Infrastructure boom must see investment in maintenance
AfPA have welcomed recent findings that infrastructure spend is set to reach $218 billion by 2025 and are calling for sustainable upgrades and maintenance projects to be front of mind for investment.
Economic Recovery Strategy good news for NSW
AfPA welcomes the NSW Government’s Economic Recovery Strategy, which will lead to a stronger state as it moves beyond COVID restrictions. The Strategy includes a $2.8 billion spending package to ‘turbocharge’ the economy.
AfPA Sustainability SMARTS Lunch time talk – Climate change el al.
Event: 12:00pm – 1:00pm (AEST), Wed 10 Nov 2021
The heightened focus in Australia and internationally on our obligations to reduce the impacts of global warming provides a great opportunity to share the directions needed from the local flexible pavement sector.
AfPA Tech Talk: High RAP asphalt mixes and the role of rejuvenators.
Event: 1:30pm – 3:30pm (AEST), Tue 23 Nov 2021
Within the construction industry, asphalt is 100% reusable and can be considered fully circular since it can be used to manufacture the same product again and again. The use of Reclaimed asphalt pavement can significantly reduce the need for virgin materials and therefore contributes to a reduction of Green House Gases (GHG) emitted from the road construction industry.
2022 AfPA Golf Day WA
Event: 7:00am – 4:00pm, Fri 29 Apr 2022
Join us for a morning of 18 holes of golf on Friday April 29, 2022 at the Joondalup Resort. This corporate golf day will be bigger and better than ever before and will include many extras. Numbers are limited so get in quickly.
Congratulating TMR QLD on their recent success at the IPWEAQ annual Conference in Cairns. Impressively the Department celebrated the achievements of multiple award recipients including Employer of the Year (Public Sector) together with RoadTek recognised for the $15.6m Coondoo Creek Bridge replacement which received best project valued from $10-$20m. In addition, a third award was won, with TMR’s Bernie-Anne Freeman named IPWEAQ Woman in Engineering. Great recognition for TMR’s work and people.