Climate change poses a significant risk to infrastructure, as extreme weather events such as heatwaves, droughts, bushfires, storm surges and flooding become more frequent. Opinion by David Jenkins, CEO IPWEA Australasia.
COVID-19 has had a marked impact on most working lives. While many are facing challenges, the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia and its various branches is encouraging those in a position to up-skill to use this time to help prepare themselves for the future.
IPWEA have released a statement about the impacts of COVID-19.
Asset management is a highly regarded profession throughout the world. It is a complex mix of professions, communications, information and knowledge, all combining to enable informed decision making around assets and service delivery.
IPWEA Victoria CEO, David Hallett, gives a rundown of what skills employers want from their public works engineers.