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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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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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CPEE Graduation Ceremonies for Year 2017

Following the conclusion of the 2nd Semester of 2017 Academic year, a total of 11 students successfully completed the requirements to be awarded either a “Graduate Certificate in Pavement Technology” (Grad Cert) or a “Master of Pavement Technology” (MPT). The successful Graduands gaining formal approval from the CPEE Governing Council were: 

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2018 Graduates

The first of this year’s CPEE Graduation Ceremonies was held in Toowoomba, QLD to honour CPEE Student Chris O’Dea on his completion of the CPEE Master of Pavement Technology award. As pictured, Chris O’Dea with his wife, was presented with his Testamur at the office of his employer, Newland Civil Construction, with the officiating party including Newlands senior management, CPEE CEO, Ray Farrelly, CPEE Academic Advisor, Prof. Frank Bullen and CPEE Director of Studies Prof. Ron Ayers. In...

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