IRF Notes June 2015 2015 IRF Awards Recognize Outstanding Road Projects The winning projects range from the innovative use of construction techniques for one of the world's longest suspension bridges in China, to advanced free-flow tolling in Slovakia, a sophisticated people mover in Saudi Arabia, and a major road infrastructure program that has unlocked social...

IRF Notes May 2015 IRF Regional Congress Shapes Policy for Sustainable Roads The wealth of experiences and ideas shared during the recent 4th IRF Caribbean Regional Congress underscored the IRF's value in shaping policy contributions to global transportation challenges ranging from road safety to sustainable mobility and resilient infrastructure.  CRC Opening Press Release Belize Receives...

IRF Notes April 2015 IRF Partners with China Summit Capacity Building for the New Silk Road During the 3-day International Highway Technology Summit, billed as China's largest and most influential highway knowledge platform, IRF chaired a flagship multi-country panel discussion on China's new Silk Road Economic Belt program and organized workshops on forgiving roads and...

IRF Notes March 2015 Strengthening Capacity Globally IRF Opens Training Hub in Kuala Lumpur With the successful conclusion of IRF's signature Safer Roads by Design(TM) certified training course on March 15-24, and the announcement of a second offering of IRF's highly popular course on Performance-Based Contracts on May 17-27, the International Road Federation has found...

  IRF Notes February 2015 A Global Organization Serving a Diversified Membership 2015 IRF General Assembly Convenes in Paris, France Eng. Abdullah A. Al-Mogbel chaired the General Assembly, Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the International Road Federation, as well as a joint meeting with Council Members of the ITACET Foundation (pictured) on February...

  IRF Notes January 2015 Making a Difference, One IRF Fellow at a Time 66th Class of IRF Fellows Takes Part in Unique Leadership Course 30 IRF Fellows representing 22 countries as diverse as Haiti, Kenya and Indonesia took part in the International Road Federation's Road Scholar Program in January 2015. Timed with the Transportation...

The International Road Federation formally concluded the 1st IRF Asia Regional Congress Exhibition with a forward-looking roundtable discussion devoted to regional capacity-strengthening programs.

October 2014 Edition IRF Recognizes 2014 GRAA Winners The nine winning projects include a signature bridge linking San Francisco to Oakland designed to meet high traffic volumes while adhering to stringent seismic engineering requirements, as well as Brisbane's flagship road project whose construction incorporated state of the art environmental mitigation measures. Also featured this year...

September 2014 Edition 4th IRF Latin America Regional Congress Underlines Vital Role of Roads Senior representatives from the World Bank, the Development Bank of Latin America and Odebrecht Latinvest joined the IRF for the opening of the 4th IRF Latin America Regional Congress by Peruvian Minister of Transport & Communications, José Gallardo Ku (pictured). More than...

July/August 2014 Edition Indonesia's Dardak named IRF Professional of the Year Indonesia's Vice-Minister of Public Works, Engineer Hermanto Dardak, has been awarded the International Road Federation's highest and most prestigious individual distinction. Since assuming office in 2010, Vice-Minister Dardak has notably overseen a historic acceleration of Indonesia's efforts to enhance its connectivity through unprecedented investments...

June 2014 Edition IRF Carries Out Extensive Knowledge Transfer at 1st Africa Regional Congress   IRF President & CEO C. Patrick Sankey (left) is greeted by Nigerian Vice President Namadi Sambo (right) and Nigerian Minister of Works Arc. Mike Onolememen (center). In response to a growing demand for sustainable solutions to transportation challenges in Africa, the...

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May 2014 Edition Top Caribbean Transportation Stakeholders Gather for IRF Congress   With more than 160 delegates from 28 countries gathered in Port of Spain, Trinidad, the IRF's Caribbean Regional Congress has once again established itself as the premier event where transportation policy makers and industry practitioners offer solutions to the growing needs of the...

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