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PIARC explored Transport Systems Economics at the World Road Congress

PIARC explored Transport Systems Economics at the World Road Congress During the World Road Association (PIARC) World Road Congress held in Abu Dhabi last October, Dr Fred Amonya, Chair Transport Systems Economics, PIARC, discussed Transport Systems Economics in his speech below: “Four years ago, we set out to study transport appraisal and evaluation across the world […]

Arizona DOT saves on I-40 closures by sliding replacement bridges into place

Photo courtesy Arizona DOT. The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is using a new installation technique known as value engineering to slide updated bridges into place in days, rather than months. Transportation Today reports. The bridges being replaced span Interstate 40 near Bellemont, Ariz. The new bridges were cast in place east of the existing […]

Autonomous vehicles could be the silver lining for better road maintenance

Autonomous vehicles could be the silver lining for better road maintenance The introduction of autonomous vehicles (AVs) could result in a better maintained local road network believes the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA). Current live trials are pushing the momentum for the future introduction of driverless cars. In South London, driverless taxis car are currently […]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR CAPACITY BUILDING OF TECHNICAL INSTITUTIONS INVOLVED IN THE PROVISION OF CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION, TRAINING AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH SERVICES IN THE COMESA REGION

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is one of the African entities that received funding from the European Union (EU) to implement one of the regional components of the Intra-ACP GCCA+ programme funded under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF). The grant is supporting a successor project of the Intra-ACP GCCA[3] Programme […]

Up Scaling Cassava Clusters: A FEMCOM/COMESA Initiative

As a result of an increase in the use of cassava on the international market, the role of efficient markets and a better coordinated cassava chain have become important to producers and processors who depend on cassava. Market opportunities for farmers and processors include cassava flour as a replacement for wheat flour, cassava starch as […]

JCB digging deep to the new Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre

JCB digging deep to support Armed Forces Rehab Centre JCB is proving a driving force in supporting the new Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre Programme on the Stanford Hall Rehabilitation Estate in the East Midlands. The Black Stork Charity, which runs the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre Programme, has taken delivery of a multi-tasking JCB […]