UEA News Blog

UEA Joins the Mates in Construction Program

28 August 2017

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…

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Marsden Park Bore 4

20 May 2017

Works are progressing well on Bore 4, the third underbore to be completed by UEA’s recently commissioned Gallagher HDD Maxi Rig spread. The 740m pilot bore has been completed and the first forward reaming pass is well underway. Designed to cross beneath the low-lying sensitive land bordering Eastern Creek and the future compensatory cut/fill, the…

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UEA Trenchless Completed HDD Underbore for the Peppertree Quarry Project

11 April 2017

The Peppertree Quarry is located approximately 8 kilometres southeast of the New South Wales Tablelands town of Marulan and 175 kilometres southwest of Sydney. The Quarry is a major supplier of hard rock aggregate material for the Sydney and wider NSW construction market producing up to 3.5 million tonnes of aggregates per year. UEA Trenchless…

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