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21 July 2017
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Installation

Sydney Metro prepares to start northwest tunnel

After the first stage of tunnelling was completed a year ago, Sydney Metro has prepared to start tunnelling under Sydney harbour and through Sydney’s CBD.

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21 July 2017
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Featured

Victorian Premier reveals builder of Metro Tunnel

The Victorian Government has revealed the joint venture (JV) that has been selected to build the AU$6 billion Metro Tunnel and five new underground stations.

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19 July 2017
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Water

City West Water replaces aging Fitzroy water main

City West Water will replace 250 m of aging water main between Holden Street and Rushall Crescent in Fitzroy.

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10 July 2017
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Microtunnelling

Queensland Urban Utilities Bulimba Creek Stage 2 Sewer Upgrade progresses

Construction on Queensland Urban Utilities AU$55 million Bulimba Creek Stage 2 Sewer Upgrade continues to progress.

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10 July 2017
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CCTV

Last chance to register for ASTT Technical Forums

Registrations are still available for this month’s ASTT Technical Forums, taking place in Australia and New Zealand.

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10 July 2017
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Water

SA Water upgrades Glenelg water pipe

SA Water has started upgrading 700 m of water pipe in Glenelg to improve supply reliability and reduce the potential for bursts and leaks.

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7 July 2017
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Condition assessment

Golder conducts ongoing ground surveys for AU$518 million Ballarat Line Upgrade

It has been revealed that global engineering and environmental services consultancy, Golder Associates, is conducting ongoing geotechnical investigations for the Victorian Government’s Ballarat Line Upgrade.

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6 July 2017
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Boring

Forrestfield-Airport Link officially names TBMs

The Forrestfield-Airport Link has officially named the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will be used to tunnel the AU$2 billion project.

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30 June 2017
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Utility location

NULCA announces program for inaugural conference

NULCA has released the conference program for its inaugural Damage Prevention Conference, taking place later this year.

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30 June 2017
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Utility location

Conference program released for No-Dig Down Under 2017

The conference program has been released for Australasia’s only dedicated Trenchless Technology conference and exhibition, No-Dig Down Under 2017 (NDDU).

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30 June 2017
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Utility location

GSSI updates bridge assessment system

GSSI has updated its BridgeScan™ assessment system for concrete inspection and utility mapping.

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30 June 2017
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Utility location

NULCA mourns loss of Elizabeth Boesen

One of NULCA’s most valued members and a past president, Elizabeth Boesen, has passed away late last month.

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30 June 2017
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Telecommunications

NULCA members sensible approach to confined spaces

A NULCA member has highlighted the grey area surrounding confined space issues that seem to be commonly encountered in every work area in the locating environment.

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30 June 2017
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Telecommunications

Send us your pictures

This photo was taken by NULCA member Mick McGoldrick of Cavan Constructions during an NBN install in Warrnambool, Victoria.

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27 June 2017
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Boring

John Holland wins Sydney Harbour rail crossing contract

John Holland has been awarded the contract to tunnel underneath Sydney Harbour as part of the AU$2.81 billion Sydney Metro project.

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26 June 2017
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Featured

LAST DAYS: Trenchless Australasia extends EOFY sale!

The Trenchless Australasia EOFY sale has been extended, subscribe before 30 June 2017 to receive a 10 per cent discount on a one-year subscription before No-Dig Down Under 2017.

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26 June 2017
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Featured

Secure your registrations for upcoming ASTT Technical Forums

Registration are still available for next month’s ASTT Technical Forums, taking place in Australia and New Zealand.

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26 June 2017
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Wastewater

South East Water relines aging sewers

South East Water (SE Water) last month commenced an AU$2.6 million project to renew a pair of sewer mains 25 km south east of the Melbourne CBD.

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26 June 2017
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Oil, gas & energy

NSW Premier announces shortlisted JVs for M4-M5 Link

The Premier of NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, has revealed details of the two joint ventures (JVs) shortlisted to construct the M4-M5 Link, as part of the WestConnex project.

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26 June 2017
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Featured

No-Dig Down Under 2017 releases conference program

The conference program has been released for the ASTT’s conference and exhibition No-Dig Down Under 2017 (NDDU).

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21 June 2017
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From the magazine

Five minutes with Mark Trembath

Trenchless Australasia speaks to Primus Line’s first Australasian representative Mark Trembath about his how he got his start in trenchless, some of his most memorable projects, and the role of the ASTT in growing the industry.

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21 June 2017
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From the magazine

Freeway microtunnelling

Pezzimenti Trenchless has successfully completed the installation of a 700 mm concrete pipeline underneath the Monash Freeway, as part of the Fulton Hogan-managed upgrade of the road.

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21 June 2017
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From the magazine

Pipejacking under a vital rail line and road link

D.J. Mac Cormick Contractors recently completed the installation of a DN1400 water main underneath the Southwest Highway and Brookfield freight line in Serpentine, south of Perth.

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21 June 2017
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From the magazine

A pipe cracking effort on a Maribyrnong sewer

Trenchless expert Harris Civil has completed a challenging pipe renewal project on the outskirts of Melbourne, relying on the power and dependability of a TT Asia-Pacific Goliath machine.

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21 June 2017
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From the magazine

Hydro vacuum excavation: the safest way to dig

The popularity of hydro excavation is on the rise due to its many advantages over traditional forms of excavation, chief among them its ability to minimise damage to underground infrastructure.

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20 June 2017
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From the magazine

A golden solution for Bendigo’s groundwater issues

Coliban Water awarded Veolia a horizontal directional drilling (HDD) contract for the construction of a 5.4 km dual pipeline to solve a groundwater issue which has plagued the community of Bendigo, Victoria since gold mining in the region ceased several years ago.

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