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Comments on asset sales/privatisation in Saturday’s Courier-Mail

At the IAQ Infrastructure Summit in Brisbane on Thursday last week, several participants lamented that Queensland was missing out on the benefits of so-called asset recycling that NSW and Victoria were expecting. 380 more words

Roads to Baguio: Marcos Highway - Part 3

Still on Marcos Highway, the following photos complete this feature from my most recent trip to a city dubbed as the summer capital of the Philippines. 474 more words

Highways And Streets

Why is the Azure Portal a Web App?

There have been a few incarnations of the Microsoft Azure Management Portal over the years. The current state is a fairly easy to use Web Application that is built as a Single Page Application (SPA). 966 more words

Infrastructure

Zain, UNHCR and Facebook collaborate to support Connectivity for Refugees initiative in Jordan

  • More than 724,000 refugees to receive free high-speed internet access for five years
  • Initiative addresses the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

At the UN Broadband Commission… 608 more words

Heavy criticism of Qld's infrastructure deficit at IAQ Infrastructure Summit

Government ministers should accept speaking invitations at important conferences so they can communicate with industry and the public, and, also, so they can deny Opposition members 20 minute speaking slots in which they can criticise the Government’s performance. 386 more words

The Tuen Mun–Chek Lap Kok tunnel - One of the world’s mega-TBM projects

The Tuen Mun–Chek Lap Kok tunnel will link the New Territories, north of Hong Kong to Lantau Island, where the international airport is located. Dragages Hong Kong, a Bouygues Construction subsidiary was awarded the project, consisting of the construction of a submersed twin-tube tunnel, each 14m in diameter and carrying two lanes of traffic. 1,197 more words

Infrastructure

SoftBank's next IoT step: roll out LPWA network with Actility

Japanese operator SoftBank says it’s poised to roll out a low power wide area (LPWA) network this year using the LoRaWAN technology and ‘working closely’ with Actility, which styles itself as the global leader in LPWA infrastructure and service platforms. 426 more words