New research identifies perils to people and nature from increase in global road construction

New research identifies perils to people and nature from increase in global road construction

Posted in Bridges, Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Up front//February 23, 2018

With research suggesting the global explosion of new road infrastructure is rife with economic, social and environmental dangers, Professor Bill Laurance from James Cook University says smarter infrastructure planning has a vital role to play.

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Retail investment drives surge in construction

Retail investment drives surge in construction

Posted in Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News//February 23, 2018

The arrival of international retailers, including Amazon and Aldi, is a key factor underpinning a forecasted surge in construction activity, according to Master Builders Australia.

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Benninghoven plant a versatile addition for Colas Australia

Benninghoven plant a versatile addition for Colas Australia

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update, Up front//February 22, 2018

Building on its strong relationship with equipment supplier Wirtgen Group, Colas Australia selected a new, versatile Benninghoven mobile asphalt batch plant to help undertake works on a major Queensland project.

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New recycling technology processes tyres into resources

New recycling technology processes tyres into resources

Posted in Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//February 22, 2018

Tyre processing company Pearl Global has begun commissioning its first production plant to recycle tyres into valuable secondary products.

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ARRB hack-a-thon shapes the way to smarter roads

ARRB hack-a-thon shapes the way to smarter roads

Posted in Events, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//February 21, 2018

ARRB is hosting its first Hack-a-thon in April, focusing on the emergence of autonomous driving, connected roads and electric vehicles.

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SPONSORED: How To Stay Roadworthy At All Times

SPONSORED: How To Stay Roadworthy At All Times

Posted in Resources//February 21, 2018

Everyone understands safety is important. Intentionally or even unintentionally sending a truck out that isn’t up to scratch can be errant. But running a safe business requires effort and for that you need visibility.

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