From crop to construction: how food waste is being used for building materials

From crop to construction: how food waste is being used for building materials

Posted in Civil Works, Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update, Up front//June 21, 2018

Waste could soon be harvested from farms and turned into building supplies like bricks, insulation and panelling, thanks to the advent of new research in the field. Roads & Infrastructure Magazine investigates.

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No half measures with Road Metals’ third load volume scanner purchase

No half measures with Road Metals’ third load volume scanner purchase

Posted in Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update, Traffic Management and Safety//June 06, 2018

Third time’s a charm for crushed and screened aggregates supplier Road Metals, which has bought its third load volume scanner from Loadscan to accurately measure the amount of material it carts on the job.

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Downer and Close the Loop partner for recycled asphalt

Downer and Close the Loop partner for recycled asphalt

Posted in Asphalt Review, Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//May 29, 2018

Soft plastics from plastic bags and packaging and glass bottle equivalents will be diverted from landfill to construct a Victorian road in an Australian-first trial.

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Paving the way for future construction material

Paving the way for future construction material

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//May 24, 2018

Research by Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology has found a potential new use for flexible plastics and glass fines in the construction of footpaths.

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VIC budget puts $25M towards safer buildings

VIC budget puts $25M towards safer buildings

Posted in Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News, Traffic Management and Safety//April 30, 2018

The Victorian Government has allocated $25 million to give authorities resources to check more buildings for dangerous and combustible materials.

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