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INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
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Smart Urban was awarded Innovator of the Year by the Department of Commerce, for developing  simple, low cost  and sustainable technology in reponse to the global infrastructure crisis.spacer
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This innovative technology provides a simple, low cost solution  to many complex problems currently experienced by the road construction and maintenance sector.spacer
Substantially reducing costs and risks, improving effectiveness, reducing environmental impact and substantially improving the sustainability of developments.
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Join the world’s leading construction and maintenance companies from Tomen Corporation to Rio Tinto , Leighton, BGC and many more in building a better future.spacer
Australian Company Smart Urban  isa wrold leader in sustainable infrastructure solutions
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Approved for use nationally.
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STOP THE CYLE OF DAMAGE AND WASTEspacer
Road-side and urban infrastructure maintenance creates an on-going cycle of damage, disturbance  and landfill,  growing more environmentally damaging and problematic every year.spacer
Current methods result in tonnes of carbon intensive waste and the on-going consumption of carbon intensive materials for repairs.spacer
Now there’s a simple solution for reducing waste and landfill to zero for the life of a development.spacer
FUTUREPROOF YOUR DEVELOPMENTSspacer
Current methods of maintaining infrastructure provide no future benefit, costing more every year to maintain
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Each year as our populations grow so does the impact upon our roads and streetscapes, making it increasingly costly and difficult to maintain our roads effectively within the limited budgets.spacer
Simple technology is now available for futureproofing your developmentsspacer
IMPROVE EFFICIENCY & REDUCE MAINTENANCE COSTS BY 90%spacer
Using new simple technology you can eliminate risk of cost overuns and reduce the cost of maintaining infrastructure by aroud 90% for the life of a development.spacer
Efficiency in infrastructure investment must form a central focus for Australia’s governments, as they seek to close the infrastructure gap. After all, every dollar saved by eliminating cost overruns and inefficiencies can be invested in new, productive infrastructure.” Options for Reform Reportspacer
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SMARTER TRAFFIC INFRASTRUCTUREspacer
Road-side  infrastructure is subject to on-going damage caused by vandalism, impact from vehicles and on-going environmental effects.spacer
Items of road-side infrastructure are unlikely to last the life of a development without being damaged, or simply growing tired and requiring removal or replacement creating an on-going cycle of damage and repairs.spacer
Now you can reduce the cost of maintenance by 90%, eradicate variables and insure your company against future cost increasesspacer
SMARTER BOLLARDSspacer
Bollards by their very nature are subject to impact from vehicles – yet surprisingly are not designed to be impact resistant, creating a costly cycle of damage and replacements.spacer
We have developed a simple system that makes any hollow bollard resisant to impact, protecting the surrounding foundations from damage, and making bollards re-usable following impactspacer
Now you can reduce the cost of maintenance on bollards by 90%, eradicate variables and insure your company against future cost increasesspacer
SMART TRAFFIC SIGNAL COLUMNSspacer
Smart foundations designed and developed in Australia are the world’s first low cost sustainable foundations.spacer
These Smart foundations enable traffic signal columns to be quickly removed, replaced or even re-located for wide loads, events, maintenance or future upgrades: requiring no digging or heavy labour and no disturbance to the foundations for the life of a development. spacer
They work exceptionally well. We are very happy with the results. ” Santo Catuli Main Roads Qld.
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“Our selection is not based on price alone, also the safety & saving aspects. The Smart Taper provides a significant cost benefit in replacing the damaged sign post by re-using the existing footing. It allows the quick replacement of items, with no further effort required to the base, and reduces risk to employees by reducing…

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Awarded Innovation of the year by department of Commerce, the Smart Taper is revolutionizing the way Main Roads and local councils maintain our roads and road-side structures- this smart technology is enables them to build far more sustainable developments than ever before- reducing damage, disturbance and waste, and substantially reducing the cost of maintaining our roads.…

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Awarded Worksafe Award by department of Occupational Health and Safety , the Smart Taper is revolutionizing the way Main Roads and local councils maintain our roads and road-side structures. This smart technology is enables them to replace damaged items in literally seconds, keeping our roads safer, reducing the risk of injury to public and to road workers.…

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MRWA important specification updates: Smart Taper can now be used for the securing of traffic signs in WA.  60 OD CHS posts can be used instead of the more expensive RHS posts.  Smart Urban can quote on all your signage and traffic infrastructure requirements. Large range of road construction and traffic supplies. Click here for…

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Smart technology is now being used by all major cities in WA to reduce maintenance. With many thousands of units installed internationally since 2001, the Smart Taper is well accepted world-wide by hundreds and hundreds of happy users. No unit has ever required replacing in over a decade. Click here for list of clients.

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Sustainable development: Australia’s leading mining companies are using new sustainable construction supplies that enable them to leave behind no waste or landfill when site is closed, reducing their carbon footprint to Zero. Smart precast concrete foundations are removed and re-located as desired. All infrastructure can be removed and reinstated at a new site saving on shut down and set…

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At the forefront of change are some of Australia’s leading mining companies, seeking to reduce their carbon footprint.

To reduce the financial and environmental cost of re-locating a site Smart re-usable foundations have been used that are protected from damage by the Smart self-healing ground socket and can be removed and relocated when the site closes, leaving behind no waste, no landfill and no carbon footprint.

Seeking to reduce risk of injury to workers and to keep our roads in good working condition.

We had signs that were being hit on a regular basis (once or twice a week we were having to replace this sign). Since installing the Keep Left on a Smart Taper and Spring return post we haven’t had to replace it once. We highly recommend using the Taper and Spring Return Posts if you have similar problems with vulnerable signs- especially when dealing with wide loads

Smart technology is especially suitable for coastal locations where rust and corrosion is a major problem.

We use the Smart Taper to secure signage, grab-rails, bollards, bins and fencing at Hillary’s Marina and Fremantle Boat Harbour. The Smart Taper saves us so much time and money, we now use it everywhere as it is the only system that keeps working year after year on the coast.

Winner of the Department of Occupational Health & Safety Worksafe Award and  Innovator of the Year from Dept of Commerce

 

These ideas are just so simple…it’s almost embarrassing nobody thought of them before” 

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