This week at Casey

11 June 2010
Casey station Expeditioner walking to work through 90 knot winds This week we're introducing Ross and Tim (or Tum – he's a Kiwi) … more on the lads later … Casey experiences high wind speeds during the month of June and as statistics are nearly true to form the winds …

4 June 2010
Casey station Expeditioner digging snow away from workshop door after a blizzard This week at Casey station 4 June 2010 During the past week the team has focused on general maintenance and servicing of buildings and equipment, and work continues on the West Wing extensions. And for entertainment we celebrated Tom's 40th …

28 May 2010
Casey station Expeditioner in costume We'd like to start this week's Casey News off by wishing Tom (Supervising Comms Tech Guru) a happy 40th birthday for this weekend. Tom, you don't look a day over 40. From your Casey friends. Tom being Tom Photo: Steve …

21 May 2010
Casey station Expeditioner undertaking 6 monthly ANARESAT maintenance As our teams continue to focus on the West Wing extensions, servicing vehicles, topping up fuel, releasing weather balloons, repairing and improving comms equipment, and reviewing and moving stocks in the Green Store we are also focusing on midwinter preparations. …

14 May 2010
West Wing Construction All 14 containers which make up the West Wing extensions are now in position. Saturday night dinner to celebrate. Other work continues.

7 May 2010
Expeditioners outside the red shed Red shed extensions, sea ice drilling, improving communications. Plus golf and football!

30 April 2010
Shane raising the ANZAC flag over Casey Casey held an ANZAC Day service last Sunday to remember those who served in war and did not return to receive the grateful thanks of the nation.

23 April 2010
Gary working in the Red Shed This week two records were broken at Casey: the biggest snow fall in a 24 hour period for any April and the number of expeditioners squeezed into the Nodwell tracked vehicle.

16 April 2010
Casey expeditioner with building materials Gary, Tom and Tim visited the HF Receiver hut to complete a few repairs to the antenna in -24 degree temperatures. It was so cold even their eyebrows and eyelashes froze.

9 April 2010
Casey station Expeditioner drilling a hole to place a cane This week at Casey station 9 April 2010 Easter at Casey Easter time was a very enjoyable time on station as it gave everyone the opportunity to wind down and relax. 19 of the 23 wintering expeditioners chose to leave …

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