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The Hub is the place where integrated transport meets. News, views and insights on infrastructure and integrated transport issues brought to you by Roads Australia.

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The Hub is the place where integrated transport meets. News, views and insights on infrastructure and integrated transport issues brought to you by Roads Australia.

    Asset Management: Doing more with less

    Asset Management: Doing more with less

    In this episode of The Hub hear from Peter Dourlein Global Asset Management Director, Arcadis, as he discusses all things asset management with Verity Turner, Environment and Planning Director, Transurban and Deputy Chair of RA's Future Leaders Committee.

    Peter's passion for a more sustainable transport future shines through as he outlines how our industry can do more with less in a tough economic environment.

    • 21 min
    Enhancing road worker safety

    Enhancing road worker safety

    November 9 marked Road Worker Day of Remembrance, an opportunity to reflect on and pay tribute to those who have lost their lives while working on our road network.
    Roads Australia is proud to support this initiative, as a principal partner of the Safer Australian Roads and Highways (SARAH) Group and we remain steadfast in our commitment to supporting measures that lead to improved safety outcomes for road workers.
    With this recent date in mind and the launch of the Australian Work Zone Memorial by the Traffic Management Association of Australia, now is a timely opportunity to share some snippets from our panel discussion on road safety at our Transport Summit held in Sydney earlier this year.
    The panel discussion was moderated by James Pennings, Chief Commercial Officer at Altus.
    You’ll also hear from:
    -          Matthew Bereni, CEO, Traffic Management Association of Australia
    -          Lee Vossen, Traffic Manager – Sydney Gateway Project, Seymour Whyte 
    -          Jane Rotsey, General Manager – Health Safety and Environment, Transurban

    • 27 min
    Global decarbonisation lessons

    Global decarbonisation lessons

    Listen in to this exciting new episode of The Hub and hear from Jose Luis Blasco – Global CEO, ACCIONA Carbon Technologies.

    Following the recent launch of the Infrastructure Net Zero Initiative, Independent Chair, Nicole Lockwood, sat down with Jose Luis when he was in Australia recently to discuss all things infrastructure decarbonisation, from carbon pricing, lessons from across Europe and the opportunities to shape a more sustainable transport future.

    This is a great chance to hear firsthand from a global sustainability leader with extensive experience driving decarbonisation across the world.

    • 34 min
    Decarbonising transport operations with GHD

    Decarbonising transport operations with GHD

    Decarbonising transport is a crucial part of Australia's journey to a zero-emission future. 
    In this episode hear from GHD Queensland Market Leader Mia Barnard about the opportunities and solutions available to work towards this goal in the future.

    Alongside Mia, GHD Fleet Decarbonisation Lead, Rippan Bhattacharjee, discusses the challenges faced with the decarbonisation of heavy vehicles and GHD's fleet decarbonisation efforts in Canada.

    • 39 min
    Procurement and risk

    Procurement and risk

    In December 2022, RA released the Procurement Reform Report Update: Momentum for a sustainable transport sector
    This summary of a panel discussion at RA's 2023 Transport Summit includes perspectives from both government and industry that highlight progress on procurement reform to date. Panellists discussed the current economic climate and how governments, industry and the community can get the best possible return from transport infrastructure projects.

    Speakers in this episode:
    - Scott Olson, CEO, Fredon
    - Kay Salvair Smith, Managing Director, Fusion Advisory
    - Don Johnson, Chief Operating Officer and Executive General Manager – NSW Civil and Rail / Tunnelling / Major Projects, CPB Contractors
    - Camilla Drover, Deputy Secretary – Infrastructure and Place, Transport for NSW

    • 29 min
    Youth and passion in transport

    Youth and passion in transport

    We’re excited to bring you this podcast featuring RA's inspiring 2022 and 2023 Emerging Leader PPP winners. This annual award is presented to a leader who displays the values of Promise, Passion and Pursuit within the transport industry.

    In this episode you'll hear from:
    - 2022 PPP Award Winner: John Hallam, Associate Director - Infrastructure Advisory Group
    - 2023 PPP Award Winner: Fiona McDonald, Senior Manager Inter Government Relations, Industry Engagement & Development, Infrastructure & Place - Transport for NSW
    The recipient of the PPP award, generously sponsored by CPB Contractors, has the opportunity to engage in a 12-month industry ambassador experience, observing and understanding how leaders interact and make decisions while playing an integral role in the growth and development of the Emerging Leaders Program, crucial in highlighting the amazing opportunities across the transport sector and promoting the industry as a career of choice.

    • 28 min

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