Master Code part of 10-year infrastructure plan – McCormack

Master Code part of 10-year infrastructure plan – McCormack

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Traffic Management and Safety//December 04, 2018

Speaking at the launch of the Master Code of Practice last week, Deputy PM Michael McCormack said the Master Code is an important step in providing additional guidance required by heavy vehicle operators to boost safety.

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Joint road asset research initiative gets the green light

Joint road asset research initiative gets the green light

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update, Traffic Management and Safety//November 30, 2018

The National Asset Centre of Excellence has been successfully renewed for the 2019-2024 period under a new agreement between the Australian Road Research Board and Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads.

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Tender awarded to build $18.5M Charleyong Bridge, NSW

Tender awarded to build $18.5M Charleyong Bridge, NSW

Posted in Bridges, Civil Works, Latest News, Project Report//November 22, 2018

The contract to build the new structure across the Mongarlowe River on Main Road 92, north of Braidwood in New South Wales, has been awarded.

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Report proposes ride quality index for heavy vehicles

Report proposes ride quality index for heavy vehicles

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Traffic Management and Safety//November 21, 2018

Austroads has published a report that proposes a ride quality index of roads for heavy vehicles – a heavy vehicle equivalent of the International Roughness Index for cars.

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New proximity detection systems providing greater safety on major civil sites

New proximity detection systems providing greater safety on major civil sites

Posted in Civil Works, Latest News, Technology Update, Traffic Management and Safety//November 13, 2018

Collision awareness and proximity detection technology originally developed for the mining industry is being applied on major civil projects to protect workers and increase transparency for project managers.

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Fourth round of heavy vehicle safety fund open for applications

Fourth round of heavy vehicle safety fund open for applications

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Traffic Management and Safety//November 08, 2018

Funding applications for Round 4 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative program are now open giving the green light to submissions on projects which will save lives and reduce road trauma.

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