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John Hilton, Aurecon’s Bridges Expertise Leader, discusses how the safety of temporary bridge works can be improved.
Markets: Construction, TransportExpertise: Bridges & civil structures, Digital advisory, Infrastructure design
A new road tunnel design approach that provides owners with significant advantages during the operational phase.
Markets: Built Environment, Construction, TransportExpertise: Roads & highways, Tunnels, Infrastructure design, Ground engineering
Technologies in transport are changing rapidly, with electric vehicles set to sweep through the industry over the next five to ten years.
Markets: TransportExpertise: Roads & highways
Andrew Keith, Aurecon’s Mining Infrastructure Leader spoke with Australian Mining on the economics of pit to port transportation alternatives.
Markets: Resources , TransportExpertise: Mine services, Bulk transport
In late 2014, Indonesian President Joko Widodo presented a plan to transform the country into a maritime power and develop 24 ports around the archipelago, generating much excitement in the shipping and port industries.
Markets: Transport, Resources Expertise: Ports & terminals
Tunnels can unlock congestion, create efficiency, make cities more functional and liveable. Harry Asche and Anthony Bennett, two of Aurecon’s tunneling experts, explore how we are delivering better solutions through smarter tunnels.
Markets: TransportExpertise: Tunnels
In order to keep up with the developing need of our clients to produce sustainable outcomes, Aurecon is beginning to include sustainability initiatives in our own road design processes.
Markets: Transport, Urban transportExpertise: Roads & highways, Infrastructure design
One of the critical considerations in the design of long span bridges is structural adequacy and stability in the temporary conditions that exist during construction. Mike Tapley, Aurecon's Bridges and Civil Structures Leader, Asia, explains why.
Markets: TransportExpertise: Bridges & civil structures
The 27 kilometre Peninsula Link was the Mornington Peninsula’s biggest infrastructure project and has completed a missing link in Melbourne’s freeway network.
Markets: TransportExpertise: Roads & highways, Bridges & civil structures
Transport planning experts Brian Smith and Mohammed Islam discuss how undertaking effective field trials of transport interchange or terminal layouts and incorporating the results into designs can help to resolve operational or design issues.
Markets: TransportExpertise: Integrated planning, Infrastructure design, Mass transit, Urbanisation
As Africa prepares itself for the 21st century, transport infrastructure will be playing a major role in transforming the continent into a vibrant, economic powerhouse.
Markets: TransportExpertise: Infrastructure design
Abbas Jamie's May 2014 column for Transport World Africa focuses on who should pay for corridor infrastructure and considers the pay for use principle as the most fair and equitable route to follow.
Markets: Transport, Rural transport, Urban transportExpertise: Rail & rail systems
Abbas Jamie's May 2014 column for Transport World Africa focuses on how cross-border infrastructure development in Africa has been identified as a key driver for economic development on the continent.
Markets: TransportExpertise: Rail & rail systems, Ports & terminals, Airports
Abbas Jamie's March 2014 column for Transport World Africa focuses on the boom of air travel in Africa and its ability to leapfrog the physical challenges to progress and help open up the economies of the numerous landlocked countries among the continent’s 54 states.
Markets: Transport, AirportsExpertise: Airports
Abbas Jamie's column for Transport World Africa (May 2014) focuses on the major opportunities to grow trade between African countries through integrated transport corridors.
Markets: TransportExpertise: Infrastructure advisory
Alex Pey of Aurecon discusses the potential impact of poor population growth planning on Australian capital cities and suggests major rail freight tunnels could be the answer to freight logistics problems.
Markets: Resources , Transport, Freight, logistics and infrastructure, Urban transportExpertise: Urbanisation, Rail & rail systems, Environmental management
In this roundtable, four of our leading rail signalling experts in both passenger and heavy haul rail networks, talk about the issues facing the industry.
Markets: TransportExpertise: Rail & rail systems
In this article, Jeff Robinson highlights a few of the emerging trends he believes have the potential to driver greener ways of going about our everyday lives.
Markets: Built Environment, Transport, Energy, WaterExpertise: Rail & rail systems, Building design, Sustainability
Michael Green, Engineering Meteorologist, Aurecon, discusses how engineering meteorology can assist in project challenges and help improve the resilience of operational and infrastructure design.
Markets: Energy, Water, Built Environment, TransportExpertise: Water resources management, Urbanisation
Tunnels play a critical role in the ongoing delivery and maintenance of the infrastructure required in an urbanising world.
