Combatting concrete cancer

Combatting concrete cancer

Posted in Civil Works, Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Up front//July 11, 2018

Steel reinforced concrete will begin to rust over time, leading to costly damage. Roads & Infrastructure Magazine explores the issue of concrete cancer and the alternatives to steel out there.

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Smart tech to provide new insights into urban stormwater run-off

Smart tech to provide new insights into urban stormwater run-off

Posted in Civil Works, Environment, Latest News//May 14, 2018

A $1.66 million water monitoring project will use smart technologies to monitor the quality of water flowing through one of Cairns’ major urban catchments in a bid to help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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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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