The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland’s (BPEQ) continuing registration requirements (CRR) policy outlines requirements that, if satisfied, demonstrate the individual has maintained their competency in the area/s of engineering for which they seek to maintain their professional registration. The policy also defines allowances for claimable hours across both technical and non technical continuing professional development (CPD) activities while int...
1 August 2021 is a significant date for all roadwork worksites in Queensland as it marks the mandatory adoption of the new technical standards for temporary traffic management. These standards are made up of: • Australian Standard AS1742.3:2019; • Austroads Guide to Temporary Traffic Management (AGTTM); • MUTCD Part 3 (2020); and • Queensland Guide to Temporary Traffic Management (QGTTM)
From the 19 to 21 April 2021, we welcomed 142 delegates to the town of Maryborough. The event kicked off with the Welcome Function at the Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre, overlooking the tranquil Mary River.
With case numbers of COVID-19 dramatically increasing in Cambodia and other countries in the Asia Pacific region organisations like Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB) are needed on the ground more than ever before.
Imagine living in a regional Queensland town where the average temperature in summer is a scorching 38.7°C. You’ve just finished a hard days’ work on the farm and arrive home to run your face under the tap only to find out it’s about 54 degrees! This was the reality faced by residents of the town of Dirranbandi.
I am currently working for St George Project Services (SGPS) who have been engaged by the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) to undertake the contract administration and construction verification works on the $481 million Bruce Highway – Cairns Southern Access Corridor – Stage 3: Edmonton to Gordonvale (E2G) project in Cairns, Queensland. The E2G project is one of the stages of the Cairns Bruce Highway Upgrade Masterplan, as part of the $12.6 bi...
Multiple efficiencies stem from a shared superintendency across similar projects. Mackay and Whitsunday Regional councils tasked a highly skilled and qualified superintendent to oversee the upgrades to the Bowen Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) and Mirani Water Recycling Facility (WRF) with far-reaching benefits realised in technical and commercial spheres.
he deluge of rain that has fallen over large parts of Queensland over recent weeks will no doubt temporarily shift the focus away from drought in many regions for a little while but we all know it never really goes away.
Recently the Department of Transport and Main Roads Darling Downs District (DTMR) have undertaken alternative prior works and sealing treatments to provide value for money and sustainable outcomes on the Department’s road network.
Sunshine Coast Council manages over 2500 km of sealed roads and over 500 km of unsealed roads. With an ever-increasing demand on the local transport network, it has become critical to core business operations to identify innovative ways of delivering value for the Sunshine Coast community. This article explores one example of an innovative approach that is being taken by Sunshine Coast Council’s capital program delivery team in order to maximise value in re...
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