Standards Australia recently published the latest edition of AS4324.1 Mobile equipment for continuous handling of bulk materials – General requirements for the design of steel structures in December 2017. The standard was first published in 1995 and the revision has been prepared by the Standards Australia ME43 committee to update it and clarify some areas which have caused ambiguity over the last 20 years of use.
Rendel and ASPEC have been the the Impregilo-Salini Joint Venture (ISJV)’s Proof Engineer to perform an independent design check of the viaduct as well as the cable-stayed bridge. Final certification was issued on Monday 23 October 2017.
Richard talks about the history and the future of ASPEC.
Richard Morgan, who chairs PIANC WG184, shares progress on the new guidelines – the journey so far with the group – and some background relevant to PIANC.
This paper examines the issues associated with shiploader and berth configuration for new and existing marine terminals.
ASPEC’s port and mine infrastructure works include investigations, brownfield improvement and retrofit projects.
Find out about the legislative requirements and key reference standards for asset management.
A recommended framework for machine inspections and audits has been developed by ASPEC.
Most sites have inspection practices that have evolved over time, and it is rare that the subject is approached holistically. Inspection methodologies should be developed as a control against specific risks.