Fiji Time: 4:33 AM on Monday 29 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

AMS for Fiji

Torika Chandra
Friday, August 15, 2014

AVERAGE Fijians can now rely on the Asset Management System (AMS) to ensure their transport problems are as visible to decision-makers as they are to them.

The AMS project involves locating every single transport asset in the country — roads, bridges, jetties, crossings, streetlights, traffic lights, pedestrian crossings and the land attached to them — mapping and putting information about each one into a database so their condition can be logged and monitored.

This is expected to help the Fiji Roads Authority keep tabs on when infrastructure elements might need attention, and what sort of conditions they are in.

"It's not just about putting transport infrastructure on a map," head of AMS project MWH Global's Conway Pene said.

"We are incorporating other strategic priorities, like mapping the location of all the schools and health centres and what access is like to them.

"Without a sealed road, or if the access bridge is regularly taken out with high waters, for example, there won't be year-round access to schools and health care, and buses can't run regularly."

Mr Pene said when roads were closed, it was important they were able to quickly identify stakeholders and provide them with complete information on the status of the road.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65410.6351
JPY 54.851651.8516
GBP 0.37340.3654
EUR 0.43260.4206
NZD 0.69690.6639
AUD 0.65350.6285
USD 0.48690.4699

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 26th, May, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Narrative from 16 queens
  2. Tu'uakitau urges students to acquire trade skills
  3. Nurse pact
  4. Rabuka commends Fiji's UN peacekeepers
  5. Talei's rise in rugby
  6. Search begins for Kaila! star
  7. Design Divas
  8. Food bank project
  9. Education is Kovisa's top choice
  10. Miller seeks to minimise injuries

Top Stories this Week

  1. $16k freight scam Saturday (27 May)
  2. Man wants house back Wednesday (24 May)
  3. Qoro on Pleass board Monday (22 May)
  4. Henry's debt to mum Wednesday (24 May)
  5. Work cut out Monday (22 May)
  6. Toorak youths distraught over lost jerseys Tuesday (23 May)
  7. Mystery chests, villagers warned Wednesday (24 May)
  8. Pillar of strength Wednesday (24 May)
  9. Thank you midwives Monday (22 May)
  10. Inquiry bid foiled Saturday (27 May)