ROADS AUSTRALIA INVITED TO TAKE A SEAT IN THE ‘POLICY MAKING TENT’

ROADS AUSTRALIA INVITED TO TAKE A SEAT IN THE ‘POLICY MAKING TENT’

Posted in Latest News//March 25, 2015

The Australian Road Forum, soon be relaunched as Roads Australia, has moved to strengthen its role in policy development for the road transport sector, according to ARF Chief Executive, Ian Webb. The change of name to Roads Australia has been approved by ARF members and ASIC, and Mr Webb told Roads Magazine the

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DEVELOPMENT OF DRYING ADJUVANTS FOR WATERBORNE TRAFFIC PAINTS

DEVELOPMENT OF DRYING ADJUVANTS FOR WATERBORNE TRAFFIC PAINTS

Posted in Latest News//March 25, 2015

Road Marking Industry Association of Australia 2008 Annual Conference, 13-14 August 2008 Prepared and Presented by Stephen Borrie – Rohm and Haas Australia P/L Introduction Waterborne Traffic Paints have been around for since the late 1970’s as a replacement for the solvent based incumbents. Their adoption was

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Making tunnels and underpasses safer

Posted in Latest News//March 25, 2015

The latest standards applying to lighting for roads and public spaces are contained in Australian Standard AS/NZS 1158.5:2007. The standard ‘Lighting for roads and public spaces – Tunnels and Underpasses’ covers lighting for tunnels, underpasses and under bridges. Standards Australia says even minor accidents in

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Coordinator of IA appointed

Posted in Latest News//March 25, 2015

A businessman with many years experience in the transport and infrastructure sectors is the new coordinator of Infrastructure Australia. Michael Deegan will oversee a small team of personnel at Infrastructure Australia that will back the 12-member board, chaired by Sir Rod Eddington, in setting the agenda for

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Auditor General finds VicRoads can improve aspects of road maintenance

Posted in Latest News//March 25, 2015

VicRoads should improve its public performance indicators to better inform the state government about the underlying condition of roads, according to a report by Victoria’s Acting Auditor General. Dr Peter Frost said in the audit report tabled in the Victorian Parliament that enhancing the performance indicators

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Protecting roadside biodiversity and the environment

Posted in Latest News//March 25, 2015

Road construction and maintenance has been identified as a key factor influencing biodiversity risk management of roadsides, particularly roadside reserves.

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