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2018
Issue 64 Dec ANALYSIS: Results from the 2018 State of the Assets report
Issue 63 Nov A new way to engage your community | NZ project wins global award | New IPWEA publication
Issue 62 Nov The world's smartest cities | A 'shocking' drainage problem | New AUS-SPEC roads package
Issue 61 Oct De-engineering a concern for 53% of public sector engineers
Issue 60 Oct Drones in public works: The sky's the limit
Issue 59 Sep Weird things happen when automation and humans collide
Issue 58 Sep Our engineering shortage | Australia's largest stormwater project| Failed spray seal investigation
Issue 57 Aug Are Australia's bridges at risk? | AM standard updates | Council CEO churn
Issue 56 Aug The top 5 tech trends (as voted by public works professionals)
Issue 55 July How BIM is shaping infrastructure | Salary cut for engineers | Smart parking
Issue 54 July What problems could smart infrastructure solve for your community?
Issue 53 July PlasticRoad trial | Lessons from Hobart's floods | Third runway for Melbourne Airport
Issue 52 June Drones in engineering | Microtunnelling for drainage | Third asset management revolution
Issue 51 June Case study: How a rural council saved a doomed bridge
Issue 50 May Is a tourism tax the answer for cash-strapped councils?
Issue 49 May Recycling crisis analysis | Asset Management Congress announced | Reusing street sweepings
Issue 48 Apr How your procurement can change lives | Sustainable asphalt tools | World's longest sea bridge
Issue 47 Apr What asset management issues will we face in the next decade?
Issue 46 Mar Tackling a shortage of skilled engineers | Getting set for the Games | Why do bridges fail?
Issue 45 Mar Future of roads asset management | 8 green infrastructure principles | International Women's Day
Issue 44 Feb Determining the useful life of assets | There's a shortage of candidates with these engineering skills
Issue 43 Feb Roboswans monitor water quality | Asset management protects council from litigation | China waste ban bites councils
Issue 42 Jan Admit it: we need climate proof stadiums | AU and NZ infrastructure not ready for driverless cars
2017
Issue 41 Dec How drones can save you time and money | 7 biggest asset management maturity mistakes
Issue 40 Nov The 3 risk analysis mistakes you can't afford to make
Issue 39 Nov NZ's earthquake recovery | Asset management partnership | IPWEA welcomes new President
Issue 38 Nov Call for better LG reporting | Is it time for the zebra crossing to change its stripes? | How's your digital maturity?
Issue 37 Oct Why kids need risky playgrounds | New energy scheme | Quake-resistant concrete
Issue 36 Oct Why engineers leave local gov (and how to make them stay)
Issue 35 Sep Gender-based discrimination in engineering | Monster fatberg | Meet the new NAMS Chair
Issue 34 Aug Winners of AU and NZ's top LG infrastructure awards announced
Issue 33 Aug The 5 biggest asset management mistakes (and how to avoid them)
Issue 32 Jul Fighting for a fairer local government grants system
Issue 31 Jul A solution for our vast unsealed road network | Why cadetships are vital for the industry's future
Issue 30 Jun Changing the way we respond to disasters
Issue 29 Jun Why country councils are headed for an engineering drought
Issue 28 Jun Are you ready for the new CoR laws? | Australia's largest flood study | Diverging diamond interchanges
Issue 27 May This is how driverless cars will change your life (and maybe your job)
Issue 26 May Congestion-busting tunnels? | The recipe for innovation | Call for 'good debt'
Issue 25 Apr The most in demand engineering skill in 2017
Issue 24 Apr The battle for rural council funding | Saving pedestrian lives with pavement lighting
Issue 23 Mar Why value capture could be tricky | Bridge funding up for grabs | Lighting conference dazzles
Issue 22 Mar Plastic fantastic roads | Flying cars | Financial Assistance Grants
Issue 21 Feb How downtown LA went from ghost town to flourishing
Issue 20 Feb How a viral bitumen video put a tiny WA council on the map
Issue 19 Jan Reducing the road toll could be as easy as turning on a light
2016
Issue 18 Dec LED street lighting will slash costs, halve energy use: IPWEA Roadmap
Issue 17 Dec Why councils need 'next practice' asset management
Issue 16 Nov Earthquake devastates New Zealand's infrastructure
Issue 15 Nov ISO 55000 review | LED street light trial saves 82% power | Transport project overruns total $28 billion
Issue 14 Oct Most councils in this state have poor asset management
Issue 13 Oct How to fix local government's broken revenue model
Issue 12
Sep Drones are counting koalas and herding geese | How bad planning makes unsustainable
Issue 11 Sep The 5 top reasons councils fail at asset management
Issue 10 Jul How to make people love where they live
Issue 9 Jun

Unlocking wastewater power | 'Smartphone zombies' | World's most efficient solar cell

Issue 8 May Special report: learn why we need a national infrastructure strategy
Issue 7 Apr Introducing mean, green, earth moving machines
Issue 6 Mar Would you pay to drive on Australian roads?
Issue 5 Feb Community engagement: The new black?
2015
Issue 4 Dec Developing drones to do our dirty work
Issue 3 Nov How we can fix our 'vulnerable' cities
Issue 2
Oct How a new PM has boosted industry confidence
Issue 1 Sep Skip the boring stuff: welcome to IPWEA's new, personalised enewsletter


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