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    Innovation and Sustainability: Key Themes at NZ Roading Industry Conferences

    Two recent industry conferences, RIMS and the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, were packed with conversation on the challenges they have faced since the pandemic and the innovative ways to move forward. The RIMS Forum, held in March 2021, was rightfully titled “Beyond 2020” as they set their sights on a future with innovation.

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    DCL Helps to Survey Roads of National Significance

    The Data Collection Limited (DCL) Survey team have been surveying numerous sections of the expressways across the country. These are some of the biggest investments in New Zealand’s (NZ) road network, it includes the most essential state highways connecting the North and the South Island.

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    Time to survey the North, again!

    Data Collection Limited's (DCL) survey team’s, Sreenath Mavaram is currently concluding this year’s pavement condition survey for the Whangarei District Council, Far North District Council, and Kaipara District Council, all part of the Northland Transportation Alliance (NTA).

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    Roughness – What are you getting?

    99% of roughness surveys, in New Zealand, are conducted by utilizing either a Response Type Roughness Measurement System (RTRMS) like our Bump Integrator (BI) or point laser equipment. While they both provide roughness results, there are differences in the technology which  can affect the accuracy of the data provided by the supplier

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    Dunedin High Speed Data Survey

    The high speed road condition survey was required along Dunedin City Council’s entire sealed road network totalling approximately 2000 lane kilometres. The contract commenced in 2013 and data was collected on an annual basis allowing the City Council to monitor the condition of their network.

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    ROMDAS survey equipment to assess the condition of highways in India

    Data Collection Limited’s sister company SATRA use ROMDAS survey equipment to assess the condition of highways in India.

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    Samoa Aviation Investment Project

    The Government of Samoa (GoS), through the Ministry of Works, Transport and Infrastructure (MWTI), received a grant from the World Bank and other development partners for Phase 2 of the Pacific Aviation Investment Program (PAIP).  Part of the grant was dedicated to conducting the HWD structural assessment required to provide sufficient information on the airports current pavement condition. The project was implemented through the Samoa Airport Authority (SAA).

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