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.
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.
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.
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.