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Appointment of Professor Phil Evans Further Enhances CPEE Academic Board

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...

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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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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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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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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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Bringing Pavement Design into the Fast Lane

Can you think of a more fitting place to update your pavement knowledge, than at Pit lane of the Townsville V8 supercar circuit? This is just what 20 cadets, technical officers, Engineers, and infrastructure managers and team leaders did just recently.

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