (AQWG) was established at the Silica in Tunnelling workshop held at ATS2017. Its stakeholders include SafeWork NSW, project delivery directors, construction managers, and health and safety leaders from the highest levels of management from both clients and contractors across all active tunnel construction projects in NSW. To date, four meetings […]

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ITAym Breakthrough 2018 has landed

By |June 23rd, 2018|

For the last four years the International Tunnelling Association Young Members (ITAym), in conjunction with the Tunnelling Journal team have published a magazine documenting the experiences and adventures of young tunnellers from around the globe. The 2018 edition features two pieces on young Australian tunnellers. Russell Connors (winner of the 2017 David Sugden Award [Entries […]

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QLD ATS Young Members Networking Breakfast

By |June 1st, 2018|

The Westconnex New M5 Project Networking Breakfast was hosted by the QLD ATS Young Members on Friday, 1st of June. The breakfast was very well attended, drawing in a diverse group of ATS and EA members.

A big thank you to Brodie Aitchinson of Aurecon, who delivered an attentive talk presenting an overview of and lessons […]

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ATS QLD – 2018 Charity Golf Day

By |May 9th, 2018|

The ATS (QLD Chapter) 2018 Charity Golf Day was held on Friday 19th April at the St Lucia Golf Course. The wet weather did not stop play, over 60 players competed in a four ball Ambrose event, to raise money for the RBWH Foundation.  The day was a tremendous success with over $7,742 raised for […]

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