Infrastructure

Silent movers: electric cars are coming, but is energy regulation ready?

Regulatory arrangements are not ready to deal with the rising uptake of electric vehicles.

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Tunnel Vision – why an infra-geek loves digging up Sydney’s transport

Last week I was in Sydney, where tunnelling seems to be becoming an obsession

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Automated vehicles, mobility as a service and zero emission vehicles. Changing the face of our cities.

Can you imagine a future where driverless electric vehicles are commonplace?

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Worrying over your fuel tax credits? Technology makes it easy.

If you are in the transport industry, the one bill that will really make you wince every time you look at it is your fuel bill.

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Melbourne 2030 – Rethinking transport models to put the customer first

Australia’s transport system is on the cusp of major and permanent disruption.

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Infrastructure Productivity: time to unleash the technology revolution

While the fourth industrial revolution has swept through the wider economy, infrastructure has largely been stuck in the past. But smarter rather than more is the key to infrastructure operations.

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How to meet the challenges of a changing future? Data and foresight are key

The infrastructure we plan today will need to anticipate the future and the ways new technology will overcome our current constraints.

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Rethinking infrastructure project selection – breaking the cycle of new construction

High quality and efficient infrastructure is a major driver of national economic growth and productivity.

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No social license to operate? Beware, it may scuttle your project

Infrastructure participants have been talking about the concept of social license for some time. Initially created by the mining sector in an attempt to come to terms with the growing…

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Our congested country – getting in the fast lane 

Traffic congestion is one of the biggest challenges facing Australian cities and regions. It affects our liveability, productivity and global reputation as a destination of choice for investment. Despite several…

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The internet of things: making transport and infrastructure faster and smarter

Data is one of the core components of the Internet of Things (IoT), with its power lying in the capture and analysis of data from sensors, devices and smart products.

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The first Australian Infrastructure Plan: More about productivity than projects

Infrastructure Australia has just issued its National Infrastructure Plan. On past experience, state governments and the infrastructure industry will immediately search for the list of big projects. But they would…

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Good time to be a project owner but construction sector ‘skills gap’ may lie ahead.

Australia and New Zealand construction experience has given local construction project owners maturity and sophistication enabling them to better compete in the global marketplace. That’s very positive news. We have…

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