IRF Members News
27 April 2018
Haenni Instruments: Weight the loads and save the roads!
The road network is the backbone of every country's infrastructure and the condition for a prosperous economy .Although most government authorities are aware of the importance to keep it in good conditions, many of them fail on this matter. The most common reason is the lack of resources to do maintenance and repair the roads. What they don't know is that it is much cheaper to prevent than cure.
IRF Geneva is pleased to join hands with China Highway & Transportation Society (CHTS) and to support the World Transport Convention (WTC) 2018 which will take place at China National Convention Center, Beijing from June 18 to 21, 2018.
26 February 2018
TTS Italia launches the Platform of Local Authorities
In the view of the implementation of the National ITS Action Plan by the Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, TTS Italia launched in February 2014, the Platform of Local Authorities (Regions, Provinces and Municipalities)
UNTRR signed a mutual declaration between transport & logistics associations, bus & coach associations, chambers of commerce and employers’ confederations from 17 EU members countries against the application of the Posting of Workers Directive (96/71/EC) to international transport operations in the EU
Arup’s broad service offering means we can partner with our clients on a range of transport projects – from initial investment advice, to major project design, to being at the forefront of future planning and innovation through technology.
26 February 2018
What does Next Generation Connectivity mean for Better Global Roads?
Well-planned, safe, accessible and environmentally sound road networks in the 21st century depend on next generation connectivity. Australia is on the cusp of a global explosion of next generation technologies that will shape the connected road transport sector of the future. Government, development institutions, businesses and academia around the world require the most up to date information about that new technology.
Visitors to the two SWARCO stands at Intertraffic Amsterdam 2018 (5.310 and 10.103; 20 – 23 March 2018, RAI Amsterdam fairgrounds) are being promised “a firework of innovation” and a scintillating Virtual Reality experience where they will enter a three-dimensional SWARCO World, based on advanced gaming technology.
IRF Geneva is pleased to share the invitation of Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Valentin ANTON, President of the Romanian Professional Association of Roads and Bridges:
The Public Enterprise Roads of Serbia, IRF Member, is pleased to announce the opening of a new toll station in Serbia.
20 December 2016
World Transport China 2017 – Call for Papers
IRF Geneva is pleased to support the World Transport Convention initiated by China Highway and Transportation Society (CHTS), an esteemed member of IRF Geneva, and scheduled to take place in Beijing from June 4 to 6, 2017.
07 April 2016
Avtodor's Project Road-show
Russian Highways (Avtodor) State Company announces the Introductory Road-Show of the Project “Development of Europe-Western China International Transport Corridor on the Territory of the Russian Federation” to be organized in Shanghai (China), on April 21 - 22, 2016.
25 January 2016
Development of confined areas at interchanges
30 July 2015
Netivei Israel launches its new website in English!
In the coming days, after a break of several years, Netivei Israel is uploading a new website in English:http://www.iroads.co.il/en.
Kapsch TrafficCom is working on its new strategy program 2020 by evaluating trends and researching for new solutions to be ready for the market needs of the future.
The 4th International Conference on Driver Distraction and Inattention (DDI2015) hosted by ARRB will be taking place in Sydney on November 9 – 11, 2015, outside Europe for the first time. The major themes for the conference this year will include distraction and the automated vehicle, and the relationship between research findings yielded in experimental versus real world studies.
Following the request of an IRF members, we are currently looking for papers, research and documentation or even testimonials on how innovation in road construction can influence a project cost.
In the last years Netivei Israel has executed several tunnel construction projects. The costing method for the contractor takes into consideration the various characteristics and conditions of the rock that the constructor should pass (drill/bore) through.
We are interested in learning about the methods used by other road authorities and organizations which are implemented in DB and/or PPP projects and include the following:
- Costing method which takes the different characteristics of the rock into consideration and copes with the uncertainty of the state of the rock.
- Method for approving the payment to the contractor.
We would be grateful if you could distribute this request to the appropriate contact person(s) in your organization. We’d appreciate any information you can provide as soon as possible.
Please contact Ruth Lancet at firstname.lastname@example.org
23 September 2014
Project presentation M-11 4 section & CRR st-up complex 5_Avtodor
16 September 2014
Permanent Road Markings removal: Survey
Permanent road markings removal activities are carried out often during highway construction and maintenance operations. To avoid confusing or misguiding the motorist, removed markings should not be visible under any driving conditions. Also, pavement surface, as well as the environment, should suffer only minimum necessary damage caused by removal techniques.