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Safety upgrade works start on Western Highway in Victoria

The works on the Western Highway, which serves as the main road link between Melbourne and Adelaide, are expected to improve safety and reliability of the highway. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Barnaby Joyce said: “The Western Highway serves as a key transport corridor through Victoria’s western district and ...

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Nissan’s Infiniti vehicles to become electric from 2021

The new models will be pure electric vehicles (EV) or e-POWER vehicles equipped with the low-emission vehicle technology. Infiniti’s in-house e-POWER technology includes a small petrol engine that charges a high-output battery, thereby completely eliminating the need for an external charging source. The technology was stated to offer the same ...

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IFC signs agreement for expressway project in Yangon, Myanmar

Both parties signed the agreement to design and implement a public-private partnership (PPP) transaction for the 20.5km four-lane, north-south elevated expressway toll road project. Under the deal, IFC has been appointed as the exclusive lead advisor for the project. It will also undertake due diligence and structure an internationally competitive ...

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AEye unveils robotic perception system for autonomous vehicles

The iDAR technology is a new form of intelligent data collection that enables rapid, dynamic perception and enhanced path planning. Integrating MOEMS LiDAR, pre-fused and bore-sighted with a low-light HD video camera with artificial intelligence and associated software and hardware solutions, iDAR can cater to the real-time demands of autonomous ...

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India approves $1.07bn Zojila Tunnel Project in J&K state

The total capital cost of the project is estimated to be Rs68bn ($1.07bn), which includes land acquisition, rehabilitation, associated pre-construction activities and maintenance and operation cost of tunnel for four years. Civil construction of the project will cost around Rs49bn ($773m). After completion, the new tunnel will provide all weather ...

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Western Highway works in Victoria to resume in 2018

The project works were suspended in February last year after the expiry of the original Incorporated Document to build the 12.5km section of the project. A new contractor to develop the remaining project is expected to be appointed by the provincial government soon. Victoria Minister for Roads and Road Safety ...

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