Road authorities are faced with a myriad of challenges when it comes managing major infrastructure assets such as culverts. For any efficient asset management program, early intervention is vital, saving government bodies huge construction and traffic congestion costs incurred by reactive repairs. Getting one step ahead While infrastructure maintenance and repair remain essential, no one

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As the manager of the Melbourne Water Maribyrnong Sewer Upgrade project – a major upgrade of seven kilometres of sewer line in Melbourne’s north-west – Interflow’s Siripansa Angsuwittaya is demonstrating that the sky’s the limit when there’s no glass ceiling. But this hasn’t always been her experience; she had to overcome some practical barriers to

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For Interflow Project Engineer, Queenie Trinh, the gender imbalance within civil engineering did nothing to deter her from diving into the industry. She enjoys the variety of her role and has forged a successful career in project management and discovered the value of getting a first-hand insight into work practices by literally getting in the

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With so much of Australia’s water and sewerage infrastructure built before the 1970s, many water, wastewater and stormwater assets are reaching the end of their expected 50-year lifecycle – a phenomenon known as the ‘infrastructure cliff’. Risks associated with ageing infrastructure are compounded by pressure caused by Australia’s ever-growing population, and the impact of increasingly

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Complex jobs

In the business of repairing and renewing pipelines, no two jobs are ever the same. Some are unique for their location, while others are set apart by their technical requirements. Others require crews to negotiate environmental variables like tides, and some are influenced by the needs of the community.   When you’ve been in business

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