Markets: Transport, WaterExpertise: Ground engineering
Aurecon's Troy Burton, Mass Transit Expertise Leader, and Michael Gardiner, 3D Visualisation Leader, discuss in this technical paper originally presented at the 2012 Conference of Railway Engineering (CORE2012).
Markets: Building information modelling (BIM) for Transport projects, TransportExpertise: Mass transit, Rail & rail systems
This Metros and Urban Rail series from Aurecon highlights some of the technical, social and planning challenges thrown up when developing new or enhanced metro or rail systems and looks at some of the way we have addressed these.
Markets: Transport, Urban transportExpertise: Rail & rail systems
Aurecon's Queensland’s Moreton Bay Rail (MBR) project is the first metropolitan rail network project to adopt Static Frequency Converter technology in Australia.
Markets: Transport, Urban transportExpertise: Mass transit, Rail & rail systems
Aurecon's Keri Niven, explains why collaborative technologies are increasingly influencing how transport/infrastructure will interact throughout the life of project design and delivery.
Markets: Transport, Building information modelling (BIM) for Transport projects, Urban transportExpertise: Mass transit, Rail & rail systems
Stephen Goh has 28 years in-depth railway traction power expertise, here he shares a few of his thoughts on railway traction power systems technology and future developments.
Aurecon’s tunnel experts recently shared a wealth of local and global project experiences and knowledge at the 15th Australasian Tunnelling Conference.
Markets: Transport, Urban transportExpertise: Rail & rail systems, Tunnels, Ground engineering
Aurecon looks at the drive of a new tunnel being the catalyst for owners of buildings and other structures in the vicinity to become concerned about consequences, such as cracking and vibration in their assets.
Markets: Transport, Urban transportExpertise: Rail & rail systems, Ground engineering
Increased urbanisation, environmental impact, passenger expectations and cost of system delivery all influence the shape of future rail networks.
Antoinette Walshe, one of Aurecon's geotechnical engineers, asks the very important question: how much geotech is enough?
Aurecon's Mark Stone, Senior Transport Planner discusses solving urbanisation and transport challenges which is critical for the future of governments, communities and economies.
Steven Mok is a Chartered Engineer with experience covering the design and commissioning of various passenger rolling stock types, including light rail vehicles, metro, driverless and high speed trains.
Charlie Shackell's 20+ years career spans major civil and geotechnical engineering projects involving investigation, design and construction in Australia, South Africa, West Africa, and the United Kingdom.
Markets: Transport, Urban transportExpertise: Ground engineering, Rail & rail systems
Anthony Bennett, a techincal director for transport based in Melbourne Australia has over 30 years of design experience in domestic and international civil engineering projects.
Markets: TransportExpertise: Ground engineering, Tunnels
Aurecon has developed a world-class public transportation light rail transit project to serve commuters and the general public travelling between Curepipe and Port Louis in Mauritius.
In this article, Ralph Moulang, Aurecon's Principal Overhead Wiring Engineer, discusses how cities can integrate new and existing light rail systems into the urban environment, while meeting the requirement for continuous uninterrupted tractive power supply for electrified rail systems.
Steve is Country Leader Manager for Aurecon Singapore. He has considerable experience in directing major projects in the infrastructure sector, including design and construction support of transport projects throughout Asia and Europe.
Railway Control room integration can be an emotive topic. John Cranley, Expertise Leader, Rail & Rail Systems at Aurecon, shares his experiences and lessons learned from these often complex projects over his 20 year career.
Ben Vardon, a senior transport planner, and Ashley Stevenson, a civil engineer, look at the process used during planning to improve accessibility to the 16 stations included in Phase 1 of the Gold Coast Rapid Transit (GCRT) project.
Land use and patronage are core principles when evaluating and planning any additions to a public transport system. Here we talk with Stuart Littlewood, Aurecon’s Metros Leader, Asia about his experience of successful airport rail connections in the region.
The South Island Line (East) (SIL(E)) is a 7 km medium capacity railway extension connecting the Southern District of Hong Kong to the existing MTR network at Admiralty Station (ADM).
Markets: Transport, Urban transportExpertise: Rail & rail systems, Urbanisation
Mikel Alonso looks at how balancing the key functions of a ventilation system in order to maximise both safety and cost efficiencies for an underground metro or railway system.
