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We welcome Murray Erbs to the CPEE Academic Board

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.

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Valuable Work Place Support for CPEE Students: Semester 2, 2018

The Centre for Pavement Education (CPEE) understands the importance of mentoring for student development when a supportive mentor shares their expertise, provides valuable feedback, and helps to answer technical questions. One of the final units that CPEE students undertake in their higher education program is a capstone unit involving a project relevant to their work with a formal mentor – student link. In this unit, workplace mentors play an important role by keeping in contact with students...

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2018 CPEE Student Excellence Award Winners

The Annual Centre for Pavement Engineering Education (CPEE) Student Excellence Awards give recognition to students who have demonstrated excellence in their performance during the academic year whilst undertaking specialist technical postgraduate units offered by CPEE and our partner University, the University of Tasmania. The judging for the 2018 Student Excellence Awards has just been completed following ratification of student results across ten eligible units throughout Semesters 1 and 2...

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CPEE Offering Opportunities to Enhance Career Prospects

With the significant infrastructure projects being undertaken across Australia, there is even more need for increased capability and knowledge in the work environment. The key technical areas associated with the design, construction and maintenance of road pavements and major infrastructure assets offer tremendous opportunities for skilled individuals. Put simply, updating the specific knowledge and expertise leads to a more productive workplace outcome and for individuals, increased advancement...

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CPEE TRAINING ‘SUPPORT’ FOR THE DROUGHT-AFFECTED GOULBURN COMMUNITY

The Centre for Pavement Engineering Education (CPEE) regularly provides road and pavement engineering education training in rural and regional Australia. In recent months CPEE has become acutely aware of the drought conditions throughout New South Wales. As we often deliver road engineering training courses in regional areas, we meet people first hand and learn of the hardships faced by many in Australia’s rural communities. Recently CPEE presented a short course in Goulburn on ‘Maintenance...

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CPEE has moved by THAT much..

CPEE has made a leap into some larger office space and as such our postal address has changed..sort of. Our new address is Suite 9, 935 Station Street Box Hill North VIC 3129 which is a whole 10 steps down from our old address in Suite 6 of the same building. All contact phone numbers and email remain unchanged. If your in the area feel free to stop on by and say hello. CPEE

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Otta Seals: the under-utilised tool in pavement preservation?

Improving asset management can often come from new or improved technology – not just enhanced processing and reporting of data sets. One such instance where adopting and adapting technology has proved to be a winner, has been in the central NSW regional Shire of Narrandera. Relatively unknown in Australia, Otta seals are a low-volume, low-cost road treatment used predominately in South Africa. Put simply, graded gravel/crushed rock is placed on a relatively thick film of soft bitumen, and then...

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Work Place-Support for CPEE Students - Semester 1 2018

Do you remember a supportive teacher, co-worker or manager that boosted your learning and development? If so, then you know the value of mentoring and importance of having someone you can trust to talk to and get helpful advice from. One of the final units that students undertake in their Centre for Pavement Education (CPEE) higher education programs is a capstone unit involving a project relevant to their work. Workplace mentors play an important role by keeping in contact with students throughout...

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Training ‘support’ has a new meaning - CPEE supports a community in hardship

Photo Caption: Coonamble Mayor, Clr Al Karanouh, receiving a pledge of AU$1,000 for community support, from CPEE Executive Manager (professional development) Dr Kym Neaylon The Centre for Pavement Engineering Education (CPEE) is dedicated to pavement engineering education, and because of this dedication will often provide training where it is needed, in the more remote parts of Australia far from capital cities. Coonamble lies about 250 km east of Bourke in Central NSW and is severely affected...

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CPEE Increasing the Participation of Women in Engineering Education

There are many public and private benefits of promoting women in male dominated industries including increasing productivity and economic activity. Engineers Australia, which represents more than 100,000 engineers in Australia, is leading the profession to improve workplace gender diversity and inclusion. In 2017, Engineers Australia announced a target of 30 per cent women of its member organisation by 2020.

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New Era in Pavement Design - Enhanced outcomes for Stabilised Pavements

A NEW ERA in Pavement Design has come to Australia with the release of the 2017 edition of the, Austroads Guide to Pavement Technology: Part 2: Pavement Structural Design. The most extensive update to the Guide in more than a decade will significantly change the way in which designers develop next generation pavement engineering solutions. The new Guide was released in December and the changes have been incorporated into various CPEE Short Courses. Don't miss this change to enhance your knowledge...

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