September 2019 articles

Using rail to take pressure off roads

How do we choose if we move freight by road, rail, or coastal shipping modes in New Zealand? Is the true cost of moving freight by each of these modes understood and factored into the decision on which mode is used, or are some costs not fully included in this decision?

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Drones – lifting performance

Drones offer a cost-effective aerial platform enabling other technologies, unlocking new applications and disrupting traditional business models. Advances in sensing, measuring and optical technologies, combined with improvements in drone capabilities, have driven great interest in using drones in new ways.

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