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Great news for BRTS and the tunnelling world – Drs Bill Bamford, Ehsan Yaghoubi and Darshika Palamakumbure from BRTS will be presenting papers at the ATS conference in Sydney later this year.
Their topics range from Cutter/Rock Interface Friction : Worth Measuring Accurately?; to Predicting The Abrasiveness Of Soft And Sandy Soils With Realistic Densities And Moisture Contents.
For more conference or ATS details, go to and

Dr Bill Bamford and the team at BRTS have been refining their work on the SGAT. Go to the Publications page and see the two new articles.
There is the “BRTS SGAT Brochure” full of information about the testing and the “SGAT Testing Protocol” regarding how the testing is conducted and sample results.
If you would like more information about this exciting new development, please call or email us.

Professor John Smith and his senior students attended an informative morning at BRTS recently.
They were given brief lectures by Bill Bamford, Ehsan Yaghoubi and Darshika Palamakumbare. Students were also treated to a tour of the laboratory and were able to see the principal testing done by BRTS, ask questions and be made aware of the industry applications of these tests. (more…)