13 episodes

Based in London, James Banks and a range of guests from world of infrastructure, discuss the hot topics, key projects and innovations that are helping to solve some of the world's most complex infrastructure challenges.

Talking Infrastructure AECOM

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Based in London, James Banks and a range of guests from world of infrastructure, discuss the hot topics, key projects and innovations that are helping to solve some of the world's most complex infrastructure challenges.

    Autonomous Vehicles

    Autonomous Vehicles

    Could autonomous vehicles make our roads safer, bring down the cost of public transport and make our transport systems more efficient? James Banks talks to Dr Graham Parkhurst, Professor of Sustainable Mobility and Director of the Centre for Transport & Society, UWE Bristol, Burges Salmon Senior Associate, Lucy Pegler and AECOM, Technical Director, George Lunt. They discuss the CAPRI Autonomous Vehicle project plus wider issues including policy, regulation and how our infrastructure needs to change to unlock the opportunities autonomous vehicles will bring.

    Find out more about the AECOM led CAPRI Project https://caprimobility.com/aecom
    'New transport tech to be tested in biggest shake-up of laws in a generation'
    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-transport-tech-to-be-tested-in-biggest-shake-up-of-laws-in-a-generation

    • 40 min
    Each for Equal: equality, diversity & inclusion in the built environment.

    Each for Equal: equality, diversity & inclusion in the built environment.

    In the run up to International Women's Day 2020, Ruth Zorko discusses this year's theme #EachForEqual with AECOM's UK&I Chief Executive David Barwell, EMEA Head of Transportation Consulting Kate Morris, UK&I Technical Head of Process Engineering for Water Pascal Harper, and Civil Engineering Apprentice Turrell Harper. They consider how attitudes to equality have changed, what more the industry needs to do, and how we can create a truly inclusive workplace.

    • 41 min
    Offsite modular construction

    Offsite modular construction

    Recorded in the AECOM/RSHP modular show apartment in Lewisham, South London. James Banks talks to Challenge Director at Innovate UK, Sam Stacey, Associate Partner at Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Andrew Partridge and AECOM's Chief Growth Officer, Pete Flint. They discuss the history of offsite modular construction, the benefits of adopting such an approach and what does the future hold.
    INNO AECOM and RSHP's modular housing solution will be delivering its first project in mid-2020. Learn more about the solution http://inno-dfm.com
    Thought Leadership 'Modular housing - balancing cost and value' https://www.aecom.com/without-limits/publication/modular-housing-balancing-cost-value/

    • 32 min
    Making the most of Digital Transformation

    Making the most of Digital Transformation

    This episode of Talking Infrastructure looks at how to digitally transform a project. What are the drivers for Digital Transformation, what are the issues and how do we make the most of the tools available? James Banks talks to Alastair Mellon and Dale Sinclair.

    • 48 min
    Circular Economy

    Circular Economy

    Episode one of the second series of Talking Infrastructure focuses on the Circular Economy. Specifically embedding the Circular Economy principles into infrastructure design and operation, something that could not only reduce the environmental impact of our Infrastructure but could also reduce costs. James Banks talks to Mark Edwards, Environmental Assessment Manager at Heathrow Airport and AECOM's UK&I Head of Sustainable Development, Robert Spencer.

    Major Infrastructure - Resources Optimisation Group (MI-ROG)https://www.aecom.com/projects/circular-economy-action-major-infrastructure-resources-optimisation-group-mi-rog/

    • 35 min
    Project 13 Unwrapped

    Project 13 Unwrapped

    James Banks is joined by chair of the Future Leaders Group for Project 13, Lucy Howard - UK Head of Transport at Turner & Townsend, Future Leader for Project 13, Miranda Sharp - Director of Innovation at the Ordnance Survey and AECOM's Head of Strategy for Civil Infrastructure, Dave Beddell.

    Launched in May 2018 by the ICE and the Infrastructure Client Group (ICG), Project 13 aims to improve the way high-performing infrastructure is delivered and managed. They discuss why it's needed, the journey so far and what success looks like.

    • 33 min

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