This week at Casey

  • Paul and Brendan at the Christmas dinner table

    This week at Casey 6 August 2010

    Work continues as per normal with stock-takes completed or near completed for the various trades groups, annual and monthly servicing of equipment and machinery, a spot of fishing and we celebrated Christmas in July. Work continues as per normal with stock-takes completed or near completed for the various trades groups, annual and monthly servicing of equipment and machinery, a spot of fishing and we celebrated Christmas in July. …

  • Casey expeditioners in kitchen

    This week at Casey 30 July 2010

    The past week has been dominated by large snow dumps followed by still, sunny days, installation of a brat pan in the kitchen, a fire alarm accidently triggered by one of the Sparkies (not a plumber this time) – and a birthday and beach party rolled into one event. And, as part of the Who's Who on station, this week we're introducing Fitzy and Danny. The past week has been dominated by large snow dumps followed by still, sunny days, installation of a brat pan in the kitchen, a fire alarm accidently triggered by one of the Sparkies (not a plumber this time) – and …

  • Steve and Ross presenting the birthday cake to Paul and Fitzy

    This week at Casey 23 July 2010

    In 'This Week at Casey' two expeditioners celebrated their birthdays (actually they had their birthdays a few weeks ago but we have only just got our hands on the photos), we experienced our first sunny Sunday in months, we submitted an entry in the 2010 Antarctic Film Festival and last but not least, we're introducing two more of our winter team. In 'This Week at Casey' two expeditioners celebrated their birthdays (actually they had their birthdays a few weeks ago but we have only just got our hands on the photos), we experienced our first sunny Sunday in months, we submitted …

  • Another sunrise/set over Newcomb Bay

    This week at Casey 16 July 2010

    Our main focus during the past week involved working indoors as the weather was a little too breezy outside for our liking. Our main focus during the past week involved working indoors as the weather was a little too breezy outside for our liking. …

  • Ross (Plant Inspector) on a good weather day

    This week at Casey 9 July 2010

    Blizzards and new expeditioners to meet. Blizzards and new expeditioners to meet. …

  • Briggsy standing alongside the Living Quarters at Wilkins

    2 July 2010

    This week we'd like to introduce you to two more Casey Expeditioners: Joe (Diesel Mechanic) and Steve (Chef and Deputy Station Leader), and we'll also feature a few work and play photos to keep you amused. Last week Briggsy and …

  • Casey station Chef displaying his work for the Midwinters Day dinner

    25 June 2010

    Celebrating a 50th birthday and the biggest event of the Antarctic Calendar – Midwinter's Day This week's News will focus on two big social events held over the past 7 days : the first was Gavan's 50th birthday and the …

  • Automatic Weather Station with blades blown off by strong winds

    18 June 2010

    This week the team focused on preparing for Midwinters (only a few days away), mopping up after 4 days of high winds (the highest wind speed reached was 111 knots or 206km), a few visits to Wilkins Aerodrome (70 km …

  • Casey station Expeditioner walking to work through 90 knot winds

    11 June 2010

    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 …

  • Casey station Expeditioner digging snow away from workshop door after a blizzard

    4 June 2010

    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 …

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