Becoming BIM ready

Becoming BIM ready

Posted in Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//January 14, 2019

A new academic forum aims to establish standards for BIM-related curricula for Australian universities in a bid to bridge the gap between graduate BIM education and evolving industry requirements.

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ARA releases smart rail route map report

ARA releases smart rail route map report

Posted in Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//November 29, 2018

The Australasian Railway Association has released an interim report on long-term priorities and actions for the development of digital and telecommunication technologies within the rail industry.

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VIC Govt proposes biggest transport project in Australian history

VIC Govt proposes biggest transport project in Australian history

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Project Report, Traffic Management and Safety//August 28, 2018

The Victorian Government has announced plans to build what is is calling the “biggest transport project in Australian history”, a $50 billion underground rail loop to connect Melbourne’s suburbs and link the city’s train lines.

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Work begins on Australian rail technology map

Work begins on Australian rail technology map

Posted in Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//July 12, 2018

The Rail Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre, the Australasian Railway Association and Deakin University have partnered to develop a Smart Rail Route Map for Australia.

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Facilitating the future of project delivery

Facilitating the future of project delivery

Posted in Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//June 07, 2018

With Building Information Modelling increasingly used in construction and infrastructure project delivery, a Deakin construction expert is calling for Australia to introduce a common tertiary education strategy to meet future demand.

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The concrete jungle: how urban planning can learn from nature

The concrete jungle: how urban planning can learn from nature

Posted in Civil Works, Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Up front//May 16, 2018

Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel Project is planning to consider the incorporation of a biophilic approach to the design of its railway stations, inspired by nature. Dr. Phillip Roös from Deakin University explains how urban planners can learn from these kinds of designs.

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