Markets: TransportExpertise: Ground engineering, Rail & rail systems
Melbourne Metro is a critical city-shaping project that will overhaul Melbourne's rail network, resulting in major improvements in capacity, reliability and travel times across the bulk of the metropolitan rail lines.
Anthony Bennett, Aurecon’s tunnels leader, looks at proven approaches to saving the building while developing underground rail infrastructure.
Chris Burley is Aurecon’s Transport Planning lead in Asia. Based in Hong Kong, he has over 25 years of integrated transport infrastructure planning experience in most major Asian countries.
The Gold Coast Rapid Transit is completing the first phase of development in which 13km of light rail will service the fast growing commercial, retail and recreational centres between Southport and Broadbeach on the Gold Coast.
Warren Dou talks about the effective risk management and innovative technical solutions that address the challenges of constructing underground stations in urban environments.
Markets: TransportExpertise: Rail & rail systems, Urbanisation, Ground engineering
The Hong Kong West Kowloon Terminus (WKT) is part of the large scale (US$8 billion) infrastructure project that aims to link Hong Kong with major Chinese cities via high speed rail.
Markets: Transport, Urban transportExpertise: Building design
A senior engineer based in Melbourne. He has over 10 years of international experience leading multidisciplinary design teams on mass transit projects, with expertise in tunnel ventilation and M&E design.
With over 27 years of experience, Grant has provided programme and project management of large multi-disciplinary teams for mass rapid transit systems throughout Asia and the UK.
Aurecon share our people’s latest insights on creating safe, profitable and passenger friendly airports. From urban planning and land survey to structural and behavioural modelling and airside and landside infrastructure, there are new approaches and creative solutions that can make airports work.
Airport redevelopment projects have the potential to significantly affect operations and profits. John Mason and James Bennett outline why a programme management approach will ensure optimal outcomes for airport owners and stakeholders.
Markets: Airports, Built Environment, TransportExpertise: Airports
George Reid, Technical Director - Buildings, talks about how engineering can support profitable and sustainable business models.
Dr Neil Mackenzie, Aurecon’s Acoustics & Vibrations Leader, discusses the solutions his team has utilised to address some common design issues at airports.
With Badgerys Creek again being touted as the location for Sydney’s second airport, Kylie Cochrane, reflects on the consultation effort that will be required for this potential infrastructure project.
Markets: Airports, TransportExpertise: Airports
Kylie is a senior communication professional at Aurecon with more than 20 years of experience in community and stakeholder engagement, strategic communication and issues management.
Markets: Airports, Transport, WaterExpertise: Airports, Rail & rail systems, Roads & highways
Aurecon was engaged to provide the structural and geotechnical engineering for Terminal 2.
Markets: Airports, Built Environment, TransportExpertise: Airports, Building design, Ground engineering
Aurecon Acoustics & Vibrations Leader, Neil has over 20 years of experience delivering expert, innovative, pragmatic design solutions for a diverse range of domestic and international projects.
Markets: Airports, Built Environment, TransportExpertise: Airports, Infrastructure design
The New Execujet Hangar and the Carpark Building Upgrade were a part of WIALs NZ$14.9 million capital works expenditure in 2011.
Jason leads our Advisory team in New Zealand. With more than 15 years of industry experience, his focus is on effectively linking client business objectives to project objectives.
Markets: Airports, Built Environment, TransportExpertise: Airports, Infrastructure advisory
Meet Angus Leitch, Aurecon's Buildings Leader for Western Australia. Over his 20 year career, Angus has delivered a diverse range of civil and defence airport projects.
Designed as a landside capacity model influenced by airside demands, the model we call Airnodes can assess airport infrastructure to benchmark airport performance and current capacity.
Great design has the potential to significantly alter the profit equation of an airport and should be a key consideration from the earliest planning stages onward. Stephen Logan shares insight on why is designing for profit so crucial in today’s operating environment.
In the coming years, airports will be significantly challenged to plan for and adapt to climate change induced risks. Trinity Graham, discusses how climate change factors will affect airports and what airport operators might consider for future planning.
Markets: Transport, WaterExpertise: Airports, Water resources management
In this article, Matt Glenn, Airports Leader - Airside, looks at the business decisions that airport operators must make around pavements, traffic and overload. He also looks at the effects of repeated overload the best approach to pavement evaluation and maintenance.
Markets: Airports, TransportExpertise: Airports, Infrastructure design
Meet Stephen Logan, our Building Services Leader and Airports Leader – Terminals. With over 25 years of experience in major project design, particularly airport terminals, he is passionate about understanding passenger behaviour and translating it into design that grows revenue.
