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REA receives 2013 Australian Engineering Excellence Award
27 February 2014

Robert Elks & Associates has received the honour of an Australian Engineering Excellence Award at the national awards dinner held at Parliament House, Canberra, on 20 November 2013.

This completes a 12 month period in which we have won state, national and international engineering awards.  We acknowledge the hard work and skill of our wonderful team of engineers, designers and detailers.

The Rock Bolting Rig is an innovative solution to securing underwater pipelines to seabeds using a remotely operated subsea vehicle.

The judges commented: "The project shows leadership in safety-design and environment welfare to secure underwater pipelines.  The potential economic opportunity in implementing this Australian technology worldwide is significant."

REA receives 2013 Engineering Excellence Award
14 September 2013

It is with great pride and satisfaction that we announce that REA has been named as a Category Winner 2013, Innovation and Development in the WA Engineering Excellence Awards. The awards were made on Saturday evening 14 September 2013 at the Perth Convention Centre Awards Presentation Dinner, the premier event in the WA engineering calendar. REA's entry was the Rock Bolting Rig, a self-guided, self-levelling remotely operated subsea drilling rig designed to secure the Chevron-operated Gorgon project's domestic gas pipeline to the seabed. The judges honoured REA in a strong field of entries which included high-profile projects and major international consultants.