$NZ4.1 billion water infrastructure plan for Auckland

Auckland utility Watercare plans to spend over $NZ4 billion over the next decade on new water and wastewater infrastructure projects, with funding to come from added service...

On the ground at Ozwater’15

Ozwater’15, Australia’s largest international water conference and exhibition, kicked off with a bang at the Adelaide Convention Centre this month.

The City of Nedlands in West Perth, Western Australia, has issued a tender for the provision of vacuum excavation services within the region.

Budget 2015: Regional infrastructure boost, East West Link not dead

Funding for infrastructure development in North Australia and money still available for Victoria’s shelved East West Link project were among the highlights of the...

Tender: Victorian supply main replacement

Goulburn Valley Water has put out a call for interested parties to tender for the replacement of the Eildon Supply Main in north-east Victoria.

Coliban Water has issued a tender for the air scouring and swabbing for approximately 70 km of water mains within the utility’s water network in Victoria.

Unitywater will provide an overview of its future capital works program and brief stakeholders on the Kawana STP K150 Upgrade project in an upcoming presentation in Caboolture, Queensland.

Tasmania’s City of Launceston is seeking tenders for the upgrade of an existing stormwater main, stating directional drilling is the preferred method for the upgrade.

From the Chairman’s Desk

We are heading full speed into 2015 and members of the Australasian Society of Trenchless Technology (ASTT) and the trenchless industry in general should be able to look forward to a number of items this year.

From the ASTT Secretary

On behalf of the ASTT, I extend a warm welcome to the following new members:

Victoria Councillor’s report

“The elephant keeps walking as the dogs keep barking.”

South Australia Councillor’s report

For my first column as South Australian councillor, I thought I’d get out the crystal ball to predict what 2015 will bring for the state’s trenchless sector.

Pilot tube microtunnelling: a guide

UEA Project Manager Thomas Carolan examines the extremely accurate and environmentally friendly trenchless technique of pilot tube microtunnelling, from its initial development overseas to its successful deployment on many Australian projects.

Running under rails

A series of microtunnelling projects in the Victorian countryside have overcome heritage-listed parks and gardens, high groundwater levels and a range of subsurface conditions and are now nearing completion.

Renewal of Culverts with Flexible Liners

Interflow Director Dr Ian Bateman looks at the rise of pipeline and culvert rehabilitation using flexible liners, predicting a bright future ahead for the subset of...

Latest developments in lining design

Trenchless industry consultant Lance Horlyck discusses the outcomes of a recent lining design workshop that gathered participants from across the globe – and what these outcomes mean for Australia.

No-Dig Down Under 2015

No-Dig Down Under 2015

07 - 11 September 2015

The ASTT’s No-Dig show will be returning in 2015, this time to the beautiful Gold Coast. No-Dig Down Under 2015 is the 11th conference and exhibition of the Australasian Society for Trenchless Technology (ASTT).

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