Most popular trenchless news of 2014!

We have loved keeping you up-to-date with the latest news in the trenchless industry throughout 2014 and look forward to keeping you informed in 2015.

This is the last online news update for the year, but make sure to check your inbox early in the New Year for the first online news update from Trenchless Australasia for 2015!

In order of popularity, our top articles from the year have been:

  • Back in April Queensland Urban Utilities announced it was investing $A292 million in water and sewerage assets for the 2014-15 financial year, a story that was our highest rated for the year!
  • The National broadband construction roll-out was announced earlier this month, releasing an indicative view of scheduled construction work up to June 2016
  • This major project announcement from New Zealand’s Tauranga City Council regarding their impending formal request for tender applications on the Matapihi to Memorial Park Southern Pipeline, set to include a trenchless harbour crossing, was enough news to whet the appetite of our online readers!
  • Project news wasn’t the only point of interest for our readers in 2014, with this company announcement for Downer EDI Limited catching people’s eye
  • The big news out of Queensland’s Arrow’s Bowen Pipeline Project this year was the fact that they are now seeking expressions of interest from trenchless contractors for several river crossings, catch up on this news here
  • A new lease on life for the sewers of Alphington was popular news in 2014, read more here
  • There was controversy earlier this year when Monash University Engineering expert Graham Curries said no planning had been done regarding existing sewer infrastructure and the proposed tunnel for the Melbourne Rail Link project, worth approximately $A11 billion
  • A weathered sewer network underneath the cultured Carlton streets in Melbourne was ready for its upgrade of the century earlier this year, catching our attention and yours!
  • Global infrastructure and engineering company Parsons Brinckerhoff announced a new Senior Ethics and Compliance Officer for their Australian office earlier this year, get reacquainted with this announcement here
  • A major tunnelling milestone for Santos’ Gladstone Liquefied Natural Gas project in Queensland was achieved earlier this year, news our readers were excited to hear!

We hope that you enjoy your well-deserved festive season and don’t forget to keep an eye out for our upcoming edition of Trenchless Australasia magazine – set to arrive in your mailboxes March 2015.

From all of us here at Trenchless Australasia, we would like to wish you happy holidays and a joyful new year!

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