Water Journal : Water Journal June 2013
18 Industry News No-Dig Down Under Comes To Sydney In September 2013, the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre will play host to international trenchless event, No-Dig Down Under. The whole-of-industry event will provide over a thousand delegates from around the world with insights into innovative and new trenchless techniques. This forum will provide the tools necessary to position trenchless professionals at the forefront of the industry. No-Dig Down Under 2013 is the 31st international conference and exhibition of the International Society for Trenchless Technology (ISTT), which was established to advance the science and practice of Trenchless Technology for the public bene t and promote education, training, study and research in this eld. Delegates will learn how to enhance their products and services by learning about the role trenchless technology plays in reducing carbon emissions, reducing occupational health and safety risks, and protecting the environment and existing infrastructure. With over 70 per cent of the three-streamed technical program comprised of international speakers, delegates will have the opportunity to hear from speakers from 18 different countries, covering case studies such as water mains rehabilitation in the UK, pipeline rehabilitation in Europe and sewer main condition assessment in the United States, as well as case studies from Australasia. Delegates will also be offered a range of social and networking opportunities, including the Exhibition Opening, Sydney Harbour Cruise, and Gala Dinner and Awards Evening. For more information please contact Conference Organiser Tori McLennon at firstname.lastname@example.org, phone +61 433 700 711, or go to www.nodigdownunder.com. What Australians Want From Their Cities When deciding where to live, Australians are going back to basics, ranking access to healthcare, jobs and emergency services as their top three priorities, according to a report released recently by MWH Global. MWH Global commissioned the study to examine what Australians want from the cities they live in now and into the future. The survey, of more than 1,000 people, looked at why Australians live where they do and assessed the importance placed on a range of factors including employment, infrastructure, aesthetics, education, culture, food, environment, healthcare and essential services. Australia was revealed as an overwhelmingly urban nation, with 48 per cent of people saying that in an ideal world they would choose to live in an urban major city or outskirts, and a further 21 per cent expressing a preference for a regional centre or small city. Australia regional director of government and infrastructure at MWH, Mark Bruzzone, says: "The rise of technology and evolution BINTECH SYSTEMS WATER SOLUTIONS TOLL FREE 1300 363 163 email@example.com www.bintech.com.au NEW CRONOS ECONOMY ANALYTICAL CONTROLLERS • RESIDUAL CHLORINE • DISSOLVED OZONE • DISSOLVED OXYGEN • TURBIDITY • PH/ORP • CONDUCTIVITY • FLUORIDE • UV254 • PARTICLE COUNTER • BIOSOLIDS • SLUDGE LEVEL SYSTEMS • ULTRASONIC TRANSMITTERS & CONTROLLERS • POINT LEVEL SWITCHES • MAGNETIC LEVEL GAUGES • WIRELESS SYSTEMS LEVEL SYSTEMS • NON-CONTACT SPREAD SPECTRUM • MAGNETIC FLOW METERS • ULTRASONIC METERS -TRANSIT TIME / DOPPLER • OPEN CHANNEL FLOW METERS FLOW METERS NEW!
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