UEA continues to be a proud Gold Sponsor of the NSW WaterAid Ball, and is looking forward to the 2018 event at Sydney Town Hall.
UEA has joined the Mates in Construction (MIC) program. MIC aims to reduce the extremely high suicide rates we currently experience in the industry. On average we lose a construction worker every second day to suicide! A construction worker is six times more likely to die from suicide than from a construction accident and a young worker is ten times more likely. MIC provides workers with the skills to identify signs of depression and keep a person safe while connecting them to the appropriate help. All of UEA’s employees completed the “General Awareness Training” and a further ten workers went on to do “Connector” training.
As part of UEA AS4801 ongoing commitment to provide our client base with a superior product, we have undertaken a number of significant training courses for all drill operatives associated with horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and thrust boring. All drill operatives have completed the Certificate III in Drilling Operations and additionally our Supervisors have also completed the Certificate IV qualification. The certification was completed in conjunction with NSW TAFE.
Sydney Water has committed to servicing two major growth areas within the St Marys Wastewater System catchment by mid-2015. These are part of the existing rezoned Western Sydney Employment Area (WSEA) to the south and Jordan Springs Residential Village to the north of the St Marys Water Recycling Plant (WRP).
UEA has completed and recently commissioned its longest ever HDD bore tracked via a DigiTrak F5Walkover Tracking System. The bore has the potential to be the longest of its kind completed using this type of bore location technology in Australia.
The UEA Trenchless Division has obtained accreditation for NSW Government Work Health and Safety Management Systems and Auditing Guidelines – 5th Edition.