Fletcher Building sells 50 per cent share in Sims Pacific Metals

Fletcher Building sells 50 per cent share in Sims Pacific Metals

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//July 02, 2018

The construction firm announced that it will exit the Sims Pacific Metals joint venture, selling its 50 per cent share for NZ$42 million (AUD$38.4 million).

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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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Preferred tenderer to deliver new Batemans Bay Bridge announced

Preferred tenderer to deliver new Batemans Bay Bridge announced

Posted in Bridges, Civil Works, Latest News, Project Report//May 29, 2018

Member for Bega Andrew Constance has announced the preferred tenderer to design and build the new bridge across the Clyde River at Batemans Bay in New South Wales.

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Kennards Hire expands network in QLD, NZ

Kennards Hire expands network in QLD, NZ

Posted in Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News//May 29, 2018

The equipment hire company’s network now includes a branch in Caloundra, QLD and a “super” branch in Hornby, Christchurch, following the acquisition of two local hire businesses.

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Recycled plastic used in airport asphalt

Recycled plastic used in airport asphalt

Posted in Asphalt Review, Industry News, Latest News//April 05, 2018

A large-scale trial of asphalt made with recycled plastic incorporated into the bitumen binder has been conducted by Fulton Hogan at Christchurch International Airport, New Zealand.

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Australia achieves connected and automated vehicle milestone

Australia achieves connected and automated vehicle milestone

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update, Traffic Management and Safety//January 12, 2018

Australia and New Zealand road transport association Austroads has supported the announcement by the Australian Communications and Media Authority that the Radiocommunications (Intelligent Transport Systems) Class Licence 2017 has been issued.

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