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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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Women in Industry Awards – Nominations Open

By |2020-05-22T21:31:04+10:00May 22nd, 2020|News, Uncategorized|

Nominations are open for the Women in Industry Awards. The categories for nomination include: Social Leader of the Year; Rising Star of the Year; Business Development Success of the Year; Industry Advocacy Award; Mentor of the Year; Safety Advocacy Award; Excellence in Manufacturing; Excellence in Transport; Excellence in Engineering; and, Excellence in Mining. Entries [...]

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NZTS Publishes GBR Guide

By |2020-03-20T21:35:14+11:00March 20th, 2020|ITA, News, Uncategorized|

In March 2020 the New Zealand Tunnelling Society released "Geotechnical Baseline Reports: A Guide for New Zealand Practitioners". Geotechnical Baseline Reports or GBRs have been used for over two decades in the New Zealand market. The intent of the NZTS initiative was to provide broad advice to practitioners in New Zealand and thereby improve [...]

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Crystalline Silica PhD Scholarship Opportunity

By |2020-02-08T18:02:09+11:00February 8th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|

The University of Wollongong has a number of PhD scholarships relating to air quality including Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM), dust and Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS). The following projects are available: Centralised management and real-time interpretation of emissions based maintenance data for diesel fleets. Development and validation of a dust control index to minimise worker [...]

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WTC2019 Wrap Up

By |2020-01-13T12:08:49+11:00June 4th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

The International Tunnelling Association (ITA-AITES) is the peak body for tunnelling and tunnellers the world over. From the 3rd to the 9th of May the whole ITA family including a large Australian contingent visited Napoli for the 2019 edition of the World Tunnelling Congress. Key events across the week of the WTC included: A focussed [...]

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