This week at Casey

  • 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 …

  • Casey station Expeditioner in costume

    28 May 2010

    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 …

  • Casey station Expeditioner undertaking 6 monthly ANARESAT maintenance

    21 May 2010

    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. …

  • West Wing Construction

    14 May 2010

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

  • Expeditioners outside the red shed

    7 May 2010

    Red shed extensions, sea ice drilling, improving communications. Plus golf and football!

  • Shane raising the ANZAC flag over Casey

    30 April 2010

    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.

  • Gary working in the Red Shed

    23 April 2010

    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.

  • Casey expeditioner with building materials

    16 April 2010

    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.

  • Casey station Expeditioner drilling a hole to place a cane

    9 April 2010

    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 …

  • Brendan and Ross recording the whales movements

    26 March 2010

    Even on weekends the dedicated expeditioners at Casey like to do that little bit extra for a worthy cause, namely maintenance on the neglected cane line. The first job was to reinstall a few of the more important canes, like the "turn right here or you will soon be in the middle of nowhere" type of signs.

  • Casey expeditioner in field

    19 March 2010

    When the winds are gusting to 70 knots, going outside isn't a smart thing to do unless you really have to. This week a few of the Casey expeditioners had instructions on climbing, indoors.

  • Loading the quads into the back of the trailer

    12 March 2010

    This week our resident leopard seal had our cameras clicking This little fellow can be seen most days resting up on an ice flow, usually after a good feed.

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