Paving with plastic: the rise of plastics in road construction

Paving with plastic: the rise of plastics in road construction

Posted in Asphalt Review, Civil Works, Environment, Industry News, Latest News//December 18, 2018

Councils are using plastic bags and soft plastic packaging as a sustainable alternative to virgin polymers for bitumen binder to construct longer lasting roads.

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Bringing infrastructure sustainability innovation to Australia

Bringing infrastructure sustainability innovation to Australia

Posted in Asphalt Review, Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News//December 17, 2018

How Concrete Pavement Recycling is another successful infrastructure sustainability and enhanced productivity initiative coming from the Australian flexible pavement industry via international technology transfer.

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Joint road asset research initiative gets the green light

Joint road asset research initiative gets the green light

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update, Traffic Management and Safety//November 30, 2018

The National Asset Centre of Excellence has been successfully renewed for the 2019-2024 period under a new agreement between the Australian Road Research Board and Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads.

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New guide providing insights into high friction road surface treatments

New guide providing insights into high friction road surface treatments

Posted in Asphalt Review, Latest News, Technology Update, Traffic Management and Safety//November 22, 2018

A new guide from the Australian Road Research Board is providing insights into the selection and application of high friction surface treatments – compounds designed to improve road skid resistance.

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ARRB releases guidelines for use of high friction surface treatments

ARRB releases guidelines for use of high friction surface treatments

Posted in Asphalt Review, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//August 31, 2018

The guidelines are aimed at assisting local councils and road asset managers in properly using the treatments, which are compounds designed to make roads more skid resistant.

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Innovation, safety and excellence recognised at 2018 AAPA National Awards

Innovation, safety and excellence recognised at 2018 AAPA National Awards

Posted in Asphalt Review, Events, Latest News//August 29, 2018

The winners of this year’s National and Queensland Australian Asphalt Pavement Association (AAPA) Industry Awards have been announced.

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