A project on monitoring the health of aging railway infrastructure was awarded the New Civil Engineer TechFest Rail Visionary award in London, UK.
The Austrian Highway Agency and representatives from the Japanese Express Way company NEXCO and the Metropolitan Express Company Shutoko visit the Institute of Engineering Geodesy and Measurement Systems, Graz University of Technology...assessing the integrity of infrastructure objects
The surveying department of council of Vienna visit[ed] the fiber optic tunnel monitoring installation at the Zentrum am Berg (ZaB). ZaB is one of the largest tunnel research centers in Europe.
"Distributed fiber optic sensing techniques offer powerful tools for the monitoring of long, linear assets, such as highways, " reports Gareth Lees, FOSA Technology Committee Chairman.
FOSA released a brief primer entitled Cable Installation Considerations for Fire Detection. The document contains guidance on specific requirements of fire detection in tunnels, large buildings, industrial sites and large equipment.