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Reducing risks with right-first-time repairs

Reducing risks with right-first-time repairs

Between January and December 2022, there were 49 strikes on impact protection vehicles (IPVs) on National Highways’ network. IPVs are trucks incorporating signs, lights and crash cushions which are used to protect workers during maintenance in live traffic situations....

Electric Vehicles: a question of weight

Electric Vehicles: a question of weight

In December last year monthly sales of electric vehicles overtook those of petrol cars for the first time, according to data published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders: 42,284 battery electric vehicles (BEVs) were sold in December, compared to 42,091...

Counting the cost of flooding in New South Wales

Counting the cost of flooding in New South Wales

Earlier this month the New South Wales (NSW) Government announced AU$500 million of new funding to local councils to help repair a huge backlog of potholes. NSW and other states in the East of Australia have suffered from the effects of La Niña for three consecutive...

Reducing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

Reducing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) can have serious medical consequences for workers. HAVS is caused by exposure to vibrations from the use of hand-held power tools causing significant ill health (painful and disabling disorders of the blood vessels, nerves and...

Cutting carbon contractually

Cutting carbon contractually

Between 2019 and 2022, carbon emissions per tonne of asphalt produced in Norway fell from 60kg to 47.5kg. The 20% reduction has been driven by Norway’s public roads authority Statens vegvasen which takes carbon costs, as well as financial ones, into account when...

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