The Next Frontier in Road Management System Moving into Multi-Asset Optimisation. Gustov Rohde

  The use of optimisation techniques has become a standard functionality of Road Management  Software. Where the current applications’ technology mostly caters to single-asset and single-objective optimisation, there is an increasing need to incorporate multiple assets in the analysis process.  Instead of optimising the investment for a single asset, agencies want to undertake trade-off analysis […]

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Third party damage (TPD) of utility assets in Transport Corridors – Near misses vs actual and how do we identify repeat offenders? Rene DÁth, First Gas

  Third party damage of utility assets is, “not can be”, a major cost to asset owners across all utility sectors. Not to mention the safety risks these damages impose. And these costs can be much higher than the pure cost of rectifying the damage. Post incident actions including awareness or education presentations, technical training, […]

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Havelock North Trunk Water Main – Maximising collaboration to minimise disruption. James Hopgood and Shaun Penprase, Stantec

A new DN500 trunk main was constructed by Hastings District Council in 2018. This was part of an overarching strategy to enable the decommissioning of the Brookvale bore field, and replace this with an alternative supply from Hastings. The trunk main was to also improve resilience for operations and maintenance as there was only 1 […]

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