Best Value Procurement (BVP) was introduced in Norway in 2016. BVP has contributed, to a certain extent, to Lean implementation. However, the practice should be improved to increase value and transparency and minimize conflict and waste.
The article proposes an algorithm for implementation of lean manufacturing in relation to a company in the road construction industry. The results of testing a tool such as a 5S system are presented to confirm simplicity and effectiveness of the proposed recommendations.
Victorian government agencies acted in good faith when consulting with traditional custodians seeking to protect Aboriginal cultural heritage on Djab Wurrung Country near Ararat, the Victorian Ombudsman has found.
The Ministry of Transport has produced this working paper to provide the government with a range of options to support greater uptake of alternative green fuels in the road freight industry. This is part of the Ministry’s wider programme of work to reduce greenhouse gas...
This paper presents an overview of the North East Link Bill 2020, the Victorian Government’s plans to establish a state-owned tolling corporation, the recent history of public-private road projects in Victoria and a summary of the business case for the Corporation.
The National Transport Commission is reviewing the 2017 'Guidelines for trials of automated vehicles in Australia' to ensure they continue to encourage a nationally consistent and safe approach to automated vehicle trials. This discussion paper has been released to gather public feedback.
This strategy document articulates the New Zealand government's vision and guiding principles for how the road network is designed, how road safety decisions are made, and targets and outcomes for 2030.
The link between public (and increasingly private) investment in mega-road projects and growing emissions appears to have escaped the attention of the processes that oversee public project decisions – panel hearings, ministerial processes and environmental impact assessments.
It has been calculated that cement production is responsible for about six percent of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and, while considerable effort has been undertaken by Australian industry to reduce emissions due to the energy input, which is considerable, process emissions represent about 56...