The CPEE Information Alert (CIA) is a monthly collation of interesting news and updates from around the pavements world that should be of interest to you to assist your ongoing awareness and knowledge enhancement.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Phil Evans to the Centre for Pavement Engineering Education (CPEE) Academic Board, which further enhances the standing of the Board.
Professor Evans is Consultant and Professor of Law in the Faculty of Law at Notre Dame University, Western Australia.
Professor Evans is a former practicing civil engineer with over 20 years’ experience in local government and as a consultant in the areas of road and bridge design and construction, geotechnical and materials engineering and contract administration.
He also has a Bachelor of Science (Engineering) (MERIT) degree from the University of New South Wales, a Master of Engineering (Honours) degree from the University of Wollongong and NSW Local Government Engineers Certificate. He also holds an LLB from University of Western Australia and a PhD. He is a Fellow of both the Institution of Engineers (Aust) and the Australian Institute of Building and is also a member of Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia (IAMA) and the Society of Construction Law.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Murray Erbs to the Centre for Pavement Engineering Education (CPEE) Academic Board, which further enhances the standing of the Board.
Murray has over 40 years work experience including 30 years working in local government in a range of rural, regional and urban councils in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. The last 22 years before retiring early in 2017 was as the Senior Engineer in his employing council.
The Federal budget’s injection of $24.5 billion dollars in additional funding for major roads and rail infrastructure as part of its planned $75 billion nation-building infrastructure plan will put a big strain on the supply of experienced and qualified engineers.