IRF holds 2nd Annual Latin America Regional Conference The International Road Federation (IRF) hosted the 2nd Latin America Regional Conference held August 28-30, 2008 in Lima, Peru, showcasing presentations on road safety, pavement technologies and Intelligent Transportation Systems. The 2nd LARC was held in conjunction with the 7th Construction and Management Institute. Opening remarks by...

IRF announces winners of 2008 GRAA Competition For Immediate Release: August 19, 2008 The International Road Federation (IRF) has announced the winners of the 2008 GRAA Competition. This year, 12 projects from around the world were honored for their excellence in the road industry. Founded in 2000, this program recognizes the exemplary projects and organizations that...

IRF-Washington Holds Four Days of Safer Roads by Design Seminars More than 200 engineers and road authorities attended IRF-Washington’s Safer Roads by Design™ seminars held in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kuwait, and Qatar May 18 – 22. These one-day training seminars were designed to introduce the audience to the state-of-the-are concepts and best practices being used...

Gabriel Sanchez hired as Vice President of International Business Development For Immediate Release: July 14, 2008 The International Road Federation-Washington (IRF-Washington) has hired Gabriel Sanchez as its vice president of international business development. In this role, Sanchez will be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with bilateral and multilateral development banks, and non-profit and public sector...

IRF-Washington announces Second Latin America Regional Conference For Immediate Release: April 24, 2008 The International Road Federation-Washington (IRF-Washington) announced today the second annual Latin America Regional Conference (LARC) will be held August 28-30, 2008 in Lima, Peru. This year’s LARC will be held in conjunction with the 7th Highway Infrastructure International Congress (HIIC) being conducted by...

IRF-Washington creates road safety working group For Immediate Release: April 3, 2008 (Alexandria, Va.) â€“ The International Road Federation-Washington (IRF-Washington) announced today the creation of a road safety working group to combat the growing epidemic of road fatalities and injuries on roads around the world. The new Road Safety Working Group will bring together experts and key...

IRF holds 2008 Fellowship Orientation & Executive Leadership Program The International Road Federation (IRF) Fellowship Program for graduate engineers and transportation managers has been a cornerstone in the work of the IRF for more than 50 years. The Program provides a one-time grant toward the costs of university graduate study in fields related to the...

IRF Announces 13th Annual Seminar on Contract Maintenance and Innovative Financing For Immediate Release: February 15, 2008 The International Road Federation (IRF) has announced the 2008 schedule for the annual Executive Seminar on Contract Maintenance and Innovative Finance. This year's seminar will be held Oct. 19 - 29 in Orlando, Fla. Now in its 13th year,...

The Green Path to Climate Neutral Roads For Immediate Release: November 15, 2007 The International Road Federation (IRF) is taking the lead in the road sector’s commitment to green innovation - specifically, in the clear need to control greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). By developing a new tool for calculating GHGs from road construction projects, IRF will...

In Memorium - Wim Westerhuis For Immediate Release: October 29, 2007 Naarden, 15th August 1941, The Netherlands ✝Geneva, 25th October 2007, Switzerland It is with great sadness that the IRF learnt that Wim Westerhuis has passed away. Wim had fought cancer courageously for several months, but sadly relapsed after the IRF Black Sea & Silk Road...

Harris elected as IRF-Washington Chair For Immediate Release: April 2, 2007 (Alexandria, VA) On Jan. 1, 2007, Peter J. Boyd was appointed as the Chairman of the IRF World Executive Board. In accordance with the IRF Statutes, Mr. Boyd resigned as Chairman of Washington. Mr. Boyd's departure therefore created a vacancy which led IRF to hold...

Delcan’s Peter Boyd begins Chairmanship of IRF’s World Executive Board For Immediate Release: March 1, 2007 (Alexandria, VA) On January 1, Peter J. Boyd, P. Eng., Chairman of the Advisory Board, Delcan, succeeded Manfred Swarovski as Chairman of the World Executive Board (WEB) of the International Road Federation (IRF). During the November meeting of the WEB...

IRF Safety Seminar to include live crash test For Immediate Release: February 9, 2007 (Alexandria, VA) The International Road Federation (IRF) announced today that a live crash test will be held as part of the IRF Roadway Safety Solutions Seminar being held in Doha, Qatar April 11 and 12 in conjunction with the Roadteq Exhibition. This...

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