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Mammoet joins ESTA workgroup to establish new stabilizing guidelines for SPMTs

Specialist heavy-lifting and transport equipment manufacturer Mammoet has supported ESTA in establishing new stability guidelines for Self-Propelled Modular Trailers (SPMTs) when transporting large and heavy loads. ESTA is the leading European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry. Leading the project at Mammoet is Ludo Mous, Director of Operations for Europe. [...]

Engineering the energy transition

Climate Smart Engineering Conference Thursday 22 August 2024 | Brisbane   Climate Smart Engineering Conference program announced The shift to renewable and clean energy sources requires innovative engineering solutions that ensure reliability, cost-effectiveness and sustainability. On 22 August 2024, Engineers Australia will deliver the Climate Smart Engineering Conference (CSE24), with some of the profession’s best [...]

Safety for hire

Trafquip expands its fleet of Scorpion TMAs with new Scorpion® II TL3 and Scorpion® METRO TL2 units  Building on its existing fleet of more than 40 Scorpion® Truck Mounted Attenuators (TMAs), leading Australian traffic equipment hire specialists Trafquip has recently taken delivery of two new Scorpion® TMAs, including its first Scorpion® METRO MASH TL2-rated unit. [...]

Yunex Traffic to deliver Traffic Management Systems for New Bridgewater Bridge

Yunex Traffic, a global leader in intelligent traffic management solutions, has been selected by McConnell Dowell to install the traffic management and control systems for the New Bridgewater Bridge in Tasmania, Australia. The new bridge will connect local communities, create more open space and transform the way people travel between the north and south [...]

Engineers Australia Excellence Awards 2024: Nominations now open Ingenuity. Innovation. Recognition.

Leaders in engineering pave the way for transformation not just in their field, but in the world at large. The progress engineers make pushes the boundaries of what’s believed possible, shaping how we think, live, work and create. So, it deserves recognition. Each year, our Excellence Awards bring the engineering community together to honour [...]

TCA announces Webfleet as a certified service provider for TMA and RIM

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) has certified Webfleet as an application service provider for both Telematics Monitoring Application (TMA) and Road Infrastructure Management (RIM) applications under the National Telematics Framework. Webfleet has operated in Australia for over 10 years, providing services related to fleet management, vehicle telematics and connected vehicles. Gavin Hill, General Manager Strategy [...]

Directed technologies strengthens global growth drive

Australian-owned and operated connected mobility innovator Directed Technologies proudly announced the appointment of Stephen Owens as the new General Manager of Operations. The newly created position reaffirms a steadfast commitment to its marquee-connected vehicle and IoT customers and its accelerating global expansion. With strongly increasing organisational performance metrics, from the number of connected fleets [...]

Star Ratings for Australian Arterial Roads by 2025

In a bid to enhance road safety nationally, Australia's states and territories will commence publishing updated AusRAP star ratings in 2024, with a commitment to publish star ratings for all major arterial roads by 2025. The recent release of a new AusRAP Strategy and Business Plan by Austroads members outlines 12 targets geared towards supporting [...]

Australia’s road infrastructure at a crossroads

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Regional Development, Infrastructure and Transport recently tabled the report for its inquiry into the implications of severe weather events on the national regional, rural, and remote road network. Chair of the Committee, Mr Luke Gosling OAM, MP, said ‘the severe weather events over the past few years have [...]

Engineering mentor announced as Max Lay Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

Respected ITS industry leader Dr Paul Higgins has been announced as the recipient of ITS Australia’s highest honour, the Max Lay Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr Higgins, whose career in intelligent transport systems spans more than 45 years, has been an active creator and innovator, leading the design and development of dozens of technology-enabled road safety [...]

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