Downer Group will begin work on an $8 million asphalt plant in Telbara to increase the amount of plastics and recycled materials that can be used in local road construction.
Patches Asphalt has seen significant growth in the past few years – an increase that comes down to its high quality service and the technical abilities of its Wirtgen-heavy fleet of machinery.
Erik Denneman, Director – Technology and Leadership at the Australian Asphalt Pavement Association, looks at the benefits of using reclaimed asphalt pavement and the push behind its uptake in Australia.
The Bruce Highway will soon undergo a $12 million resurfacing along a 15 kilometre stretch between Pine River Bridge and the Sunshine Coast.
With the introduction of an internationally-aligned benchmarking tool, Australian road owners and authorities can now be confident that the asphalt products they use are as sustainable as they claim to be.