Aurecon was involved in the development of the Central Terminal Building at OR Tambo International Airport, the project included the implementation of a complex glass and aluminium facade system, pivotal to the CTB's visual appeal.
Markets: Airports, Built Environment, Construction, Government, TransportExpertise: Airports, Building design
Meet Matt Glenn, who has 20 years of experience in airport pavements, planning, engineering and design. Matt is a strong advocate of client focused outcomes and creating adaptable, cost effective airport infrastructure.
Meet Trinity Graham, a water expert with 20 years of experience in water management issues that impact airside and landside infrastructure.
Markets: Airports, Transport, WaterExpertise: Airports, Water resources management
Aurecon was part of the consortium that undertook the design management, full engineering and systems design for the new passenger terminal building.
Markets: Airports, Built Environment, TransportExpertise: Airports, Urbanisation
Simon Oakley has nearly 10 years of experience in civilian airports and defence airfields. Here he chats about communication and pragmatism in his projects and client relationships.
Aurecon successfully rehabilitated this runway using innovative measures and ensuring continued flight operations throughout construction.
Markets: Airports, Government, TransportExpertise: Airports
“Developing nations need to plan how they will recover from large natural disasters and consider how to make their economies more resilient,” comments Sean Gledhill, Aurecon Building Structures Service Leader, and multiple award winner for low damage seismic solutions.
Markets: Built Environment, International development assistance, TransportExpertise: Building design
Finding an optimal balance between community needs and economic benefits of the urban expressway.
Markets: Transport, Urban transportExpertise: Environmental management, Integrated planning
Compact bus facilities can better fit within constrained city centre locations and make for improved integration of transport and land use.
Markets: Transport, Urban transportExpertise: Environmental management
Optimising land use, operational efficiency, light rail system, integrated urban design
Markets: Construction, Government, Built Environment, Transport, Land developmentExpertise: Environmental management, Integrated planning
Aurecon’s HUB-id integrates human behaviours to drive successful outcomes in land use form and transport function. Understanding how cities flow and finding sustainable pathways between city centres and suburban developments requires an integrated approach to achieve sustainable transport and land use outcomes.
In this issue of Aurecon’s 360° magazine, Transforming Transport looks at the complex issues around moving people and resources in a world experiencing massive population growth and urbanisation.
Markets: Built Environment, Transport, GovernmentExpertise: Airports, Environmental management, Programme & project management, Rail & rail systems
Every major project is unique, encompassing different sponsor and stakeholder environments, different objectives and external influences.
Markets: Construction, Data & telecommunications, Defence, Energy, Government, International development assistance, Resources , Built Environment, Transport, WaterExpertise: Programme & project management
Skilled management of the supply chain is critical and allows major project teams to deliver excellence on schedule, within budget and with quality outcomes.
Markets: Resources , TransportExpertise: Bulk transport
Markets: Built Environment, International development assistance, Transport
Rail is becoming bigger, longer, faster and more costly as complex mining provinces are developed in remote locations. Mike Foley spoke to Aurecon’s Ken Devencorn who said supply chain integration and automation are key to facilitating development.
Markets: Resources , TransportExpertise: Rail & rail systems
Bayhead Road is one of the highest volume heavy vehicle traffic routes in the world. Against all odds, the project team managed to achieve an incredible Zero Lost Time Injuries (LTIs) on completion of the project, and over 1 000 000 Lost Time-free man-hours.
Richard Jois of Aurecon discusses maximising road safety on mine sites.
Markets: Resources , TransportExpertise: Mine services
A hands-on collaborative approach to D&C equipment supply drove the best end result for reliability, operability, maintainability and safety.
Markets: Resources , Transport, Freight, logistics and infrastructureExpertise: Rail & rail systems, Bulk transport
Before mining companies embark on detailed discussions with transshipment operators, consultants can provide some useful guidance and information. Andrew Keith and Paulo Cardoso de Campos of Aurecon spoke with AJM's Mike Foley.
Rail Express talks to Ken Devencorn, Aurecon’s Technical Director, Resources & Manufacturing Services about efficient planning and development of remote heavy-haul rail operations.
Markets: Transport, Resources Expertise: Mine services, Rail & rail systems
Brian Smith, Aurecon’s Technical Leader, Transport, explains how more compact bus facilities can better fit within constrained city centre locations and make for improved integration of transport and land use.
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