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Mugabe: Death of an African icon

SANF 19 no 43 Very few leaders have grabbed the attention of the world like former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. A champion of the political and economic liberation of Africans, Mugabe was a man of conviction. Never one to be easily intimidated by the repercussions of standing up against or questioning Western hegemony. To many […]

Savoy Stewart reveals how a smart contract can impact property transactions

Savoy Stewart reveals how a smart contract can impact property transactions One of the biggest developments underpinned by blockchain technology has been that of smart contracts. A smart contract is essentially a computer code which can self-execute as well as self-enforce the terms and conditions laid out in a legal agreement. Due to the decentralised nature […]

Australia’s first Road Safety Technology Trial gets the green light

Australia’s first Road Safety Technology Trial gets the green light Minister for Roads, Roads Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today announced a new road safety technology trial with connected and automated vehicle technology will be fitted at the intersection of Williamstown Road and Somerville Road in Yarraville. One third of deaths and 44 percent […]

USA loader manufacturer ASV Holdings acquired by Yanmar

USA loader manufacturer ASV Holdings acquired by Yanmar Yanmar Group has announced the completion of its acquisition of compact equipment manufacturer ASV Holdings Inc. (ASV), a designer and manufacturer of renowned compact tracked loaders (CTLs) and skid-steer loaders (SSLs). The announcement is the final step in the acquisition, following on from the June disclosure of […]

NAPA releases Design & Construction of Heavy-Duty Pavements 2nd edition

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) released an updated second edition of Design & Construction of Heavy-Duty Pavements (Quality Improvement Series – QIP 123) on August 27. The publication covers structural design, material section, mixture design, production, construction, and quality control considerations for heavy-duty asphalt pavements, including a discussion on large-stone mixes. “Heavy-duty asphalt pavements […]