The government of the state of Victoria in Australia awarded AU$ 300,000 to the OASIS project. This innovative project will use anaerobic digestion and aquaculture technologies to treat separated food waste, with the resulting by-product used as nutrients for growing spirulina for human consumption and duckweed for animal consumption. BrAle Consulting prepared the grant application and will act as the project manager.

The 17th biennial symposium, HVTT17, will take place from 21st May to 25th May 2023 in Brisbane Australia. We look forward to participating and seeing you there.

On 27 January 2022, Conference of European Directors of Roads (CEDR) and PIARC - The World Road Association jointly organized a webinar to share knowledge and experiences on Intelligent Access Policies for Road Freight Transport with experts from all over the world. Dr. Alejandra Efrón participated as a panelist sharing here experience of Intelligent Access Policies in Latin America.

This article, coauthored by Bod Pearson & published in the October 2021 issue of Prime Mover magazine in Australia, describes the different implementation strategies employed by governments in Latin America over the last ten years.

Dr. Alejandra Efron will be presenting her paper, "AEROFLEX in Ireland: Towards a productive zero carbon freight transportation with high quality international connectivity through demonstrated adaptable innovations", along with Ben Kraaijenhagen, project coordinator of the Aeroflex project.

The 16th biennial symposium, HVTT16, will take place on September 4-7th, 2021 in Qingdao, China. The symposium will be held in a hybrid form with both in-person and on-line attendance options available. We believe that it will be of great interest to everyone who is engaged in heavy vehicle transport & technology to visit China and to see the progress in the Chinese transport and logistics systems with fascinating innovations in a broad range of areas.

This article, published in the December 2020 issue of Focus Transport & Logistics magazine in South Africa, describes how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted on road transport in South America, where truck drivers have put their lives at risk in order to deliver essentials.